Lexington t-shirt company raising money for Australian wildfires

Courtesy: Shop Local Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A t-shirt company in Lexington is trying to raise money for wildfire relief efforts in Australia.

Shop Local Kentucky launched ‘The Down Under’ shirt, and they say 100-percent of the profits will go to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors.

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The hand-printed shirt features a happy koala and was made locally.

The company says it has raised $30,000 so far.

Anyone who would like to purchase a t-shirt can click here.

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