To support the charity Autism Speaks Kiehl’s is partnering with Academy Award-Winning actor Matthew McConaughey. To Celebrate together, they are launching a limited edition of the iconic Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream, packaging designed by McConaughey, a memento of the campaign.
Kiehl’s has donated $200,000USD to Autism Speaks to support efforts to provide resources to children and families affected by autism.
Matthew McConaughey’s vibrant design features uplifting colours and geometric shapes, including interlocking puzzle pieces a reference to the iconic Autism Speaks blue puzzle piece logo.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, speech and nonverbal communication.
Research shows that there is not one autism but many subtypes, affecting an estimated 1% of the world’s population.
In New, Zealand stats indicate that autism affects 65,000 which is equivalent to the population of the Otago region.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. If you to want to donate for yourself go to https://www.autismspeaks.org/ .
If you are after something a little more local, In New Zealand you can donate to Autism New Zealand here – https://www.autismnz.org.nz/
Each limited edition Ultra Facial Cream purchased will help to provide resources for children and families living with autism worldwide with the total worldwide donation amount of $200,000 but it is also a cute reminder of such a deserving cause.