*PRESALE MASK EXPECTED TO SHIP 7/24/2020* — $35 of the proceeds of this mask will be donated in your name to various causes for people of color listed below. Please specify which cause you would like your donation to go to. Proof of your donation disbursment will be sent directly to the email you provide.
- JUSTICE FOR BREONNA -- Breonna Taylor was an award-winning EMT and first responder in Louisville, KY, who loved helping her patients and her community. On the night of March 13th, the Louisville Metro Police executed a warrant, looking for drugs they never found, reportedly trafficked by a person who did not live with Breonna or in her complex-and whom they already had in custody. They sprayed her home with 20 rounds, shooting Breonna 8 times, killing her in her bed. (quoted from website). More detailed information can be found in this NY Times article, "Here's What You Need to Know About Breonna Taylors Death"
- JUSTICE FOR DOMO -- On June 9th, 2020, a 27-year-old black man was found hanging from a tree in Fort Tryon Park and was later identified as Dominique Alexander. The article in the Daily News entitled "The Death of man found hanged from tree in Manhattan park ruled a suicide " has details. There is currently an open investigation. Since assigned the case, the lead Detective has not been fully transparent nor fully cooperative with the Alexander family. ALL MONEY DONATED WILL GO TO THE DIRECT FUNDING OF THIS CASE (including the cost to exhuming the body, independent autopsy, and legal fees) (taken from website).
- BLACK TRANS PROTESTORS FUND -- In partnership with Black Trans Travel Fund, For the Gworls, and the Okra Project, the Arts Business Collaborative (ABC) is raising funds to support Black trans protestors with resources, medical care, and bail. ABC is a 501(c)3 technical assistance and research organization committed to improving the quality of life of people of color through the arts and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). Their programs focus on the underlying factors that affect quality of life for people of color: access to capital, access to networks, access to training, and entrepreneurship. (quoted from website)
- BLACK LIVES MATTER -- #BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, BLM is winning immediate improvements in our lives. (quoted from website) More information can be found on www.BLACKLIVESMATTER.com
House of Mimi has donated and sold over 1,500 masks with virus/bacteria grade filters to healthcare professionals across the United States. Thank you for your support! Each mask includes a filter made from MERV-13 grade filters (bacteria/virus blocking -- .3 microns and above). Mask can be washed and filter can be reused up to 30 days. Masks has not been tested by CDC. Sanitization and precautionary measures are suggested to continue to flatten the curve from spreading COVID-19.**MASK ARE HANDMADE AND MADE TO ORDER. ALL ORDERS ARE SUBECT TO OUR STANDARD PROCESSING TIME OF 1-7 BUSINESS DAYS — because of the high demand, please allow a week after your purchase to inquire about the status of your order if you have not received any shipping information. Your safety and health are a priority for HoM and we are moving as fast as we can to ensure speedy shipping.**For bulk orders more than 10 — please allow up to 2 weeks for shipment details. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.