Children's Celebrates the Launch of Kidz B Kidz Product Line Benefiting the Hospital
Event attendees included stars of NBC's The Office and members of the rock group BOSTON
November 24, 2008
Boston, Mass. -- A fun-filled art party and informal fashion show was held at Children's Hospital Boston to celebrate the launch of the new Kidz B Kidz product line. Proceeds from the Kids B Kidz products, now available in stores and online, will benefit Children's and the CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation.
To celebrate the launch, Children's patients were able to meet stars of the hit NBC comedy series The Office, Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak, and BOSTON Band members Tom Scholz, Gary Pihl and Michael Sweet. The celebrity guests helped patients create artwork that will be featured on Kidz B Kidz clothing and products. The event also featured a special concert by BOSTON who performed a song created for Children's Hospital Boston.
|Left to right: Michael Sweet and Gary Pihl of BOSTON; Lee Eisenberg executive producer and writer of The Office with cast members Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak|
|Left to right: BJ Novak, Lee Eisenberg and Mindy Kaling of NBC's The Office|
The colorful designs created by patients from the event will be used in a series of high-end product lines available in stores and online, including children's apparel, T-shirts, ceramics, pillow dolls, note cards and candles. For more information, visit www.kidzbkidz.org.
Children's Hospital Trust
Kidz B Kidz is a non-profit organization that engages children in giving back to children with serious illnesses through art. The art is transformed into whimsical, colorful designs used in a series of high-end product lines available in stores and online at , including children's apparel, T-shirts, ceramics, pillow dolls, note cards and candles. All proceeds from the sale of Kidz B Kidz items benefit Children's Hospital Boston and CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit www.kidzbkidz.org.
Children's Hospital Boston is one of the nation's premier pediatric medical centers. Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, today it is a 397-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children's is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, the largest provider of health care to the children of Massachusetts, and home to the world's leading pediatric research enterprise. For more information about Children's, visit: www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.