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Mint: The Story Behind the Strap

Our new limited edition Fotostrap is more than just another chic color to add to our collection. The cherry on top is that we designed "Mint" in honor of and to support Fotolanthropy's newest story featuring a local Dallas ice cream shop, Howdy Homemade. Fotolanthropy is just weeks away from releasing this story and short film, so we are thrilled to give you an exclusive sneak preview of this deliciously sweet story of dreaming, exceeding expectations, and ice cream.

Story Behind the Mint Fotostrap, a Fotolanthropy Short Film about Special Needs

Howdy Homemade is the concept of restaurateur Tom Landis, a man who sees untapped potential in his special-needs employees. Tom believes in the American dream and that even those with disabilities deserve the opportunity to achieve that dream. Fourteen of his sixteen Howdy Homemade employees have special needs, including Coleman Jones (pictured above and below). With a heart ignited by a passion to lead those with special needs to a new level of social standard, Tom is making waves in changing the way his community sees disability, and changing these young peoples' lives forever.

Story Behind the Mint Fotostrap, a Fotolanthropy Short Film about Special Needs

Story Behind the Mint Fotostrap, a Fotolanthropy Short Film about Special Needs

Story Behind the Mint Fotostrap, a Fotolanthropy Short Film about Special Needs

Join us in supporting the production of this film (and others like it) by shopping FOTO and purchasing with purpose. We are proud and honored to give back 10% of all proceeds to Fotolanthropy to help tell inspiring true stories like "Howdy" and hope you will consider following/supporting Fotolanthropy and the stories they tell, too. To learn more about how we give back and to check out some of the stories we've supported, click here.

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Enjoy this post? Check out our posts about Fotolanthropy Fathers and The Luckiest Man for other Fotolanthropy Features and more examples of stories that FOTO has given back to.

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