Imagine our surprise when, attending a Green Conference in Washington, DC, we came across ‘Me to We Responsible Clothing’ and discovered that it was a Canadian company.
Our surprise quickly turned to delight when we further realized that Me to We makes clothing in Canada, sweatshop free, from certified organic cotton and viscose made from bamboo, and gives 50% of its net profits to support the work of Free the Children.
Free the Children was started in 1995 by Craig Keilburger who wanted “to give a voice to the voiceless” – children caught in the harsh web of child labour. Free the Children is now the largest network in the world of children helping children.
It has built over 500 schools which provide education to 50,000 children every day; it supports water and sanitation projects; it provides medical resources; and it creates alternative income projects.
P’lovers staff enjoy wearing and selling the Me to We “Be the Change” t-shirts – the message says it all – if we want to change the world, we have to change ourselves! P’lovers also carries the book titled “Me to We” (a P’lovers Book Club choice) and Me to We bamboo scarves.