Gem City Shine T-shirts bring in an extra $11K (and counting) for tragedy fund

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

The deadline to place orders for a fresh batch of Gem City Shine T-shirts is quickly approaching.

Orders will be accepted through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Downtown Dayton Partnership has received 575 orders, which will generate an additional $11,500 donation to the Oregon District Tragedy Fund after costs, said Val Beerbower, Downtown Dayton Partnership spokeswoman.

Orders must be submitted online. Click here to submit your online order.


The first pick-up date will be during Taste of the Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 15. Details to follow. Other pick-up times, dates, and locations are TBD.

No mail orders are available.

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The Downtown Dayton Partnership is offering a limited run of the same shirts sold at the event due to overwhelming demand, according to a Downtown Dayton Partnership spokesperson.

A fresh batch of T-shirts will be printed. T-shirts are available in two designs (one white, one black) in adult sizes for $25 each. The T-shirts are unisex, 100 percent cotton.

Orders are being accepted online only now through Wednesday, Sept. 4.

>> Click here to submit your online order.

T-shirts must be picked up in person, beginning Sept. 15 at Taste of the Oregon.