Delta Children Gives Thanks to Families of Soldiers

Delta ChildrenIn the spirit of Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, Delta Children gave thanks to those who sacrifice so much for the safety of our country by orchestrating a crib donation to the families of soldiers at Fort Drum. By teaming up with Golfers in Support of Our Troops, the two organizations will distribute cribs to the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Regiment to help ease the stress and holiday budgets for these families.

Delta Children recognizes the difficulty military families often face in preparing for a newborn while anticipating deployment, so as part of their Safe Sleep $1,000,000 crib giveaway campaign, Delta Children has not only committed to providing the highest product safety standards, but also to providing a safe-sleep environment for children.

Delta Children Gives Away $1 Million Worth of Cribs to Families in Need Nationwide

deltaDelta Children, a 45-year old family business, will donate $1 million worth new cribs and highchairs to Help USA’s nine locations nationwide. Today, recipient families will arrive at Help USA’s Crotona location in the Bronx to receive the cribs and learn about crib safety.

A Safe Sleep demonstration will be held, where Delta Children’s President Joseph Shamie and Help USA’s Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole will stress the importance of a safe crib and offer tips to the families. Help USA will implement the distribution of the cribs on behalf of Delta Children to the families in need.

The event will take place today from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Video: Delta Children’s Products CEO Sits Down With GMA for Baby Safety Awareness Month

September is baby safety awareness month. Do your know what to look for when purchasing a crib?

In the video above, Joe Shamie, CEO of Delta Children’s Products, sits down with Good Morning America and highlights the company’s role in creating safe sleeping environments for children, as well as its safety procedures. The segment was shot at one of Delta’s seven safety testing facilities.

JPMA Issues Statement on Drop Side Cribs

The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association has released a statement regarding drop side cribs. JPMA states: “Together with manufacturers and related industry partners, JPMA took the reins to effectively eliminate drop side cribs and added a crib slat integrity test based on the European standard.”

JPMA also notes that “a revised crib standard was recently balloted whose provisions include addressing issues related to hardware failure, labeling and instructional issues, an improved mattress support test, and much more.”

To read the entire statement, click here.

Fisher-Price-Branded Cribs Part of Largest Crib Recall in U.S. History

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Nearly 150,000 of the Stork Craft cribs that were recalled today carry the Fisher-Price logo. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing, Inc., issued a voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million of Stork Craft’s drop-side cribs, making it the largest crib recall in U.S. history. Most of the recalled cribs were distributed in the U.S., approximately 1,213,000 units, with approximately 968,000 units distributed in Canada.

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