Purchase With a Purpose: August Shirt of the Month
August is right around the corner, which means it’s time for a new Shirt of the Month! I know I say this every time, but this one really is my favorite SOTM to date. This month we designed the products in honor of Greg “Flako” Feldman from our hometown of Lincoln, IL who is currently fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer. We are excited to announce that not only are we offering a women’s shirt this month, but also a men’s polo shirt and a unisex hat! You can now pre-order all of these products on Meg & Marie's website!
*NOTE: The font of the words "flako strong" on the hat will NOT be in cursive, instead it will match the font of "flako strong" on the men's shirt sleeve.
Men's & Women's Charity Shirts and Hats
The women’s shirt is a lightweight crewneck t-shirt on the softest eco-jersey fabric. It features red and cream stripes with the words “be kind” written on front and “flako strong” written in small text on the back. What’s so wonderful about this shirt is that it can be worn in the warmer months with shorts and then paired with a cardigan during the cooler months. The Americana vibe of this SOTM is sure to never go out of style! The men’s polo is a vintage white shirt also made from extra soft fabric. It features our “M” logo and “Flako Strong” in navy embroidery on the left sleeve. Again, this polo looks wonderful paired with shorts, pants, or jeans and can be worn from season to season. The unisex hat is white with our “M” logo embroidered in navy on front and there are two options for writing on the back of the hat. You can choose from “meg & marie” or “flako strong”. **Please note, the “flako strong” font will not be as pictured here, instead it will be the same simple font that is on the men’s sleeve embroidery.**
About Our August Charity: Greg "Flako" Feldman
Greg “Flako” Feldman loves spending time with his family. His wife Tina, daughters Abbie and Autumn, and granddaughters Skyler and Aspen mean the world to him. He also loves spending time with his friends, watching the Bears games with the “Bears Babies”, and watching Duke basketball. We can’t think of a better person to honor our SOTM with than “Flako”. When we reached out to his family about donating 50% of the profit, they informed us that they would like this donation to go to the V Foundation for Cancer.
The V Foundation for Cancer: Receiving 50% of the SOTM Profit
The V Foundation for Cancer was founded by legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano. The main goal of this foundation is “to achieve victory over cancer”. Since 1993, the V Foundation has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants throughout the nation and has grown to become one of the top supporters of cutting-edge research. The V Foundation awards four different types of grants to fund breakthroughs in cancer research. Every single penny donated by Meg & Marie will go directly to cancer research and programs.
Battling Against Pancreatic Cancer: A Purchase with a Purpose
Even as he was fighting his own battle against cancer, Jimmy V was said to have encouraged everyone to laugh, think and cry each day. “Flako” carries along this same positivity and he consistently brightens up everyone’s day. Once again, we are in awe of the positivity and strength that “Flako” and all of our SOTM charities represent. Please join us in supporting Flako’s battle against pancreatic cancer by purchasing a SOTM or hat this month. All of these products are now available for pre-order on Meg & Marie's website. Every purchase counts!
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