Recycle 2 Upcycle
R2U is a non-profit organization utilized to offer mentoring opportunities for young individuals who want to learn how to design through crafting their old looks into new statements. Candidates learn how to sew, cut, stitch, and measure fabrics used with unique patterns upcycling their recycled clothing items. Through consignment services and sponsorships, the earned funding is utilized for resources and materials needed to host the learning environments for local events, workshops and festivals.
Mentor Program- Working with and teaching aspiring designers and fashion students.
Mentor programs include a space for interns to learn sewing techniques, packing and shipping as well as the ins and outs of owning their own clothing business.