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Fundraising for Kids In Need of Defense

Michele Cooper and other designers created a line of t-shirt campaigns on Bonfire to raise money and awareness for immigrants and refugees at our border. They first created these designs for a screen printing event. The shirts were so successful that they decided to make an online t-shirt fundraiser. All the funds raised from both…

Melissa Monroy’s Journey to Spread More Love

Following the terrible events in Charlottesville, Virginia in August, 2017, Melissa Monroy, of design company Mint And Merit, felt overwhelmed by loss, grief, and sadness. She says, “Everything felt so heavy and I just wanted to scream—PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE MORE LOVE.” A few weeks later, she attended…

Messages Written on Rocks Inspire Kindness

Megan Murphy started The Kindness Rocks Project after her personal hobby of painting inspirational messages on rocks went viral on social media. This hobby quickly turned from a personal project into a community initiative. The belief of The Kindness Rocks Project is that “one message at just the right moment can change someone’s day, outlook,…

Mission Trip Fundraising with an Inspirational Design

Madisen Conner and her friends created this “Inspire Change” t-shirt design to fundraise for her mission trip to Peru this summer. Madisen chose to go to Peru because she wanted to serve, love, and inspire change there. This colorful and textural design reflects her mission to inspire change no matter where she is in the…

Building a Soccer Field for Kids in Kenya

Vanessa Cote created two Bonfire campaigns to raise money for kids in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The organization she is partnering with, Missions of Hope International (MOHI), will be launching a sports ministry for the kids in their area and at their Joska school. The money will help them build soccer fields, provide proper…

College Students Fight for Clarity About Sexual & Domestic Violence

Did you know that in most states, when a student is convicted of sexual misconduct and dismissed from their college or university, there is little to no indication on their transcript as to why they were dismissed? At some institutions, a small asterisk acts as a catch-all notation to symbolize that the student has been dismissed, but…

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…