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Kangol 504: Bring Jobs To America With Bollman Hat Company

A project in Adamstown, PA by Bollman Hat Company

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Kangol, the world's most famous hat brand, helping to revitalize American manufacturing and bringing jobs to the USA, #motherfunder!
Backers: 671
Average Pledge Per Backer: $153

Funded: $102,820 of $100,000
Dates: Nov 18th -> Jan 17th (60 days)
Project By: Bollman Hat Company
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Latest News

Evan Jones: Kickstarter lets Kangol fans get personal

January 24th - via:
What Bollman has done with the Kickstarter campaign is give the consumers a different way to put some skin in the game. (Read More)

In final minutes, Bollman Hat hits $100,000 goal to help bring Kangol cap-making here from China

January 18th - via:
Don Rongione, the president and chief executive officer of Bollman Hat, didn’t sleep very well Saturday night. (Read More)


January 17th - via:
We're doing it motherfunders! We're just about $1,200 away with just over an hour left. We're so close! Every dollar counts now! We have it within our grasp to bring these jobs to the US. Let's do this!  (Read More)

6 Hours And Less Than $5,000 To Go!

January 17th - via:
We've been making great progress towards our $100,000 goal for the last few days and what seemed so far away just a few days ago is within reach. We have less than $5,000 to go with just over 6 hours! We're so close, let's do this motherfunders and... (Read More)

Just Under 10 Hours!

January 17th - via:
We've been surging towards our goal over the last few days and now with just under 10 hours to go we're just over $10,000 away! We've come this far motherfunders, let's bring these Kangol jobs to the US! Whatever you can do in these final hours is... (Read More)

24 Hours And $14,000 To Go!

January 16th - via:
Thank you for all your support!  In the last 24 hours we've raised another $14,000! That leaves us with only another $14,000 to go.  Your support has been overwhelming so far and we're so close. Keep up the great work and continue spreading the... (Read More)

Fox 29 News With 48 Hours To Go!

January 15th - via:
On today's Fox 29 News at 5, Bill Rohrer did a story on our Kickstarter!   You can check out his news piece here, Hat Company Hopes To Revitalize American Manufacturing. We've got 48 hours to go and just under $28,000 to go yet.  Help us reach the... (Read More)

60 Hours To Go And Your Last Chance To Get Once In A Lifetime Rewards!

January 15th - via:
We've got just about 60 hours to go in the campaign and we've had a huge surge in pledges moving up almost $30,000 in the last 3 days!  We can do this motherfunders! In an effort to give us another boost we're going to part with another one of the... (Read More)

Hat Company Hopes to Revitalize American Manufacturing

January 15th - via:
After nearly 150 years, America's oldest hat company is in still in business but facing some stiff competition. (Read More)

3 Days To Go And Some Kickstarter Love!

January 14th - via:
We've got three days to go and we've gotten a little extra boost from the Kickstarter staff by picked as one of the "Projects We Love." Thanks again to all our supporters and keep spreading the word.  We can do this motherfunders!  (Read More)

The People Behind Bollman Hat Company

January 13th - via:
Over the course of the campaign our employee-owners have not only be pledging and spreading the word about the campaign, but they have been actively running fundraisers and donating the proceeds to the campaign.   Most recently, our employee-owners... (Read More)

What You Waiting For Motherfunder!?!

January 8th - via:
The Bollman Hat Company has been running this Kickstarter campaign for the last few weeks to help bring new jobs to the US by relocating production of the Kangol 504 to America.   If you’ve already pledged, thank you so much for your support!... (Read More)

You've Asked For It And Now You've Got It!

December 18th - via:
Create Your Own Motherfunding Bundle!Thank you all for your amazing support so far with the campaign!  We still have quite a bit to go but with all of your support and help we know we'll be successful. Pretty much since Day 1 of the campaign we've... (Read More)

Thank You And Big News!

December 4th - via:
First, a big thank you to all our supporters so far.  You have all helped us so much already, but we need to push it further.  Please look to share with your friends and family as much as possible. Now, for some news!   First, we've heard your... (Read More)

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