“HELP USA is deeply grateful to @supremenewyork for donating $1,052,040 in sales of their relief T-shirt to HELP USA’s #COVID-19 Emergency efforts and services for homeless families and individuals,” the organization said in its Instagram post. “This incredible gift comes in a time of our clients’ greatest need and supports our work nationally to provide the most vulnerable with a safe place to call home, food, and essential services during this crisis and beyond.”
The shirt, which retailed at $60, was first released on April 24 and announced that all the proceeds would be donated directly to help the organization support those affected by the pandemic, High Snobiety reported.
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