Set It Off: Jeff Shinabarger

October 14th, 2009 by Larry

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Name:
Jeff Shinabarger

Aka:  
Shinny

Website:
www.giftcardgiver.com
www.plywoodpeople.com
www.jeffshinabarger.com

Where are you from?
From Lansing, Michigan
Now live in East Atlanta Village

Who do you work for? 
I hope I tell the stories of people in great need (often in poverty) and
find simple ways to connect that need with people of privilege.

What are your Current Project(s)? 
Launching a more-than-profit business called Plywood People – An innovative
community addressing social need. Creating a new campaign for an incredible
service organization in urban neighborhoods across the nation named Mission
Year
. Creative Directing for a leadership experience
called Catalyst. Launching a viral microfinance
campaign called Never Ending Hope. Always collecting unused gift cards.

Who would you love to work with?
Excited to work on a small project with Chuck Anderson. Andre 3000. Shepherd
Fairey. The Peeps at All Day Buffet.

If you had to give all your sneakers away to charity except for one pair, which ones would you keep? 
TOMS.

What’s on your iPod right now?
Zach Williams. Anathallo. Jay Z. Ryan Adams. Radiohead. Wild Sweet Orange.

What’s your Favorite ATL food?
Anything from Agave

What’s your Favorite ATL hangout?
The Midway in East Atlanta Village.

What are your Pet Peeves?
Talking and not doing. Cracking gum while chewing. Not clearing the
microwave and leaving 2 seconds on the little screen.

Shout outs?
My wife, Andre – she does the hard work of serving at Grady everyday.
Max. My dog – he is cool in every way.

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