The holidays are a time for families to come together and celebrate. It provides families with a time to pause and reflect on the things that made their year fulfilling. With holidays come holiday traditions and routines, such as watching a movie together. This year, kathy ireland Worldwide is the sole presenting sponsor of the classic film The Waltons’ Homecoming. A movie that aired on The CW on November 28 with an encore showing on December 11, The Waltons’ Homecoming brings a message of hope to families across America.
The Waltons’ Homecoming is a film that speaks to the purest of values: family, inclusivity, love, and faith. It is a genuinely heartwarming gift to the American public courtesy of kathy ireland Worldwide. With a stellar cast composed of Bellamy Young, Ben Lawson, Logan Shroyer, and narrated by the original John Boy, Richard Thomas, this film aims to uplift families after the challenging year everyone has experienced.
The film is executive produced by the talented Sam Haskell, an Emmy Award winner and the Chair and President of Magnolia Hill Productions at Warner Brothers. Kathy Ireland said, “Sam Haskell is the perfect person to bring this message of hope into our homes. His accomplishments in television are iconic and legendary, and to know Sam is to trust and love him.”
kathy ireland Worldwide has also partnered with seven-time Grammy winners Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. to provide the brilliant music for this film. Their stirring rendition of “Silent Night” has been described by TV Guide as beautiful and soulful. WaterTower Music released the song on Monday, November 29. Furthermore, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. have worked with kathy ireland Worldwide on their most recent album release Blackbird: Lennon-McCartney Icons. This album put them back on the Billboard charts after over three decades.
Unbeknownst to many, Kathy Ireland supports children battling cancer through her involvement with the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. She serves as the International Chair for the NPCF. This film also benefits the foundation as McCoo and Davis Jr. have worked with NPCF CEO David Frazer to create a commercial with a call to action for support. In the commercial, McCoo and Davis Jr. give a vocal performance of the song “Do It.” kathy ireland worldwide will make contributions to the foundation on behalf of each holiday purchase.
Hope is something everyone needs more of this holiday season. With this film and accompanying charitable cause, kathy ireland Worldwide aims to brighten this season for families across America. This project is also a celebration of the success Kathy Ireland and her company has experienced this year. kathy ireland Worldwide was named the 15th most successful licensed brand in American history. This year, the company’s CEO has also received awards, namely the Business International Religious Freedom Champion Award given by the IRF and the Icon Award from the International Home Furnishings Association. In addition, she has also been inducted into the Licensing International Hall of Fame as the youngest woman to solely own a licensing company in the United States.
Kathy Ireland expressed about the film, “I am excited for everyone to experience this treasured film. Something wonderful is about to happen.”
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