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Rock City Outfitters makes coronavirus inspired shirts for local charities

Part of the proceeds will go towards different charities in Arkansas.
Credit: Rock City Outfitters

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark — A local t-shirt company is giving back to the community while also spreading some joy during the coronavirus pandemic.

The company is using these shirts as a way to help out Arkansans. $10 of every purchase of a coronavirus shirt will go to support the FoodBanks of Arkansas who make sure those affected by COVID-19 have access to nutritional food. 

There are six food banks in Arkansas that provide food to every county in the state. They distribute millions of pounds of food and other relief items every year. They distribute food through local food pantries, nonprofits, soup kitchens and shelters that feed the hungry. Read more about what they do here: http://www.foodbanksofarkansas.org

The company is also unveiling two shirts for the United Way of Central Arkansas. $10 of every purchase of these two shirts will go to help them create solutions that build stronger communities. They believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to have a good life, a quality education that leads to a stable job, good health and enough income to support a family. They help families improve education, strengthen financial stability and make communities healthier. Read more about what they do here: https://www.uwcark.org/

They are also partnering with the Arkansas Festivals and Events Association (AFEA) https://www.arfea.org/ to help festivals and small businesses affected by COVID-19 due to cancelations of spring and summer events. 

Be on the lookout for this new collection of shirts that feature these businesses. Buy a shirt and they will send $10 to that particular business to help them retain some of the income they would have made at festivals. 

"We are not trying to make fun or light of the virus, but just want to remember how we came together as Arkansans at this unusual time in history," the company said.

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