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Promotional Sunglasses Make a Statement

When Stylesight and Eyecessorize hosted the Eyewear Product & Trend Review event for spring/summer 2014, they identified four major trends in eyewear. (Source: The Hottest Trends in Eyewear for 2014, Forbes) Bring these trends to your customers with our promotional sunglasses.

Trend 1: The Instagram Look

This 1970s style features rosy- or gold-tinted lenses and shapes and materials reminiscent of yesteryear. Think soft, round shapes and tortoise prints.

Risky Business Sunglasses - Promotional Product 433909 from 4imprint

Risky Business Sunglasses in Tortoise are a good example. The tortoise print is an eyewear classic.

 Trend 2: The Mathematical Look

This smart look features geometric shapes, angled cuts and neutral colors.

Checkered Hipster Shades - Promotional Product 115189-C from 4imprint

Checkered Hipster Shades are a good example. Available in black and white with a checkered frame, these imprinted sunglasses are more than just stylish.

Or, try the unique Foldable Sunglasses.

Foldable Sunglasses - Promotional Product 420608 from 4imprint

Available in 12 bright shades, these easy-to-carry sunglasses collapse and fold in half for extra portability!

Trend 3: The Aquatic Look

Inspired by ocean and sea life, this eyewear look is dominated by its ocean-like palette of blues, greens and teals.

Navigator Sunglasses - Promotional Product 401382 from 4imprint

The Navigator Sunglasses are one example. Among the 12 shades they’re available in: Lime Green, Kelly Green, Carolina Blue, Royal Blue and Navy.

Trend 4: Garden Look

Frames in this look reflect the earthy greens and pretty pinks that happily co-exist in nature. Likewise, glasses in this look may sport floral prints, embellishments or even a whimsical butterfly-shaped lens!

UV Changing Sunglasses - Promotional Product 121706 from 4imprint

Our color-changing, UV-Turn Sunglasses might be just the right choice, allowing you to sport two different colors in one wearing with its unique, color-changing frame!

And, while Blinking Sunglasses may not have made the Hottest Trends list, these are sure to be popular for both daytime and evening events.

Blinking Sunglasses - Promotional Product 422828 from 4imprint

These fun frames are conversation starters that encourage party-goers to relax and have a good time. With your logo on the bow, they definitely make a statement. Check them out in a range of colors, including red, hot pink, green, multicolor and red/white/blue.

Whether throwback vintage is your style or a colorful look that is infinitely more modern, these promotional products make a stylish and practical giveaway.

-Suzanne

Edible Giveaways

Whether you’re planning a tradeshow booth, wedding reception or employee appreciation event, attendees appreciate a snack. Edible logo’d giveaways are more diverse than ever with new flavors and options to feature your logo on the packaging or the food item itself. Here are just a few ideas:

Chocolate-covered Sunflower Seeds

Our Candy Coated Sunflower Seeds are the perfect combination of sweet and salty, these edible delights come in a variety of colors, making it easy to complement the theme of your event or giveaway.

Candy Coated Sunflower Seeds - Promotional Product 297397 from 4imprint

Choose from small, individually portioned gifts pictured above, or a larger-sized Goody Bag – Chocolate Sunflower Seeds for sharing with friends.

Goody Bag Chocolate Sunflower Seeds - Promotional Product 408872 from 4imprint

Want to leave a more lasting impression on your customers and guests? Fill our longer-lasting Snack Attack Jars – Salt Water Taffy.

Snack Attack Jar - Saltwater Taffy - Promotional Product 409022 from 4imprint

When your customers put this candy jar on their desks, your logo and message remain within reach day after day.

And, while logo’d candy jars are a classic giveaway, quick-peel snack cups provide a newer way to share your story. The Snack Cup – Skittles® is one example. (These popular promotional products are available in a wide variety of flavors, including Treat Cups – Peanuts, Treat Cups – Pastel Mints, Treat Cups – Goldfish® Crackers, Treat Cups – Corn Nuts, Treat Cups – Gum Bites, Treat Cups – Mini Jaw Breakers and more.)

Snack Cup - Skittles - Promotioanl Product 438418 from 4imprint

Pre-packaged candy in a plastic serving cup makes a convenient, affordable giveaway for team events, holiday stocking stuffers or party favors. Give everyone attending your team’s end-of-season banquet a snack cup as a thank you for great teamwork. Or, stack the snack cups at an annual meeting or company picnic and you’ll see customers or employees grab and go.

