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You Buy a Shirt, Pan Gives 5 Textbooks
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The Only Shirt That Educates - Pan Clothing

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126 Million children around the world are in school, yet lack basic literacy skills. This is due to the fact that in many parts of the world, students do not have access to their own textbooks, and if they do, they are most likely very outdated and have to be shared with many other students. 

After seeing this lack of textbooks and school supplies firsthand on a service trip to the Dominican Republic, we decided to build a brand dedicated to solving this problem. 

Pan aims to bring you comfortable and timeless clothing, while providing textbooks and school supplies to classrooms in underfunded areas of the world. 

Every time you wear a Pan shirt, know that you provided 5 children with their first textbook. Feel Good, Do Good. 

 

We want our supporters to be a part of our journey with us, so we decided to document every step along the way. Here is our Prologue:

Watch the entire story of Pan: https://www.facebook.com/PANClothing/videos/

 

 Ladies, this tee will be your new best friend. Simple and timeless design makes our original tee versatile in all situations.

  • SUPER COMFORTABLE: Our 100% Wash Slub Cotton is light to keep you cool all summer long.
  • UNIQUE: You want your tee to be yours right? Our unique garment-dying process ensures that the patterns for no two tees will be the same.
  • DETAILS: Blind-hem, durable stitching, split hemline, and scooped neckline. We took care of the details to make sure your shirt looks great all day long, and will last for years to come.
  • GENUINE LEATHER PATCH: Keep it real. 
  • RESPONSIBLE: We want kids in school, not factories. Our manufacturers pay living wages, and are free of child labor.
  • RELAXED FIT: You're relaxed, your shirt should be to. 

 

Crafted from our unique tri-blend fabric of polyester, cotton and rayon. Our signature tee is a perfect go-to tee from the streets of Manhattan to the rolling hills of the Appalachian. 

  • STAY COOL: We used a Tri-blend fabric made from a unique blend of polyester, cotton and rayon to keep you cool on those summer nights. 
  • SUPER SOFT: Our unique fabric stretches 4 ways, and gets softer with each wash.
  • DETAILS: Bound self neckband and blind hem stitching. Don't worry, we took care of the details for you.  
  • GENUINE LEATHER PATCH: Like I said, we took care of the details. 
  • RESPONSIBLE: We want kids in school, not factories. Our manufacturers pay living wages, and are free of child labor.
  • TAILORED FIT: Wear it from the gym to the bar. Look good every step of the way. 

 

 

Classic vintage sweater is a must in every self-respecting fashion guru’s closest and we got you covered. Love your boyfriend’s sweater? Well, our women's sweater is tailor made from the same uber-soft fabric as our men's sweater. AND it is designed to form to your body.  

  • FABRIC: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester. 
  • SUPER SOFT: Our French Terry fabric makes this sweater super soft. It may just become your new favorite sweater. 
  • DETAILS: Split hem, v-notch, classic vintage seams, ribbing at neckline, arm cuffs and hem. Let us worry about the details. 
  • GENUINE LEATHER PATCH: It's still here. 
  • RESPONSIBLE: We want kids in school, not factories. Our manufacturers pay living wages, and are free of child labor.
  • CLASSIC FIT: Still a little relaxed, but designed to fit you!

 

 

 Three words. Comfort, durability, style. Do we have to say anymore?

  • FABRIC: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester
  • SUPER SOFT: Our French Terry fabric makes this sweater super soft. Trust us, it's better than your old high school football team hoodie. 
  • DETAILS: Split hem, v-notch, classic vintage seams, ribbing at neckline, arm cuffs and hem. Don't worry, we got the details. 
  • GENUINE LEATHER PATCH: Yep, still here.
  • RESPONSIBLE: We want kids in school, not factories. Our manufacturers pay living wages, and are free of child labor.
  • CLASSIC FIT: Just like you want a sweater to fit. 

 

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Report, 2013
Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Report, 2013

 

  •  If all students in low-income areas left school with basic reading skills, 171 Million people would be lifted out of poverty. This would be a 12% decrease in total poverty. ¹
  • The cost of 250 million children not learning the basics is equivalent to a loss of US$129 billion per year. ²
  • If all girls had secondary education, child marriage would drop by 64%. ³

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

As we have been developing our products for nearly seven months now, we have overcome many of the initial challenges that any new business faces. Due to this, we are confident that we can fulfill any number of pledge orders in the estimated time.

