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A Big Step for a Small Business

Sarah Eckett is the 28-year-old woman behind Daisy Natives, a small business filled with vintage treasures and all things homemade. The work of Daisy Natives is empowering, while also being silly and charming. There is also a large focus on mental health and social issues. After 5+ years in business, Sarah made the incredibly difficult…

Better Together

A couple of years ago, Claire Netemeyer became friends with Hannah through an organization on her college campus. Both Hannah and Claire loved this organization a lot until they started discriminating against Hannah due to her disability. There was a policy in place that prevented her from coming to the events. Here’s a bit from…

Supporting LGBTQ+ in Kenya

“I’m Zoe Stoller, a queer mental health warrior passionate about pride, self-love, and authenticity!” Zoe created her merch to make YOU feel empowered and confident. She wants you to feel worthy of all the good things in the world, and to be proud of who you are. Her two shirt designs say “I AM WORTHY”…

A Voice For The Voiceless

A story written by Maggie Seibert, a Christian Blogger. “The Made Worthy campaign comes from a place of looking over the landscape of 2020 and saying “it may be too big a task, but we have to do something.” After hearing the insanity of the statistics behind children who become vulnerable to human trafficking through…

Delivering Hope Through Shirts

A story written by Em Burns, a NEDA + ANAD recovery advocate: “Over 30 million Americans struggle with an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Despite their prevalence, eating disorders receive significantly less funding than other major mental illnesses, and support options are often inaccessible. The media’s portrayal of eating disorders is often…

Knit Happens

Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prostheses for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. Traditional breast prosthetics are usually expensive, heavy, sweaty, and uncomfortable. They typically require special bras or camisoles with pockets and can’t be worn until weeks after surgery. Knitted Knockers, on the other hand, are soft, comfortable,…

Faith, Trust, Love, and a Little Science.

Heili and Morgan were ready for a baby before they even said “I do”. So naturally, their journey to become parents started right when they got married in September 2016. “We had an idea we would need help, we just never realized how much but we knew together we could do anything. November 2016 I…

Wear Jeans for Rare Diseases

Since 2005, Coastal Kids Home Care has provided more than 64,000 visits to 8,700 medically fragile infants and children with rare illness and disability. They provide these services from Monterey, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Santa Clara Counties in California’s central coast. As the only nonprofit pediatric home health care agency in the community, they…

Are You a Chronic Reader?

Megan Klenkle became chronically ill in 2011, and has been living with numerous illnesses ever since. During that time, reading has been a lifeline for her. It has allowed her a break from the fear that filled her reality. It’s been a comfort in dark times and gave her a way to continue living out…

Little Boy Bru Lives His Best Life After Being Rescued

In 2016, Brutus was a stray American Bully found with three gunshot wounds to the head. He was rescued by Second Chance Rescue NYC who funded his life-saving surgery and rehabilitation. He spent 6 months in foster care, where he recuperated from heartworm and malnutrition, in addition to his wounds. Without this rescue and their…

Pay Artists Fair Wages

Ian Stearns started A Production Company because he believes in something different. He says that “for too long producers have lowered the bottom line onto the shoulders of artists.” He believes that a fair wage is central to giving artists the opportunity to succeed and create the next movement in American art. “I want more…

Making Peace and Helping the Homeless

Kaitlyn Merced, of Riverside, California, became inspired when the word “peacemaker” began to pop up in her life again and again as she first started learning about social justice. As she started to learn more about the pervasiveness of all the heartbreaking issues going on in the world, from sex trafficking to homelessness to ocean…