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Vans’ Offthewall.tv Presents: The Collaboratory – Krochet Kids intl.

| posted on July 06, 2012

The Collaboratory – Krochet Kids Intl.
In 2007, Kohl Crecelius, Travis Hartanov and Stewart Ramsey packed up bags of yarn and traveled to Uganda on a mission to make a positive impact. They formed Krochet Kids intl., a grassroots organization that seeks to help impoverished people in our global community. By teaching communities how to make amazing products with hook and yarn, Krochet Kids intl. have empowered the next generation to rise above poverty.

Vans has partnered with Krochet Kids intl. in an effort to tell their story and grow this grassroots movement. Every pair purchased will help support their efforts in Uganda. A special, hand-signed tag and online profile will allow you to make a personal connection with the woman who crafted the krochet detailing on your Bixie Surf Sider.

Check out the crew discuss their brand’s origin and the inspiration behind their collaboration with Vans. http://offthewall.tv/video/krochet_kids

For more information visit: http://www.krochetkids.org

Laura Doherty / Public Relations
Vans
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