“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” ~ Pericles
REMAKERS strives to be a resource, sounding board, and source of inspiration to groups and individuals working to make the world a better place. It could be arts organizations, youth development non-profits, environmental groups – or just inspiring individuals that we could all learn from. Currently REMAKERS is just one person, Reid Peifer. I run a web design shop called Giant Squid Industries in sunny St. Paul Minnesota. I’m a web designer / developer by day, and a closeted idealist by night. I figured after a near decade helping corporate America figure out new media, it was time to use some of my skills for good. I’ve learned there’s a million things that people can do with a little elbow grease, and a few pointers. REMAKERS aims to provide a lil’ of both. Hopefully I’ll see some new folks join the team soon!
Add your organization to our directory. Get yourself listed. Write up a blog post or press release for what you’re working on. Raise some awarness and promote your good work.
We hope to provide tips and tricks, advice, and real resources to help you do your thing. They could be web or marketing resources (probably a lot of marketing & web stuff because that’s what we know). I hope to provide some tools and resources that I’ve picked up along the way that could help your organization. Just as people gave me a leg up when I was getting my start, I hope to give you the benefits of our successes and failures. This might be tutorials on getting a simple website up and running, or press release templates.
The REMAKERS shop features tshirts and posters designed to help raise awareness about social issues. The designer picks an issue and designs a piece around it. We feature some background information about the issue so the folks who end up buying them learn a little something too. But awareness is only part of the solution – It takes a lot more than a tshirt to get anything done. That’s why 100% of the profits from the sale of the goods is donated to non-profit working in that field.
I need you. If you’re an expert, or you have some experience chime in on the comments. Or better yet – Guest Post! Give a holler and let us know what you’re interested in sharing. We’d be happy to have you.