MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Love Your Melon, an apparel brand that aims to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children battling cancer, is visiting 150 hospitals and support facilities around the country to bring a smile to the faces of kids battling cancer. The fourth-annual Love Your Melon Day will take place on October 20, 2016. In celebration of the holiday, campus ambassador teams across the nation will host donation events where they will dress as superheroes and donate warm hats to children in the hospital undergoing cancer treatment.
Love Your Melon Day began in 2013 to celebrate the inception of Love Your Melon, an company that was founded by Zachary Quinn and Brian Keller while the two were in college. Since the company’s beginning, Love Your Melon has donated more than 84,646 hats to kids across the country battling cancer. Love Your Melon apparel is sold at www.loveyourmelon.com and for every sale, 50 percent of profits are donated to one of Love Your Melon’s non-profit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer. To date, Love Your Melon has donated more than $1 million to its partners to help find a cure for cancer.
For a full list of participating hospitals and support facilities participating in Love Your Melon Day, visit www.loveyourmelon.com.
“We’re incredibly proud to be celebrating our largest Love Your Melon Day yet,” says Charlie Carlisle, National Program Director of Love Your Melon. “Our Campus Crew Members at colleges across the country will be spreading the mission of Love Your Melon and putting a smile on the faces of children battling cancer across the United States.”
In total, Love Your Melon has a millennial network of more than 11,200 college students that act as brand ambassadors on 709 ambassador teams. These ambassador teams help carry the mission of Love Your Melon and at least one ambassador team can be found in each of the fifty states in the U.S.
ABOUT LOVE YOUR MELON
Love Your Melon is an apparel brand with a mission to instill hope and create smiles on the faces of children battling cancer. Zachary Quinn and Brian Keller founded the company on Oct. 22, 2012 while the two were students at the University of St. Thomas. To date, more than 84,646 hats have been donated and more than $1 million has been donated to fund cancer research initiatives as a part of Love Your Melon’s mission. For every sale on loveyourmelon.com, 50% of profits will be donated to Love Your Melon’s non-profit partners in the fight against pediatric cancer. More information on Love Your Melon can be found at www.loveyourmelon.com. Follow Love Your Melon on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you are on a college campus today, use their awesome Snapchat Geo Filter.