Twice as Warm

Winter Storm Harper is barreling through the greater part of the Midwest and East Coast. While most of us are able to curl up in our houses and enjoy some warmth and a movie or two, there are plenty of people who can not enjoy those luxuries. In 2017, 192,875 people were living homeless andContinue reading “Twice as Warm”

Serengetee

Serengetee started in 2012 after founders Jeff and Ryan met on Semester at Sea, a study abroad program that circumnavigates the globe by ship. While traveling, they began exploring markets and collecting fabric from countries in Africa, Asia, and Central America.

Patagonia

“Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” -Patagonia’s Mission Statement Patagonia is one of the largest growing clothing companies, as well as one of the most popular outdoor sports companies in the market today. Patagonia grew out of a small company that made toolsContinue reading “Patagonia”

Ivory Ella

“Good clothes for a good cause” In 1979 over 1 million elephants roamed our earth. Today, less than 150,000 of these gentle giants are left in the wild due to excessive poaching. Ivory Ella is here to change this! Ivory Ella makes shirts with adorable elephants on it in different colors and patterns, and donatesContinue reading “Ivory Ella”

Land Over Yonder

Land Over Yonder sells snapback hats and t-shirts and donates a portion of their proceeds to less fortunate children throughout the world that are in need of an education by providing school uniforms. The reason Land Over Yonder gives school uniforms is youth in countries like Cambodia and Kenya are required to wear uniforms inContinue reading “Land Over Yonder”

People Water

People Water Website People Water is not a charity or a non-profit organization. They’re a for-profit, cause-based business, committed to alleviating the global water crisis. People Water sells water bottles, and each bottle of water give that much water to people in developing countries. They’re a double-bottom-line company. That means that they believe that success goesContinue reading “People Water”

Janji

Janji Website Run for another. Janji is a website of different running and workout clothes, made for the everyday to the competetive runner. Janji means “promise” in Malay, and Janji promises to fight the global water crisis with the power of running. They help fight this crisis in six countries: Haiti, Kenya, Peru, Rwanda, Tanzania, andContinue reading “Janji”

Krochet Kids Intl.

Krochet Kids Website Krochet Kids, a clothing company, also selling hats and other accessories, started by three friends in high school, that lead to a life changing idea they came upon in college.  Each clothing article is personailzed by the woman who created it, signed by them. These women recieve from Krochet Kids: fair wages,Continue reading “Krochet Kids Intl.”

stone + cloth

stone + cloth Website stone + cloth, started by a man with a dream, is a company that makes backpacks, totes, and miscellaneous, basic clothing articles. In exchange he give scholarships to children in need to further, and in some cases begin, their education. Matthew Clough, the owner, created this after a visit to Tanzania,Continue reading “stone + cloth”

The Social Dept. – Akron, OH

The Social Dept. Website As part of our Shop Local movement, we have decided today to shed light on The Social Dept., a t-shirt company from Akron, OH. Great quality shirts from great quality local entreprenuers. On their website they say: We hand print every shirt, poster, and bag one print at a time! All stepsContinue reading “The Social Dept. – Akron, OH”