Last week we said we would donate 10% of our sales for Thursday to the Red Cross for the Haiti earthquake relief, now – we’re going to do more… it was a slow sales day and not a lot of orders for the day (after the holidays, January slump) so we decided to donate $1,000 total – we don’t (yet!) make $10k in sales a day but we wanted to donate what we could for those who need the most help right now. We want to thank everyone who did make a point to donate directly and/or ordered during the day. Our thoughts are with the victims, friends and family of the people of Haiti. Thanks everyone, …we’re all in it together.. Photos from the tragedy, warning – graphic.
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