IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Karma Automotive will join the 17th Annual Festival of Children next month at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California, to support and raise awareness of 75 local children's charities. Free, family-friendly activities and entertainment are scheduled throughout the month.
The Annual Festival of Children is a signature event of the Festival of Children Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Costa Mesa. Live music and dance performances, arts and crafts, animal shows, a children's fashion show, children's book readings, celebrity appearances and more will be festival features scheduled at the world-renowned luxury shopping and dining destination, which is expected to draw more than 2 million visitors during the month.
"Karma is part of the Southern California community, and we believe in championing organizations that make a difference locally," said Jim Taylor, Karma Automotive Chief Revenue Officer. "We are inspired by the achievements of the Festival of Children Foundation and honored to help highlight the collective hard work of 75 local children's charities. We're pleased to support these organizations and their amazing work that helps pave a better future for the next generation."
In connection with the event, Karma will display the luxury electric car, Revero, at four locations in South Coast Plaza throughout September and participate in opening night celebrations on August 29. On the five weekends in September from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., product specialists will be onsite to answer questions about Revero.
"I am so proud to have Karma as our official automotive sponsor," said Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, Founder and Executive Director, Festival of Children Foundation. "Karma's commitment to quality, innovation and corporate responsibility make them a perfect partner for this event."
Meet Karma Automotive and Karma Revero
Karma Automotive designs, engineers, assembles and markets luxury electric vehicles, all from its Southern California base of operations. Founded in 2014 and employing 1,000 employees worldwide, Karma Automotive is committed to elevating and growing the luxury mobility experience for its customers and draws on global relationships and technology partners to achieve this. Named Green Car Journal's 2018 Luxury Green Car of the Year, Karma Revero is a luxury electric car powered by dual electric motors that embodies the company's goals of offering leading automotive design, technology, customization and an outstanding customer experience. Learn more about Karma Automotive and Revero at karmaautomotive.com.
About Festival of Children Foundation
Founded in 2003 by businesswoman and children's advocate Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, Costa Mesa, California-based Festival of Children Foundation is a national, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves to bring together a diverse, national community of children's charitable organizations to collaborate, access resources, share knowledge, focus efforts and ultimately work together to improve children's lives. With committed funding covering 100% of administrative expenses, every dollar raised by the organization goes directly to helping these charities thrive through innovative programs and services, including free professional training, financial support, and programs and events to help raise awareness and funds for individual missions.
Festival of Children Foundation has built a network of nearly 500 charities across the nation that serve millions of children each year, each with a diverse mission yet with a common goal of improving the lives of children. The foundation also supports National Child Awareness Month, a U.S. Senate-based designation serving as a rallying call throughout September to U.S. children's charities, their benefactors and supporters, and the public to set aside their individual agendas to raise awareness and inspire action for all children's causes. More information is at www.festivalofchildren.org.
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