September 7, 2011

Spread Kindness Like Wildfire

Chances are you've heard the news about the devastating wildfires here in our great state of Texas. The area around Austin in particular is suffering major devastation with thousands of acres burned along with many homes. Bastrop County alone, has suffered a loss of  34,068 acres with only 30 percent containment. A confirmed 1023 homes have been destroyed and there is a report of two deaths.

Help spread kindness like wildfire by donating a percentage of  proceeds from one day's worth of sales. If you are an artist/crafter you can make a difference. For the duration of September 14. Homespun: Houston Handmade will post a blog that features All artists that are willing to donate a portion of their proceeds from their sales for the day to the The American Red Cross of Central Texas. A link to your website will be posted along with a description of your shop and the amount you are donating. For full details please take a moment to check out the Homespun: Houston Handmade blog post linked above. Also, don't forget to help spread the word.  

source; Texas Forest Service update of current conditions.