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Kendra Scott's brand is handing out $100,000 to moms across the U.S. for "personal time off." (File photo: CBS Austin)
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Kendra Scott handing out $2,000 each to 50 moms across the US as 'PTO Fund'

Austin's own Kendra Scott is looking to give moms across the country a little paid time off this spring.

Kendra Scott Mother’s Day Personal Time Off Fund will provide $2,000 each to 50 moms across the country in the lead-up to Mental Health Awareness Month and Mother’s Day.

This "PTO Fund" is meant to give moms some well-earned time off by covering child care--or other needs--so that mothers will feel enabled to take personal time off and focus on their mental health.

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The brand also wants to bring attention to the unpaid labor that all mothers do, which so often goes overlooked.

Kendra Scott says that both work-from-home and stay-at-home moms contribute nearly $11 trillion of unpaid labor annually.

Moms who want to apply to receive a $2,000 payment from the "Kendra Scott Mother’s Day PTO Fund" can post a picture or video of themselves and their “real life mom” stories tagging @kendrascott and #WearItLikeaMom on Instagram through April 22nd.


For the full details, click here.

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