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During the fund raising event in New York last summer, Caroline in the audience asked me how could anyone do to help sun bear. “Anyone can help sun bear with whatever they do best.” I replied. “if you are rich, you can donate fund to us; if you are a writer, please write about sun bear and our work; if you are a film maker, please make a film about sun bear and tell the world about their story and their plights; if you are a student or biologist, please study sun bear; if you have spare time, you can be a volunteer to help us; if you are an artist, you can create artwork on sun bear…” and the list go on.
Rika Koreeda was among in the audience who intrigued by this statement. Her company, Spoon+Fork, a New York City based boutique creative agency, is dedicated to feeding those hungry for fresh insight alongside a healthy portion of delicious growth-driven design. Spoon+Fork offers the arts, advertising, consumer brand and non-profit worlds a complete range of creative services, among others. Rika, like many other people who has help us promote sun bear conservation awareness and raise fund, started to take actions. Rika make bags! Rika and her team have collaborated with textile designer Wakane Koike of MEW New York and have designed an exclusivethe and the FRIST bag in the world to help save sun bear-The Save the Sun Bear Tote bag with the Save Sun Bears message. All proceeds of the sale of this cute tote bag will go directly to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
If you have happen to be a New Yorker, please stop by Factoriem Boutique,Destination, or TuTu to pick up a bag of your own.
179 orchard street(bet houston st & stanton st), New York, NY10002Destination, NY
32-36 Little West 12th Street, 1st Floor New York, NY 10014
tel: 212. 727.2031 / fax: 212. 727.7030
email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.destinationny.net
TuTu 55 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012
(between Lafayette & Mulbery street)
Tel :212-219-9548 Fax : 212-219-1474
In addition, Spoon + Fork is going to have Tote bag sale at their office building on Nov 18th. (50 small business tenant is in the building.) at Spoon+Fork, Inc. 419 LAFAYETTE STREET, 2ND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10003 USA.
Thank you Rika, Wakane and everyone who make this sale and the tote bag project possible. I see hope to save this little know bear every time I look at this bag!