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Samantha Surban 1/17/2006 - 2/10/2017

  A letter from founder, Kathleen: My life changed during the summer of 2013. I was at school in London at Central Saint Martins University, and my mentors asked me what my dream company would look like. For my final design presentation, I introduced a concept company called Grounded Kidswear, a co-ed fashion brand grounded in philanthropy. This idea was inspired by long days and nights working in a pediatric intensive care unit before deciding to take on fashion design... it was there I witnessed how important art was for every patient (and their families) fighting a serious illness. Soon enough, my career shifted from medicine to creativity, and the company I dreamt up in London eventually materialized. I never could have predicted this, but 3...

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Grounded is on Team Sam!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Grounded Kidswear supports 10-year-old girl’s fight against leukemia   LOS ANGELES, CA February 22, 2016 – Grounded Kidswear is committed to donating a portion of its profits to charities dedicated to helping underserved youth. During the week of February 22-28, the Los Angeles based company has pledged to donate 100% of its sales proceeds to help with the medical expenses of 10-year-old Samantha Surban, as she fights a rare form leukemia at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital.   Samantha Surban celebrated her 10th birthday on January 17th of this year. She was born in the Bay Area but has called the island of Guam home for most of her life. Over the holidays, Sam was diagnosed with...

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