Tag Archives: Andrew Banar

“Bear In A Bag” gift giving

Andrew has added a little something extra special in the spirit of the holidays this year. It’s called “Bear In A Bag” gift giving. Andrew wanted to add an additional way to provide smiles to children who are sick in … Continue reading

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There’s always a rainbow

I’m reminded that life is not always perfect and that the world is full of challenges, full of obstacles, full of struggles and of uncertainties. But what I am also reminded of is that if we are patient and surrounded … Continue reading

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Black Friday Deals Are Here ~ 25% off

~ 25% off your entire order (shipping not included) ~ Here is your code to use as many times as you want before the sale ends: BLACKFRIDAYSALE (caps not necessary) Sale ends Midnight November 30th 2015. Black Friday Week Sale … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog Post #4

My mom and I went to London on Saturday to meet a new friend. His name is Matthew. It was a really fun day. We went bowling and had some lunch. Matthew likes music, movies, games and eating at restaurants. … Continue reading

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I Remember The First Day Of School

Oh how i miss the first day of school & seeing Andrew so excited about experiencing this part of his life……. well maybe not so much Andrew and to tell you the truth, maybe it was just me, a mom … Continue reading

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Inspiring Business Owners

I was looking through previous e mails and i came across one that was written by Maureen Wallace of SheKnows media about Inspiring Business Owners who not only have a business but they also have Down syndrome. Reading this again … Continue reading

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Introducing “Julia” a nail polish like no other

We are so very proud to announce  “Julia” a nail polish that was created by Andrew and inspired by his girlfriend Julia. Andrew is always searching for that perfect shade of polish and when he could not find it what … Continue reading

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Quilts made with love

If you remember that last month we put a request out to have one lap quilt made for Andrew’s “Be The Reason Someone Smiles Day” birthday wish so he could give it to someone who was going through treatment for … Continue reading

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Helping Sick Kids Bowl A Thon

On April 11th, 2015 Group Hug Apparel will be hosting Andrew Banar’s Helping Sick Kids Bowl a Thon with proceeds benefiting W. E. Care For Kids Foundation. The event will take place at Super Bowl Lanes 10000 Tecumseh Rd. E … Continue reading

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Tan Lines And The Salon – Fundraiser

Less than two months after hearing her son, 8 year old Shane’s cancer had returned, Jennifer Jensen was diagnosed with cervical cancer. On Thursday April 2nd from 10 am to 6 pm Employees from Tan Lines and The Salon will … Continue reading

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Little Ninjas Christmas Party

Andrew & I were so honoured to be part of the In Honour of the Ones We Love Christmas Party for it’s Little Ninjas at the Ciaciaro Club. Santa & Mrs Clause were there to hand out presents and the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

When you see a little one sick or going through treatment for an illness you hope that a few moments of their day can be filled with happiness & joy. Andrew hopes to bring those feelings to others all year … Continue reading

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BBQ Fundraiser for W.E. Care 4 Kids

Today we hosted our very first ever Group Hug Apparel BBQ fundraiser today at Freshco in Kingsville. We could not have done this without the wonderful volunteers that gave up their Saturday to help Andrew cook and sell hot dogs … Continue reading

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Yoga 4 Hope

Loving, Praying and Hoping – Yoga 4 Hope helping local families that are going through treatment for Cancer. Please support the Pajama Angels that help so many in need.  

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Canada Day Celebrations

Celebrating Canada Day is so much fun when you meet so many wonderful people and ice cream is involved. Group Hug Apparel was at the Amherstburg’s Ice Cream Festival set up and selling Andrew’s wonderful designs. Andrew had a special … Continue reading

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