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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