Posts By: Nicole Timmreck

Hydrapak + Bottle Bright = Brilliance!

by Nicole Timmreck • August 12, 2016

Not often is a socially and ecologically conscious company also extraordinarily practical.  But the people behind Bottle Bright have made the connection!  There are many wonderful companies and nonprofit organizations that make fantastic impacts on the world but sometimes the items sold aren’t always necessities. Chances are you may be one of the many people […]

Look out world, there’s a new baby in town Baby Teresa

by Nicole Timmreck • August 4, 2016

Clothing is one of the many basic needs of babies throughout the world. Though for some, that is one need that is hard to meet.  Baby Teresa was founded in 2009 by two moms who were looking to give something back.  With so many of their friends having children, they found it difficult to give […]

Clothe Your Neighbor As Yourself

by Nicole Timmreck • August 2, 2016

Clothe Your Neighbor as Yourself (CYNY) is a nonprofit clothing company dedicated to changing the face of poverty through clothing.  The founder, James Barnett, was raised in middle-class America by a religious family.  They went to church regularly but Barnett started to feel like there was something wrong in the way his family practiced their […]

Elephant Landing empowering the women of India

by Nicole Timmreck • July 29, 2016

Elephant Landing was started in November 2013 by husband and wife Caroline and Jayden, to benefit women struggling in India.  In 2001, Jayden first visited rural India to start an orphanage with his parents.  Once the orphanage was up and running, he was amazed that so many of the children under their care were not […]

Alaffia: Diversifying Humanities

by Nicole Timmreck • July 3, 2016

There are numerous brands out there that contribute to the betterment of man, but none is as diverse or as passionate as Alaffia. Founded by Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, this brand takes social empowerment to a whole new level. Alaffia produces and sells beauty care products made from sustainably harvested, traditionally extracted, unrefined […]

Have You Heard the Buzz About Bombas?

by Nicole Timmreck • July 1, 2016

Bombas built their company around the notorious fact that socks are the most requesting clothing item by homeless shelters. “Bombas are socks engineered and designed to look better, feel better and with a mission to help those in need.” With every purchase of Bombas socks, another pair is donated to a person who needs them. […]

Article 22 Jewelry: Dropping love right on your doorstep!

by Nicole Timmreck • June 19, 2016

It is a pretty crazy thought to wear an actual bomb. However, the people at Article 22 Jewelry have helped to make that a reality! Article 22 has teamed up with Laos artisans to make sleek, stylish and just plain amazing jewelry out of recovered Vietnam Era bombs. Unfortunately, these bombs were dropped all over […]

Tukula Helping Women to Help Themselves

by Nicole Timmreck • June 16, 2016

It may be shocking that Ugandan women are among the poorest in the world. They are often illiterate and typically unpaid or not making enough to support their families.  These women are usually the head of their household and struggle to send their children to school.  These conditions are a recipe for disaster, not only […]