We've met many motivated, supportive and super nice people along the way that we'd like to share with you.
American Made Matters:
Their mission to educate consumers that buying US-made products strengthens the American Dream and keeps jobs here in this country. Thanks to Don Rongione and Mike Axe for their tireless efforts to promote suppliers and manufacturers.
Melissa Hincha-Ownby is a mother of two children on the autism spectrum.
She originally founded The Autism Education Site
to provide other parents with the latest in autism education news and to serve as a database for autism school resources across the country.
She is also a contributing editor to Mother Nature's Network. Thank you Melissa!
Boaz David: For the last 15 years Boaz David has worked as a designer for some of the most acclaimed designers in the world. He relocated to NYC, and provides consulting services to start up designers. What a lucky break that we found him. His expertise provided the foundation to start our company. We couldn't have started a clothing company without his guidance.
Folk Magazine: This beautiful, art-full magazine focuses on the stories that make America our collective home. Thanks to Hillary Lewis and Ben-the-Editor for our first interview which appeared in their July 2012 issue. Folk Magazine is now available at Barnes and Noble.
has helped us immensely to achieve our goal of finding made in the USA materials for our bathing suits. We could not have come this far without them.
The Made In America Movement:
Their goal is to promote quality Made in the USA goods and services. Superwoman Margarita Mendoza is stitching together communities across the country, educating consumers on how buying Made in USA products and services will help strengthen the American economy.
This is a great group of people, based in Brooklyn, NY, who really know how to produce quality clothing. They have been so patient and collaborative with us during the creation of our bathing suits. We would recommend them to any designers who want to create quality clothing. They have a wealth of experience as well as great contacts in the fashion industry.
Main Street Industries
' goal is to promote USA manufacturers as well as provide consumers with the information necessary to understand why purchasing from Made in the USA companies will ultimately save our economy. They want to make sure the innovators and the creative efforts that are underway are highlighted. They provide a Directory of Local Manufacturers so consumers can find high quality products made locally. We thank them for their support.
Many thanks to the dynamic duo, Paul and Cat . They are a formidable husband and wife team devoted to the promotion of Made in the USA products. Our thanks to them for our latest podcast
Shots 4 Tots:
This a really hard working group of people with their hearts in all the right places. If we run on caffeine, these guys run on jet fuel. They create logo'd glassware and donate over half of the profits to children's charities.
SPD Blogger Network: This group was started as a way to unite those writing about Sensory Processing Disorder. This group blog is designed for those writing – or those who want to write – about raising a child with Sensory Processing Disorder. This is a place to share stories.