Since day one, we are proud to have collaborated with noted photographer Jeanann Wilkinson on our styled giving campaign for the launch of Coco + Jase. For each model's participation, Coco + Jase made a donation to help support the Believe It Foundation and the SA Food Bank. In addition to helping make over 35,000 masks for local and national hospitals, hospices, and more, we are honored to be able to help support our community by aligning with some fantastic local non-profit organizations in our area.
San Antonio native, Andrew McAllister, who has Cerebral Palsy and has been in a wheelchair his entire life, founded the Believe It Foundation in 2008 with the mission to provide opportunities for social inclusion of physically-challenged kids into the lives and experiences of their typical peers. Going to summer camp, taking a snow-skiing vacation with family or learning to ride a two wheel bike is an exciting growth opportunity for any child, especially for one who has special needs. Andrew was fortunate to have these opportunities as a child and teen, and the Foundation now serves children with similar challenges to allow them these same experiences.
The San Antonio Food Bank takes pride in fighting hunger in the local 16 country service area and believes that no child should go to bed hungry, adults should not have to choose between a hot meal and utilities, nor a senior sacrifice medical care for the sake of a meal. Founded in 1980, The San Antonio Food Bank has quickly grown to serve 58,000 individuals a week in one of the largest service areas in Texas. Their COVID-19 response effort has helped over 600,000 individuals be served meals as they helped meet the needs of the community.
With the launch of our second collection, we are honored to make donation in honor of our fabulous model, Dr. Phallon Doss of Doss Audiology, to a Texas-based nonprofit -- Aid the Silent.
Aid the Silent helps deaf and hard-of-hearing children and teens receive equal access to opportunity by providing financial assistance to enhance communication methods; gain access to education resources; and to improve their overall health, both mental and physical, that leads to individual growth socially, educationally and spiritually. Aid the Silent strives for equality for the deaf community.