Thursday, July 31, 2008

Buy a Pattern, Save the World!



The world needs more people off their asses and on bicycles. The world also needs significantly less cheeseball cross stitch patterns. There is now a solution: follow me to the Radical Rags Etsy store to purchase a cycling-themed pattern...100% of the profits will go straight to Yellow Bike Project's Building Fund, and you can make a cross stitch piece that's sorta cool. About YBP:
The Austin Yellow Bike Project (YBP) is a community supported ALL-VOLUNTEER 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing human-powered transportation for the people of Austin, running a community bike shop, and educating kids and adults. People-power is a way to limit the traffic congestion of a rapidly growing city. It also provides an inexpensive, healthy, and sustainable alternative to the reliance on motor vehicles. Our project promotes cleaner air, land, and water, while encouraging people to meet their transportation needs through an active lifestyle and community participation.
By purchasing this pattern you are not only helping to ensure the future of a pretty incredible organization, you are also raising awareness of how some small changes in everyday habits have the potential to yield more widespread positive results.

Thanks to Rayna at RCS for helping me to get this fledgling project off the ground...this is only the beginning!

1 comment:

Kakariki said...

The word is spreading! http://www.rocbike.com/2008/07/31/bicycle-design-news