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About Us

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shopkbloom is an online store under the umbrella of Watch These Kids Bloom, Inc. a 501c(3) based out of San Jose, California.  shopkbloom online opened on January 1, 2018 which begins the 7th year of this amazing journey. Watch These Kids Bloom was founded in 2012 by Janet Green and incorporated as a 501c (3) in February 2014 and that same year co-founder Kurt Swart joined the mission. Then on November 2, 2015 we broke ground and began construction of The Bloom Center. The Bloom Center was complete and the children moved in on May 31, 2016. The second year anniversary of the move in is just around the corner and we...

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What is a Bloom Center

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A Bloom Center is a place where orphaned and neglected children can call home.  These children are cared for in a family environment where they are loved by people they come to call "family".  A Bloom Center is more than an orphanage, it is a home where kids can be kids and not be burdened with the cares of the world. They are given shelter, food, medical and dental care, spiritual education and are sent to public school within the community.   The Bloom Center is motivated by the belief that we are all children of God, regardless of our ages; that every person is...

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Why shopkbloom?

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shopkbloom is the online store of Watch These Kids Bloom, Inc. a 501c(3). Our mission is not about product but people. Shopping from our catalog will help orphaned and neglected children in addition to assisting people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their dedication and talent to create. "A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich." - Proverbs 10:4 ESV All proceeds go directly to helping the thirty children living at The Bloom Center. The heart of shopkbloom is to give you a place to shop for personal or gift items at reasonable prices...

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Creative Design

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Over the last several years we have had a focus on teaching the children living at The Bloom Center to create. The children at The Bloom Center have learned to tap into their unique creative talents and have a passion for creating 'art' and they have made some amazing pieces.   In celebration of the children's passion and talent shopkbloom will be offering handmade items by friends, family and Artisan crafts from around the world. We will be purchasing these crafts through a global wholesale company specializing in this area and other small companies who offer these gems.  We only work with companies who partner in Fair Trade....

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Donation of Goods

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Do you have clothes, jewelry or other similar items that are just taking up space that are in great condition or still have the price tags?  If so and you don't have the heart to just drop them at a thrift store but would like them to benefit others we can help!  Customer's can purchase these items through our Gently Used Catalog. We are accepting items in new or like new condition (price tags still intact preferred) to be sold here at shopkbloom.  We are looking for new or gently used items such as:JewelryJacketsWomen's ClothingMen's Clothing Children's ClothingBaby ClothingMisses SizesIf you...

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