Angie Harmon has a confession to make: doing the wash is a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.
“The last thing I want is to spend a lot of time in the laundry room,” she says.
Thankfully, Angie has found a unique spin on the household chore. The actress recently partnered with Purex 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets (a combination detergent/softener/anti-static), which donates $1 from each registered purchase to Kiva.org, a charity that aids struggling moms who are trying to start their own business.
“You get to pick the woman you’re sponsoring, and see how she is lifting herself out of poverty and creating her own source of income,” says the Law & Order actress.
For her part, Angie is focusing on her roles as a full-time wife and mom (she has three daughters, Finley, Avery, and Emery with football star Jason Sehorn).
“I love acting,” she says. “I definitely want to go back to it, but right now I have three little people depending on me — I need them to grow up and be responsible, caring, loving members of society.” Just like Mom.
So how can you help?
“What I love about this project is that you don’t just buy the sheets, and your dollar sort of disappears, with a ‘I hope it’s going to a good cause type of thing,’” says Angie.
Indeed, after purchasing Purex Complete 3-in-1 Laundry Sheets, consumers can visit purexchangeslives.com, register their UPC code, and then designate $1.00 from their purchase to support the family of their choice.
“We’ve all got to buy laundry detergent anyway — why not help someone while we’re doing it?”
By Jacqueline Gifford