Editor’s Note: Vermont midfielder Jack Valentine connected with LaxAllStars-own Brian Dailey about his new line ‘Flatten the Curve’ with the brand For a Purpose Co. and how he is using his quarantine time for the greater good. We will let Jack take it from here.
As a college lacrosse player, I’m used to having my days filled with practice and schoolwork. However, after our season was canceled and school transitioned to an online setting, I found myself with a lot of free time. I wanted to use this time to help those hit hardest by the Coronavirus Pandemic.
I decided to create “Flatten the Curve” to help bring awareness to stay at home while raising money for kids affected by COVID-19. My aunt who is a school teacher, brought it to my attention that due to school closures nationwide students who rely on free and reduced meals were having trouble receiving these meals at home. With this in mind, I decided to donate 100% of our shirt profits to The No Kid Hungry Organization, helping get meals to kids stuck at home. So far we have raised over $500 but this is just the start!