‘Palmer Sturdy’: Studying enterprise proprietor making shirts for victims of R.M. Palmer explosion | Berks Regional Information

WEST READING, Pa. – It’s simply two phrases on a t-shirt.

“Put the little brand there, Palmer, and make it in purple,” stated Gregory Borges, proprietor of G-Shirts with the T-Shirts.

Prepped and pressed on a purple shirt, within the again room of G-Shirts with the T-Shirts at 921 Penn Avenue in Studying, and out right into a neighborhood nonetheless hurting.

“We nonetheless have that hope for the individuals despite the fact that we misplaced individuals. Nevertheless it’s to convey us again collectively and maintain shifting and striving,” stated Borges.

The shop’s proprietor says he acquired the concept from his 9-year-old daughter.

“She stated, ‘Daddy you need to make the shirts for them.’ I stated, ‘Okay child I can try this.'”

Greg says he hopes his shirt exhibits assist for Palmer neighborhood. He additionally took a earlier design and mixed it with the Palmer colours.

“Oh, that is stunning cuz, simply cuz they stay in West Studying, does not imply they don’t seem to be part of Studying,” Gorges stated. “We’re all Studying.”

After a cellphone name to a present R.M Palmer worker, Greg says he knew there was a necessity for the shirts.

“She wasn’t there that day, thank God. However she stated sure, we’re searching for shirts,” Gorges stated. “For all the staff there, are available and I will give ’em a reduction on the shirts so they do not should spend some huge cash.”

If you want to donate to assist the victims of the explosion you’ll be able to go to bccf.org

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