Win the Thomas the Tank Engine™ Bedroom Combo!

Enter to Win Thomas Combo

Are you ready for the biggest Fan Friday giveaway to date? Now through 11:59PM ET tonight, enter to win the Thomas the Tank Engine™ Bedroom Combo on Facebook. This combo includes:

This toddler’s bedroom set is perfect for little conductors that love Thomas! The toddler bed will help your youngster transition from their crib, the toy box will make clean-up a breeze and the mini coaster promotes active and imaginative play.

Don’t miss out on your chance to turn your tot’s bedroom into the Island of Sodor!

*This giveaway runs for 24 hours only on October 31, 2014. This promotion is in no way associated with or endorsed by Facebook.

Sisterly Bond

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An unknown author once said, “Sisters are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.” This quote describes the remarkable bond between sisters, Hannah and Natalie perfectly. When five-year-old Natalie was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia two years ago, her seven-year-old sister, Hannah was right by her side as her support system.

Natalie is currently finishing up her chemotherapy treatment and the cancer is in remission. To remind Natalie how much she is loved and supported, Hannah decided to donate her hair to Wigs for Kids at the Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation’s “Shave for a Cure” in New York. She wanted to inspire kids with cancer to be brave as they battle this illness, just like Natalie was. Even when Hannah and Natalie’s parents were worried about what classmates would say about their daughter’s shaved head, Hannah didn’t care because she has always believed she is beautiful just the way she is.hannahandnatalie

 Photo by: A Guy and A Girl Photography

Needless to say, her classmates thought she was a hero and applauded Hannah when she arrived at school the next day!

This Thoughtful Thursday, we also applaud Hannah and Natalie for their dedication to one another and generously supporting Wigs for Kids.

Step2 Honors National Disability Employment Awareness Month

BuildingFront1Did you know October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month? According to the United States Department of Labor, this is a national campaign to raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Step2 has teamed up with Weaver ProPak, a product services division of Weaver Industries. Weaver Industries is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing vocational training and employment opportunities.

Weaver ProPak provides high-quality, professional assembly, packaging, kitting, labeling and fulfillment services. They recently opened their new warehouse and production facility in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Step2 is working with Weaver ProPak to produce our Shootin’ Hoops Junior Basketball Set.

Facility1Weaver Industries operates several business divisions to provide meaningful work opportunities to adults with disabilities, so they can learn new job skills that will allow them to work independently for businesses in their community. We look forward to a long and lasting partnership with this amazing organization.

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