Care+Wear Joins Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy
Care+Wear will donate 1% of profit to improve communities around the world
NEW YORK CITY, November 18, 2015 – Care+Wear announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Dedicated to the design of innovative healthwear to create more positive and effective healing experiences for patients everywhere, Care+Wear pledges 1% of its income to demonstrate its commitment to philanthropic leadership.
Care+Wear joins an impressive network of entrepreneurs and companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. Founded by Atlassian, Rally and Salesforce.org, Pledge 1% empowers companies to donate 1% of product, 1% of equity, 1% of profit or 1% of employee time to improve nonprofits in communities around the world.
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Care+Wear designs innovative healthwear to create more positive and effective healing experiences for patients everywhere. Founded in 2014 by Chaitenya Razdan and Susan Jones, Care+Wear was established to help patients be people first and get back to living their lives. Their premiere product is an ultra-soft, antimicrobial PICC line cover available on the company website and in hospital settings across the country. A healthcare company dedicated to giving back, Care+Wear has partnered with the American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, F Cancer, Tyler Robinson Foundation, CancerCare and Ben’s Friends, among others. In all its efforts, the company helps patients be people first and get back to living their lives. Learn more by visiting http://www.careandwear.com.
About Pledge 1%
Pledge 1% was founded in 2014 by Atlassian, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, Rally, and Salesforce.org to accelerate their shared vision around integrating philanthropy into businesses around the world. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product and employee time for their communities, because pledging a small portion of future success can have a huge impact on tomorrow. Pledge 1% offers companies turnkey tools and best practices, making it accessible for any company to incorporate philanthropy into their business model. To learn more or to take the pledge, please visit www.pledge1percent.org.
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