BarryBasics Apparel to be offered through Al Barry Foundation
Until further notice, online sales will not be offered through the BarryBasics web site shopping cart. We are underway with opprotunities to offer the apparel through the Al Barry Foundation (www.albarryfoundation.org), hospital gift shops and other new distribution opportunities. We are currently in production to re-stock inventory that was destroyed in a fire last year. If you have an urgent need for the...
Operations temporarily closed due to Fire damage
As reported on October 14, 2013, by local media outlets, "A fire that caused an estimated $1 million worth of damages at a Northeast Richland shopping center was intentionally set. The fire started inside a self-storage business, located in the center of the complex, according to Richalnd County Fire Marshal's Office. The arson case has been turned over to...
Changes are coming for BarryBasics…. Styles & Brand Name
We have spent the last year listening to our customers and working with caregivers & patients who have worn our apparel. Lots of good feedback. To operate within this economy, new production for 2013 and 2014 will be limited to the most popular apparel pieces with snap fasteners for men and women. Colors and fabrics will also be limited to ensure the best price for...
New BarryBasics Sizing for Athletes
BarryBasics is working with Clemson Apparel Research to create special sizes for athletes and military men and women. These sizes may be available in summer/fall apparel productions. BarryBasics is currently manufactured to comply with USA Size Standards.
Al Barry Foundation Gift Program
Donors to the Al Barry Foundation made possible the delivery of 300 apparel gifts in September of 2012. BarryBasics modular apparel designs are manufactured by the Al Barry Foundation and Lizbeth, Inc., dba BarryBasics - www.barrybasics.com. To learn more, please visit www.albarryfoundation - or follow the Foundation on Facebook.
Wounded Warrior Gifts
Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 4th Floor Ward, were gifted BarryBasics modular apparel by the Al Barry Foundation on May 17, 2012. Modular shirts, boxer shorts and gym shorts in moisture management fabrics were well received. Most patients wanted to try the shirts and shorts immediately. All gifts were greatly appreciated by patients and their families. ...
Patient (The Villages in Florida) likes the men's apparel fabrics. The shirts are currently available in Pique and French Terry Polyester by Alamac of North Carolina. The weight of the fabric allows wearing in bed or in public places. The apparel was sewn by Clemson Apparel Research and Hagins Industries in the Carolinas. The men's shirts and shorts are available in modular (snap)...
Knee Surgery? Try BarryBasics!
Men and women who have worn BarryBasics Modular Apparel know the great utility of the boxers, shorts, and long pants. Manufactured in a variety of fabrics and colors, patients have the appearance of sportswear while offering easy access for medical treastment and rehabilitation activities.
After surgery, BarryBasics is the way to go!
"I don't know what I would have done without BarryBasics. Both arms and one leg were badly hurt in a car accident. I had surgery that left pins sticking out. BarryBasics gave me dignity because I could cover myself and do my rehabilitation. They look like sportswear and feel great. I love these clothes!" Jen, Cleveland, Ohio, February 2012
BarryBasics worn during rehab in Cleveland Ohio
"Thank God someone created BarryBasics. My daughter wore BarryBasics following major surgery on both arms and one leg. The snaps made it possible for her to wear clothes that let the nurses do what they had to do -- and kept my daughter covered and warm. She could not have doner her rehabilitation without these clothes. THANK YOU BarryBasics!" ...
BarryBasics article posted at military.com
Article posted by Sgt. Shaft (John Fales) at www.military.com/opinion. Please read and share with friends. John Fales is President of Blinded American Veterans Foundation. His decorations include Purple Heart, Vietnam Services Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, New York State Conspicuous Medal, Presidentail Unit Citation, Combat Action Ribbon, and South Vietnamese Cross...
Young man (age 14) at the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital tries out BarryBasics
This special patient is courageously fighting brain cancer. Even though the BarryBasics teens & children's line is not yet available, we are discovering that the small and medium sizes seem to work for teens.
12 Year Old Patient in Yonkers NY wears BarryBasics!
A severely broken upper arm of a 12-year old at a basketball game led a Mother to find a solution at BarryBasics. Although the apparel is made for adult men and women - the sizes small and mediums proved to solve the urgent need. The Reversible Modular Shirt with plastic snap fasteners along the shoulder, under arm and side...
New items added to inventory
New inventory in Khaki and soft Pink fabrics includes Modular and no-snap apparel for men and women. The sizes are small, medium, large & Xlarge. The fabrics Polyester Pique and Polyester French Terry. The easy to wash & dry fabric was manufactured by Alamac of North Carolina and the cut & sew was by Hagins Industries of North Carolina.
New shipment arrived!
A new shipment has been received from Clemson Apparel Research (CAR). Packaging is in process. The Modular Apparel with snap openings include gym shorts, long pants and the Reversible Modular Shirt. Also included are capri pants and tops for women with and without snap openings. The color is light gray. The easy to wash & dry fabric is antimicrobial and moisture management manufactured by Domestic Fabrics of North Carolina.