Funko, the renowned pop culture collectibles company, has joined forces with the It Gets Better Project, a global nonprofit organization, to launch the Pops! With Purpose Pride Collection. This philanthropic line aims to uplift, empower, and connect LGBTQ+ youth worldwide. As part of their commitment, the company will donate a portion of the proceeds from each unit sold to support the It Gets Better Foundation’s mission. The initial wave of the collection highlights the beloved cast of the hit Netflix series, Queer Eye.
Fostering Support for the LGBTQ+ Community
With the launch of the Pops! With Purpose Pride Collection, the toy giant reaffirms its dedication to supporting the LGBTQ+ community. Through their Funko Cares Program, which focuses on charitable initiatives, the company has collaborated with various organizations such as Make-A-Wish®, ASPCA, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Now, by partnering with the It Gets Better Project, Funko aims to make a positive impact on the lives of LGBTQ+ youth.
“Funko is committed to supporting the LGBTQ+ community, and the Funko Cares program is a vital component in making that support possible. We are proud to continue our partnership with the It Gets Better Project and look forward to future collaborations.”Laura Olson, Sr. Director ESG
Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth
The It Gets Better Project is a well-known nonprofit organization that strives to uplift and empower LGBTQ+ youth. By creating a platform for positive stories and role models, the foundation offers support and hope to young individuals facing challenges. The partnership will enhance the foundation’s efforts in inspiring and connecting with LGBTQ+ youth globally. Ross von Metzke, Director of Communications and PR for the It Gets Better Project, expressed gratitude for the company’s continued support, highlighting the significance of such partnerships in their mission,
“Funko has been a dedicated supporter of the It Gets Better Project for several years and we are excited for the partnership to continue with the Pops! With Purpose Pride Collection. Having the support of partners like Funko is critical to our efforts to uplift and empower LGBTQ+ youth.”
The Queer Eye Funko Pops! Collection
The initial wave of the Pops! With Purpose Pride Collection spotlights the beloved cast of the Netflix series Queer Eye. These collectible figures capture the essence and diversity of the show’s charismatic personalities. Each purchase of a Queer Eye Pop! will contribute to the cause, with the company pledging a $10 donation for every item sold. By featuring this iconic series, Funko not only supports the It Gets Better Project but also celebrates the positive representation and impact of LGBTQ+ individuals in the media.
To support the It Gets Better Foundation and contribute to their cause, fans can visit official website. The Queer Eye Pops! With Purpose collection is available exclusively through the site. Pre-sale links can be found on the website, allowing enthusiasts to secure their favorite collectibles while making a difference.
To stay informed about Pops! With Purpose initiatives and upcoming releases, fans can follow Funko on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter @OriginalFunko. By engaging with the Funko community, enthusiasts can join the conversation, share their passion, and support the causes they care about.
Collaboration with the It Gets Better Project through the Pops! With Purpose Pride Collection demonstrates the company’s commitment to making a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ community. By supporting the foundation’s mission to uplift and empower LGBTQ+ youth, Funko encourages fans to contribute while enjoying their favorite pop culture collectibles. This partnership exemplifies the importance of businesses aligning with nonprofit organizations to create positive change and foster inclusivity in society.
Pre-Sale Links to the Queer Eye Pops! can be found here.
For more information on the It Gets Better Project, visit https://itgetsbetter.org/
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