the syrentha savio endowment was started by punk rock photographer mark beemer in 2002. the sse provides money for chemo and meds for women with breast cancer who cannot afford the treatments. shirts for a cure lets bands donate a shirt design which becomes an sse exclusive. the shirts are $12 + shipping and all proceeds go to the sse. bands with shirts right now are avenged sevenfold, bouncing souls, darkest hour, the explosion, good riddance, hot water music, international noise conspiracy, midtown, most precious blood, my chemical romance, rise against, strike anywhere, taking back sunday, thrice, and thursday. there's also one that simply says, 'fuck cancer'. more bands (alkaline trio, coheed and cambria, dillinger four, from autumn to ashes, henry rollins, and motion city soundtrack) will be adding shirt designs soon. there is also more merchandise and information about sse at www.syrentha.org
. shirts for a cure shirts can be ordered at www.shirtsforacure.com
. this is a really great cause and i hope you at least add a shirt you like to your christmas wishlist. they also make good presents for friends. shirts should be ordered before dec. 20 if they need to get to you or someone else for christmas.
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