Funco Promotions

Long Island Distributor and Supplier Partner to Give Sick Children a Happy Holiday
December 27, 2007

In an attempt to bring smiles to the faces of children hospitalized during the holiday season, Westbury, New York-based promotional products distributor Motivators, Inc. has partnered with Lynbrook-based supplier Funco Promotions to donate toys to the Child Life Program at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. Staff members from both businesses were on hand at Winthrop December 21, to help Santa Claus distribute the toys to patients in the pediatric unit. “We are so proud to have partnered with Funco for this event,” said Motivators’ director of operations, Jennifer Brigandi. “The overwhelming donation that they have made to these children is truly an expression

From Reactive to Proactive: Redefining Safety Standards in the Promotional Industry (A Four-Part Series)
October 16, 2007

The following article is the second installment in our monthlong Promo Marketing Headlines series titled, “From Reactive to Proactive: Redefining Safety Standards in the Promotional Industry.” Throughout the next four weeks, we will discuss product testing, quality assurance and how both suppliers and distributors can work in tandem to ensure the items they sell are safe for children and adults alike. Part 2: Suppliers and Distributors Sound Off on Recalls, Suggest Solutions The dust of the recent California recalls has more or less settled—the industry’s publications have all done their stories, news of the lunch boxes disseminated to affected parties, and although