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UPDATE: Carson King Foundation “Iowa love” t-shirt fundraiser raises more than $40,000

UPDATE: According to the 'Iowa Love' Facebook page, the fundraiser's final tally after 3 weeks is $40,793.80.

2,300+ of people ordered shirts.

The Carson King Foundation is partnering with "Iowa love" t-shirts to support mental health for children and adults during COVID-19.

In the first 48 hours of the fundraiser, King and Iowa Love have already raised more than $10,000 for non-profit organizations helping Iowans whose mental health has been impacted by COVID-19 mitigation and school closings.

You can buy the Carson King Foundation “Iowa love” T-Shirt is available online here through Friday, May 8.

“We want people to know that if they are experiencing a mental illness, there are resources out there that can help. Mental health often has a stigma and people don’t seek the help they need. We want to do our part to raise awareness and funds for these programs.”

“I would like parents to know that if they or their children are experiencing abnormal mental behavior during these especially challenging times, there are resources available to help by phone or online. We are hoping to do our part to bring awareness to and help fund these invaluable programs especially now that schools in Iowa will not be reopening this school year.”

Carson King

King rose to viral fame last fall after donating money sent to him originally for beer to the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

DJ Stewart

News Content Producer

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