Past Community CampaignsBelow is a list of some of our past community campaigns. If you are looking to get involved NOW, take a look at our active community campaigns.
SUPPORTING FUTURE LEADERS. WORKING WITH HOBY
Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students.
This past year, Bakline worked with HOBY officials and designed the tees both students, volunteers and ambassadors wore during a weekend seminar in New York. Bright colors help distinguished the roles each member played and was emblazoned with the key words most HOBY attendees live by: Empower. Lead. Excel. Read more here.
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We designed tees that depicted the Haitian flag devastated by the earthquake as a living reminder that we needed to help rebuild the lives of those affected in Haiti. At the heart, our campaign was far more than a donation; it was a grassroots relief effort to bring both awareness and a solution to the unrecognized need of personal hygiene in the wake of tragedy. Our campaign was inspired by a survivor of Hurricane Katrina who shared her story of feeling revitalized in finding new hope after having the ability to shower, brush her teeth and put on clean clothes for the first time after the devastation. It is a feeling we take for granted. Proceeds of our tee went towards creating care packages that included toothpaste and brushes, deodorant, soap, etc. sent to those in need.
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Remember Christchurch 22.2.11
Before the memory of Japan's devastating earthquake/tsunami combo wreaked utter destruction on it's people, a powerful earthquake ruptured the heart of rugby in the city center of Christchurch, New Zealand. Determined to help our rugger brothers and sisters of down under, we designed a unique icon of the iconic silver fern. Like the Haiti design, the iconic silver fern of New Zealand was scarred as a visual reminder that things were not the same and help was needed, especially for Rugby World Cup preparations later in the year. We are deeply thankful for those who made contributions. You can read more here.
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Bakline partners with SKRUM
SKRUM, a charity based in the UK, aim to give the youth of Swaziland HOPE for the future and for once the freedom of CHOICE in their lives through social education and the opportunity to play the wonderful game of RUGBY. Why Swaziland you ask? Swaziland recently surpassed Botswana as the country with the world’s highest known rate of HIV/AIDS infection – 42% of the 958,000 population. The average life expectancy is a lowly 32 and 31% of all youth are orphans & vulnerable children. Bakline helped SKRUM's efforts by selling tickets at the New York Rugby Sevens Tournament to raffle off autographed jerseys for both teams USA and Canada. You can read more about the efforts here.