Children’s toy and furniture e-commerce company Coco Village is working with three foundations across North America this month to offer backpacks to children in need for the back-to-school season.
For every backpack Coco Village sells in August, it’s offering one to a foundation that specializes in helping kids in need. The Montreal-based company will work with Regroupement Partage in Quebec, Stephen’s Backpacks Society in the rest of Canada and the Kids in Need Foundation in the United States.
“The back-to-school season can be a very exciting, yet very stressful time for young children,” said Coco Village co-owner Yoann Desrosiers in a media release. “Many children are showing up to their first day of class with brand-new clothes, notebooks, lunch boxes, confidence beaming.
“Unfortunately, on the other side of the spectrum, there are as many who do not have that opportunity. We wanted to do our part, and level the playing field for any kid that is in need.”
Coco Village promotes a variety of educational children’s toys and has a belief that learning through confidence is the key to a successful education. – Continue reading Steve McLean’s Samaritanmag feature online.