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Help V-Day Stop Violence Against Women With Your Purchase of Karen Neuburger Pajamas

11/08/2001

V-Day Partners With Karen Neuburger to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls Around The World
Contact:

V-Day, Susan Celia Swan, press@vday.org, (212) 445-3288

Karen Neuburger, Erin Bianchi, ebianchi@sleepwear.com, (415) 258-0701

November 8, 2001 - - San Francisco, CA -- V-Day, the global movement to stop violence against women and girls, and Karen Neuburger, pajama and lifestyle designer, announced their marketing partnership to raise money to help stop violence against women and girls.

V-Day has joined forces with Karen Neuburger in a collaboration that will raise money through the sale of KN's V-Day pajama. Karen Neuburger's net proceeds from the sale of the V-Day pajama will be donated to V-Day to be distributed to non-profit, anti-violence groups including rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters. In addition, Karen Neuburger has signed on as a sponsor of the local 2002 V-Day San Francisco event, which is part of V-Day's Worldwide Campaign and will star, Eve Ensler, on February 12, 2002.

The pajamas were designed to give a global feel to this worldwide concern. The pattern features flowers and swirled script reading: Until the Violence Stops, in various languages including Spanish, French, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Italian, Swedish, German and Indonesian.

Karen Neuburger V-Day pajamas will be available in sizes small to extra-large, and will sell for $62. The pajamas will be available at Nordstrom, Parisian, Dillard's, Macy's West and online at www.eziba.com/vday.

About V-Day

V-Day is a global movement to stop violence -- incest, rape, domestic battery, female genital mutilation, sexual slavery -- against women and girls. V-Day promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day helps these organizations to continue and to expand their core work, while generating broader attention for the fight to stop worldwide violence against women and girls. V-Day is also a day - on or around Valentine's Day in February - for which annual theatrical and artistic events are produced around the world to raise money and to transform consciousness. This annual cluster of events, campaigns, and initiatives (identified as V-Day 2001, V-Day 2002, etc.) include, but are not limited to, the College Campaign, the Worldwide Campaign and the International Stop Rape Contest. To date, Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" has been the centerpiece of these events, the biggest of which was the V-Day 2001 benefit performance at Madison Square Garden. V-Day is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Read more about V-Day at www.vday.org.

About Karen Neuburger

Karen Neuburger is the leading designer of comfort inspired sleepwear, bedding, loungewear, slippers and robes. The KN brand is continuing its comfort trend with the introduction of home fragrances for Fall 2001, including water based room sprays, candles and scented sachets, lotions and scrubs. Bedding is also a new to the KN Collection for Fall 2001, marking the company's debut into the home arena. Spring 2002 will bring a KN daywear line, which will focus on camisoles, bras, panties, tap pants and tanks. Karen Neuburger's success in women's sleepwear skyrocketed after Oprah Winfrey outfitted her entire studio audience for a "favorite things" broadcast. Today, KN products can be found in 2,000 retail doors nationwide, including such better department stores as Nordstrom, Macy's West, Bloomingdale's, Dayton's, Younker's, Von Maur, Parisian and Lord & Taylor. To read more about KN, log on to the website, www.karenneuburger.com.