Private Island Party Gives Back To The Community By Partnering with The Shoe Crew To Donate LED Shoelaces to Underprivileged Youth

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Private Island Party Teams Up with award winning charity "The Shoe Crew" to help put a smile on the faces of hundreds of kids with fun LED shoe laces. A great example of companies and kids giving back to the community!

In April, kids in need will not only receive hundreds of pairs of new shoes from The Shoe Crew, a group of charitable kids who are giving back to the community, but they will also get an extra special surprise thanks to New York based party supply company Private Island Party. Through a new partnership with “The Shoe Crew”, Private Island Party will match each pair of shoes donated by the Shoe Crew with a pair of fun, light up LED Shoelaces during the month of April.

The Shoe Crew http://www.theshoecrew.org is a group of kids and teens that provides disadvantaged youth with brand new athletic shoes. They collect shoes by hosting events, such as skating parties, pool parties, dances and other fun activities. Instead of charging an entry fee to these “events”, the ticket to attend is a pair of brand new athletic shoes. The shoes are distributed to underprivileged kids through many different charities.

Private Island Party CEO Jonathan Glatt is very committed to giving back to the community. “I am always trying to find a way to brighten peoples’ day- that’s why I own a party supply company! I heard of “The Shoe Crew” and how these kids are making a difference in the lives of so many children and I wanted to find a way to contribute and support their efforts. What goes better with shoes than shoelaces? Our LED shoelaces are a huge hit with kids and teens, so it was the perfect product to donate to help put a smile on the faces of a lot of kids” said Glatt. He went on to say “Making people happy is what Private Island Party is all about. It’s my hope that our LED shoelaces really help make a lot of kids smile”.

Private Island Party is a New York based party supply company, founded in 2009 by Jonathan Glatt, the company provides costumes, accessories, and supplies for theme based parties and events. The LED Shoelaces are a new item for Private Island Party and have been a huge hit within the tween and teen demographic. The newly launched LED Shoelaces make great “basket stuffers” for Easter and are a fun unique product that is very popular with youth age 8-16. Easter orders have been pouring in for this popular item which can be found on their website at http://www.privateislandparty.com .

The Shoe Crew was founded last summer by a group of philanthropic kids. Since June 22nd 2012, they have collected over 4,000 pairs of new shoes and raised nearly $20,000. They have provided new shoes to kids from charities such as Camp Ronald Mcdonald for Good Times, Safety Harbor Kids, Shoes That Fit, and A Place Called Home. There are branches of the Shoe Crew in 4 states and the organization has expanded rapidly in less than a year.
For more information about Private Island Party, visit their website at http://www.privateislandparty.com . For additional information or for media inquiries, please email Jennifer(at)privateisland party(dot)com

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