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By Lauren Glass
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About the project

5 years ago a high-school graduate walked out of a movie theater with the inspiration to change the world one bed at a time. The movie “The Blindside” was at the source and it changed Lauren’s life forever. Lauren Glass is the founder and CEO of THROW. The scene that touched her heart the most is when the Tuohy family adopts Michael Oher. They give him a room in their beautiful home full of furniture, a TV, and a computer. These are all things that most of us take for granted and never had to live without. Michael Oher steps into his room and says “I’ve never had one of these before.” Mrs. Tuohy asks, “A room?” and Michael replies, “No. A bed.” Lauren could not get the scene out of her head and after a little research she found that kids not having beds was a problem that thousands faced every night. Lauren decided that she did not want to live in a world where kids lived their lives without a bed. That is how the non-profit organization Beds4Kids was began and not long after, THROW was born.

Laying on his first ever bed!
Laying on his first ever bed!

What is THROW -Together Helping Reach Our World

THROW is the pillow company that gives back. We create fun pillows, pillowcases, and bedding accessories that have a purpose. The goal is to give the world the opportunity to look at a product that we all use every night in a whole new way. From the time your head hits your THROW pillow until you wake up ready to take on the day, by backing us you are helping a child do the same. 

Our favorite Pillow Case set!
Our favorite Pillow Case set!
The PERFECT wedding gift.
The PERFECT wedding gift.

The Good Continues

We took the good a step further with THROW and partnered with the AIDB, the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. This is the organization that manufactures all of THROW’s products. The AIDB is different than most manufacturers because they only employ people with audio and visual disabilities.

With an eager staff and sewing skills of the Alabama Institute for the Deaf & Blind, THROW has been able to distribute enough pillows to give away 500 beds in 7 cities across America.

"I may have lost my sight, but I will never lose my vision." - Melvin/AIDB Employee
"I may have lost my sight, but I will never lose my vision." - Melvin/AIDB Employee

The Rewards

We need YOU and this is your opportunity to leave your mark on the world. We have to raise enough funds to be able to maintain THROW, expand our product line, and build our inventory. We want to make ourselves more accessible not only online, but also in stores all over the country. We have retailers that are ready to carry our products, but we need YOU to get it there! 

$5 or more-Thank you for your support THROW will be forever grateful! 

$10 or more-Personalized Thank Your video from our founder!

$25 or more-A THROW Tote Bag!

$50 or more-Your choice of  (1) THROW pillowcase set! (select any set from throwonline.com)

 $75 or more-Your choice of  (1)THROW pillowcase set and Tote Bag! (select any set from throwonline.com)

 $120 or more-Your choice of (2) THROW pillowcase sets! (select any set from throwonline.com)

$200 or more-Your choice of (3) THROW pillowcase sets! (Select any set from throwonline.com)

 $500 or more-You get to be the designer! Design your own THROW pillowcases set, we will make them for you, AND feature them on our website! You will also receive (2) additional sets as well as your design and a THROW Tote Bag.

Thank you for the support and we look forward to working with each and every one of you!

Risks and challenges

FULFILLMENT: Unexpected things can always happen when producing a new product. Equipment breaks, shipments could potentially be lost, and our manufacturer could miss a deadline. All of these factors can cause a delay in product fulfillment. However, we have a great relationship with our manufacturer & stay very involved during the entire production process to ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. Our manufacturer has years of experience producing high quality pillows & bedding accessories. Although we know there is bound to be some unexpected surprises during the production process, all issues & discrepencies will be addressed by our team immediately! Our number 1 goal is producing & delivering the best possible product for you!

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    Thank you for your support! THROW will be forever grateful!

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    A THROW Tote Bag!

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    For our Doodle & Frenchie friends! Pledge $25.00 or more to get your paws on our best selling THROW "Home is where the Doodle is" OR our new " Home is where the Frenchie is" pillow that we have collaborated with the one & only Chloe the Mini Frenchie to bring to all of you! :)

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    Be the first to receive a THROW pillowcase. Your choice of one set!

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    Your choice of a THROW pillowcase set, plus a THROW Tote Bag!

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    Your choice of two THROW pillowcase sets, plus a THROW Tote Bag!

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    Your choice of 3 THROW pillowcase sets!

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    You get to be the designer! Design your own THROW pillowcase set, we will make them for you, AND feature them on our website! You will also receive 2 additional sets, as well as your design, plus a THROW Tote Bag!
    * Ships early January*

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