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  • Joy Polefrone

    Reading this made my day -- and may help reshape my next career move. Thank you.

  • Korey Johnson

    Missy, this is so AWESOME!!! I co-founded Saving The World Apparel in 2010 and we've been championing this same message. Thanks for exposing us to Given Goods, I hope they have room for another social enterprise like ours :) If we all voted for the kind of future we wanted with our dollar the world would be changed forever! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts at STWA for sharing this message, you ROCK!

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really fascinating. We do marketing like this often and I think there's some value to having brands be a part of the conversation, and to change the way they think about business. But yes, doing good should be in the DNA of a business, not slapped on at the end. Interested to see the other companies you write about. Did you see Tippy Tippens' work? She's trying to raise money for her newest product: http://www.good.is/posts/what-we-make-matters-my-efforts-to-help-those-affected-by-climate-change?utm_campaign=6&utm_source=carousel

    • Missy Kurzweil

      Actually, Tippy's company Matter is one of the brands that Given Goods sells! (https://givengoods.co/) They're launching a brand new site next month and Matter will be featured on it.

      I'm based in Brooklyn and would be interested to check out that event. Thanks for posting!

    • Missy Kurzweil

      Thanks for your comment Alessandra. Actually, Tippy's company Matter is one of the brands that Given Goods sells! (https://givengoods.co/) They are re-launching a new site next month and Matter will be featured on there.

      I'm based in Brooklyn and would be interested to check out that event. Thanks for posting!

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        Amazing. Love all the connections! Would love to check out Matter more, so thanks for letting us know about those awesome companies!

        • Tippy Tippens

          Thank you for the mention of Matter & for GOOD HQ for the heads up! So appreciate it. Really excited about the new Given Goods site too, thank you all! If you want to check out our latest social goods, today is the last day of our fundraising campaign for 3 new sustainable products that give back. WOOT! http://igg.me/at/3-new-matter-goods/x/112646