Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 27, 2005
UrbanProfile.com and Stephanie Carr Designs, an Internet based T-shirt distributor and graphic design company, has created a T- shirt devoted to help provide immediate and long-term relief for people that were displaced by the recent storm. "I can't sit back, listen to the news, and do nothingÂ " says Stephen Harvey, owner of Urban Profile T-shirts. "Relief efforts will take months, maybe even years. I will sell this T-shirt and donate the profits for as long as people are in need."
"People are suffering every day, not just because of the storm, but because of insufficient relief efforts. I believe assistance from grassroots organizations has been the primary thing that has saved people." says Harvey. "I hear numerous reports of limited resources and poor living conditions for those affected by the storm every day. Government agencies and the Red Cross haven't gotten to everyone, even weeks after the storm. They can't do it alone."
Harvey has been making and selling T-shirts that focus on African American issues for over a decade. "Dedicating a T-shirt towards the Hurricane victims, especially when the vast majority of those victims are Black, is only natural," says Harvey. Stephanie Carr, who designs for a number of non-profits such as Black Family Development and the United Way, wanted to do what she could. "I wanted to do more than just donate what I had in my pocket. I wanted to use the skill God gave me.", says Carr.
UrbanProfile.com will donate 100% of the profits received from the sale of the 'Hurricane Katrina Urban Relief' T-shirts to the NAACP and the National Conference of Black Mayors. "These organizations have cut the red tape and are getting help to people immediately. Many of the cities in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama affected by the storm are headed by Black Mayors.", says Harvey.
Harvey's company contracted services from Benjamin F. Holloway, a metropolitan Detroit CPA. Mr. Holloway will oversee UrbanProfile.com's contributions to ensure that all of the money earned will be donated accordingly. To purchase a 'Hurricane Katrina Urban Relief' T-shirt and contribute to the relief efforts, visit:
Urban Profile T-shirts is an internet based distributor of African American T-shirts, and is located in Detroit, Michigan. In business since 1994 and online since 2003, the company provides its customers with a large selection of T-shirts dedicated to Black culture. The company's strength rests with its alliance with fellow Black T-shirt designers and manufacturers. This alliance provides Urban Profile's customers with a one stop shopping experience. More information can be found at http://www.UrbanProfile.com.
Benjamin Holloway, CPA can be contacted at 1-248-557-7883.
Urban Profile T-shirts LLC
Phone & fax: 1-888-235-2283
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