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Molly's Story

If you purchased the 2019 Special Edition Holiday Pack of Chalk Markers, then you are helping support a special needs child and her family via the Molly Johnson Foundation. 20% of all proceeds are going straight to them to help a child who needs it. So, you might like to know a little about Molly and the group you're supporting.

They tell the story best, so we share here from their website:

Molly Johnson was born in 1996 and diagnosed at birth with Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome. Her parents first child Elliott was born in 1993 with the same condition and passed away at 9 months of age. Molly lived a very full life of 11 ½ years and passed away in her sleep. Her life touched so many people in a very profound way. Molly was never able to walk, she was never able to talk, never able to do many of the normal things that children do. But she lived an incredibly full and happy life.

Families with special needs children often have to make many sacrifices to ensure that these children live their lives to the fullest. Siblings often will make their own sacrifices for their brother or sister who is handicapped. Parents struggle to balance their time, love and attention between a child whose needs can often be very intense and their other children whose needs are just as important in their own way. A special needs child can give a family a sense of closeness and bonding love that is hard to explain but easily felt by each member of the family. As any family of a special needs child will tell you, that child is life’s greatest blessing.

Thank you for participating and supporting with this year's limited release. We hope you enjoy the festive seasonal set of chalk markers! If you didn't buy yours yet you can get them on our website, or on Amazon.

As for the Molly Johnson Foundation, you can learn more and send further support at their website here.

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