Dorel Juvenile Group Honored by Room to Grow for Charitable Donations

Dec 06, 2010, 09:24 ET from Dorel Juvenile Group

FOXBORO, Mass., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG) has been recognized as a 2010 honoree by Room to Grow, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty, for its generous donations of baby essentials and safety items.  Over the past five years, DJG has donated tens of thousands of dollars worth of Safety 1st and other DJG car seats, strollers, high chairs, play yards, monitors and more to Room to Grow.

"Organizations like Room to Grow provide a vital service to parents and children who would otherwise go without many of the things they need in the first three years," said Lisa Abdinoor, Vice President of Sales at Dorel Juvenile Group.  "We are pleased to be able to support an organization that aligns so closely with our mission to make the world a better, safer place for children."  

"We were so pleased to honor Dorel Juvenile Group at the Room to Grow Fall Gala to benefit babies born into poverty," says Saskia Epstein, Room to Grow executive director.  "Since Room to Grow's inception in Boston five years ago, Dorel has played an instrumental role in providing safety equipment to children born into families in need.  This year they donated strollers to help our families navigate their streets safely, and play yards to make time at home a positive experience."

About Dorel Industries

Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile products and bicycle company.  Established in 1962, Dorel creates style and excitement in equal measure to safety, quality and value. The Company's lifestyle leadership position is pronounced in both its Juvenile and Bicycle categories with an array of trend-setting products.  Dorel's powerfully branded products include Safety 1st, Quinny, Cosco, Maxi-Cosi and Bebe Confort in Juvenile, as well as Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, Iron Horse and SUGOI in Recreational/Leisure.  Dorel's Home Furnishings segment markets a wide assortment of furniture products, both domestically produced and imported.   Dorel is a US$2 billion company with 4500 employees, facilities in nineteen countries, and sales worldwide.

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