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LAPD & Warmkins Community Outreach at Rock of the Valley COGIC Church in Van Nuys, CA

Invited by the Los Angeles Police Department, Warmkins had the privilege of attending Rock of The Valley COGIC “The Church That Loves Everybody” for a wonderful Sunday full of Love, Good Vibes, Warmkins Community Outreach, and Togetherness. The LAPD’s Community Outreach, Crisis Intervention, and Cadet Program, all joined together with Warmkins to attend Sunday Worship Services at Rock of The Valley COGIC in Van Nuys, CA.

LAPD & Warmkins Community Outreach – Rock of The Valley COGIC

The Cadet Program donated a library for the congregation’s use, while Warmkins had prepared to bring Lovable, Huggable, Healing Warmkins to the Dynamic Evangelist Pastor Catherine Purdom and her wonderful Congregation. 

Warmkins Founder Carolyn Garrick was invited up to the pulpit to introduce Warmkins to the congregation, share some information about the Therapeutic Healing Benefits and bestow them upon Rock of the Valley COGIC to be used as needed with their growing congregation.

LAPD Cadet Program Library Donation & Warmkins Donation – Rock of the Valley COGIC Rock of The Valley COGIC Sunday Congregation – Warmkins, LAPD Carolyn Garrick, Warmkins Founder Speaks to Rock of The Valley COGIC Congregation Church Members at Sunday Services – Rock of The Valley COGIC & Warmkins and LAPD 

Our reception could not have been more warm and welcoming. The members were so supportive and wished for more information to support our mission and causes. Many asked how they could acquire their huggable Warmkins on the spot!! We had not planned or prepared to “sell” Warmkins to the members on the Sabbath, but the demand was strong and we manage to find a way to get a few churchgoers their furry friends that day….to which they were grateful and ecstatic! 

Seeing these wonderful, genuine, kind-hearted church members get so excited over Warmkins, was not only a joy to Carolyn but to the LAPD as well, who watched as everyone embraced the adorable plush products and lit up with smiles from ear to ear.

Evangelical Church Member of Rock of the Valley COGIC all smiles hugging her Warmkins, LAPD & Warmkins Community Outreach – Congregational Church Member Hugs Hugo – Rock of The Valley COGIC Baby with Warmkins “Blobz” at LAPD Outreach – Rock of the Valley COGIC

It was truly a day of Warmth, Love & Fellowship and the Rock of The Valley Church of Christ In God truly IS “The Church that Loves Everybody”. Whether it be for a young child experiencing separation anxiety, or an adult going through treatments, we know that Pastor Purdom and her church members will find ways to utilize Warmkins to bring Christlike healing hugs and love to those who need it most.

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Pepperdine University Students De-stress with Warmkins Annual Health and Wellness Fair

Pepperdine University Students De-stress with Warmkins

Pepperdine University Staff and Students had a treat when they got to snuggle up and de-stress with Warmkins furry friends! We were so happy to be invited to attend the Health and Wellness Fair and help students to unwind and relax a but utilizing Warmkins Therapeutic Weighted Sensory Plush.

Warmkins provided yoga mats, an air canoe/sofa and bean bag for Stressed Out Students who were prepping for their exams.

Students and Staff alike fell in love with Hugo, Winston and the Warmkins family of furry Blobz and couldn’t get enough of them! They learned about the benefits and effects on the body from Warmkins Healing Hugs and how Warmkins can aid in increased Focus and Concentration as well as help students relax by lowering blood pressure and releasing those all too important and sought after endorphins in the brain like oxytocin.

Hugo and Winston especially enjoyed the sunshine and ocean air and received tons of love and hugs from these brilliant minded, aspiring and inspiring collegiate individuals.

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ACT TODAY’s 10th Annual DENIM, Diamonds & Stars for Autism Gala

10 Annual Denim at Warmkins

ACT TODAY’s 10th Annual DENIM : Every year, ACT TODAY! – Autism Care and Treatment sponsor a charitable fundraising event in order to raise funds to grow their direct support services, awareness and advocacy efforts in helping children with autism across the nation. More than 500 guests in attendance, including some of Hollywood’s most recognizable celebrities, families impacted by autism, and the general community gather together in an effort to focus on the future and a bold new destiny for children with autism and their families.

Warmkins at 10th Denim

ACT TODAY’s 10th Annual Denim at Warmkins Every year

Warmkins Owner and Founder Carolyn Rene’ Garrick was invited to attend the Red Carpet Charity Gala, and also donated our Lovable, Huggable, Weighted Sensory Plush to the support the event’s successful auction.

Warmkins were well received by everyone!! Celebrities, Autism Advocates and Attendees all enjoyed the warmth and comfort of Hugo and Oakley who were brought onto the Red Carpet for photographs and passed around the event throughout the night.

Austim Gala with Warmkins
Austim Gala with Warmkins (1)

Through the event, we were even invited by Shannon Penrod to be guests afterward on Autism-Lives’ Special Holiday Toy Segment to show the benefits of Warmkins for Children with Autism. It was immediately recognized by professionals in attendance, the many therapeutic benefits of Warmkins for children (and adults) with Autism. We were so excited to share Warmkins with such a wonderful group of philanthropists and advocates of children across the Autism Spectrum.