DALLAS – (Jan. 9, 2017) – As a family business operating in developing nations, Feizy is dedicated to providing for families around the globe – particularly in the least developed countries, where one child out of every four is involved in some form of dangerous labor. As part of an ongoing commitment to ending these practices in partnership with The Global Fund for Children, Feizy donated $20,000 to the organization this holiday season.
“It is estimated that more than 215 million children worldwide are engaged in some form of child labor, and as a family business, we are committed to helping and protecting these children,” said Leah Feizy, principal. “Together with our amazing customers who made this gift possible, we can help to build a brighter future for children around the world.”
Known for its worldwide efforts to find, fund, and grow grassroots groups involved with serving the needs of the world’s most marginalized children, The Global Fund for Children focuses on empowering groups that not only address many of the root causes of child labor, but also scouts, supports and strengthens those working to end child trafficking and those committed to creating equal opportunities for children living on the edges of society.
”The Global Fund for Children is honored to partner with Feizy Rugs, and we are so grateful to their customers for inspiring this generous holiday gift,” said Susan Goodell, GFC’s Chief Executive Officer. “With your support, GFC is ensuring that children around the world receive the care and education they need to break the cycle of poverty and reach their potential.”
About Feizy Rugs
Feizy Rugs is one of the country’s largest manufacturers of fine hand-knotted, hand-tufted and power-loomed rugs, providing luxury at any price. Embracing a family tradition of four generations, Feizy Rugs brings beauty to interior designs by building on the exceptional quality standards established in 1973 by company founder and CEO John Feizy. Headquartered in Dallas, Feizy Rugs is a five-time ARTS Award winner and the first and only Oriental rug manufacturer to have been inducted into the Accessories Resource Team’s ARTS Awards Hall of Fame. For more information, please visit www.Feizy.com, follow news on Twitter and Instagram at @FeizyRugs or like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/FeizyRugs.
About The Global Fund for Children
The Global Fund for Children finds and invests in innovative grassroots organizations that serve the world’s most vulnerable children—street children, trafficked children, refugees—in more than 50 countries worldwide. GFC supports these organizations with financial resources, management training, capacity building and technical assistance to help them become sustainable and reach more children in need. Since 1997, GFC has reached nearly 10 million children worldwide. In addition to its headquarters in Washington DC, GFC has offices in London and Hong Kong.
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