Funding Period: Until March 30
Created as a fun and quirky way to get more people and small businesses engaged in politics, the Bernie Sanders action figure from FCTRY is the company’s latest Kickstarter venture. If the Kickstarter campaign is successful, FCTRY will send $1 from every figure sold to Sanders’ own political campaign. The company hopes their Bernie creation will serve as an innovative way of making participation more accessible to everyone and to encourage more people to follow along with political events going on in their country.
No stranger to Kickstarter, FCTRY is the same company that created a Hillary Clinton action figure last year, and like Hillary, Bernie is sculpted by Seattle pop-artist Mike Leavitt and comes with his own “Bernified” packaging, including the Bernie Sanders logo and his own tagline: “A Join-the-Action Figure.”
Once the campaign is over, FCTRY plans to set up a website with the purpose of tracking the data of sales and donations from both their Hillary and Bernie action figures. The hope is that the plan of donating $1 per toy will help change the way individuals and small businesses participate in political campaigns.
Kickstarter goals range from $1 to $100 and prizes include Bernie, Hillary and Barack Obama action figures.
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