Vans Checkerboard Day
Vans is excited to announce the inaugural Vans Checkerboard Day to be held on November 21, 2019. Vans Checkerboard Day is an annual event that will champion and inspire creative expression globally. Fans will have the opportunity to participate in creative activations, experience why creativity matters, and give back to organizations that support creative expression.
In celebration of the launch of annual Vans Checkerboard Day, Vans will be auctioning off checkerboard footwear and backpacks customized by Steve Van Doren, Christian Hosoi, Geoff McFetridge, Kim Jaekyung, Brighton Zeuner and other Vans Global Ambassadors. Proceeds raised through the charity auction will benefit Imagination.org and its mission to foster and fund creativity in youth around the world. Furthermore, on November 21, Vans will also donate to Imagination.org, $1 million of sales made through its owned channels including Vans retail locations and websites.
About Imagination.org, Powered by Two Bit Circus
The mission of Imagination.org, powered by Two Bit Circus Foundation a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is to find, foster and fund creativity and entrepreneurship in children around the world in order to raise a new generation of innovators and problem solvers who have the tools they need to build the world they imagine.
eBay for Charity
eBay for Charity enables members of the eBay community to connect with and support their favorite charities when they buy or sell in the U.S. and abroad. Sellers can donate up to 100 percent of the proceeds to a charity of their choice, while buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. To date, nearly $912 million dollars has been raised for charity by the eBay community, and the program is on-track to raise $1 billion by 2020.