Stars Really Love ... Tees from Arm the Animals
04/07/2011 AT 07:45 AM EDT
In January, Heinemeyer and his friend Danian Rios launched Arm the Animals, a unique T-shirt line dedicated to helping generate funds for animal charities in need. The tees are already gaining popularity among celebs – Ashley Greene and Shannon Elizabeth have both been spotted wearing them.
The ring spun cotton shirts are emblazoned with Heinemeyer's illustrations of pets packing guns, throwing grenades, and flashing swords – and make a tough statement about animal rescue. "Animals are pissed and fighting back," says Heinemeyer. "I thought the images would get people's attention."
A portion of the proceeds from the shirts, which sell for $21 each, go to Barks of Love and Strangest Angels Non-Profit Animal Rescue in California. The shirts have generated over $2,000 in donations in just three months and Heinemeyer knows his sister would be proud.
"She was a hardcore pet advocate, crawling into trash cans, saving kittens," he says. "I think she'd love it."
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