Utah Jazz, Local Outdoor Company Partner ‘To Help Fight COVID-19’ With #OneUtah Shirts
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz and local outdoor company, Cotopaxi, partnered to sell t-shirts that say #OneUtah and will use the proceeds to “help fight COVID-19.”
“Our companies share a commitment to helping Utah thrive. We hope that by joining forces we can help Utah overcome the challenges COVID-19 has placed on our communities,” said Jazz president Jim Olson and Cotopaxi CEO Davis Smith.
“When you purchase a Cotopaxi #OneUtah Jazz t-shirt, you take part in this fight, because all proceeds will be directed through Silicon Slopes Serves to local partners on the battle’s frontlines, including the Intermountain Healthcare Foundation, the Utah Food Bank, and Utah’s Department of Workforce Services,” according to the outdoor company’s website.
“Fun collaboration between great organizations working to help our community,” Larry H. Miller Group of Companies CEO Steve Starks tweeted.
The shirts come in three different designs:
- Mountain Logo (based on the Jazz’s classic mountain logo)
- State City (based on the Jazz’s “City Edition” jerseys)
- State Retro (Classic Jazz colors and an outline of the state of Utah)
Each design comes in both women’s and men’s sizes.
“As two Utah-based organizations, we’re resolved to help Utahans overcome this crisis,” Cotopaxi’s website reads. “Your shirt purchase supports the fight against COVID-19 in Utah.”
Cotopaxi was founded in Salt Lake City in 2014.
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