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Ink for a Cause: Local Tattoo Shops that are Donating Tattoos to Hurricane Relief


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Damn, San Antonio. Y’all never fail to warm our hearts. Seeing how much the music, restaurant and bar communities have respectively come together to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, reminds us that we’ve definitely got some golden hearts residing in the Alamo City.

But it doesn’t stop there – the San Antonio tattoo community is now finding ways to lend a hand, and well, some ink.

From now until Sunday, Doomsday Tattoo, will be donating pre-drawn Texas tattoos starting at $40. with 100% of the revenue benefiting Harvey victims. The fundraiser is not limited to the Texas designs and if you’re looking for something different, artists at Doomsday will be able to customize and price your tattoo based on the design you’re looking for (but get a Texas tattoo ‘cause Texas).

Also slingin’ some ink to help disaster victims are Dylan Donohue (who we wrote about in our tattoo feature earlier this year), Ryan Weis, and Rob Corso of Fortune Bros. Tattoo Co., who from 3pm-11pm will be donating 100% of proceeds that day towards Hurricane Harvey relief as well as doing $40 Texas outlines the entire weekend. 

Blackpoint Tattoo is also donating $400 worth of gift cards for a raffle at Rockin' For Rockport Benefit Concert, Silent Auction & Raffle, which will feature 20 bands on 2 stages Saturday, September 2 at The Korova. Lineup TBA.

This all we know of right now, more will be added upon our knowledge. If you're looking to show some Texas pride or just itching for something new to add to your collection, or looking to deflower your virgin canvas, hit these folks up.

Also, if you're looking to donate in other ways, the city created a page filled with information on how to donate and contribute to those affected by this disaster.

Keep it up, SA, we see you out here.

Now - Sunday, September 3, Doomsday Tattoo, 910 San Pedro Ave.

Sunday, 3pm-11pm, Fortune Bros. Tattoo Co., 918 Oblate Dr.

Saturday, September 2, $8 suggested donation, 6pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St.

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