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Seahawks Partner With Local Company To Upcycle Banners And Raise Money For Charity
RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks and Alchemy Goods announced today one-of-a-kind Seahawks-themed tote bags on-sale at the Seahawks’ four pro shop locations. The eco-friendly bags were made from recycled stadium and event banners. The bags are $22 and all proceeds from the tote bag sales will be designated to the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV).
“Thank you to the Seahawks for providing this wonderful opportunity for 12s to support our work to prevent domestic violence,” said Kelly Starr, Managing Director of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. “October is Domestic Violence Action Month, and purchasing a tote bag is a way to get involved and play a role in promoting healthy, respectful relationships."
The bags are durable, strong and water resistant. Some of the bags were created from the two 50 by 25 foot banners that hung from the west side of the CenturyLink Field Event Center garage the past few years.
The upcycled tote bags will be available at the team’s four area shops, located at CenturyLink Field, Downtown Seattle at 4th & Pike, Renton Landing and Alderwood Mall.
Visit Seahawks.com/ProShop for store hours and information.
About Alchemy Goods
Alchemy Goods transforms recycled bicycle inner tubes into stylish, sleek, and sustainably-produced bags and accessories for the urban lifestyle. Alchemy continues upcycling inner tubes (and billboards, banners, seat belts, and more) today, producing an array of messenger bags, backpacks, totes, wallets, belts, and travel items out of their Seattle shop. Backed by a lifetime guarantee, Alchemy products are built both tough and eco-friendly, combining cyclist culture and urban aesthetics, and rescuing materials from landfills across America. Visit http://www.alchemygoods.com/
About the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)
Founded in 1990 by survivors of domestic violence and their allies, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a non-profit network of over 70 domestic violence advocacy programs across the state of Washington. They improve how communities respond to domestic violence and work to create a social intolerance for abuse. Their work includes research, training and technical assistance, producing educational tools, promoting domestic violence awareness, and public policy advocacy. To learn more, please visit wscadv.org. Read