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We’ve made connections with artists and worthy organizations in cities all over the country. When an artist’s shirt is purchased, their city wins.
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo, aka the City of Good Neighbors, is a gritty city with a small-town feel and big-hearted people. It’s also You and Who’s home base, with a bustling arts community that constantly steps up to support a wide range of worthy causes.
1,114 Homeless (2011)
7.9% Unemployment rate (2011)
28.8% of residents earn an income below the poverty level (2009)
Buffalo Shirts Benefit these excellent organizations
Altamont Program
Runs emergency and transitional housing for men.
72 Sycamore Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 842-6263
Buffalo City Mission
Exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor and homeless in Western New York, providing emergency shelter and nourishing meals.
100 E. Tupper Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 854-8181
Compass House
Provides runaway, homeless and street youth with safe shelter and services in an environment that supports dignity, respect and self-reliance.
370 Linwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 886-1351
Friends of Night People, Inc.
Provides food, clothing, medical care, counseling and hope to the poor, homeless and destitute.
394 Hudson Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 884-5375
Plymouth Crossroads
Offers abused and homeless young men a safe place to call home.
5522 Broadway
Lancaster, NY 14086
(716) 508-2121
Buffalo Shirts Are made by these Artists
Chris Bissonette
For nearly a decade, Chris has been designing apparel for the likes of Pepsi, Moet Chandon and the U.S Ski/Snowboard Teams in Burlington, Vermont.
Carrie Boye
Having studied design and illustration all her life, Carrie spends her days running an advertising company with her brother. Her favorite movie is Flash Gordon, and she loves dogs.
Julian Montague
Originally from Madison, WI, Julian is a celebrated and accomplished illustrator and author living in Buffalo. His work has been showcased in exhibitions and gallery collections around the world, as well as featured in three design books and numerous exhibition catalogs. Julian has been interviewed and reviewed by countless print publications, and was featured by the British and Australian Broadcasting Corporations.
Christa Penner
Working in graphic design since 2004, Christa launched her own stationery company, C Designs and Illustration, which specializes in special occasion stationery, as well as branding and everyday stationery for small businesses.
Jarek Pulit
Jarek has offered his design, animation and illustration skills to local and national clients for projects ranging from award winning websites, animated e-cards, t-shirt designs and animated shorts. Jarek takes inspiration from Saturday morning cartoons, sugar cereals, giant robots and 8-bit graphic video games.
Christina Schreiber
A native of Lockport, NY, Christina has achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design from Buffalo State College and currently designs and illustrates as Puffy Cat Creative.
Terri Swiatek
Graphic designer and Buffalo native, Terri has been working in print and digital design professionally for nearly five years. Terri enjoys working with flat color vectors and digitizing hand-drawn black and white ink drawings for illustrations.