Help forge the way for women when supporting International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020!
International Women’s Day is a global holiday which observes the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women and encourages continued progress. Celebrate this year with promotional items that give back and support women owned businesses.
Foxy Originals began when Jen Ger and Suzie Chemele met at Western University and bonded over their shared passion for jewelry. With their growing success in the retail and the promo industry, Foxy Originals now designs exclusive pieces that support various causes that empower women and women’s health. Foxy Originals also encourages customers to send in their well-loved Foxy pieces to be recycled. The metal is melted down and turned into a new beautiful design and as an incentive those who recycle their accessories will receive a 20% discount towards their next purchase.
Diane Katzman started her business creating gorgeous jewelry, ties, scarves and gifts for top brands, organizations and companies at her kitchen table over 20 years ago. As a breast cancer survivor, she is especially passionate about developing custom breast cancer merchandise to raise money, awareness, morale, and participation. She also works with clients to develop custom pieces that will give back to their preferred cause. Diane Katzman Designs has been the proud recipients of several awards including the ASI Design Awards for Best Jewelry, Best Accessory, Best Eco Product, Best Awards & Recognition, and Top 10 Trendsetter and Philanthropic Designer.
Rachel Halpern started Gordon Sinclair in 1989 and has since become a leader in high-quality, customized promotional products. While they are known mostly for their niche drinkware, Gordon Sinclair also makes high-quality tech, mobile accessories, bags and gift sets. Over the last 30 years, they have continued to grow and are certified by the Women’s Business National Council (WBENC). They have also won multiple awards including the Supplier Achievement Award Gold Status, Distributor’s Choice Award and Top Small Business by DiversityBusiness.com for their outstanding work in the industry.
In2green was founded in 2008 when Lori Slater and Stefanie Zeldin used their combined expertise in retail and design to create a line of luxury eco products that focus on using sustainable textiles. Now, In2green is a small team of talented women collaborating with local designers and knitters to create luxury items made from re-fiberized T-shirt fabrics and single use plastic bottles.
After starting in a kitchen, Ranger Station has grown its luxury candle business and developed a partnership with the women survivors of Thistle Farms. Thistle Farms is a nonprofit social enterprise based in Nashville, TN dedicated to helping women survivors recover and heal from trafficking, prostitution, and addiction by providing women with a safe place to live, a meaningful job and a lifelong sisterhood of support. Each candle is made with a premium soy wax blend in reusable cocktail glasses that add a special touch to any space.