$334,000 Raised For Charity
Dirty Coast has always strived to make shirts and other products that unite our city through local pride and shared identity. Our Screens For Good program gives us a chance to bring visibility to our community partners, allowing their missions to be amplified through the simple vehicle of a t-shirt. Since we've launched, we've been lucky to get to work with over 100 local organizations, small businesses, and creatives. Thank you in advance for your support.
All purchases from this collection support these local organizations' fundraising efforts and most importantly bring awareness to their causes. Become a public advocate for these great organizations.
Raising Funds & Awareness
Housing is part of healthcare. LaFHAC has shifted nearly all of its policy and advocacy work to the immediate housing needs that the pandemic is creating in our community and across the state. During times of crisis, vulnerable communities especially benefit from our work to halt evictions, foreclosure sales, and public housing authority terminations across the state.
The ACLU of Louisiana is committed to protecting the civil rights and liberties of all Louisianans, to keeping families together, and not leaving anyone behind.
New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute
New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates a diverse community of learners to sustain an ever-evolving hospitality industry. NOCHI offers a platform for professional and personal growth, increasing access and minimizing barriers to career pathways while supporting the promotion and economic development of the culinary arts and hospitality industry.
Culture Aid NOLA
Culture Aid NOLA is a collaborative relief effort of several local non-profits in the culture and hospitality sectors uniting to provide direct assistance, resources and information to underserved members of the community. CAN offers no-barrier aid to all who need help, reaching those most vulnerable, who would be otherwise unable to access assistance.
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
Coastal wetlands deterioration is currently and will continue to greatly impact businesses, the nations energy, fish ecosystems, and much more. Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a Nonprofit Organization advocating to bring awareness to the deteriorating wetlands as well as coordinating volunteers to help rebuild.
Woodlands Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust organization working to protect and restore remaining forested wetlands and other ecologically significant lands in Louisiana. We manage the 650-acre Woodlands Trail that is located at 449 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. in Belle Chasse. Woodlands Trail provides over 10 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding that are free and open to the public.
Youth Run NOLA
Youth Run NOLA was founded by agroup of middle and high-school teachersin 2010 as an after-school club as a responseto students needing and asking for more structured, supportive after-school programs.
Dancing Grounds (DG) is a multigenerational arts organization that brings inclusive and accessible dance programs to New Orleans residents of all ages.
Grow Dat Youth Farm
Grow Dat envisions a New Orleans where local youth in a diverse setting can learn about transforming their communities through growing their own food. Through the 5 month spring program the Crew Members work with small groups of 10 students from seeding and weeding the farm to transplanting and harvesting the crops.
New Orleans Habitat For Humanity
New Orleans Habitat For Humanity partners with local families, volunteers, sponsors, and organizations to build affordable housing. Through this process homebuyer families are empowered to transform their own lives, and the need for decent shelter becomes a matter of conscience and action.
Young Leadership Council
Founded in 1986, YLC is proud to celebrate its 35th anniversary developing leadership skills in young professionals through civic engagement and community projects. Back in 1994, YLC launched its now famous “New Orleans: Proud to Call It Home” civic pride campaign to reinvigorate enthusiasm in the Crescent City among its residents.
Sustainable Harvest International
Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) partners with farming families in Central America to improve their well-being through long-term technical assistance in regenerative agriculture. With the support of local field trainers, partnering families adopt practices that restore soil health, protect biodiversity, and halt tropical deforestation.
WYES signed on the air for the first time on April 1, 1957. Since then, their mission has been to provide content that educates, informs, and inspires the people of Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. They strive to enrich the lives of children by providing them award-winning programs dedicated to local culture.
Women With A Vision
The mission of Women With A Vision is to improve the lives of marginalized women, their families, and communities by addressing the social conditions that hinder their health and well-being. We accomplish this through relentless advocacy, health education, supportive services, and community-based participatory research.
Make Music Nola
Their mission is to give the children of New Orleans the keys to claim their musical heritage and the tools to build their creative legacy through music education.
UnCommon Construction uses the build process to empower youth with the skills, network, resources, and experience to lead the workforce after high school or college. Through unCommon's high school apprenticeship program, students from different schools apply to join a diverse team to earn hourly pay and school credit for building a house in a semester.
Compost NOW’s mission is to empower local residents to take collective action over the issue of food waste by making composting accessible for every person in New Orleans. Compost NOW offers free residential food waste collections across New Orleans and partners with local farms and gardens to turn the collected food scraps into nutrient rich compost or use it to feed farm animals.
Children’s Bureau of New Orleans
LOVE. HOPE. HEAL. These three words represent the work Children’s Bureau of New Orleans has been doing for the last 130 years. We offer community-based, evidence-informed counseling to young people and families impacted by trauma, violence, or loss.
