October 15, 2019
This is the first in a new series of posts highlighting creative uses of patches to send a distinct message. This week, we’re starting with our own San Francisco Police Department.
Pink, white and blue? For the next month, law enforcement agencies around the country are dropping their traditional uniform patches for pink-hued ones in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The/Studio’s long supported law agencies with custom patchwork for everyday usage, but we’re especially excited to see a more unique use case of one of our favorite custom products.
The pink patches feature colorful highlights that are an invitation for community members to open up about their experiences. But they’re also part of a larger variety of merchandise that the SFPD has created to raise funds for further research in the areas of breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure — as well as assist and support those affected by the disease.
We’re enthused about the increased usage of custom patches in charity-driven efforts; they’re some of the most highly-customizable products available but won’t take a bit of your fundraising efforts. Furthermore, recipients and supporters can put them on a wide variety of apparel or accessories — even laptops, if you use an adhesive backing like that offered by The/Studio.
Are you a charity or fundraising venture looking for a cost-effective means of raising funds or broadcasting your cause? We’d love for you to consider following the lead of the San Francisco Police Department and thousands of other law agencies around the nation — consider patches as the best way to create a meaningful gift for your contributors and an effective symbol of your work. The/Studio’s here to help you make the most of your donations and volunteer time.