With that said, there is always the possibility of delays in our supply line. The chance of this is very low, but if we do have any delays, we will make sure to keep you updated.

*Funds from this Kickstarter campaign will only be used only for production. The cost of books will be covered by initial investment.

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    Pledge $12 or more About $12

    PAN-ta-stic-errr!

    We are eternally grateful!

    To show our gratitude, you will receive a Kickstarter exclusive Pan sticker as well as a personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic.

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    EARLY BIRD: One Signature Tee

    So you want to take our relationship to the NEXT level? With your pledge, we will be one step closer to meeting our goal.

    What you get:
    -One Signature Tee in your choice of style and color
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!
    (Save up to 35% off retail)

    What you give:
    5 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

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    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Pan Sticker
    • Signature Tee
    • Early access to future products
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    One Signature Tee

    At this level, we know you’re not just our mothers trying to encourage us.

    What you get:
    -One Signature Tee in your choice of style and color
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!

    What you give:
    5 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Pan Sticker
    • Signature Tee
    • Early access to future products
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    EARLY BIRD: One French Terry Sweater

    What you get:
    -One French Terry Sweater in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!
    (Save up to 30% off retail)

    What you give:
    5 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • French Terry Sweater
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Early access to future products
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    French Terry Sweater

    What you get:
    -One French Terry Sweater in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!

    What you give:
    5 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • French Terry Sweater
    • Early access to future products
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    Happy Mother's Day!

    Forgot to get mom a gift? Don't worry, we got you covered.

    What you get:
    -One Women's Tee in your choice of color
    -One Women's French Terry Sweater
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products

    Includes:
    • Signature Tee
    • French Terry Sweater
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Pan Sticker
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    Three Shirt Pack

    What you get:
    -Three Signature Tees in your choice of style and color
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!

    What you give:
    15 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Signature Tee
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Early access to future products
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    2 Tees and a Sweater

    The best things in life come in threes!

    What you get:
    -Two Signature Tees in your choice of style and color
    -One French Terry Sweater in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!
    (Save up to 30% off retail)

    What you give:
    15 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Signature Tee
    • Early access to future products
    • French Terry Sweater
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    Super Backer

    What you get:
    -Five Signature Tees in your choice of style and color
    -Two French Terry Sweaters in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!

    What you give:
    35 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Signature Tee
    • French Terry Sweater
    • Early access to future products
    • Personally signed trip photo
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    Super Duper Backer

    What you get:
    -Five Signature Tees in your choice of style and color
    -Two French Terry Sweaters in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!
    -Handwritten letter from the creators
    -Skype call from the creators
    -Signed prop photo from our KS video

    What you give:
    35 Haitian children will receive their first textbook!

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Signature Tee
    • Early access to future products
    • Skype Call
    • French Terry Sweater
    • Kickstarter video 4x6 prop photo
    • Handwritten Thank You Note
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    Pre-Production Samples

    What you get:
    -Five Signature Tees in your choice of style and color
    -Two French Terry Sweaters in your choice of style
    -3-pack of Pan stickers
    -Personally signed photo from our trip to the Dominican Republic
    -One year of early access to future products
    -Free shipping within the USA!
    -Handwritten letter from the creators
    -Skype call from the creators
    -Pre-production sample of every product for one year.

    What you give:
    Textbooks to supply an entire classroom for one year (130 textbooks)

    Includes:
    • Pan Sticker
    • Personally signed trip photo
    • Signature Tee
    • Early access to future products
    • One year of pre-production samples
    • Skype Call
    • Handwritten Thank You Note
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    Become a Honorary PAN Chief Bookworm

    What you get:
    -An invitation to join us on a trip to Haiti and distribute textbooks to our partner schools
    -Honorary position as Chief Bookworm at Pan

    What you give:
    Textbooks to supply an entire school for one year
    (750 textbooks)

    *Contact us for more details. Lodging and airfare not included

    Includes:
    • 10× Pan Sticker
    • Invitation to Haiti
    • Early access to future products
    • Honorary Title of Chief Bookworm
    • 10× Signature Tee
    • 10× French Terry Sweater
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Funding period

- (33 days)