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UPDATED (Bell Ringer): Kevin Burke, Chairman of Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) and CEO of American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), an organization whose mission is to provide NEW clothing, toys, shoes, baby products, books and more to children and families challenged by poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse, low literacy, military family service, major illness, incarcerated family members, and disaster survival, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Kevin Burke, Chairman of the Board of K.I.D.S. and CEO of AAFA and Janice Weinman, President of K.I.D.S. will ring the Closing Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, May 7, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET        


Karen Bromley

(646) 522-0864

NASDAQ MarketSite:

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About K.I.D.S.:

Throughout its history, K.I.D.S. has partnered with social service agencies across the country to distribute the new product that it receives as donations from manufacturers and retailers. Building on the foundation we have laid in every state of the country, in 2012, K.I.D.S. is establishing an overall national campaign to solicit product, raise money and increase awareness. Product donors, local agencies and communities are working together to ensure that those otherwise neglected are provided the essentials they need to survive and thrive. For more information on donating new products and supporting our work, please visit


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