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Stellas Journey to Mobility

My daughter was born with a brain injury from a placental abruption at birth known as Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). This also has resulted in her developing Cerebral Palsy and needing a feeding tube (among other medical obstacles). The proceeds from our Bonfire fundraising campaign will go towards medical/therapy bills, medical equipment, therapy toys, and…

Aneurysm Survivor Uses T-Shirts & Instagram to Raises Awareness

In January 2013, I was working out at a local gym. I woke up in the ICU to find out that I had suffered from a ruptured brain aneurysm. At the age of 23, I had no knowledge about this condition that almost took my life. About 40% of people who suffer from brain aneurysm…

Traveling to Raise Awareness for Autism & Human Rights

As someone that thrives from helping others and raising awareness for human rights, I was thrilled to be accepted to travel with a fantastic group of individuals working for the Global Autism Project (GAP) – a 501c3 nonprofit organization. I created these shirts in an effort to reach my fundraising minimum goal of $5,000 while…

Raising Money for Lucy

Our five-year-old daughter, Lucy, was born with a brain injury, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). A common secondary diagnosis for kids with HIE is epilepsy, and Lucy was recently diagnosed with a rare form known as Electrical Status Epilepticus in Sleep, or ESES for short. Due to its rare nature, we sought treatment for Lucy from…

Nolans Journey to Spread Awareness for Down Syndrome

I created my shirts for my son, Nolan. He was born with Down Syndrome and I am trying to do everything I can support him in his journey and spread awareness for Down Syndrome. Important work waits to be done to enhance research, education and advocacy programs.

Starting Conversations About Taboo Topics Through Shirts

In June of 2015, I was sitting in a police car in a parking lot when the officer said, “I have some sad news to share. Your son Charles has been found dead this morning.” Cause of death? Suicide. I thought my son loved life and had never even fathomed suicide as a potential cause…

Cut It Out! Shirts Raise Money & Awareness For Epilepsy

Cut it out! is a campaign launched to spread awareness about epilepsy, surgery for epilepsy, and to support the Claudio Munari Surgery Center for Epilepsy, an international center for epilepsy located at the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy. We suddenly met epilepsy in 2013, during our summer holidays. Out of the blue. Till that moment…

iWrite Creates T-Shirts to Inspire Kids to Write

We created shirts with Bonfire to raise awareness about our nonprofit’s mission—specifically with a younger audience. The proceeds from our campaign covered printing expenses for our “i” The Guy (our cartoon mascot) writing program. The iWRITE Literacy Organization is a Houston based non-profit committed to inspiring kids to write their own stories while providing professional…

Shirts to Remind You That Every Body Is Beautiful

Our group decided to create this campaign because of one member’s passion to start a positive conversation about body image and learning to appreciate our bodies for what they can do. We knew that this was such an important topic to address, but didn’t have the funding stream to do so. Our Bonfire t-shirt fundraiser…