Cloud b and MaxLove Project to Launch Super Max the Turtle to Help Fight Childhood Cancers

CLOUD B LOGOCloud b and MaxLove Project are teaming up to introduce the new Super Max the Turtle, which features the same glowing starlight projections as the original Twilight Turtle, but in a new compact version. Similar to the original, Super Max the Turtle has a 45-minute, auto shut-off timer that ensures complete darkness during children’s deep sleep as recommended by pediatricians.

The partnership between MaxLove Project and Cloud b dates back in 2011, when both teamed up to donate and distribute more than $100,000 worth of Twilight Turtles to kids fighting cancer and related rare diseases around the world.

An included booklet features the story of Super Max the Turtle, a regular turtle who becomes SuperMax, a rainbow-caped super hero with a shining light that heals those in need. Super Max the Turtle will be available early next year, initially at Learning Express and www.cloudb.com. Cloud b is donating a portion of its proceeds to the MaxLove Project, a non-profit that empowers families fighting childhood cancers and life-threatening conditions. One of MaxLove Project’s focuses is to empower kids to fight their illnesses by donating Cloud b’s Twilight Turtles.

On December 2, Cloud b Advisory Board member Audra DiPadova Wilford was recognized as one of ten L’Oreal Paris 2014 Women of Worth honorees at the annual event in New York City.

Mattel and KaBOOM! Raise Awareness of the Importance of Active Play

mattel_logo_fullMattel has partnered with KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization, to build understanding of the critical need for active play in the lives of all children. To launch this partnership, Mattel and the Mattel Children’s Foundation have provided $500,000 in financial support to create and promote a major study with kids about how they engage in play.

The goal of the partnership is to foster support around the cause of play, and ultimately, a world where kids have the time and engaging opportunities to play actively every day.

The partnership has produced a two-minute video, “I Believe in Play,” and a synthesis of play-related research titled Play Matters: Giving Kids the Childhood They Deserve. Both are available at kaboom.org/act. In the coming weeks and months, these products and others will be shared with parents, educators, play advocates, and additional stakeholders through a multi-channel communications and marketing campaign.