John’s Crazy Socks Introduces Down Syndrome Super Box

 

John’s Crazy Socks has introduced a Down Syndrome Super Box comprised of 21 items from entrepreneurs with Down syndrome. The Super Box demonstrates the talents and achievements of these business leaders with Down syndrome. Most importantly, the Down Syndrome Super Box will delight customers. 

 

John Cronin, co-founder of John’s Crazy Socks, said, “I have Down syndrome and I am proud of my business. This Super Box shows that people with Down syndrome can be entrepreneurs and can have great businesses.”

 

Blake Pyron from Blake’s Snow Shack said, “We love being a part of the Down Syndrome Super Box. I run a great business and I want the world to see what I can do.”

 

The National Down Syndrome Society is supporting the Down Syndrome Super Box as part of their program to promote self-advocate businesses. John’s Crazy Socks is donating $2 from the sale of each box to support the work of NDSS.

 

Kandi Pickard, CEO of NDSS, said, “The Down Syndrome Super Box is an excellent way to spread awareness and build excitement surrounding entrepreneurs with Down syndrome. We are so excited to help demonstrate the achievements and hard work of entrepreneurs with Down syndrome across the country.”

 

Mark X. Cronin, John’s co-founder and father, said, “The unemployment rate among people with a disability is 80 percent. We want people with differing abilities to see that entrepreneurship is an option and we want businesses to see the valuable work that people with differing abilities can perform.”

 

The box includes 21 items from 20 business spanning the United States:

 

Company State Item 
Blake’s Snow Shack Texas Cup 
April’s Cottage Soap Ohio Post Card 
Bonfire BBQ Michigan Post Card and Sticker 
Candidly Kind Georgia Cinch Bag 
Charlie French Texas Post Card 
Dance Happy Designs Pennsylvania 6×6 canvas bin 
Doggy Delights by Allison Florida Dog Snacks 
Furnace Hills Coffee Maryland Coffee Sampler 
Gabi’s Grounds North Carolina Coffee Sampler 
Gracie’s Doggie Delights Wisconsin Dog Snacks 
Hærfest Coffee North Carolina Coffee sampler 
H-Bomb Ties Ohio Post Card 
John’s Crazy Socks New York Socks 
John’s Crazy Socks New York Greeting Cards 
No Rulz  Ohio Mask 
River Bend Galleries Illinois Note Cards 
Something Extra Candles California Soy Candle 
Sophiola Virginia Card 
Sparkles by Maxine Florida Post Card 
Special Sparkle Illinois Post Card 
Texas Sweet Heat Jams Texas  Jam Sampler 

 

Gabi Angelini who co-founded Gabi’s Grounds with her mother said, “I work hard to run and grow my business. I want to reach new customers through the Down Syndrome Super Box. I want people to know me for my business, not simply because I have Down syndrome.”

 

The Down Syndrome Super Box is available online at John’s Crazy Socks. Chock full of wonderful items – the box weighs over four pounds – it sells for $49,.99 with free shipping and that includes a $2 donation to the NDSS.

 

About John’s Crazy Socks

 

John’s Crazy Socks was inspired by John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, and his love of colorful and fun socks—what he calls his “crazy socks.” He and his father, Mark X. Cronin, started the company as a social enterprise with a mission to spread happiness and show what people with differing abilities can do.

 

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