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pouches for life - FEED

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FEED knows how to combine functional products with philanthropy. Their new Canvas Pouch allows you to organize your life for a great cause. Made out of 14oz cotton, you can organize your toiletries, jewelry, and anything else in this bad boy. With each purchase, you’ll be providing a young child with a school meal.

FEED was founded by Lauren Pierce Bush in 2007. Each FEED product you buy has a number featured on it that represents the amount of school meals provided with your purchase. As of today, FEED has been able to provide over 100 million school meals (and counting) thanks to you. notablySmitten loves supporting Lauren and FEED, please see our original post here.

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shoes that evolve...brilliant! - The Shoe That Grow

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The Shoe That Grows is an incredible solution to a complex problem - children outgrow shoes quickly, often leaving them barefoot, kept home from school, and exposed to potential disease.  Approx 1.7 billion people worldwide are affected by soil borne illness annually.  After a volunteer trip to Kenya in 2007, founder Kenton Lee became focused on creating an ultra-durable shoe that expands 5X, resulting in footwear that will only need to be replaced a few times during childhood.  We love his innovative solution, as well as his simple but effective approach to distributing his shoes worldwide!

The Shoe That Grows is a project of Because International, a nonprofit founded in 2009 and committed to ‘practical compassion’.  In 2016, they were able to distribute 40,000 shoes in 80 countries due largely to their partnerships with volunteer organizations willing to distribute shoes to children.  In addition to distribution volunteers, the Shoe That Grows also accepts direct donations, noting that $15 will provide a child with a pair of shoes that lasts 5 years.

So genius! SO Smitten.