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These Women are Changing the World, One T-shirt at a Time

This International Women’s Day, we’re sharing the stories of 12 incredible women and women’s organizations who are changing the world. We’re proud to say they’re a part of the Bonfire community, and celebrate their diligence and vision to work towards a brighter future. Free the Girls Free the Girls collects

Spring 2019 Merch Launch

For the first time since the launch of Bonfire.com in 2016, we are adding products to the core Bonfire Product Catalog.  As of March 1, 2019, three new apparel options will be joining our line of quality customizable options. We’re excited to add two new unisex tees, as well as

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The Best T-Shirt Fonts to Consider For Your Next Design

For those of us who aren’t designers or typography experts, picking the right font for your custom t-shirt can be a very overwhelming task. There are 176 different fonts to choose from in our design tool, alone! With so many different options, how are you ever supposed to decide? To

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DIY Merch Photography Tips to Enhance Your Campaign

Learn How to Promote the Products on Your Bonfire Campaign with these Photography Tips Now that you’ve created your t-shirt design, it’s time to get ready to promote your campaign. Whether you’re promoting your campaign on Instagram, Facebook, or in an email newsletter, you’ll need compelling images of your shirt to help

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Apparel Trends: What Are People Wearing in Your State?

Everyone loves t-shirts. They’re a classic! But if you can’t wear a t-shirt, what would you wear instead? What color would it be? Are you dressing for the weather or do you wear whatever you want? It turns out the answers to these questions may depend on where you live.

14 School Fundraising Ideas that Are Proven to Work

If your school needs to raise money for an upcoming project or event, it’s important that you pick an idea that right for your school’s financial needs and goals. But figuring out what that perfect idea is can be the hardest part! That’s why we’ve put together this list of 12 fundraising ideas that are perfect for every school.

9 Church Fundraising Ideas

Raising money for your church can feel difficult sometimes, especially if you’re a smaller church that doesn’t have a huge congregation. Or perhaps you are looking for creative ways to supplement monthly giving for a special project. It’s so important that you pick an idea that is easy to implement

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T-Shirt Design Trends for 2019

It’s a new year, and that means new trends in t-shirt design. We’ve looked through our favorite designs that the Bonfire community has been creating recently to forecast what’s going to be big this year in the world of custom t-shirts! We’ll walk you through each trend, and explain how

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Our Favorite Designs from 2018

Our community of sellers is what makes Bonfire who we are. Our team loves seeing artists use their creativity to support the causes they care about. To celebrate another amazing year of printing t-shirts, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite designs from 2018. Join us in applauding the

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The Year in Numbers at Bonfire

It’s been an incredible year here at Bonfire, and we are so thankful for each and every one of our sellers and buyers! Together, you’ve accomplished awesome things…so let’s celebrate! Together, we’ve helped make this world a better place. The money raised has helped individuals, families, communities, and organizations achieve

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Interview with Tight Loops Fly: How Custom Merch Has Helped This Couple Pursue Their Passions

Chase and Aimee Bartee are the ridiculously talented husband-and-wife duo behind Tight Loops Fly. They travel around the country in their ’85 Westy named Bullwinkle, filming and photographing their experiences as they fish some of the most pristine streams and rivers in North America. They’ve used Bonfire to create their line of

How T-shirts Motivate Millennials to Vote

Getting young people to vote is a challenge in several countries, amply represented by their low voter turnout year after year. Unfortunately, millennials don’t understand just how important their vote actually is when it comes to shaping their future— from issues ranging from high unemployment rates to rising mortgage rates.

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Fueled By Water – Bonfire Goes to Haiti

Did you know that with proper funding, the clean water crisis could be solved in our lifetime? Lack of safe drinking water locks individuals and communities in a cycle of poverty by stripping them of their health, dignity, and opportunity. It keeps children out of school, communities sick, and economies

How to Host an Awesome In-Venue Event

Hosting an event is one of the best ways to put your organization or product in the spotlight. Even if your budget doesn’t include a full-time event planner, these pro tips will help your next event be a total success for everyone involved. Establish a Goal for Your Event Define

7 Police Fundraising Ideas

Police play a critical role in any community. They protect the public and provide valuable support during emergency situations. However, the police, like many organizations, often rely on fundraising for support. Police use fundraising to achieve all different types of financial goals. Some police officers use fundraising to pay for

5 Memorial Fundraising Ideas

After a loved one passes, friends and relatives are faced with many challenges. One of these challenges is paying for the costs associated with their passing. In these often sudden times of need, many people turn to memorial fundraisers for assistance. Memorial fundraisers can be used to cover the costs

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8 Ways to Promote Your T-Shirt Fundraiser on Facebook

Now that you’ve designed your shirt and launched your campaign, it’s time to spread the word about it! There are a few elements that go into a successful campaign. Arguably the most important element is developing a plan for how you are going to promote your campaign to your community.

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6 Photography Tips to Make the Most of Your Fundraising Event

All too often, the planning and execution of a fundraising event become so overwhelming that photography and videography fall by the wayside. It’s easy to see why many event organizers miss the boat on making photography plans – these details don’t help the event actually happen. Why waste resources on

8 Fundraising Ideas for Trips and Travel

Traveling is one of the most enjoyable activities in the world. Traveling leads to new experiences, new friends, and new memories that last a lifetime. However, traveling can also be expensive, which is why many people never get to see the world. So, how are you going to afford it?