Fifteen Inspiring Companies You Should Support This Holiday Season

As this year is coming to an end and life seems to be a scramble to finish deadlines, buy holiday gifts and fulfill commitments, I wanted to take the time to slow down and talk about a few companies that have inspired me in 2016. Whether they are an entrepreneurial businesses, non-profit, or artisan-influenced companies, the list below is just a start of inspiration as you think about unique gifts this Holiday. The more I researched these companies, the more inspired and touched I was by what these people are doing. With all of the bad, there is so much more good in this world and we can be a part of it.

1. GIFTING FORWARD

Your purchase helps 14 non-profits, people in more than 15 countries, and supports jobs for adults with disabilities, transitioning homeless, and former gang members in the USA.

Learn more about Gifting Forward here.


 

2. Local & Lejos

 

My Holiday pick from Local & Lejos (click photo to purchase)

*perfect for holding matches, jewelry and misc.


 

3. K. Viollet Watches


 

4. ROSE & FITZGERALD

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM Rose & Fitzgerald
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*why put your bottle opener away when it looks like this? just another excuse to crack open a beer and enjoy the day.


 

5. Soko

#WOMENWHOWERK

The bracelet that celebrates and empowers women who werk by connecting us through the meaningful work we do every day. Made for you by women like you - women who have overcome their own unique set of challenges in Kenya to make their mark. Its simple yet meaningful design, features the initials of the woman who made it next to yours - representing the power we share.
*20% of every bracelet purchased will go towards women's programming for artisans in Kenya.

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM SOKO
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*added with the initials of a friend or the one you love.


 

6. The Citizenry

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM The Citizenry (CLICK PHOTO TO PURCHASE)

*There's nothing better than a cup of coffee, unless it's two.


 

7. Ticamide

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM Ticamide (CLICK PHOTO TO PURCHASE)

*For the hardworking man in your life, who wakes up before sunrise.


 

8. The Giving Keys

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM The Giving Keys
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*a dainty reminder to give someone you love, and the candle smells like a winter wonderland, or heaven if I could guess. Believe me, I have it.


 

9. 31 Bits

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM 31Bits
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*three rings to give as one, or as a bonded symbol between three people.


 

10. Love Does


 

11. Darling Magazine

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM Darling Magazine
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*an inspiring read for any woman.


 

12.  New Beginnings: Maisha Iko Sawa


 

13. Sudara

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM Sudara
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*perfect with a silk skirt and heels, or your favorite pair of sweats.


 

14. Formerly YES

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM Formerly Yes
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*There is actually not one thing in this shop that you won't want yourself.


 

15. J. Hannah Jewelry

 

MY HOLIDAY PICK FROM J. Hannah
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*J. Hannah Jewelry can be a present to yourself or someone dear to you. Although the Holiday shipping is over, the wait is worth it.

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