What Happens to the Losing Team’s Championship Shirts?

Eric Dye —  February 17, 2012 — Leave a comment

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When an NFL team wins the Super Bowl or an MLB team wins the World Series, it’s only a matter of seconds before they are wearing and twirling t-shirts boasting the declaration of champion.

So, what happens to all those t-shirts that were made ready for the losing team?

In the past, it went straight the trash, but now, World Vision collects the gear:

The international humanitarian aid group collects the unwanted items over the days following the game at their distribution center in Pittsburgh, then ships it overseas to people living in disaster areas and impoverished nations.

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Awesome!

SOURCE: Mental Floss

Eric Dye

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I am an entrepreneur and human rights advocate. I spend most of my time as writer and editor for ChurchMag and Finding Justice, but you can also find me working on Live Theme and for the International Human Rights Group. All while enjoying my family and sipping espresso in Italy.

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