Hi all! My friend Nicole has an Etsy store, and (with a little design partnership from my friend Janelle) Nicole is creating these custom-made #LeadSafeMama t-shirts for you!
Click this link to get yours today!
With the #LeadSafeMama hashtag you are NOT advertising any company or product, but rather declaring to the world that YOU are a #LeadSafeMama (part of the sisterhood, part of the team!)* #LeadSafeMama is a MOVEMENT (not me or any other single person), and together we are changing the world.
When you go out in your community and see another #LeadSafeMama t-shirt you will have an instant point of connection and something to talk about… I can’t wait to hear back with your stories of new friends made, conversations started and perceptions shifted as a result of these t-shirts!
*(Boys & Men, Papas & Grandpas, please don’t feel left out! 90% of my following is women right now. If THESE t-shirts do well, I PROMISE we will also design one just for you!)
In most sizes these shirts are $24.99 [INCLUDING SHIPPING!], and with each shirt purchased, my friend Nicole will contribute $5 to the Lead Safe Mama team’s lead poisoning prevention advocacy work and independent consumer goods testing.
If you purchase anything else on her Etsy site in the same order with your #LeadSafeMama shirt, she will also contribute 5% of anything you spend on her other products to the #LeadSafeMama team’s work! Thank you, Nicole! I am also super appreciative that Nicole is handling this, “soup-to-nuts”, for me, I don’t have to do anything except send each of you a thank you note for purchasing one of these shirts (helping to make it easier for me to focus on reporting consumer goods test results on my blog and helping families with questions about lead!)
If you don’t wear t-shirts but want to support the cause and spread the word, please consider buying one of these shirts for us to give to a low-income mama in our secret parent-run support group for parents of lead-poisoned children. Nicole will let me know when a shirt is purchased as a gift for another mama, and I will connect her with one of those mamas to have the shirt sent directly to them!
If you would prefer just to chip-in in support of this advocacy work,
here’s a link for that too!
#Bonus: Share a photo of you in your #LeadSafeMama t-shirt on the LeadSafeMama Facebook page and each month (on the first of the month) we will have a drawing for a *fabulous* lead-free prize (a set of lead free dishes perhaps? some lead free toys? – something different each month), with the winner chosen at random from everyone who has entered by sharing their #LeadSafeMama t-shirt pic! [You only have to post one pic and you will be entered in all drawings for that calendar year*!]
Instructions to enter the drawing:
- Please post your pic as a comment on the pinned post at the top of the page (link here)
- Include the hashtag #LeadSafeMamaT with your image to be entered for a chance to win!
- That’s it!
- You also don’t need to purchase a t-shirt to enter, you could make your own #LeadSafeMama shirt and post an image of that or do a mock up image of yourself in a #LeadSafeMama t-shirt too! Get creative!
- If you would like your very own official #LeadSafeMama t-shirt but don’t have the $ for one please let us know and we will add you to our list for gifted t-shirts when they are available.
As always, please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you for reading and for sharing!
From Nicole’s Etsy Post:
This t-shirt is everything you’ve dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It’s comfortable and flattering for both men and women.
• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (heather colors contain polyester)
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
Sleeve Text (Close-up) – image below:
Note: all printed cotton shirts like this that I have tested to date have been lead-free! I just added that comment to the sleeve for fun/ as a conversation starter. Several examples of older shirts (from 2010 and before) have been positive for lead in the decorative elements and printed tags, although I don’t currently have any examples of those on my blog. New cotton t-shirts are generally a safe bet when it comes to concerns for lead toxicity!
Veronica Bohan says
I would like to be added to the list for gifted tshirts when available please! I am trying to make those around me of the seriousness of lead exposure and this could really help start conversations!