Fourth grader’s UT shirt raises nearly $1 million to combat bullying

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — After a boy was bullied for making his own University of Tennessee shirt, Vol Nation jumped in to support him. Now, proceeds from the sale of hundreds of shirts just like his will help prevent others from being bullied.

The University of Tennessee said $952,101 was raised for STOMP Out Bullying after 112,715 shirts were sold out of the VolShop.

Approximately $8.45 of every shirt, which retailed for $14.99, went to the organization’s missing to prevent children from being bullied.

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