Pick the winning T-shirt colour

Posted by on June 15, 2011 in charity, Green, PR+Social Media

Recently I created a design for Adopt a Village in Laos which will ultimately go on a t-shirt. In July, these t-shirts will be available for sale, with a large portion of the proceeds going back into this organization to help fund its various projects. These t-shirts will be yet another way to help increase visibility of this organization and raise awareness of their good work.

The next step in the design process is selecting a colour for the t-shirt itself. I have narrowed the colour options to five. Examine the colour options more closely and then vote for the colour you like the best.


It is said that a journey begins with a single step. On Tuesday, July 7, 2010 my journey to Laos began when I met Mike Yap, who introduced me to the Adopt a Village project. Having always been fascinated by other cultures, I was immediately captivated by the concept. In mid-August I visited Port Hope, where Mike and Steve Rutledge, who is the other half of the driving force behind this humanitarian effort, reside. That weekend I listened to Steve talk with great enthusiasm about their work. I became more and more intrigued. On Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, I visited them again. That Saturday night I had the honour of attending their presentation/fundraiser for the Adopt a Village in Laos project at the beautifully restored Capitol Theatre in downtown Port Hope, Ontario. Having never had their presentation/fundraisers captured on video before, I volunteered to record this event with my iPhone. When I returned home, I would edit it and then upload it to YouTube in hopes of raising awareness of their work to a larger audience. From that weekend I came away glowing inside with a wonderfully positive energy. Inspired, I made a commitment to myself and to Mike and Steve that I would help them with their endeavours. Since that time, I haven't disappointed. Please visit my personal blog, My Journey to Laos, at http://myjourneytolaos.blogspot.com to see how I have been trying to help them raise awareness for their cause. Ultimately, I will go to Laos and experience for myself all the great work which they have done and continue to do.

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