Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice Partners with Love Your Melon to Support Kids Battling Cancer & Their Families

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Proceeds from Exclusive Wiley Wallaby - Love Your Melon Beanie Benefit Pinky Swear Foundation

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Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice and Love Your Melon announced today the offer of an exclusive co-branded Love Your Melon beanie to recognize Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. All proceeds from the sale of this beanie will benefit the Pinky Swear Foundation, a Minnesota-based non-profit organization that provides emotional and financial support to families grappling with pediatric cancer. The black cuffed beanie, priced at $35, will be available from September 1 through September 30, 2018 at http://www.wileywallaby.com.

Wiley Wallaby Gourmet Licorice is manufactured by Kenny’s Candy & Confections, a division of KLN Family Brands. The third-generation family owned business located in Perham, MN, has committed $1 million in support of the Pinky Swear Foundation.
“Love Your Melon not only produces great apparel, they share our passion to support families when they need it most,” said KLN Family Brands President Charlie Nelson. “We’re proud to collaborate with a company that believes in the same values we do and was created as much to give back to the community as it was to make a profit.”

About KLN Family Brands
A third generation family owned company, KLN Family Brands is located in Perham, MN and is comprised of Tuffy’s Pet Food and Kenny’s Candy & Confections. Tuffy’s was the first KLN manufacturing facility introduced by the Nelson Family and has been proudly producing premium pet food since 1964 under brands such as NutriSource, Pure Vita, and Natural Planet. In 1987 KLN branched out into the world of sweets and Kenny’s Candy & Confections was born. Kenny’s is the candy factory responsible for great brands like Wiley Wallaby, Sweet Chaos, and other Candies and Confections. For more information on KLN and its brands, please visit http://www.klnfamilybrands.com.

About Love Your Melon
Love Your Melon is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer as well as supporting nonprofit organizations who lead the fight against pediatric cancer. Zachary Quinn and Brian Keller founded the company in 2012 while the two were sophomores in college. Fifty percent (50%) of profit from the sale of all Love Your Melon products is given to Love Your Melon’s nonprofit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer. To date, Love Your Melon has given over 147,000 beanies to children battling cancer and contributed over $4.7 million to fund cancer research initiatives. More information on Love Your Melon can be found at loveyourmelon.com. Follow Love Your Melon on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Pinky Swear Foundation
Founded in 2003, Pinky Swear Foundation is a national 501c(3) not-for-profit headquartered in Bloomington, MN passionately committed to helping children with cancer and their families with financial and emotional assistance. Pinky Swear Foundation activities include a variety of community engagement and fundraising events around the nation, raising more than $15.5 million to-date. To learn more, visit http://www.pinkyswear.org.

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