Tilley Hats Celebrates Milestone with Street Kids International

Tilley Endurables, makers of the iconic Tilley Hats and superior travel clothing, is pleased to announce that as of April 2011 the company has been fortunate enough to donate over $120,000 to Street Kids International.
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(Toronto, Canada) – Tilley Endurables, makers of the iconic Tilley Hats and superior travel clothing, is pleased to announce that as of April 2011 the company has been fortunate enough to donate over $120,000 to Street Kids International, a global non-profit organization that helps street kids learn to support themselves and make healthy, educated decisions that positively impact their lives.

This achievement represents contributions that came from a portion of the sales from each Tilley Hemp Hat. Through this donation, Tilley has been able to help 15,000 kids living on the street create a better future for themselves and their communities. The successful Hemp Collection continues to add styles and options for consumers who not only invest in a legendary Tilley Hat, but also invest in the future of the world's youth.

“It's incredible to think that a simple Hat has been able to touch so many lives from around the world,” says Alex Tilley, founder of Tilley Endurables. “The ability to support the next generation of ambitious future-business-owners is an incredible opportunity and we look forward to seeing how the future unfolds for these individuals.”

Arming youth with the tools and knowledge to become self-sufficient and contributing members of their community may not always be the reason consumers buy a Tilley Hemp Hat, but with each sale the wearer can feel great about making a long-term investment in their Hat as well as youths across the world.

One more reason to buy a Tilley Hemp Hat is the new for Spring 2011 Women's Broad Brimmed TH10, the perfect accessory for lounging on the beach. The stylish and sun-protective Hat is made with 100% Hemp fabric and features a rounded crown and downward sloping brim – just add sunglasses and sun-block for an instant beach-ready look!


About Tilley Endurables
Tilley Endurables, Inc. has been making Tilley Hats and travel apparel for over 30 years, beginning with Alex Tilley's original quest to make for the ideal sailing Hat. Each Tilley Hat is designed to make life on the go more enjoyable, and manufactured in Canada under Alex's watchful eye. Tilley Hats can be purchased at over 3,100 associated retailers in 18 countries worldwide. For more information about Tilley Endurables, visit www.Tilley.com.

About Street Kids International
Street Kids International is a non-profit agency and a global leader in developing and disseminating the strategies and tools needed to give street kids around the world the choices, skills, and opportunities to make a better life for themselves. Having worked with more than 2 million street kids in over 60 countries, Street Kids International has been recognized by the United Nations has a Global Best practice leader in youth work. Street Kids International is a registered charity in Canada, the United State and the United Kingdom and is currently delivering programs in over 10 countries globally.

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