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Nasty Pig’s “Shred Of Hope” Campaign Raises $28K For NYC’s Homeless LGBT Youth

JAKE-SHEARS---FRONT----WATERMARKED---800x1000Whoever said a t-shirt couldn’t save the world?

Edgy menswear company Nasty Pig reports that they have raised over $28,000 in seven days thanks to Shred of Hope, the fundraising campaign that auctioned one-of-a-kind celebrity-designed t-shirts to benefit New York City’s Ali Forney Center for homeless youth.

“We are thrilled by the reception Shred of Hope has received and humbled to be able to support the Ali Forney Center, which does such incredible work to lift up some of our community’s most vulnerable,” said David Lauterstein, CEO of Nasty Pig.

From June 20-27, bidders fought for the chance to own one of these fashion-forward Nasty Pig Shredders™ designed by Alan Cumming, Dustin Lance Black, Terry Miller, and Mike Ruiz, among others. Sales from each of the 30 designers helped contribute, but it was Adam Lambert, Michael Stipe, and Joe.My.God blogger Joe Jervis that pulled in the biggest bucks, selling their tees for $2,525, $2,125 and $1,775 respectively.

But the real breadwinners here are the LGBT kids of the Ali Forney Center, who will enjoy 100% of the profits from this sale.

“It was amazing to be involved in the Shred of Hope and have our kids receive the support of so many generous and creative members of our community,” said Ali Forney Center founder and Executive Director Carl Siciliano. “I am very grateful to Nasty Pig for their commitment and kindness to us. In my mind they are ‘Wonderful Pig.’”

Thank you, Wonderful Pig, for all the great work you’ve done.

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Jul 10, 2013
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  • 4 Comments
    • Icebloo
      Icebloo

      Isn’t Nasty Pig all about bareback sex ? Why are these famous people advertising bareback sex ? Has the world gone crazy ?!

      Jul 11, 2013 at 6:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Steven
      Steven

      Okay, you really should get your brands straight…nothing NP sells promotes bb.

      Jul 11, 2013 at 9:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Publius
      Publius

      THAT IS NOT A T SHIRT. For fuck’s sake, people, either wear a shirt or don’t.

      Jul 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dixie Rect
      Dixie Rect

      Looks very white trash trailer park to me.

      Jul 12, 2013 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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