For the ultimate way to put your message in your customers’ hands, add your logo to the candy itself. Edible ink imprints ensure your message won’t be missed.

Personalized Chewy Sprees - 1 LB Bag - Promotional Product 438311 from 4imprint

Select the perfect size for your edible giveaway from the Personalized Chewy Sprees – 1 LB. Bag, the convenient grab-and-go giveaway package like the Personalized Candy – 1 oz. – Chewy Sprees or the Personalized Candy Treat Cups – Chewy Sprees for the ultimate edible giveaway.

Personalized Treat Cup - Chewy Sprees - Promotional Product 438589 from 4imprint

If you prefer chocolate for your personalized candy, check out the Personalized Candy Treat Cups – Chocolate Mints. They’re the perfect giveaway for any chocolate lover. Best of all, they’re available in individually wrapped or bulk sizes, giving you the flexibility to hand out pre-packaged items, package your own or create mass displays that make a statement on their own.

-Suzanne

 

Choosing the Right Power Bank for Your Device

How do power banks work? What is mAh? How do I know if this power bank works with my iPhone®? We’re hearing these questions from our customers quite frequently, so we thought it might be helpful to offer a bit of an explanation. So let me help break it down for you:

Power banks are portable chargers for your cell phones or tablets. Having one on-hand when you’re on the road or away from electricity may be critical to maintain cell phone power. Power bank are typically charged via the USB port of your computer. Then, you’ll use that same USB charging cable that came with your Apple® or Android device to hook your phone up to the power bank for extra juice. We do offer several power banks that come with your typical universal adapters, so you might not even need your own charging cable.

mAh is basically a measure of the amount of charge that a device holds. For example, a fully charged iPhone® 5s has a 1570 mAh value based on the manufacturer’s specs. A power bank with 1600 mAh, such as our Credit Card Power Bank, is sufficient to completely charge the iPhone® 5s because the power bank charge exceeds the cell phone capacity. So, if you have a cell phone with a 1500 mAh, then you’ll do fine with a power bank with 1500 mAh or more. Also, a power bank with an mAh value of 3000 or more would charge this same cell phone at least twice.

Personalized power bank

Tablets require quite a bit more power, as you might imagine, but the same rules apply. To get a complete charge, you would want to find a power bank with an mAh value equal to or greater than the mAh capacity of the device. The Nexus 7 has a 3950 mAh value, so the IceBang Power Bank would be sufficient to fully charge that particular tablet once.

Tablet Power Bank

Amps are what determine how fast your device will charge. Most smartphones require only 1 amp and most tablets require 2.1, so be sure to find a power bank that matches your needs. Most modern devices self-regulate how many amps are pushed through. So, for example, your cell phone will charge at 1 amp even when connected to a 2.1 amp power bank. You’ll find that our smartphone power banks typically offer at least 1 amp while our tablet power banks offer 2.1 amps.

Here is a list of power banks that we currently offer and their mAh values. Below that is a list of smartphone and tablet models and their mAh values. Check the mAh value of your smartphone or tablet to determine which power bank would work the best for you!

Power Bank mAh
Beam External Power Bank 1500
Emergency Power Bank 1500
Credit Card Power Bank 1600
Zoom Power Bank Square 2000
ROBO Power Bank 2000
Cell Phone Power Bank 2200
Portable Power Bank 2200
Cylinder Power Bank 2200
Flashlight Power Bank 2200
Slim Power Bank 2500
Zoom Mini Power Bank 2800
IceBang Power Bank 4000
Billi Power Bank 4400
Dual Power Bank 4800
Zoom Extreme Power Bank 5600
Zoom Power Bank Box 5600
Zoom Power Bank Bar 6600
Zoom Dual Power Bank Pro 8400
Zoom Energy Power Bank 11200

 

Smartphone Model mAh
Apple iPhone 5S 1570
Apple iPhone 5c 1507
Apple iPhone 4 1420
Samsung Galaxy S4 2600
Samsung Galaxy Note II 3100
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 3200
Nokia Lumina 1020 2000
HTC One 2300
Moto X 2200

 

Tablet Model mAh
Nexus 7 3950
Nexus 10 9000
iPad (4th generation) 11560
iPad Air 8820
iPad Mini 4490
Galaxy Note 10.1 8220
Galaxy Tab 3 10.0 6800
Surface 2 4200
Surface 2 Pro 4200
Kindle Fire HDx7 4550

 

I hope this post helps clear up some of the difficult-to-understand side of power bank technology and helps make purchasing a portable charger a little bit easier.

