PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This holiday season has some local brothers putting their skills to work — creating handmade wrapping paper that’s for sale.
18-year-old Eddie Tuckerman is hard at work, creating new designs for his family’s wrapping paper business.READ MORE: Pennsauken Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Shadid Fauntleroy While Crossing Route 130
Their parents started the business for Eddie and his twin brother Mike.
The boys have autism but they’ve always loved drawing.
Some of their recent works include the pope, birthday or Christmas themes… which his parents have turned into wrapping paper for Christmas and Chanukah.
With statistics placing the unemployment rate for autistic adults at 90%, Mike and Eddie’s parents plan to keep them busy long after high school.READ MORE: Ben Simmons Saga: Sixers Suspend Simmons 1 Game For 'Conduct Detrimental To The Team'
For $10, a roll of wrapping paper is shipped directly from their home and 50 cents of every sale goes to local charities, to give back to those who have given them so much.
The Tuckerman twins aren’t just artists.
They also help with filling orders.
In just a few weeks, they’ve sold more than 300 rolls around the county.MORE NEWS: Temple Police Issue Warning After Reports Of Man On Scooter Touching Women Inappropriately
They’d eventually like to expand to t-shirts and seasonal items.