Heart N Hands
To raise awareness of heart health, heart disease prevention, provide heart health education, integrate physical fitness/exercise/sport activities and encourage healthy lifestyle choices for young girls aged 10-18 and their families.
New Orleans Business Alliance
The New Orleans Business Alliance is the accredited economic development organization for the city of New Orleans. In response to COVID-19, the Business Alliance established the Gig Economy Relief Fund to directly benefit our city's musicians, rideshare drivers, artists, and others who have lost their income due to the pandemic.
Pete's Out In The Cold
Officially in operation as Out in the Cold (known by the neighbors as Pete’s) since 1931, the bar can be unofficially dated back to 1898.
Louvis Services is a non-profit, permanent supportive housing developer. Our mission is to spark hope, encourage innovation and find the best solutions to house and support people who are homeless. Our goal is to increase available housing for people who are homeless by building one-bedroom tiny house duplexes. Services along with an edible landscape program will help to support tenants as they build more stable, healthy and productive lives.
New Orleans Opera Association
NOOA aspires to connect people to the arts and each other through the joy of opera.
Covenant House builds a bridge to hope for young people facing homelessness and survivors of trafficking through unconditional love, absolute respect, and relentless support.
Goat In The Road
Goat in the Road Productions (GRP) is an award-winning New Orleans based performance ensemble dedicated to the production of original and invigorating new works of theatre and educational programming.
Greater New Orleans Jewish Community Center
The mission of the Greater New Orleans Jewish Community Center is to facilitate the well-being of the New Orleans Jewish community and educate its members on Judaism and its heritage by providing a space built on Jewish values, but is welcome to everyone. The NOJCC provides activities for all ages and families like exercise and dance classes, sports leagues, summer camps, family activities, art classes, and many more!
Roots Of Music
The Roots of Music's mission is to empower New Orleans youth through music education, academic support, and mentorship while preserving and promoting the city's unique cultural heritage. To respond to COVID-19, Roots transitioned all programming online and sanitized and delivered instruments so our students could continue learning music during this difficult time.
National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana
The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana (NKFL) has been making lives better for over 50 years. Founded in 1969, our organization serves kidney and transplant patients through programs and services that impact public health. NKFL is the major statewide voluntary non-profit health organization dedicated to keeping kidney health at the forefront of Louisiana culture through awareness, prevention, treatment and organ donation advocacy.
Chance In Hell SnoBalls
Born as a front porch pandemic project by “The World’s Show-busiest Couple”, Kitten N’ Lou, this beloved lil’ Bywater pop up has become a local fave, with creative all natural flavors and a commitment to social justice and community outreach. Queer and woman owned and operated!
Fish in a Tree
Fish in a Tree is a community center in New Orleans that provides support and resources for neurodivergent individuals of all ages (Autism, ADHD, OCD, Learning Differences, Sensory Processing Disorders, and more), their families, and loved ones. We recognize neurodiversity as an intersectional experience and a social justice issue, and offer a range of programs and services to promote inclusion, equity, and social justice for all.
Burris, founded by vocalist Christopher Burris Hochkeppel at the LSU School of Music, is a New Orleans based roots-rock band. Described as “a gumbo of music”, the group mixes soulful vocals with Jazz harmonies and Funk grooves creating a unique southern sound.
Over the years, Joel Willson has scored for award-winning films, have performed in some amazing venues, was a PreSonus featured performer for NAMM, and most recently, through Minos the Saint, was a recipient of a Louisiana Culture grant.
Bike Easy makes bicycling in Greater New Orleans easy, safe, and fun for everyone. During these strange times, the physical and mental health benefits of regular (solo!) biking are more important than ever, and that's reflected in the huge number of people out pedaling!
LOOP NOLA makes the outdoors more equitable for underserved, urban children and youth so everyone can experience the physical and mental health benefits of outdoor recreation along with the joy and awe that are created in natural spaces.
Water Seed is a funk rock gospel sound of inspiration, freedom and liberation. No matter your gender, race, age, background, our music is a safe place and anthem for you. Future Funk Stars!!!
Our biggest sense of pride is in the diversity we represent within the fitness industry and openly invite anyone to join our welcoming community. We strive to create an inclusive community of all walks of life and inspire you to feel good about yourself, your workouts, and your life. Our chapter wants everyone to feel the joy, community, and fun that can come from fitness spaces.
Since 2006, SBP has directly rebuilt homes for more than 1,888 families with the help of more than 180,000 volunteers in New Orleans, LA; Joplin, MO; Staten Island, NY; Rockaway, NY; Monmouth/Ocean Counties, NJ; San Marcos, TX; Columbia, SC; Baton Rouge, LA; Houston, TX; Brazoria County, TX; and Puerto Rico.
Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses
Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses, managed by The Woman’s Exchange, preserves two 19th-century French Quarter homes and, through their architecture, collections, and history, inspires discourse about our collective past and its relevance to our present and future.
