Care+Wear Pledges 1% With Salesforce, Atlassian, EFCO, Rally and Others To Help Improve Communities Around the World

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.

Comments on the news:

  • “We created Care+Wear to impact patient comfort in the healthcare community and help patients get back to living their lives," said Chaitenya Razdan, Co-Founder and CEO of Care+Wear. “We are excited to join the Pledge 1% movement to join like-minded organizations who are helping to improve the lives of individuals in diverse communities."
  • “Salesforce.org is dedicated to changing the way companies think about corporate philanthropy,” said Suzanne DiBianca, president, Salesforce.org. “Today, we’re excited that Care+Wear is joining us in giving their resources back to the community. This is another great example of the power that business has to affect positive change.”
  • “We are thrilled that Care+Wear has joined the Pledge 1% movement and is committed to sharing its success with the community,” said Scott Farquhar, co-founder and co-CEO, Atlassian. “Employees, shareholders, customers, and the community all benefit when a company builds giving back into its DNA. It’s one of the best decisions we ever made."
  • “We believe Pledge 1% is a great step for businesses to become a force for good in the world,” said Ryan Martens, board chairman, EFCO & founder, Rally “We applaud Care+Wear for committing a portion of their success to their community stakeholders and social impact.”

About Care+Wear

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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