changing the way we view mental health.

our mission

1 out of every 3 people will face a mental health issue in their lifetime, yet society teaches us that speaking out on our mental health is weak. Spark exists because we believe that there should be a fundimental change on the attitudes surrounding mental health. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to sparking positive mental health conversations through fashionable and comfortable apparel.

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Meet the Founder

“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” -Bill Clinton

Welcome kind visitor, my name is Beto Valenzuela and I am the founder of Spark Apparel. I started this organization after realizing how much people struggled to speak out about their emotions out of fear that their "courage" or "manlyhood" would be endangered. I became especially concerned when I learned that almost everyone struggles with mental health at some point in their lives, so I started Spark Apparel as my way to encourage everyone to see mental illness in a more positive light.

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