VMworld T-shirts Giveback – What to do!

SpringpathAgain this year after collecting a ton of T-shirts many of which I don’t want to wear, I’ve decided to give them away to the homeless people in San Francisco. Same goes for the big amount of Drinking Canteens I’ve collected.

And I must say, its somewhat harder to actually get them to accept gifts if you approach them instead of the other way around.But once you do get them to accept the T-shirts they are very grateful for the help. So instead of just throwing away T-shirts or drinking Canteens do think of the people who could use it.

But don’t be surprised if you see homeless people in T-shirts from your or another company.

T-shirt review coming up soon

So after pillaging the Solutions Exchange on sunday at the Welcome Reception I’ve only just now managed to take a look at the T-shirts I’ve grabbed. I’ve got a total of 17 shirts where I can see I’ve gotten a few of the same. Out of those 17 I’m taking 9 of them home. The other 8 were either too small or in a weird colour/print.

What I plan to do with those 8, is to go out and find some of the Homeless of San Francisco and pass those shirts to these people. I’m hoping they will like a clean shirt for the sometimes chilly SF nights. I know its nothing compared to food or money, but I’d rather give them away than throw them away.

I’ll try to review all of them, but the 9 I take home, will get a washing as well, to see how good they hold up during normal use.

I saw William Lam tweeting about, too many vendors didn’t have M or S sizes. I on the other hand were amazed at how many that didn’t have XXL. And even though they keep repeating that American sizes are bigger, that’s not true. Some of the XXL’s I’ve gotten are super tight and short 🙂

I hope the recipients will enjoy them though.

My original plan was to review the T-shirts as I got them, but this has been a hectic week. Meetings, Sessions and Labs took all my time, so review coming up when I get home.