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It there’s one thing I think we’ll all remember about this pandemic, it’s how our community came together. The spirit of Columbus is alive and well, and we’re getting the opportunity to see it every single day.
Yesterday, HOMAGE announced that they have a brand new t-shirt showing tribute, aka paying homage, to the leadership of Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton. The company was looking for a way to give back to the community, and they found it.
In a statement they released, they praised Dr. Acton for her calming and reassuring presence and announced they’d be donating proceeds of shirt sales to Huckleberry House.
“We’re in challenging times, and here at HOMAGE, we’re thinking of the best ways we can all support each other through the COVID19 pandemic. Through the uncertainty, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton has emerged as a voice of reason and a beacon of light for those of us looking for ways to act. She reminds us not only of the courage of the medical health professionals working tirelessly to treat the sick, but also of the small things we all can do to help each other – even if we can’t necessarily be together. Delivering supplies and meals. Practicing social distancing. And supporting local charities as they aid our community’s most vulnerable.
With schools around the nation closing, many at-risk children face food insecurity and challenges related to safe housing. As a tribute to Dr. Amy and all of those working day and night to keep us healthy, we’re partnering with one of Central Ohio’s charities to raise funds for youth homelessness. Proceeds from the sale of this tee will support Huckleberry House, Inc., whose programs assist youth at risk from violence, neglect, poverty and homelessness.
Not all heroes wear capes – sometimes, they wear tees. Stay healthy, and let’s support each other – no matter what.”
Huckleberry House is an amazing foundation here in Columbus whose programs focus on helping at-risk youth. Both t-shirts and crew neck sweatshirts will be available for purchase. Can’t wait to get one? You can order your shirt here.
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