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Child Cancer Foundation partnership for family wellness

Child Cancer Foundation and Ecostore form new partnership for family wellness

Auckland, New Zealand - 6 June 2018: Child Cancer Foundation and ecostore today announced a new partnership that will combine ecostore’s products for sensitive skin into Child Cancer Foundation’s Wellness Packs for families of children newly diagnosed with cancer, along with their four Family Places around the country. ecostore will become a Champion partner in this new relationship.

Child Cancer Foundation’s Wellness Packs include little things that will have been forgotten in the rush to hospital and practical items to help during a family’s stay and when they return home, all packaged into a duffel bag. ecostore will support Child Cancer Foundation by providing its Ultra-Sensitive fragrance-free personal care range of products, including body wash, shampoo, conditioner, lip balm and moisturiser, along with other essential items.

“Some families have to leave for the hospital with barely 30 minutes notice and there can be many things forgotten in the rush,” said Robyn Kiddle, Chief Executive, Child Cancer Foundation. “Our Wellness Packs include everyday essentials and we are grateful to ecostore for providing personal products for these packs for families of children newly diagnosed with cancer.”

ecostore will also provide its Ultra-Sensitive fragrance-free household range of products, including kitchen, laundry and bathroom products, to Child Cancer Foundation Family Places in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

ecostore managing director Pablo Kraus said, “We would like to help make a real difference and support the great work Child Cancer Foundation does, supporting Kiwi families impacted by child cancer in New Zealand. At ecostore, we look at each business decision and determine if it will make a better tomorrow.

ecostore products are made without harmful or unnecessary chemicals. The formulations have been developed using the precautionary principle: if there is ever any doubt about the safety of an ingredient, we will find a safer one.

Our Ultra-Sensitive range is gentle and hydrating and avoid common allergens like fragrance, and therefore perfect for those with even the most sensitive skin.”

“Child Cancer Foundation’s Family Places are a base for children and families to take time out from the hospital and to meet with other families and Child Cancer Foundation staff in a caring and private environment,” said Kiddle. “It is also a safe environment for children with cancer who are on treatment and we are proud that we will be able to offer ecostore in our Family Places in future.”

Each week more than three children in New Zealand are diagnosed with cancer and at any given time Child Cancer Foundation is assisting more than 1,700 families’ nationwide – offering support in hospital, at home and in the community.

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