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…

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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…

2nd Grade Students Raise Money for the Homeless

I am a 2nd grade teacher at a school for the deaf in St. Paul, MN. I have always felt character education and community service is an integral part of teaching, and include a lot of this in my class. This year, my group of Deaf 2nd graders took a special interest in helping people…

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…