New York, May 6, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Comic Relief US, the organization behind the Red Nose Day campaign to end child poverty, has announced two special edition t-shirt designs available in the U.S. starting today. One shows the well-known illustration “What do you want to be when you grow up? Kind said the boy ‘from Charlie Mackesy’s acclaimed book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse with a Characteristic Red Nose on the Mole. In addition to this new version of the original artwork, Mackesy also has a “What do you want to be when you grow up? Child said the girl’s design for Red Nose Day. Mackesy’s book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse (HarperOne, 2019) warmed the hearts of over a million readers in the United States and spent 63 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
The exclusive unisex T-shirt designs in sizes S to XXL are available at rednosedayshop.org for USD 25.00 plus shipping. The net proceeds of every shirt sold will be donated to Red Nose Day, which supports life changing programs that ensure children living in poverty in the United States and around the world are safe, healthy, educated, and empowered. Red Nose Day has raised more than $ 240 million in the past six years and positively impacted over 25 million children.
Underserved children continue to be disproportionately affected by the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for resources to provide food, shelter, medical care, education and much more is greater than ever. By purchasing this t-shirt, people can put hope into action by spreading awareness and raising vital funds for disadvantaged children.
“The pandemic causes so much pain and worry for many, but it moves and amazes me that people still find the strength and kindness to take care of one another. Neighbors, strangers, family and friends. It was a heartbreaking and tumultuous time that we would love to forget, but I hope we can remember the little acts of kindness that brought us a lot of hope. Lots of people need us right now, so I hope the Red Nose Day t-shirt will help raise the funds to make a difference, ”said Mackesy.
“The inspirational message on this shirt captures the spirit of kindness that is at the heart of Red Nose Day,” said Alison Moore, CEO of Comic Relief US. “We’re proud to have this shirt for Red Nose Day, and grateful to the hugely talented Charlie Mackesy for supporting our critical work with his special designs.”
Since the campaign began in the US in 2015, Red Nose Day has supported programs in communities in all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, and around the world that help address the immediate needs of children and adolescents alike satisfy and bring about long-term change Break the cycle of poverty and give hope for a better future.
About red nose day
Red Nose Day USA is a fundraiser by the nonprofit Comic Relief US, a registered US 501 (c) (3). Red Nose Day began in the UK in 1988 and is based on the premise that the power of entertainment can make positive change. To date, over $ 1 billion has been raised worldwide. Since its launch in the US in 2015, Red Nose Day has raised over $ 240 million to positively impact more than 25 million children in the US and around the world. The money raised supports programs that ensure the children who need it most are safe, healthy, educated and empowered. For more information on Red Nose Day USA and its implications, please visit www.rednoseday.org. Follow @RedNoseDayUSA on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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