the cause bar change makers
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As mamas, we do it all. We run households, we run businesses -- and most importantly, we do our best to raise good humans. With Mother's Day coming up on Sunday, there is no better time than the present to recognize some very special mamas going above and beyond in doing good and giving back, and -- as a result -- leading by example. Hear more from these mamas below!
A brilliant concept combining two of my favorite things – giving back and travel – Kind Traveler is the brain child of Jessica Blotter and partner, Sean Krejci.
Authentically marketing your cause-oriented brand or organization is no easy task. Introducing Laura Piety, who has the gift of fusing the message of brands standing for cultural good with a powerful story.
Introducing Blythe Hill, a powerful, passionate force with an incredibly genuine and gracious heart who used the power of a pun and her own personal experience to form a movement and opportunity for others through Dressember.
When I started The Cause Bar last year, the immediate list of things I needed to get started on, needed to learn, needed support with -- it all started to grow -- and quickly. To this day, I thank my friends who recommended HEYMAMA to me.
Having not even met Jacq (yet!) in person, I wholeheartedly believe and know she is one of those people you just want to be around. Everything about her emanates goodness.
Having been a huge fan of The Good Trade for several years now, upon moving to LA last year, I was so grateful to be personally introduced to AmyAnn Cadwell, Co-Founder of this brilliant platform for the ethically-minded.
The approach to giving back for this brand goes beyond both being a natural fit for the spa and wellness industry and doing good for the planet. Have a read below on how Julie Andrews, President Kerstin Florian International, selected WeForest as the philanthropic partner for her brand as a way to honor her dear friend’s legacy.
So often, when a parent is diagnosed with cancer, their first concern is how they will share the diagnosis with their children. While the medical team provides a full rand of treatment and support available for the patient, there is usually not enough support for the child.
It all started with Founder, Jenny Nuccio’s first trip to Kenya in 2009. She was inspired by the hope and desire to make a positive change for the women who welcomed her in.
Our skin is our most vital organ, AND our first impression to the world. Yet, so many of us still leave our skin care regimes up to guesswork in the drugstore aisle. Celeste Hilling is out to change this. This Cause Bar Changemaker and Founder of Skin Authority has created a company with a tech-savvy, personalized approach to skin health -- along with a “do good” business model from the bottom up that her customers can feel proud to support.
Isn’t it a wonderful thing when something good emerges from tragedy? So is the case for deux mains, a lifestyle brand that is helping Haitian artisans rebuild their lives following the tragic earthquake that hit the country in 2010. As a response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Julie Colombino founded a nonprofit organization REBUILD globally, and opened a small training center to teach Haitian women to make sandals from tires found in the streets. Over the year, through the efforts of REBUILD globally, deux mains was able to spin off into its own official Haitian business and fashion brand.
We all want to feel good about what we buy and what we wear, but the bling in many diamond rings may have caused collateral damage to people and the planet. So we’re saying “I Do” to conflict-free diamonds.
Executive recruiting often gets a bad rap for being salesy or impersonal…then this mama came along and changed the game.
When our family relocated to Los Angeles at the start of the year, we felt so fortunate to not only have found our perfect home, but to also learn that the sale of our home contributed to quite an amazing mission through our real estate agent's affiliation with Giveback Homes.
The sun was setting over the crystal blue Pacific Ocean, guests were overflowing at The Jonathan Club Santa Monica entrance, and the music and cocktails were already flowing on the evening of October 19.
Through the power of beauty and mentorship, Fearless Beauty is a nonprofit organization which empowers students with hair cutting, styling and color skills to transform their lives, gain deep confidence in themselves and earn a sustainable, fulfilling livelihood.
Indego Africa is a nonprofit organization that supports women in Rwanda and Ghana through economic empowerment and education programs in business management, entrepreneurship, literacy, and technology.
jane iredale is a certified cruelty-free cosmetics brand, recognized by both Leaping Bunny and PETA for their voluntary commitment to no animal testing at every stage of product development and manufacturing.