Want to look good, do good, and make a statement? Now you can. Bows4Pride is a fundraising campaign launching on the eve of gay pride 2017.
Bows4Pride is collaborating with the SF LGBT Center, SAGE, Free2Luv, and Bows-N-Ties. 100% of the sales from every single bow tie sold will support LGBTQ rights. Bows4Pride is aiming to sell 10,000 of these pride themed bow ties, raising a total of $250,000 for the LGBTQ community.
How Bows4Pride came about
Bows4Pride was created by four fantastic organisations.
Designed, made, and donated by San Francisco based neckwear designers BOWS-N-TIES 100% of the sales from these bow ties will go towards the following LGBTQ organisations values and missions.
SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organisation dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organisation that offers supportive services and consumer resources for LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people, and provides training for ageing providers and LGBT organisations.
The SF LGBT Center connect our community to opportunities, resources and with each other to achieve a vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people.
Free2Luv is a global, award-winning youth empowerment nonprofit passionate about embracing individuality, celebrating equality, spreading kindness and standing up to bullying through arts and entertainment. With Celebrity Ambassadors and Youth Advocates in over 27 states and 13 countries, Free2Luv is creating a kinder, braver, more loving world for ALL youth.
How you can support Bows4Pride
The best way to support Bows4Pride is to buy a tie yourself. The campaign launches on the 22nd of May 2017. In the meantime, you can visit the Bows4Pride website.
But if you don’t have the means to do that, you can do something great for nothing. Spread the word on social media! Use the platform you have in your own life to share this campaign with your family, friends and social media network. It could be that of a friend of a friend of a friend sees your post, and they buy a tie. Include the #bows4pride hashtag in your post and let’s get this thing going!