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Food Equality Initiative and RAYGUN Release T-Shirt that Helps Fight Hunger


Food Equality Initiative and RAYGUN Release T-Shirt that Helps Fight Hunger

Grab your "Overachieving Immune System" shirt at T-Shirts Don't Fight Hunger, People in T-Shirts Do! Event in KC

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Food Equality Initiative (FEI) and RAYGUN Kansas City are pleased to announce a partnership to unveil a special shirt, "Overachieving Immune System" to support FEI's Allergy Friendly and Gluten Free Nutrition Assistance Program, which provides healthy "free-from" foods to patients diagnosed with food allergies and celiac disease in KC.

You can support the cause by purchasing an "Overachieving Immune System" tee at the formal release party, from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27th at RAYGUN Kansas City, 1803 Baltimore Ave. Guest will enjoy food, drinks and door prizes. RSVP and pre-orders are highly encouraged on the Facebook event page.

"This shirt provides a way for the community to support our work and show some allergy pride," said Emily Brown, Chief Executive Officer of FEI. "Most Kansas Citians don't know that our area is leading the country in providing free-from foods to those who need it the most. We established the nation's first allergy-friendly and gluten-free food pantry in the nation, right here in Kansas City. We are so excited to announce this RAYGUN partnership that will enable us to feed more people."

"We're so happy to support the Food Equality Initiative through this event and shirt collaboration," said Jen Leatherby with RAYGUN. "FEI's efforts to fight hunger are near and dear to us and we're honored to be able to help in those efforts."

Can't make the event but still want to represent for yourself or a loved one with food allergies? You can snag a shirt online here:

About Food Equality Initiative
Food Equality Initiative is a Kansas City-based nonprofit with a mission to improve health
and end hunger in low income patients diagnosed with food allergies and celiac disease.
In 2015, FEI established the nation's first allergy friendly and gluten free food pantry. Today
FEI continues to lead a movement to create access to "free-from" foods in both the emergency food system and retail markets. Learn more at

RAYGUN is the self-proclaimed Greatest Store In The Universe. They are a clothing and design company committed to promoting local and ethical production of goods, fair labor, and giving back to their communities and causes that they care the most about. RAYGUN opened in Des Moines, IA in 2005 and has since grown to open stores in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Kansas City. Learn more at


SOURCE Food Equality Initiative; RAYGUN

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