16 brands that give back

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Since the 1980s, the month of March has been nationally recognized and celebrated as women’s history month, and it’s an amazing opportunity to shine a light on women-focused causes, organizations and charities to support this month and beyond. Throughout Women’s History Month, several brands have pledged to give back, whether through donations, activism or campaigns, spanning product categories like apparel, beauty, food , wellness and more.

Major corporations and retailers are also stepping up their efforts to support women-owned businesses and women-focused causes this month. Grocery delivery giant Instacart, for example, recently announced that it pledging $1 million to support and promote women-owned brands in its market. Macy’s supports nonprofit advocacy girls inc. encouraging customer donations online and in-store through March 31, while Hershey’s rolled out its limited edition “Celebrate SHE” bars — available at retailers nationwide while supplies last — and donated $150,000 to a nonprofit girls on the run.

Brands are giving back this Women’s History Month

Below, we’ve rounded up some brands that are giving back for Women’s History Month, listing them in alphabetical order. Some brands are offering limited-edition products for Women’s History Month, and each brand on the list donates a portion of their profits to a charity that benefits women.

Aritzia

Fashion brand Aritzia has teamed up with artist Lea Colombo to design a limited-edition collection for International Women’s Day highlighting her latest series, Colors of My Body. According to the brand, all proceeds from the collection will be donated to partner organizations in the Aritzia community that give back to women and girls.

By/Rosie Jane

During the month of March, 10% of the online sales of the perfume brand By/ Rosie Jane will be donated to the Downtown Women’s Centeran organization that focuses on ending homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles and empowering women through housing, welfare, employment, and advocacy.

CASETIFY

CASETiFY’s all-new “Her Impact Matters” collection is designed entirely by creative women and includes a variety of phone cases, chargers and accessories with bold designs and phrases inspired by International Women’s Day. The brand, which makes some of our favorite phone cases, says 10% of every sale of the collection in March will go to equality nowa non-profit organization supporting and protecting equal rights for women and girls.

Fossil

In honor of International Women’s Day, accessories brand Fossil has teamed up with Cedella Marley to create an exclusive four-piece capsule collection honoring her father Bob Marley and his song “One Love “. According to the brand, 25% of the profits from the collection will be donated to Global Pulse, which uses technology and social media to empower women around the world. The brand also donated $10,000 to the Bob and Rita Marley Foundation to support Jamaica’s national women’s soccer program.

Gorjana

Women-founded brands Gorjana and Richer Poorer teamed up this month to create an exclusive collection featuring a ribbed tee and chain-link necklace. According to the brands, 100% of net sales from the collection will support Dress for Success Worldwide with a goal of reaching $50,000. The collection will be available in Gorjana stores and on Gorjana sites until the end of the month.

Mattel

Mattel’s Barbie brand has been supporting young women for several years now. In 2018, the company launched the Barbie Dream Gap Project, an ongoing global initiative to address the realities that prevent women from reaching their full potential.

This year, Mattel also opened a curated, collaborative shopping platform called Barbie Style that features limited-edition designs inspired by Barbie’s own wardrobe. For every product purchased from the Barbie Style collection throughout March, Mattel will match 5% of proceeds and match the donation to the Barbie Dream Gap project.

Mejuri

Jewelry brand Mejuri has teamed up with fashion designer Jenna Lyons to create a three-piece collection for Women’s History Month that embodies “self-reliance, strength and individuality”, according to the brand . Mejuri will donate $5 from the sale of each item in the collection to the Mejuri Empowerment Fund, through which the company gives women and non-binary people the tools they need to become leaders.

Mr. M. LaFleur

Until March 15, Mr. M. LaFleur will donate an item to bottomless closet for every purchase of the black Foster pants. Mr. M. LaFleur has a ongoing relationship with Bottomless Closet, an organization that helps needy women enter the workforce with the right clothes, resume sewing and more.

Old Navy

After launching its diversity-focused graphic t-shirt campaign Project US last year, Old Navy is celebrate women’s history month featuring all-new designs in collaboration with artists Shar Tuiasoa and Shawna X. In honor of the new collection, Old Navy is donating $1 million to 20-year partner Boys & Girls Clubs of America to support programs youth arts.

Paper

Stationery company Papier – which makes some of our favorite planners – has teamed up with twin sisters and artists Liv & Dom to create a limited-edition stationery collection in honor of International Women’s Day. The collection, which includes everything from planners to recipe journals, features designs of the female form as well as yellow mimosa flowers, which have become a universal symbol of International Women’s Day. All profits from the new Papier x Liv & Dom collection will be donated to Women for International Womena non-profit organization that helps women survivors of war and conflict rebuild their lives.

New Crop Provisions

reHarvest Provisions, which offers single-serve smoothies made from Imperfect Products, says that for every box of superfood smoothies sold in March, it will donate one box to Girls on the Run, a youth development program for girls from third to eighth grade. . At the end of the month, the brand is also offering 20% ​​off any purchase to shoppers who sign up for the Girls on the Run “Dream it. Do it. Be it. virtual fundraising event and select reHarvest as the host during registration.

sterling forever

Throughout March, jewelry and accessories brand Sterling Forever donates 100% of profits from the sale of its Empower Hoop earrings to Rise upan organization that champions gender equality by advocating for policy change around the world.

UGG

Earlier this month, UGG launched a new campaign with actress Tommy Dorfman as part of its biggest #PoweredByHer series. As part of the campaign, Ugg will donate $25 to Planned Parenthood Southeast for every Fluff Yeah Slide purchase made in the Purple Sky shade through March 14.

Vans

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Vault by Vans teams up with Sarah Andelman, founder of a publishing and creative agency just an idea and co-founder of the Parisian concept store Colette, to highlight the creations of four female artists from around the world: Julia Chiang, Fumiko Imano, Sindiso Khumalo and Soko. Items in the curated collection range from shoes to bucket hats.

The brand is also offering a range of limited-edition products for International Women’s Day, and through August 1, 2.5% of proceeds from products in the range will be donated to organizations that uplift and empower women up until August 1. at $200,000, according to Vans.

Vera Bradley

In 2016, Vera Bradley — who we feature in our favorite weekender bags and wheeled backpacks — teamed up with New Hope Girls, a non-profit organization based in the Dominican Republic that fights against the trafficking and exploitation of local girls and women. Today, Vera Bradley launched her fourth capsule collection with the nonprofit which features bags and clutches handcrafted by New Hope Girls artisans, according to the brand. Until July 5, the brand donates 75% of its sales to New Hope Girls.

Victoria’s Secret PINK

PINK, a clothing and underwear line from retailer Victoria’s Secret, has teamed up with artist Amber Vittoria to design the limited edition Campus Ringer Tee and Crew Sweatshirt. This month, the brand donated $50,000 to Dress for Success, a nonprofit that provides business attire and development tools to women in low-income communities.

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