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  1. Rainbow Project

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    June 17, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The love a parent has for their children is unconditional, it surpasses color, preference, capabilities, and disease. In support of Childhood, Polarn O. Pyret is dedicated to giving $1 for each item bought from our display of unconditional love – the Rainbow Collection. Some of our fans have been kind enough to share their stories of unconditional love, feel free to share yours as well! ALYSE SCHOLL (@flicks_on_fleek) MELISSA KVITKO (@mmkvitko) DANNY (@Danny120378) CHRISTINA (@FIFIANDMO)


  2. All children are equally different!

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    May 23, 2016 by PO.P Press

    Polarn O. Pyret is celebrating our 40th anniversary We have developed a collection with rainbow stripes to symbolize our long-term values in relation to the equal value of all children. All children are unique, and they are all equally different. For every item from the collection that is sold, $1 will go directly to World Childhood Foundation to help ensure that children get to be children, now and in the future. Some items from Polarn O. Pyret’s summer collection will have the splendid colors of the rainbow to highlight the equal value of all children. The collection is made of soft jersey and primarily consists of organic cotton – perfect for all summer activities. There are kimono wrap-around bodysuits for the tiniest children, with the …
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  3. 13 FACTS ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY AND POLARN O. PYRET

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    May 17, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

      Did you know that 26% of PO.P’s total climate impact derives from the customer’s use of our products, including product care? A hefty 23% of this derives from people traveling to and from our stores* – so bicycling or walking the next time you go shopping would preserve the environment and provide health benefits. Did you know that an average item of clothing in Sweden has a lifetime of 2.2 years? By extending the lifetime of garments by 9 months, we can reduce the burden on the climate by a substantial 27% and reduce water consumption by 33%*. If you are tired of your old clothes even though they can still be used, it is much better to sell them or give them away …
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  4. One on One

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    November 3, 2014 by Polarn O. Pyret

    We at Polarn O. Pyret are very proud to have Melissa working in our store in Edina, MN as an assistant manager. She is a great addition to our team and has lent a very thoughtful perspective to our team about relating to kids with special needs — and their families. Shopping with kids who do have special needs can be stressful for families and PO.P wants to make shopping in our stores a happy and pleasant experience for all. Melissa brought us a wonderful proposal for how to make this happen — we are happy to be launching our One on One Shopping Program for Families with Special Needs primarily due to her initiative. Read a little more about Melissa’s story in her blog …
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  5. From One Kid to Another

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    July 22, 2014 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Clothes that can take hundreds of hours of play bring joy to many. Children grow – that’s a fact – but clothes that last are never too small. Not as long as they fit someone smaller. In all the wear and tear of everyday life, clothes that last are something we all benefit from. Hand-me-downs also benefit our Earth. Which is why Polarn O. Pyret has invented an amazing machine that we have installed in our stores. If you put one or more outgrown items in the portal, some other kid will get good use out of them. As a thank you for your help, we will give you a money-off coupon worth $15 Off your next purchase over $70. All donations will be channeled …
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  6. Let Children Be Children

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    June 1, 2014 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Polarn O. Pyret is partnering up with the World Childhood Foundation to bring children around the world, the support and guidance that they need. We are now selling our Classic Terry Hares on behalf of the good work Childhood does around the world. For every terry hare sold, we will donate 15% to Childhood to help them give children a secure and loving childhood. Letting children be children in other words. A cause that is very close to our heart. You can contribute as well. Buy a terry hare and give it to someone you care about. THE WORLD CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION All children have a right to a childhood, to safety, happiness, playfulness, and curiosity in life. All children have the right to grow up …
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  7. Support Your School

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    March 18, 2013 by PO.P Press

    08_0040Seasons change, kids grow and we know buying new clothes is inevitable for parents. Our fundraising program–Dress for Success–gives parents the option to shop for clothing their kids need and raise money for their school at the same time.