Women’s Foundation and Helen Jon Announce Partnership Starting with "Shop for a Cause" July Campaign

Ten Percent of Proceeds Will Benefit Appointments Project

Kansas City, MO -- Today, Women’s Foundation and Helen Jon announced the beginning of a strategic partnership between the two organizations.  The partnership will kick off with a "Shop for a Cause,” campaign next week with Helen Jon donating 10% of its web sales to the Women’s Foundation's Appointments Project for the entire month of July.  The Appointments Project promotes women into public leadership positions.
“We are so grateful for the generosity of Helen Jon,” said Wendy Doyle, President & CEO of Women’s Foundation. “Our partnership will help further our shared goals toward working for change to promote equity and opportunity for women.”
Women’s Foundation works for change by promoting equity and opportunity for women of all ages using research, philanthropy, and policy solutions. Through initiatives like the Appointments Project, Women’s Foundation has worked to make meaningful change in Kansas and Missouri.
“Helen Jon is thrilled to work with Women’s Foundation in furthering their mission of improving the lives of women and their families,” said Barb Stubbendieck, CEO of Helen Jon. “Any group that can open doors for the women of Missouri and Kansas is a group we are seeking to support."
Helen Jon is a brand of high-end swimwear, centered on the idea that women should feel comfortable, fashionable and beautiful in their own skin. The brand's thoughtful, sophisticated designs have created a 600 percent growth in sales across the world. Founded in 2012, the brand retails in more than 350 resorts, boutiques and stores in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and the Virgin Islands.  
Learn more about the Women’s Foundation at www.womens-foundation.org. For more information on Helen Jon, visit: www.helenjon.com .