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Raising Funds for Shoes That Grow

Each summer, Corey James Morris travels with a missionary group to the underserved areas of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Here, they construct homes and host medical and dental clinics for people in need of care. While they were there last year, they noticed that many children in the area had not worn shoes, or were wearing shoes…

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…

Young Professionals Give Back to Their Community, Together

Give Back Jax is a group of service-hearted locals living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida who want to make a difference in their community in a social and fun way. They meet monthly for social activities to network, share ideas, and raise money for local charities. The group created these Give Back Jax logo tees to…

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…

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…