GIVING BACK

Our team believes in giving - and we're actually quite passionate about it. Behind every item we craft, and curated gift box we create - we keep in mind the next dollar that'll go towards a charity. We want to make a difference by giving our own gift, and we do just that by sharing a percentage of our sales.  Proceeds go to a different charity every month, and that my friends - puts a pretty big smile on our faces. Our team puts their hearts together in deciding where the proceeds will go, and we'd love to hear which charity is close to yours! Send us a quick note through the below so that we can learn more about it!

FEBRUARY 2021

February is Black History Month; a time to recognize the outstanding achievements of dedicated Black Leaders, and their fight for societal change. 


Black Lives Matter YYC began humbly as a collection of activists and advocates who share a single vision: the empowerment of all members of the Black community and to continue the fight to end systemic discrimination in all of its forms. BLM YYC seeks to centre Black voices in everything they do, whilst simultaneously engaging with the many intersections that exist underneath the Black umbrella. Continuously seeking to engage with the Calgary community to build up the foundation of an inclusive, equitable, and safe city that every Calgarian deserves.

To know more about BLM YYC, you can learn more or donate here.

JANUARY 2021

Centre for Suicide Prevention is an education centre, a centre of excellence, based in Calgary, Alberta.

 

They are a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association. They are educators. For over 35 years, they’ve been equipping Canadians with the information, knowledge and skills necessary to respond to people at risk of suicide. They educate online, in print, and interactively. Their library of over 45,000 suicide-specific items, the largest English-language collection of its kind, informs the work we do. 

To know more about Centre for Suicide Prevention, you can learn or donate here.

OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2020

Since we are just kicking off, we will be donating to one charity, The Magic of Christmas, until December 20th - and the remainder of December will be added to January's charity of choice. The shared proceeds will bring Christmas cheer into the homes and hearts of Calgarians who needs it the most. With the support of the City of Calgary Transit, The Magic of Christmas sends over 650 volunteers to deliver gifts and holiday joy to over 4,500 people in hospitals, care homes and other institutions, along with more than 650 families across the city.

To know more about The Magic of Christmas, you can view or donate here.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR CHARITY OF CHOICE

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Calgary, Alberta 

   

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