It's no secret that Corporate Social Responsibility is a major initiative for many companies these days. Giving back is a way to look do good in your community and look good in the eyes of your customer. But at Kind Cotton, our giving back goes further.
It starts with our founder, Kaitlin Johnstone, former Teacher of the Year at a Sarasota, Florida Elementary School. Kaitlin works directly with the children on a regular basis. Rather than a simple book donation, we're focused on making reading fun while developing relationships with the kids. The goal is to build an interest in reading among the kids- making literature fun, as well as educational.
Kind Cotton is proud to be working with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County in an effort to promote and encourage literacy and reading amongst local children. Each month, we visit the Newtown Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County - read a story with the kids, complete a fun activity/lesson, and send each child home with his or her own book.
More details on the partnership here.
We're also planning and brainstorming with a couple others children's organizations in Sarasota County on possible ideas such as family reading nights and monthly visits in which we teach thematic lessons based on classic children's literature. At the end of each visit, a child will have a book to bring home. If you're interested in partnering with Kind Cotton to help bring books to children in need and make a real impact, please reach out - we'd love to work with you!
Aside from providing a love for reading, Kind Cotton is devoted to helping spread kindness in other ways, like supporting an Elementary School effected by Hurricane Irma and fighting to stop gun violence.