Recycled Sail 'Sea Bags' Create 'Cure Bags' to Benefit Maine Cancer Foundation

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Sea Bags' Cure Bag; sailed around the world and recycled in Maine. Credit: Sea Bags
Sea Bags brings reusing sails for good to another level with their limited edition Cure Bags. Not only do these handmade bags have a story--the fabric has literally sailed the ocean blue--but they also help fund breast cancer research with 50% of sales proceeds benefiting the Maine Cancer Foundation. View the bag up close, after the jump.
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Credit: Sea Bags
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Credit: Sea Bags

Sea Bags was recently honored for their leadership in the annual Cure Campaign with the Grassroots Award from the Maine Cancer Foundation. The Maine-based company has participated in the campaign for the past two years--and raised $18,000 last year alone. The owners have a personal connection to the cause--as family member have been touched by cancer--and they are determined to make a difference this year with their donation. The bags are available online at Sea Bags through December 2009.:: Sea Bags

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