President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan are recreated as highly unique and collectible Cabbage Patch Kids that will be auctioned on eBay starting Tuesday, October 30 th. All proceeds of the auction will go towards engaging and mobilizing political power for young people in the U.S. and will benefit Rock the Vote, a non-partisan, non-profit organization. The exclusive Presidential ‘Kids were created by leading U.S. toy company JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) to raise awareness of this year’s election with voters young and old, and to celebrate the rich tradition and pop culture relevance of the lovable and adoptable Cabbage Patch Kids.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) unveils one-of-a-kind Cabbage Patch Kids of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama for auction on eBay at www.cpkauctionforcharity.com beginning October 30, 2012 to benefit Rock the Vote. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Presidential ‘Kids will be available for bidding on eBay Giving Works starting Tuesday, October 30 th through November 6, at cpkauctionforcharity.com .
“From the current generation of young voters to those who grew up with Cabbage Patch Kids—it’s an iconic and beloved brand that’s a big part of pop culture,” said Jennifer Caveza, Senior Vice President of Marketing, JAKKS Pacific. “We are excited to work with Rock the Vote and do what we can to empower all generations and encourage them to be involved in our country’s electoral process.”
“We are pleased to be chosen as the main beneficiary of this creative auction of collectible Cabbage Patch Kids that highlights the upcoming 2012 Presidential elections,” stated Chrissy Faessen, Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Rock the Vote. “The funds raised in this auction will help us with new programs that continue to keep young Americans engaged, ensuring that their voices are part of our country’s democracy.”