Delta Children And Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) Donate Cribs To Phildelphia Families In Need

NEW YORK, April 2013—Delta Children and Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) makes another stop on their nationwide "Safe Sleep" tour to offer free cribs to families in need and spread the message of "Safe Sleep." On Friday, April 12th from 11:30am-1:30pm Delta Children will donate 200 cribs (valued at $60,000) to families in need through the Pennsylvania United Medical Association (PUMA) in Warrington, PA.

Joseph Shamie, President of Delta Children, has made it his mission to give the gift of safe sleep. "Delta Children was founded by my father, Louis Shamie. We are carrying on the tradition of giving and giving generously that was started by him. These cribs will help less fortunate parents provide safe environments, while educating them on the importance of safe sleep."

K.I.D.S. supports Delta's initiatives and is the brand's partner on this journey. "We at K.I.D.S. are very excited to partner with Delta Children to establish a Safe Sleep Center at the Pennsylvania United Medical Association," said K.I.D.S. President Chris Blake. "Our national Safe Sleep campaign combines new product donations with education and advocacy to reduce the incidence of SIDS in the United States and we're happy to provide this important service to parents in Philadelphia."

The donations will go to families in need of safe cribs in the Philadelphia area through the Pennsylvania United Medical Association (PUMA). Executive Director, Steve Simpson shared his sentiments noting, "We look forward to the upcoming event with great anticipation. Our mission is to share hope with communities and see them rise above their poverty level. This event is another step toward brighter futures."


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quotes-firstOne email in particular caught my eye because it was from a company that is DOING SOMETHING to promote what they preach. This year alone, Delta Children will giveaway $1,000,000 worth of cribs to families in need as part of their Safe Sleep campaign . They have traveled the country, donating cribs to many—most of whom have been single teenage moms living in shelters or foster homes. This week, community leaders in Brooklyn, New York will find families in need and teach them about the importance of offering a safe place for babies to sleep. Delta Children will then donate 400 cribs to the children in this area."

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