~Jess

4imprint® Announces one by one® Charitable Donations Given in the 1st Quarter of 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2014
For more information contact:
Greg Ebel, 4imprint
920-236-7272, ext. 8396

4imprint® Announces one by one® Charitable Donations Given in the 1st Quarter of 2014

(OSHKOSH, Wis.) – During the first quarter of 2014, promotional products retailer 4imprint donated $43,000 in in-kind grants to 86 nonprofits and charities across the United States and Canada through its one by one® charitable giving program. Among the donations: sunglasses and jump ropes the American Heart & Stroke Association in Sacramento, Calif., plans to use for program participants incentives and fund-raising events and stadium cups the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Oklahoma City, Okla., plans to use at its 5K/15K/Miracle Mile event.

Using $500 in-kind donations of promotional products, charities generate awareness for their organizations, reach customers, promote events and thank key audiences. 4imprint also donates product samples to organizations to help advance their causes.

“It’s humbling to hear the incredible work these organizations are doing to improve the lives of people and their communities,” said Kevin Lyons-Tarr, president and CEO, 4imprint. “We are inspired by their stories.”

4imprint is accepting applications for its 2014 one by one program online at http://onebyone.4imprint.com. Any 501(c) 3 organization, registered Canadian charity, school or religious organization is encouraged to apply. Interested organizations are asked to submit applications a minimum of two months before items will be used, to allow time for application processing and product delivery.

2014 1st quarter one by one recipients include:

American Cancer Society – Green Bay, Wis.
American Heart & Stroke Association – Sacramento, Calif.
Angels4Education – Panama City Beach, Fla.
Angelwish – Rutherford, N.J.
Barth Syndrome Foundation – Larchmont, N.Y.
Basket of Hope – Long Valley, N.J.
Bay Clinic – Hilo, Hawaii
Bottom Line – Jamaica Plain, Mass.
Breaking Out Corporation – Ocala, Fla.
CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties – Morristown, N.J.
The Center for HOPE, Inc. – Ballston Spa, , N.Y.
Children First – St. Louis Park, Minn.
Children’s Hospital Foundation – Oklahoma City, Okla.
Children’s Museum of La Crosse – La Crosse, Wis.
Civil Air Patrol – Oshkosh, Wis.
Clay on Main – Oley, Pa.
Cobb Literacy Council/Cobbworks – Marietta , Ga.
Colorado Horsecare Foodbank – Evergreen, Colo.
Connecticut Fallen Heroes Foundation, Inc. – Trumbull, Conn.
Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana – Carmel, Ind.
Cure AHC – Rolesville, N.C.
Delavan Historic Foundation Inc. – Delavan, Wis.
Diamond Blackfan Anemia Canada – London, Ontario
DKW Hear Me Speak Foundation – Raleigh, N.C.
EAA – Oshkosh, Wis.
e-Angels Incorporated – Roseland, Fla.
Excellence in Leadership – Berlin, Wis.
Fire Family Foundation – Los Angeles, Calif.
Foundation for Annie Jeffrey – Osceola, Neb.
Gateway Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America – St. Louis, Mo.
Girls Love Mail – Folsom, Calif.
Glade Run Foundation – Zelienople, Pa.
The Glades Initiative, Inc. – Belle Glade, Fla.
Glenn Garcelon Foundation – Coppell, Texas
Goodwill Industries-Essex Kent Lambton – Sarnia, Ontario
Gorman Heritage Farm – Cincinnati, Ohio
Grand Rapids Oral Deaf Program – Grand Rapids, Mich.
Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, In – New York, N.Y.
Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Dev.. – Honolulu, Hawaii
HILLS, Inc. – Lakewood, Colo.
Hope Home Foundation – Las Vegas, Nev.
The Hospice Angels Foundation, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
Jane Doe Advocacy Center – Maplewood, Mo.
JDRF – Bedford, Nova Scotia
Jerry D’Amato Charity Foundation – Tomkins Cove, N.Y.
Leadership Blount – Maryville, Tenn.
Lutheran Homes & Health Services, Inc. – Fond du Lac, Wis.
The Limb Preservation Foundation – Denver, Colo.
MADD Minnesota – St Paul , Minn.
Megiddo Dream Station – Graniteville, S.C.
Mended Little Hearts of Johnson City, Tennessee – Piney Flats, Tenn.
Methodist Children’s Home Society – Redford, Mich.
Miss Wisconsin Organization – Oshkosh, Wis.
Muscular Dystrophy Association – Green Bay, Wis.
National D-Day Memorial Foundation – Bedford, Va.
NH Coalition to End Homelessness – Manchester, N.H.
North Star Community Services, Inc. – Waterloo, Iowa
Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival – St. Albert, Alberta
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs – Kelowna, British Columbia
Operation Silver Star – Menifee, Calif.
Operation Smile – Virginia Beach, Va.
Opportunity House – Sycamore, Ill.
Oral Cancer Foundation – Arizona Region – Chandler, Ariz.
Oshkosh Zoological Society – Oshkosh , Wis.
Perkins – Lancaster, Mass.
Quilts of Honor – Valley Springs, Calif.
Red Rock Center for Independence-Don’t Laugh At Me Players – St. George, Utah
River Falls Community Food Pantry – River Falls, Wis.
Safe Harbors of the Hudson – Newburgh, N.Y.
Scrub-A-Mutt – Marysville, Wash.
Sexual Assault Crisis Center – Fox Cities, Inc. – Appleton, Wis.
South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association – Weslaco, Texas
Southern Indian Health Council, Inc. – Alpine, Calif.
Step By Step – Milton, Wash.
The Sun Foundation – Washburn, Ill.
TWP-The Youth Movement – Norfolk, Va.
UCP of Huntsville – Huntsville, Ala.
Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund – Middletown, Ohio
Volunteer Center of East Central WI, Inc. – Appleton , Wis.
Volunteer MBC – Brampton, Ontario
Wake the World – Asheboro, N.C.
Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association – Stevens Point , Wis.
Women in Science – Sioux Falls, S.D.
Wyoming FFA Foundation – Newcastle, Wyo.
You Matter Bike Tour/Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund – Holtsville, N.Y.
Zee Bus/Zeeland Public Schools – Zeeland, Mich.

