Saturday, October 04, 2008

birds, bees, benevolence

If you're thinking of picking up a costume for you, your pup, your cat, or the one your grandfather still calls your "special friend," you might consider supporting the folks at Costume Studio. Apparently 100 percent of their proceeds above cost go to giving second chances to kids in the effed up regions of Uganda.

They are at

It's a partnership among a number of groups, including InvisibleChildren, which does work akin to the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers, and GoodSociety, a crew of trendy, sulky model types who actually do important work, including big intervention in the sex traffic market.

All that just from buying Bruno a bumble bee costume. Nice.

Spoiler alert for the masses who care: I am considering the cute pet costume below for Stella. Maybe we will go as the birds and the bees. Hilarious, I know. It was Stella's idea. (A breathable mesh bee! C'mon ... who could resist?)