Women Supporting Women with IBS

Thousands of women around the world live with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBS. Girls With Guts was founded to support and empower women with IBS (Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis) and/or ostomies to ensure that women never feel isolated by their diagnosis. They offer a variety of programs like retreats, pen pal program, and even…

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Fundraising for a Life-Changing Surgery

Nicole Showalter created a Bonfire campaign to help raise money and awareness for her father, Todd’s Phrenic Nerve Repair surgery. In December of 2017, Todd had a routine shoulder surgery that ended in complications that drastically impacted his life. As a new way of administering pain medication to help curve the opioid crisis, the surgeons…

Spreading Love Around the World with T-Shirts & Sweatshirts

Caroline came to Bonfire to raise money for her first ever mission trip to Quito, Ecuador. The design for her mission trip shirt came from the idea that you can always “love more” and that was the mindset she was taking into her trip. This idea and trip changed her life and made her experience…

How After Hours Ministry is Helping Women in Los Angeles

After Hours Ministry is a faith-based nonprofit that does street outreach to women who are sexually exploited through street prostitution in Los Angeles every Friday night. We made shirts to remind our team and supporters that our mission is to Love Until the Last Lock Breaks, to bring God’s unconditional love to sexually exploited women….

A Journey to Start a Family with the Support of T-Shirts

Angie and Vernon and I decided to take the next step in our journey to start a family. We have contracted IVFMD out of Naples, Florida to help us with that. While the doctors say we are both healthy, they cannot explain the unusual circumstances we have lived the last 4 years and three losses….

How the Ward Family Found Support for their Adoption

Grant and Jana launched an adoption fundraiser through Bonfire to help support their adoption from India. While they already had three amazing children, they always knew that they wanted adoption to be a part of their story as a family.

An Invitation to Start Your Journey of Practicing Gratitude

Over the last few years TerryJosiah Sharpe has noticed that more and more people are looking for material items to bring them happiness. Through this realization, he felt inspired to try and remind humanity that gratitude is the key that unlocks our happiness. He wants to remind people that gratitude is the trampoline that bounces…

How a Squirrel Helped Establish a Wildlife Rescue & Rehab

I found a baby squirrel 3 years ago and realized there was a lack of resources in place to help injured wildlife. I founded a nonprofit called Wild Souls Wildlife Rescue and Rehab. We are now 1 of 4 in the all of Missouri that rescues wildlife. There is very little funding for wildlife rehabilitation….

How Yogi Bear’s Medical Journey Has Helped Others In Need

When Yogi Bear was 4 months old he contracted bacterial meningitis. No one thought he’d survive, but he did. Yogi had to re-learn how to walk and have a very difficult recovery. The whole ordeal was extremely difficult and expensive for our family. We had so many people asking to give us money because Yogi…

Raising Money for JDRF One Walk

My daughter has Type 1 Diabetes. Each year we participate in JDRF One Walk to raise money in hopes of finding a cure. We want to turn Type One into type None. The proceeds from our Bonfire campaign will go towards research in finding a cure and finding ways to make living with T1D easier….

Design Contest Leads to a New Shirt for VCU Libraries

You cannot buy VCU Libraries branded materials in the Virginia Commonwealth University campus bookstore. So, the Friends of VCU Libraries launched a $500 design contest targeted at current students and recent alumni. The Friends invited students and recent alumni (2014 – 2018) to submit designs for a t-shirt. The design prompt was: What is your…

Shirts for Keeley and Kambry

Early in the pregnancy, Keeley James and Kambry Lee (Mo/Di aka identical twins) who were diagnosed with Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome. 18 weeks into the pregnancy, their mother successfully had surgery to correct the condition. They were however born 4 weeks later at 22 weeks and 1 day gestation. By the time they were…