NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The co-owners of local jewelry line Allie + Bess took jewelry supplies to the Genesis Women’s Shelter to help the kids staying there make bracelets to give to their moms for the holidays.
Allie Wardlaw and Bess Callarman are local moms and friends who co-founded Allie and Bess in August of 2019. With an initial investment of just $100, the brand has expanded exponentially to now operate with a run rate of more than $2.5M.READ MORE: American, Southwest, Other Airlines Warn Of Chaos From Imminent Verizon, AT&T 5G Rollout
They say they wanted to ensure the moms are remembered this holiday season.READ MORE: Fort Worth ISD 'Thinks Outside Box', Recruiting Teachers From Mexico
“During the holidays, kids are for sure the focus and sometimes the mothers get forgotten, so we wanted to make sure they feel special and loved during this holiday season,” Callarman described.MORE NEWS: Parker County Sheriff's Search For Thieves Who Rigged Pumps, Stole Thousands Of Gallons Of Gas
They say some of the kids got so into making the jewelry for their moms, that they made matching necklaces or bracelets for themselves.