IRON MOUNTAIN — Mike Pearson, proprietor of native stone Brick + Mortar, unexpectedly misplaced his lifelong buddy David Furno in October after a protracted battle with psychological sickness.
Pearson, not one to sit down idly by, developed a customized icon that includes the web gaming tag of his late buddy. The “D13” icon is in remembrance of Furno, in addition to, an effort to extend consciousness of psychological well being.
Brick + Mortar has D13 merchandise on the market, together with shirts for $26 and stickers priced from $5 to $10.
“Everyone seems to be combating their very own battle. Taking the time to point out some kindness or just a little love might get somebody by means of their battle that day. We’re not alone on this,” Pearson mentioned.
All proceeds will go to the Nice Lakes Restoration Middle, which goals to empower restoration by means of hope and alter, by offering quite a lot of behavioral well being providers throughout the Higher Peninsula of Michigan.
Brick + Mortar is open from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday by means of Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to three p.m. and closed on Sundays.