The Shirt You Wear Can Support Global Social Good
Did you ever dream that a by simply purchasing a t-shirt that you could:
- Give one week of education to one child?
- Plant three new trees in a forestation project?
- Save eight animals from being euthanized?
- Give one person clean water for one year?
- Give 20 children a meal?
Well, you can. During the MAGIC trade show in Las Vegas, we discovered This Shirt Helps, a new apparel brand dedicated to facilitate social change starting on a micro level. The brand believes that by enabling its customers to buy a quality staple wardrobe piece that they wear on a regular basis, they can show them how small contributions can start an international movement.
“We refuse to accept the premise that it takes great wealth or huge amounts of time to change the world,” says Joe Huff, director of positivity, This Shirt Helps. ”Instead, we believe that change begins with one person doing one good thing. Just think, if you buy one shirt you save an animal… and three other people like you do the same thing 9 trees are planted…10 more people follow your lead, a child goes to school for half a year…20 more and a whole lot of people have access to safe, clean water for a year… Buying one shirt really can change a life.”
The causes that This Shirt Helps benefit are Pencils For Promise, The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, ASPCA, PLANT with PURPOSE and WAVES for WATER (in partnership with Hurley). Shoppers are also encourage to submit their own causes for support on the What’s Your Cause? section of the site.
The 100% organic cotton t-shirts retail for $38.00 and are available in black, grey, red and white online. They are also available from Conveyor at Fred Segal in Los Angeles.
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