Fountain Pen Day and Pens For Kid

That headline makes it sound like both of these items are related, but they’re not. Well, they both deserve some publicity and are pen related, but that’s about where the similarities stop.

Fountain Pen Day

Fountain Pen Day is Thursday Friday Nov 7th. (It’s the first Friday of November every year.) You can read all about it at Fountain Pen Day. There’s a lot of pen discounts including Pen Chalet which has coupons, discounts and giveaways. You can find a list of participating retailers at the Fountain Pen Day website.

Pens For Kids

Cult Pens is running their Pens for Kids Christmas Appeal again this year. Last year they sent 21,000 pens to kids that need them. They’ve lowered the cost this year by getting some help with the shipping.

The way it works is you buy a 10 pack of Staedtler Stick pens for £1.00 (£0.83 ex VAT) and Cult Pens throws in another 10 pack. All 20 pens go to children in Ghana who need them for their education.

If you order only the donation shipping will still be added during checkout. If you pay by debit or credit card they will remove the shipping before charging your card. Unfortunately PayPal fees prevent them from removing shipping if you use PayPal. Your credit/debit card may include foreign exchange fees  but that’s not from Cult Pens. Just as an FYI – the charge shows the full amount, including shipping, when it’s authorized but it will come through with the lower amount. The charge hasn’t hit my account yet but I did this last year and it worked perfectly.

Pens for Kids Donation 2014 | Cult Pens

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3 thoughts on “Fountain Pen Day and Pens For Kid

    • Well, wasn’t deliberate on my part. For some reason I thought it was Thursday and didn’t notice when I copied it from the website.

      Thanks for reading,
      Ray

  1. One of my favourite things about Cult Pens. I get to order what I want and get some adorable kids some school supplies. I think they should send some of the Stabilo 3 in 1 crayons to these kids, too.

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