Smarter Toddler Daycares and Preschools Support Bono's Human Suffering Campaign

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Bono's Human Suffering Campaign gets support from New York's Smarter Toddler Nursery and Preschool.

All of the teachers and management at Smarter Toddler a nursery and preschool in New York City wore matching "Inspired" Tee Shirts from the Gap's Red Campaign collection. 50% of the profits from sales of the Tee shirts go to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa.

"Just the tee shirts that the Smarter Toddler teachers are wearing will provide enough medication to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child for over 50 pregnant women," said Jessica Collins, spokesperson for the preschool, "Smarter Toddler's director happened to see Bono talking about the Red Campaign on Oprah's show and was inspired to get involved. So she went out and immediately bought the popular 'Inspired' Tee shirt for every teacher at Smarter Toddler. As a result of the teachers at Smarter Toddler wearing the tee shirts parents of their students decided to go out and buy Red Products which will lead to even more pregnant women receiving the life-saving retro-viral medicine".

The campaign is important to Smarter Toddler because many of the young students that are enrolled at the center were enrolled while their mothers were still pregnant with them. The fact the teachers at Smarter toddler can support pregnant women they have never met in another country is a great honor for them.

About Smarter Toddler:
Smarter Toddler is a Daycare Center and Preschool on Manhattan's Upper West Side founded by parents of gifted young children who wanted a progressive preschool with an advanced arts-based curriculum that their own children could benefit from, hence the name. It has long been proven that a child's brain is like a dry sponge capable of absorbing knowledge at a much faster rate than an adult's. As a result, at Smarter Toddler you're never too young to begin learning. Since the Smarter Toddler location at 89th street became popular a new location at 55th street and 9th avenue near Lincoln Center is planned for September 2007.
Smarter Toddler (Nursery, Daycare Centers, Preschools, Early Childhood Schools
Upper West Side Location:
100A West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024

Midtown Location near Columbus Circle (opening September 2007)
400 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019

WEBSITE: http://www.SmarterToddler.net
PHONE: (212) 721.9782

About the Red Campaign:
(RED)™ is a revolutionary program designed to eliminate AIDS in Africa. (RED)™ was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver to empower consumers to shop and do some good at the same time. A portion of profits from the sale of (RED)™ branded products goes to The Global Fund to help women and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa, providing access to education, nutrition, counseling, medical services, and the two pills a day they need to help them stay alive.
By buying a (RED) brand T-shirt, a pair of jeans or even a cell phone, you can help save lives. Part of your purchase will be donated to The Global Fund to help those who need it most.
http://www.joinred.com

About The Oprah Winfrey Show
The Oprah Winfrey Show has remained the number one talk show for 20 consecutive seasons. Produced by her own production company, Harpo Productions, Inc., the show is seen by an estimated 48 million viewers a week in the United States and is broadcast internationally in 132 countries.
http://www2.oprah.com/tows/pastshows/200610/tows_past_20061013.jhtml

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