PF Flyers Announces First Philanthropic Partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston | Wender Mind Kids

PF Flyers Announces First Philanthropic Partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston

BOSTON, August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PF flyer joins forces with legendary Boston-based youth development organization, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, for the first philanthropic partnership for the brand. To kick off the partnership, PF is donating flyers $25,000 to organizing to send more than 25 members to Celtics camp this summer. This powerful gift is used for camp registration, clothing and gear, and any other materials members need for their camp experience. The brand is also providing each member attending the camp with a new pair of PF Flyers.

“I knew from the moment I bought PF Flyers that I wanted the brand to have a bigger impact on people Boston community than ever before. I have always been passionate about giving back to children and families, particularly in my own garden and in our latest partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston is the perfect way to achieve our goal of inspiring people to dream bigger,” said Executive Chairwoman and Owner Cassia Davis. In addition to the new partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of BostonKassia remains active with the New Balance Charity Foundation and the West End House Boys and Girls Club.

The brand aims to continue working with Boys & Girls Clubs Boston Throughout the coming year and beyond, we will work closely with organizational leaders to continually identify areas where PF Flyers and its resources can be most impactful.

“Boys & Girls Clubs by Boston is excited to partner with PF Flyers, a women-owned sports brand that understands the importance of investing in our city’s youth to create equal opportunities,” she said Robert Lewis Jr., Nicholas President, and CEO. “I look forward to our collaboration and what better way to begin our partnership than by giving our members the opportunity to attend Celtics basketball camp this summer. As we continue to recover from the pandemic, physical activity remains more critical than ever for our young people.”

Acquired from New Balance by Cassia Davis in July 2021PF Flyers officially restarted in December 2021.

About PF Flyer:

PF Flyers is an American lifestyle footwear brand previously owned and manufactured by New Balance. The brand draws on an 85-year tradition to create fashionable shoes for everyday wear that are at the forefront of comfort technology. Founded by BF Goodrich in 1937, PF Flyers was declared one of the original American sneaker brands.

Around Cassia Davis:

Cassia Davis is CEO and owner of PF Flyers and founder and CEO of KADA. earlier the Boston-based entrepreneur and designer spent more than ten years of her career at New Balance where she held the role of Apparel Product Manager for Studio, Lifestyle and facilitated a successful collaboration with the model Heidi Klum. She was also Strategic Account Manager for the New Balance and Nordstrom partnership and then became Director of Direct to Consumer Merchandising for New Balance’s global flagship stores and e-commerce. After leaving her position at New Balance, Kassia’s strong connections and passion for the industry led her to launch her own brand, KADA, offering sustainably made, upscale essentials for the everyday, ever-evolving woman.

In 2019 cassia landed on of Boston Magazine Power List among 100 powerful and successful young business people living in New York Boston. She can also be seen in WWD, Forbesand other publications highlighting women in business.

Kassia has always seen an incredible opportunity for PF Flyers and her wealth of experience and relationships in the industry led her to buy the brand in 2021. In her free time, Kassia loves to travel and spend time with her black labrador, Kiki!

About Boys & Girls Clubs by Boston: The Mission of Boys & Girls Clubs Boston is to help young people, especially those who need us most, to build strong character and reach their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders. We do this by providing a safe haven of hope and opportunity, ongoing relationships with caring adults, and life-enhancing programs. Learn more at www.BGCB.org.

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