About 4imprint’s one by one program
one by one is the charitable giving program of 4imprint. Now in its sixth year, 4imprint’s one by one program supports nonprofits with IRS-approved 501(c)3 status or Canadian-registered charities, religious organizations and accredited schools. Since the program began, the promotional products retailer has awarded nearly $1,250,500 in promotional products grants to nonprofit organizations.

About 4imprint
4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, and serves more than 100,000 businesses with its innovative promotional items throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. Its product offerings include corporate gifts, personalized gifts, custom shirts, promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it Notes®, custom calendars and much more. For additional information, log on to www.4imprint.com.

AYJ Fund: one by one story

Here’s a story that’s incredibly touching.

-Cheryl

AYJ Fund l one by one charitable giving program l 4imprint

The mission of the AYJ Fund is to bring smiles to kids with cancer, keep them connected to friends and school with technology and find a cure for childhood brain cancer. This nonprofit organization was established in honor of a young girl who battled cancer for more than three years. Although she lost the fight, she went on to become the inspiration for a legacy that lives on.

Anna Arabia was diagnosed with a rare type of brain tumor at the age of 13. Throughout her own cancer treatment, she was committed to making it better for other kids that faced the same challenges. Knowing first hand how difficult it can be to lose your hair, Anna raised money to purchase bald Bratz® dolls for kids who also lost their hair during treatment. She was dedicated to giving back and helping others, even as she fought her own battle

Soon after Anna passed, in honor of her birthday, the AYJ Fund “Smiles” initiative was born. The program provides smiles to kids undergoing cancer treatment by distributing bags full of promotional products and goodies. The bags contain journals, pens, markers, nail polish, games, word books and more. “These bags provide a fun distraction for kids while they receive treatment,” said Kathy Arabia, Anna’s mother. Kathy and her husband Joe created the AYJ Fund and during its first “Smiles” initiative, almost 100 bags were delivered.

“I read about 4imprint’s® one by one® grant program when we purchased the drawstring bags for the Smiles program. I applied and was just thrilled we were selected,” said Arabia. The grant was used to purchase additional bags to distribute at Christmas plus items to fill them with. “Anna loved her iPhone® and tablet so we picked out techy things like tablet dots and a phone stand that had a cleaner on the back, since Anna was always cleaning her gadgets. We knew these were things kids would really love and use.” Approximately 150 more bags were assembled by Anna’s friends and delivered in time for the holidays to teens undergoing cancer treatment. “It meant a lot to Anna’s friends, and it certainly meant a lot to us too,” said Arabia.

