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ARTICLE: Protest T-shirts Continue to be Vital.

ARTICLE: Protest T-shirts Continue to be Vital.

This article from InsideHook talks about how t-shirts have played a major role in protest movements since the 1960's. T-shirts have had a a long history playing...

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195essential Collaborates with BAGLY to Celebrate Pride Month

195essential Collaborates with BAGLY to Celebrate Pride Month

195essential is pledging 30% of the proceeds from their limited-edition Pride shirt to BAGLY, Inc, a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the LGBTQ+ youth community. The money raised will be used to fund essential services BAGLY has set up to support the LGBTQ+ community during this trying time, along with food, community center supplies, events and programs, outreach, and to support their free health clinic.  For over thirty years, BAGLY’s weekly programming and annual social events have provided safe, supportive, non-exploitative, and culturally competent spaces...

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Quotes from a Grocery Store Worker

Quotes from a Grocery Store Worker

This is one of the few jobs I've thoroughly loved doing. But the number of confirmed cases at my store keeps growing, so now when I go to work I'm just thinking "what if the next case is me? What if I bring it home and get my parents sick, my family sick?" While I'm fortunate enough to be able to cut down my hours to reduce the risk for myself, a lot of my coworkers have no choice but to keep working full time. They are heroes - and it's nice that grocery store workers are finally getting recognition...

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195essential Collaborates with Nutré Meal Plans to Help Feed Nurses!

195essential Collaborates with Nutré Meal Plans to Help Feed Nurses!

195essential is donating one meal to go to a nurse for every 195essential t-shirt purchased at www.195essential.com. We are collaborating with Nutré Meal Plans, the largest healthy meal kit delivery organization in Massachusetts, which will provide the meals to nurses at seven different hospitals throughout the state. 195essential has already pledged $1,000 to provide meals to nurses in Massachusetts.195essential is also working with Nutré to include ‘Essential Nurse’ t-shirts in their meal kit deliveries, along with plans for co-branded apparel as well. Additionally, 195essential is extending the opportunity to nominate a nurse in his or her life on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle to receive...

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