Vans Is Celebrating Creativity By Launching Checkerboard Day

Courtesy of Vans

Nowadays, it seems like there’s an international day for everything.

From peanut butter to origami, and even working naked, we have something to celebrate every single day of the year. But it’s not every day that these events give us more than just a chuckle.

This month, however, Vans is launching Checkerboard Day, an event that is all about giving back to the community.

The inaugural Vans Checkerboard Day will take place on November 21, 2019 and was created as an opportunity to inspire and uplift creative expression, supporting the arts and out-of-the-box thinking in today’s youth.

In the days leading up to Checkerboard Day, fans of the brand will have the opportunity to take part in activations, experience why creativity matters, and give back to organizations that support creative expression.

At the end of it all, Vans will donate $1 million USD to Imagination.org, powered by Two Bit Circus Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps foster and fund imagination and entrepreneurship in children around the world.

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Vans Checkerboard Day x Xiao Ji

To support the cause, fans can shop a limited run of one-of-a-kind Vans footwear and backpacks.

Partnering with eBay for Charity, Vans has called upon its global ambassadors to create one-of-a-kind pieces for Checkerboard Day.

Shoppers can find designs by Christian Hosoi, Geoff McFetridge, Kim Jaeyung, Brighton Zeuner, and more, with the proceeds raised benefiting Imagination.org. Take a peek at the collection below.

Vans Checkerboard Day x Ellen Rutt

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Shop the Vans Checkerboard Day collection on eBay.com/vanscheckerboardday, and learn more by visiting vans.ca/checkerboardday.

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