To read more stories like this one or to learn more about 4imprint’s one by one program, visit our Facebook page or our website at onebyone.4imprint.com.  

Healthy Directions: one by one story

You never know how an organization will make a difference. Here’s one inspiring story.  

-Cheryl

Healthy Directions l one by one charitable giving program l 4imprint

A pathway to healthy living

Four years ago, the gymnasium on the campus of Sheldon Jackson campus was boarded up and some thought it was slated for demolition. But residents in the small town of Sitka, Alaska believed it could be transformed into an indoor recreational facility to serve the community. With only one month to renovate, thanks to many volunteers, the gym was reopened as the Hames Center—a nonprofit, indoor recreational facility with 30,000 square feet. Today, the Hames Center offers a wide range of activities including pickle ball, soccer, volleyball, badminton, ping pong and basketball, to name a few. Thirty seven classes are offered every week, and membership has grown to 700 in a town with just 8,000 residents. Last year, it even added a state of the art climbing wall that is used by Alaskans across the state. “It’s really transformed our community,” said Cindy Edwards, director of the Hames Center. “Our town is becoming a healthier, more active place because of this facility.”

One of the programs offered by the Hames Center is its Healthy Directions program. It is an outreach program designed to attract people that normally don’t come to the gym and encourage them to adopt a healthier lifestyle. At a recent kick-off event, participants came to the facility to learn more about the services and activities available to help them live a healthier life. “I had someone tell me this program gave them their life back, and that’s exactly what we hope to accomplish,” said Edwards.

The Healthy Directions program used their 4imprint® one by one® grant for new bags that were distributed during their kickoff meeting. Not only were the bags a huge hit, but they were made out of recycled plastic bottles and were environmentally friendly, which is important to the Alaskan community. “The bags were just perfect,” said Edwards. “We have limited funding for promotional products, so this grant really helped our members feel special—we believe that translates to their overall approach to health.” As an added bonus, the fitness logs and membership cards fit perfectly in the front pockets of the bag. “We were over the top excited to receive this grant—it’s a sign of success and shows that we continue to move forward,” said Edwards.

To learn more about the 4imprint one by one program, visit our Facebook page or go to our website at onebyone.4imprint.com

4imprint® Releases Newest Blue Paper and Podcast: Give Brainstorming a Makeover

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2014
For more information, contact:
Greg Ebel, 4imprint
920-236-7272, ext. 8396

4imprint® Releases Newest Blue Paper and Podcast: Give Brainstorming a Makeover

(OSHKOSH, Wis.)—Although brainstorming remains the most widely used tool to stimulate creative thinking, research suggests that 90 percent of companies are doing it in a manner that can actually reduce idea quality and hinder productivity. 4imprint’s newest Blue Paper®, podcast and infographic, Give Brainstorming a Makeover: Why this Time-Tested Practice can be Improved with Blitzing, Brainswarming and Collaborative Tools, offers suggestions for companies looking to modernize and improve brainstorming techniques. The goal: use these approaches to generate high-quality ideas that employees can use to solve problems.

Although brainstorming can be an ideal way to generate ideas, it comes with challenges that include the risk of inferior ideas, participant inhibitions and reduced morale. This Blue Paper examines brainstorming alternatives such as blitzing, brainswarming, e-brainstorming and timeboxing.

“Organizations that rely on brainstorming as a problem-solving technique may find this Blue Paper useful,” said Greg Ebel, vice president of sales and marketing, 4imprint. “It includes new approaches and practical advice that may help organizations generate new ideas and overcome challenges.”

This Blue Paper and podcast include:

• Brainstorming basics like group formation, ground rules, idea capture and inclusion techniques
• The benefits to brainstorming such as increasing the number of ideas generated, exposing new ideas and promoting creativity
• Brainstorming challenges including social loafing, inhibition, anchoring and hothousing
• The foundations of effective brainstorming such as employing a well-trained facilitator, choosing a good meeting space and realizing that there are actually bad ideas
• Tools and resources to enhance brainstorming

Visit www.4imprint.com/bluepapers to read this Blue Paper, download the podcast or view the infographic.

About 4imprint Blue Papers
4imprint Blue Papers are in-depth, how-to articles, distributed to 4imprint customers to help their organizations succeed. Accessible at www.4imprint.com/bluepapers, Blue Papers have covered popular, cutting-edge topics such as podcasting, online social media, search engine optimization (SEO) and experiential marketing.

