SDCC T-shirt sales will support children's mental health

CNET | 7/17/2019 | Tania González
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Ashley Eckstein, founder of Her Universe, shows off the T-shirt she designed to benefit a campaign to improve children's mental health.

At this year's San Diego Comic-Con, your fandom dollars can help support children's mental health. Her Universe, a geek fashion company founded by Star Wars voice actress Ashley Eckstein, has revealed exclusively to CNET a T-shirt that it will sell at SDCC from Thursday through Sunday.

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Eckstein designed the shirts, which will be sold at the Her Universe booth (No. 1321). Each T-shirt costs $30 (roughly £24, AU$42), and all the proceeds will support the On Our Sleeves movement of Nationwide Children's Hospital based in Columbus, Ohio. If you cannot make it to SDCC, the T-shirt will be available soon at the Her Universe website.

Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, has worked with Nationwide Children's Hospital and served as an ambassador for its On Our Sleeves movement during the past two years. The movement seeks to create more awareness and help break stigmas around children's mental health.

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She will also use the Her Universe Fashion Show, a staple of SDCC, to promote these efforts.

The sixth iteration of the fashion show will showcase geek couture with the theme "The Power of Fashion," inspired by the DreamWorks series She-Ra and the Princesses...
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