Teen entrepreneur Sammie Vance dreamt of getting her Buddy Benches out to schools and community groups nationwide; now a socially-conscious furniture brand is helping.
Hooker Furniture, a division of Hooker Furnishings, recently received new inventory of its Susan G. Komen® licensed collection via magenta shipping containers operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE). The eye-catching containers feature a pink ribbon – the international symbol for breast cancer awareness.
Molteni&C is partnering with Breast Cancer Research Foundation – BCRF to support the brightest minds in science by holding an online auction featuring four limited-edition Porta Volta armchairs by Herzog & de Meuron in a distinctive pink hue. The auction will take place on liveauctioneers.com through October 31st, 2023. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation.
To help support the people of Maui after the recent wildfire tragedy, the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) has established a fund for donations and will match contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 in total. Donations will go to support the Maui Strong Fund and Team Rubicon Disaster Relief.
Through its giving campaign, The Container Store will support the work of The Kaleidoscope Project, including its internships for students in high school and college and the scholarships it funds for those interns to receive Green Leader Certification through the Sustainable Furniture Council. Those scholarships enable young BIPOC creatives to enter their industry with a knowledge of sustainability.
To encourage customer and employee contributions to the giving campaign, The Container Store will utilize its social media, email, internal communications, online blog, and in-store signage in its 97 locations during relevant monthly observances throughout the year. Donations can be made to support The Kaleidoscope Project giving campaign at The Container Store in store locations at the register or online by clicking here.