Online clothing and accessories store, awesomeitalians are going to donate 50% of all its profits to supports those who have suffered as a result of the terrible earthquake, which shook Umbria, Italy.
The 6.2-magnitude earthquake occurred on 24th August 2016 affecting the Umbria region and the small mountainous towns of Amatrice, Accumoli, and Pescara del Tronto killing 290 people and injuring 400. The natural disaster attracted worldwide media attention and attracted support from people in a variety of ways. Locally, 4,500 people supported the rescue effort through the use of heavy machinery, and even the use of bare hands to help those in need. Internationally, people have supported the Italian Red Cross and Shelter Box through donations.
As a result of the devastation caused by the earthquake, Awesome Italians have decided to play their part in supporting those affected by the tragic events. Throughout September, they are going to donate 50% of all its online store profits. As the owners explain on their site, “We can only imagine the real devastation and it is times like this it is often unfathomable why events like this happen in the world…and feel that by donating half of our profits for the next month [we] will in some way support the efforts being made by those closer to the situation.”
Awesome Italians sell a range of Italian-themed clothing and accessories. These include T-shirts, retro shirts, tank tops, fleece blankets and iPhone mobile phone cases. The site categorizes the products in three groups: Italia, Bella, and featured collections. The Italia collection consists of clothing and accessories emblazoned with maps of Italy or Sicily, or the words Italia to allow people to express their passion and enthusiasm for Italy.
The Bella Collection features clothing and accessories with more contemporary and stylish designs aimed at the female market. Finally, the featured collection has more inspirational and humorous designs including a range of T-shirts, iPhone cases, and blankets, which feature images such as the Colosseum or the phrase ‘I heart pasta’.
Awesome Italians were started up by a team of authentic Italians who wanted to share their creativity and passion for the country’s culture through an original and nostalgic approach to fashion design. More information on their clothing and accessory ranges can be found at www.awesomeitalians.com
Company Name: Awesome Italians
Contact Person: Joey
Address:3122 Hiddenview Drive
Country: United States