Some of my favorite knick knacks have been purchased from the charmingly small DIY goods/zine/gallery space located in the Mission district. It has always been my go-to for zines, affordable art, handmade clothing, jewelry and art books. They also have an impressive free pile next to the front door. Fundamentally, Needles and Pens is an incredibly supportive resource for not only local but international folks with a similar dedication to DIY ethics and community.
They need to gather 175 more votes in order to qualify for a $250,000 grant that will help keep the business floating along, and it takes two seconds! I'll break it down for you:
1. Visit MissionSmallBusiness.com and click the "Log in and Support" and log in via Facebook.
2. Search for Needles and Pens
3. Click on the blue "Vote" button next to their name!
In three easy steps, you've completed your good deed of the day. Phew.