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  • Lovishly

    August 17, 2019 by


  • Good On You

    February 3, 2019 by

    Do you ever wonder how to see how ethical your favorite brands are? Or maybe do you need a one-stop shop for all things ethical clothing? We have a solution for you! With Good On You App, you can get access to information for more than 2,000 fashion brands rated on how they treat people,… Read more

  • Twice as Warm

    January 20, 2019 by

    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 and… Read more

  • Raven + Lily

    January 13, 2019 by

    Raven + Lily believes that empowering women will change the world. Raven + Lily is a lifestyle brand offering trend-forward fair trade fashion, accessories, and home goods with its core underlying mission to empower women on a global scale. Today, the brand helps to employ more than 1,500  artisan women around the world, providing them… Read more

  • Everlane

    January 6, 2019 by

    Know your factories. Know your cost. Always ask why. That is the motto of popular clothing brand Everlane. Everlane has easily become one of our most favorite clothing brands here at Orenda. Their mindset of “Radical Transparency” and good quality are the perfect blend together for an ethical yet high-end clothing company. The company started… Read more

  • WakaWaka

    December 30, 2018 by

    If you like to be outside, camping or hiking, or know your summers will be spent from every activity from music festivals to picnics to any other fun in the sun activity, then we have the perfect products for you. Share the sun with WakaWaka. 1.2 billion people around the world have no access to… Read more

  • Anchal Project

    December 23, 2018 by

    Bring yourself a little pop of color this winter. Do that with Anchal Project. With Anchal, you can do just that, all while empowering woman to support themselves and their lives. At Anchal Project, you can buy anything from blankets, quilts, and bedding, to scarves, wraps, and men’s wear, to table linens and bags, all… Read more

  • Yoobi

    December 18, 2018 by

    We are a week away from Christmas and you know what that means: last-minute shopping. If you’re looking for stocking stuffers or maybe have a teacher in your life, then we have a product for you. If you do not have any more time for free shipping or shipping at all, you can even hop… Read more

  • Ruby Cup

    May 10, 2018 by

    All my ladies out there! Let’s chat about something not everyone feels comfortable talking about: periods. We all get them, we all hate them, but picture living somewhere where you do not have the education or resources to maintain them. Then, try to picture even being shunned for that wonderous week while you’re on it. Crazy,… Read more

  • Synced Smiles

    April 30, 2018 by

    So, of course, you have heard of Buy One, Give One. Have you, though, heard of Buy One, Give Ten? Crazy, right? If this sounds intriguing, Synced Smiles is the company for you.

  • Warby Parker

    April 13, 2018 by

    Are you a glasses connoisseur? Do you like feeling and looking hip and trendy with your fashion and accessories? Do you like helping a good cause? If you answer YES to any of these questions, Warby Parker is the company for you.

  • John’s Crazy Socks

    April 2, 2018 by

    In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, here is a charming story of a creative entrepreneur changing the world, one pair at a time. John’s Crazy Socks is a father-son venture inspired by John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, and his love of colorful and fun socks, or what he calls his “crazy socks.”… Read more

  • Bombas

    February 21, 2018 by

    Do you know what the #1 most requested item at homeless shelters is? Pretty simple, actually. Socks.

  • Serengetee

    January 5, 2016 by

    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.

  • 2015 in review

    January 2, 2016 by

    The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 43 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Read more

  • MudLOVE

    August 11, 2015 by

    In the Fall of 2009, wheels were turning. (Potter’s wheels, that is.) Inside of a tiny garage, big dreams were becoming a reality. With nothing more than an old stamp set, a box of clay, and a plan to support clean water projects in Africa, handmade creations emerged and MudLOVE was born.

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