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Passenger Project

Passenger Project is an online clothing company that utilizes a portion of sales to raise donations for a different cause each month.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Fashion
  • Location Wantagh, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website passengerproject.org

Company Summary

By associating a different cause (Health, Environment, Poverty, etc.) to each month of the year, Passenger Project makes charity simple for people in all walks of life. Using social media and co-sponsoring/hosting local fundraising events, our company is able to reach out to all demographics and allow them to wear their support on their sleeves and look good while they do good. Our company's highest priority is to make a positive difference.

Team

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    Kevin Ciminelli
    Co-Founder

    Became heavily involved in the field of graphic design at the young age 13 and has been doing art and design ever since. Kevin's first business venture, a screen-printing company, was formed at 18 years old and is still thriving today in his local community. Today, Kevin is using his skills as a designer and entrepreneur to pursue Passenger Project, a clothing company that focuses on raising money for charities all over the world.

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    Jake Schaefer
    Co-Founder

    Jake Schaefer grew up on Long Island NY, moving often. Growing up in a troubled home he gravitated towards music,arts and creative thinking. Moving a total of 7 times, Jake finally landed in Wantagh. Jake quickly became involved in the arts and graphics programs at Wantagh High School. Since than Jake has entered the blue collar work force and has shifted focus towards Passenger Project and charity work.

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    Ian Borneman
    Co-Founder

    After discovering his interest in art, Ian chose to peruse a career as a Graphic Designer. Straight out of high school, he opened up a screen printing company, which is still thriving today. Upon graduating college, in May of 2012, Ian was approached by Jake Schafer and Kevin Ciminelli with the idea of Passenger Project. With a desire to do something new and the excitement of giving back to those in need, he accepted.

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    Mike Califano
    Co-Founder

    Mike has been designing works since his early high school years. After many diverse job opportunities and a bachelor's degree in graphic design, Mike is now using his talents to aid Passenger Project in multiple aspects of the business. From designs and marketing strategies to charity outreach and event planning, Mike is part of a team that does it all.

Advisors

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    James Borneman
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    None
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