Ogden Museum Of Southern Art
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is a place of community for people of all ages to "See the South." Through their exhibitions of the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art, they tell the many stories of the American South and share the culture of the region.
Born in 2012 from a call for community innovators to present solutions to repurpose vacant lots, PlayBuild transforms urban spaces into dynamic play and learning environments to empower kids to design their futures.
Lead singer Margie Perez and Saxophonist Brent Rose have put together a talented ensemble that takes you on a musical journey to Cuba that will not let you leave the dance floor.
The Prytania Theatre Uptown
Established in 1914 the Prytania Theatre is over 105 years old. The Prytania Theatre is the oldest Single Screen- Movie House still operating in Louisiana and only Single Screen theater in New Orleans.
The Prytania Theatre at Canal Place
The Prytania Theatre has been an integral part of the New Orleans community for many years and we look forward to serving the community far into the future.
Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans
The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans is a nonprofit French language school and cultural center for all ages and abilities. We are one of the leading providers of French language and culture education in the New Orleans area. A member of the international network of Alliance Française chapters, located in over 100 different countries, the AFNO is a part of the largest network of French language and cultural centers in the world.
Bon Bon Vivant
A live performance of Bon Bon Vivant embodies this spirit of revelry and celebration!
Marina Orchestra is the New Orleans based Caribbean Rock fusion project helmed by singer songwriter Justin Powers.
Minos The Saint
In 2016 Minos the Saint released Awake in a Dream, their debut full length album, and band members Peter and Ben were finalists in Eddie's Attic Songwriters competition.
Youth Rebuilding New Orelans
Youth Rebuilding New Orleans is a youth led construction based organization with a mission is to Educate, Empower and Employ young people.
Next Level NOLA
Next Level was created for graduating high school students to further expand their networks, skills, and experiences to achieve goals in life, career, and education.
Slim Goodies Diner
Opened in 2002, Slim Goodies Diner came from a deeply rooted New Orleans background and they have been cooking with love ever since.
Turning Tables NOLA
Turning Tables started to combat the racial inequalities he saw growing in the New Orleans bar community.
Youth Empowerment Project
Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) was founded in 2004 by three juvenile justice advocates to support formerly incarcerated young people as they transitioned back into their communities.
Sugar Roots Farm
Sugar Roots is a non-profit entity and gladly accepts donations. All of our funding is reinvested in the farm, where it becomes soil, seeds, feed for our animal ambassadors, and more.
The Allways Lounge & Cabaret
The Allways is a local theater and cabaret that caters to Burlesque, Drag, Comedy, Music, and so much more!
The Inner Pup
TIP's Heartworm Prevention clinics have assisted more than 6,000 dogs, furnished 24,000 plus months of heartworm prevention, and treated more than 100 heartworm-positive dogs
The Lilli Lewis Project
They have been described as “a pan-generational cult of radical decency that delivers heart throbbing, earnest rock and soul that “makes you want to put your hands in the air, shout hallelujah and shake your booty for the rest of the night, with enough energy to power a large city”.
Magnolia Community Services
Founded in 1935, Magnolia Community Services is a non-profit organization providing support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans
The EPNO giving circle program brings together the collective interests of individuals to make a change by learning and giving together.
Our organization aims to extend this "safety net" to current and former foster care youths through mentorship and financial support without the barrier of a minimum GPA requirement.
Save NOLA Sounds
On the clinical side our New Orleans Musicians Clinic medical team has been providing comprehensive care and social services to thousands of local musicians, performers, and culture bearers since 1998.
Tomato Foster Club
100% volunteer-run kitty rescue that focuses on disproportionately vulnerable kitties including neonatal, special needs and those that are critically sick or injured.
The Big Easy Buffalo
The Big Easy in Buffalo has been connecting Louisiana performers to the Buffalo community for free or affordably priced shows since 2007.
Orleans Public Defenders
We zealously defend our clients, their right to equal justice, and their dignity to ensure fairness from the moment they are arrested. A dedicated team works together with our clients to build a meaningful defense for their individual needs and wishes.
Louisiana Hospitality Foundation
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We strive to create t-shirts that transcend the laundry pile.
Our designs aspire to a higher standard than mere recognition, tribalism, or kitsch. At their best, our shirts stoke nostalgia, spark conversation, and make people laugh. They elicit knowing nods at your neighborhood bar and hearty “who dats” in foreign airports.
We make t-shirts because they’re democratic, both in appeal and in execution: everyone wears them, and anyone can make them.
At Dirty Coast, we believe they can be civic-minded too. We are always looking for local partners we can support with a t-shirt. Fundraising tool and conversation starter, a well made shirt is a walking billboard and the wearer the spokesperson.
Photo: Wooden batons we made with our friends at GoodWood to raise funds for flood disaster recovery in Baton Rouge