About 4imprint
4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, serving more than 100,000 businesses with promotional items throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. 4imprint offers corporate gifts, personalized gifts, custom t-shirts, promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it® Notes, custom calendars, custom shirts and much more. For additional information, visit www.4imprint.com.

The Ripple Effect of Community Gardens

Research shows that community gardens can reduce food insecurity, improve diet and strengthen family relationships. Since seed planting season is fast approaching, now is the perfect time to evaluate your organization’s participation in these community growing initiatives. Get your friends and colleagues excited about the prospect of participating and their hands dirty with a 3-Piece Herb Garden Set.

 Kitchen herb garden with logo

Consider adopting a small plot of land from your local community garden for your own company, recruiting volunteers and possibly contributing to your community’s food needs. Donating extra produce to food banks helps fill nutritional voids that nonperishable items and boxed meals cannot provide. We all end up with a few too many zucchini at the end of the season, so sharing the bounty may help improve the diet of those less fortunate.

 

logo vegetable peeler

 

Volunteer to clean up abandoned plots of land in your community and turn them into fertile planting grounds. Or use the land around your corporate building for employee garden plots, especially those who don’t have space at home for gardening. Get entire families involved, providing quality time together and valuable education to younger generations. However you plan to participate, the healthy connection to fresh food and the environment can actually be quite therapeutic.

 promotional play garden set

 

Visit our community garden store today to start planning your community garden involvement.

ZERO Prostate Cancer: one by one story

Working with charities like this is one of the things I love about my job. 

-Cheryl

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ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge

ZERO Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization on a mission to end prostate cancer. They advance their mission through research, education, support and awareness. One program, the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge run or walk and golf tournament was started by Baltimore, Maryland’s Chesapeake Urology less than seven years ago. Today, 37 cities across the nation participate. This year, the Baltimore ZERO Prostate Challenge attracted more than 1700 participants.

The Challenge has a fair-like atmosphere—there are vendors, speakers, politicians, etc. Lenny Moore, former Baltimore Colts running back and prostate cancer awareness advocate helps chair the event. There is a special hat ceremony held to honor survivors at the start of the run. It has been named the, “Ring of Honor” and this year there were 150 survivors who participated. Survivors received hats that were purchased with a one by one® grant from promotional products retailer 4imprint®. The survivors held their hats high and waved them in the air while listening to the words of prostate cancer survivor, Phil Shulka:

“We stand before you today being blessed to survive this deadly disease. Some, however, are not so lucky. A man dies every 18 minutes from prostate cancer. We stand before you today proud to be recognized as a survivor, increasing the awareness of prostate cancer and more importantly to say thank you for supporting this cause. We tip our caps in appreciation and encourage you to continue to help us to find a cure.”

The money raised from the event goes towards providing free screenings for at-risk populations, particularly in the African-American community where the prevalence rate is much higher. A screening bus, staffed by volunteers goes into at-risk communities 10-12 times a year—each time screening between 100-150 men. Approximately 76 Americans die each day from prostate cancer, and the mission of the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge is to drastically reduce this number and save more lives.

Read more one by one recipient stories on 4imprint’s Facebook page. To apply for a one by one grant, visit our website at onebyone.4imprint.com and click the Application tab.

Rewarding children for good choices can make change for good!

The 2012 annual back-to-school survey of parents and teens from Capital One found that only 33% of parents say they talk to their kids about money more than once a week.

Not surprisingly, the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability issued a report on February 19, 2013, offering 15 recommendations designed to assist in better understanding financial matters and making informed financial decisions. The Council’s four top recommendations focused on the consistent and continuing integration of financial education into our lives: in families and schools, in workplaces, and in local communities.

That’s where this new line of promotional stickers comes in.

Super Kid Sticker Sheet Dollars and Cents | Promotional Products from 4imprint

The 4imprint exclusive Super Kid Sticker sheets are designed to reinforce children’s good choices in savings, healthy eating, going green, doctor visits, healthy living and more.

Super Kid Sticker Sheet Go Green | Promotional Products from 4imprint

Your customers will thank you for providing them with promotional products that help integrate financial literacy into their everyday lives and show children the importance of saving for a rainy day.

Super Kid Sticker Sheet Dollars Doctor Visit | Promotional Products from 4imprint

Using stickers to reward other good choices makes learning fun. It can also help raise awareness of topics that sometimes aren’t on the menu for dinner table talk.

Give your customers and their families something to talk about. It’ll be like changing the world, one sticker at a time.

-Suzanne