Beauty Brand To Donate Portion Of Sales To Support Best Buddies® Mission
(CHARLOTTE, NC, July 7, 2015) — Beauty & Pin-Ups, a multi-dimensional beauty industry-changing brand that puts a modern twist on old-school beauty, announces that Best Buddies® International (Best Buddies®) will serve as the brand’s exclusive charitable partner. Beauty & Pin-Ups will support the Best Buddies® mission by employing people with intellectual disabilities, promoting the Best Buddies® mission on all of the company’s products, website and social media vehicles as well as through a series of dynamically designed events in both the U.S. and around the world. Beauty & Pin-Ups is committed to donating a meaningful percentage of all sales to Best Buddies® International.
Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies® is a vibrant, international nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Since its inception, Best Buddies® has grown from one original chapter to almost 1,900 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Best Buddies® programs engage participants in each of the 50 United States, and over 50 countries around the world.
“I am very excited to be partnered with Beauty & Pin-Ups. Beauty & Pin-Ups is a company that believes passionately in the Best Buddies® mission. This collaboration will be a home run for us both,” said Anthony Shriver, Founder and Chairman, Best Buddies® International.
Beauty & Pin-Ups is a multi-faceted product company that brings exceptional product categories to women including hair care, cosmetics, beauty tools and fashion. The beauty brand is committed to communicating Best Buddies® mission and helping the organization make a change in the world.
“We’re not doing it because it’s the right thing to do…we are doing this because it’s the only thing to do,” said Kenny Kahn, chief executive officer, Level Beauty Group.
About Best Buddies® International: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
About Beauty & Pin-Ups: Beauty & Pin-Ups is an energetic, beauty industry-changing brand that puts a modern twist on old-school beauty. A multi-dimensional product company that creates extraordinary hair care, cosmetics, beauty tools and fashion for salons around the world, Beauty & Pin-Ups is committed to bringing its messaging to women and the entire beauty industry through dynamically designed products and events. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Beauty & Pin-Ups was developed out of the brand’s passion for keeping hair healthy and beautiful with a splash of sass. Acquired by Level Beauty Group in April 2015, which is run by beauty industry professionals, Kenny Kahn and Brian Anderson, Beauty & Pin-Ups has partnered with a renowned team of experts to bring the brand to life.