Dhani Jones launches new U of M bow tie to support C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital

October 14, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - What started as a way to support a friend is now a philanthropic endeavor that former Wolverine football player and current Cincinnati Bengal linebacker Dhani Jones has expanded to support others.Through his philanthropic endeavor Bow Ties for a Cause, Jones designed a limited-edition, U-M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital bow tie that will be sold at Moe Sports Shops and Underground Printing for $55 per bow tie (Jones' number at U-M) with proceeds benefiting Mott. Bow ties will be sold starting Oct. 15, 2010 at Moe Sports Shops and Underground Printing.

"This is a perfect opportunity to give back to the University that has meant so much to me and my family," Jones says. "The experience I had at Michigan made me a better person both on and off the field. By supporting the Mott bow tie, we are supporting something greater than ourselves while giving back to Mott patients."

Underground Printing will be celebrating the bow-tie release on Friday October 15, 2010 at their 1114 S. University location in Ann Arbor. Dhani Jones will be in attendance starting at 6:00 PM to sign autographs and greet fans and supporters. Underground Printing has also launched a Dhani bow-tie t-shirt, with proceeds going to support C.S. Mott Children's Hospital as well. The shirts and bow-ties will be available in-store at both Ann Arbor Underground Printing locations (the second location is at 329 S. Main St.) and at Moe Sport Shop at 711 N. University. The shirts and ties will also be available online at ugpmichiganapparel.com, moesportshops.com, and mgoblogstore.com

The Dhani products are the most recent additions to UGP's line of apparel to support Michigan athletes and coaches and their philanthropic efforts. "We're proud to support Dhani, C.S. Mott, and the University of Michigan community this way." noted Underground Printing co-owner Ryan Gregg. "Michigan athletics is about a lot more than what happens on gameday, and all of these coaches and athletes show that through their commitment to these great causes."

About Bow Ties for a Cause:
Bow Ties for a Cause has helped other charities. For more information on Jones' Bow Ties for a Cause, visit bowtiecause.org.

About Underground Printing:
Underground Printing offers custom printed t-shirts and other apparel online and at its fourteen locations to customers of all sizes. All of their custom apparel goods are printed and embroidered in-house at their 35,000 sq foot facility in Ann Arbor's historic west side. The company currently has sixteen locations in nine states, including three in Ann Arbor. The company was recently named to the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America and is currently ranked as the nation's 16th largest printer by volume by Impressions magazine in 2009. For more information on Underground Printing, please visit www.undergroundshirts.com.