Horny Toad Partners with Chicago-Based Search, Inc. this Giving Tuesday

Santa Barbara, Calif. – November 26, 2014 – Horny Toad, the lifestyle apparel brand whose goal is to inspire people to live their fullest lives, is proud to support long-time partner Search, Inc. this Giving Tuesday, December 2, 2014 – a global day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Search, Inc. is thrilled to be participating in Giving Tuesday,” states Beth Valukas, Executive Director at Search, Inc. “Horny Toad’s partnership on this important day will help generate essential funds to support job training, education, housing, clinical and supportive services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  This effort is reflective of Horny Toad’s deep commitment – which spans over a decade - to our community.”

Search, Inc., a community-based nonprofit, serves more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and support for adults with disabilities in the Chicago community for 45 years. This holiday season, Search is excited to announce that The Coleman Foundation will match every new donation made on Tuesday, December 2nd, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000.

Horny Toad first partnered with Search in 1997 to co-create Planet Access Company (PAC), a third party logistics provider that provides paid, train-to-work opportunities for people with disabilities. Today each Horny Toad item is picked, packed and shipped with unmatched reliability and enthusiasm by the PAC work crew.

Pledge your support now and join Horny Toad and many others on Giving Tuesday in making a donation to support an incredible, local nonprofit whose work is building a community that supports all individuals.

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About Horny Toad - Horny Toad Activewear makes apparel for the 21st Century outdoor lifestyle inspiring people to live their fullest lives with a seamless blend of style and function. Founded in 1996, Horny Toad partners with organizations and individuals who support its mission to create meaningful change through socially and environmentally smart business. The company is a co-founder of Planet Access Company and Search for Adventure, non-profit initiatives that provide adults with disabilities with empowering skills, work opportunities, and outdoor adventures. Horny Toad has been named five times by Outside Magazine as a "Best Place to Work" To learn more, please visit

About Search, Inc. - Search, Inc. is a non-profit organization that empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. We provide high-quality, person-centered services including supported living arrangements, adult learning programs and career services, as well as medical, behavioral, therapeutic and home-based services. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations throughout the Chicagoland area.