November 17, 2022 1:00 PM EST
DALLAS, Nov. 17, 2022 (Newswire.com) –
A pioneering new way to shop by combining philanthropy with luxury and designer brands online, Gifting Brands is joining the Fashion Impact Fund to support the #FASHIONGIVES campaign as part of the global GivingTuesday movement on November 29th.
Gifting Brands founder and CEO Jeannie Barsam left the corporate world in 2016 after serving in senior roles at Fortune 500 retailers including Gap Inc., Michaels, Talbot’s and Signet Jewelers. Inspired to create more than just a fashion business, Gifting Brands was born out of a passion to help women, children and families in need with an innovative solution to a perennial problem in the fashion world: inventory. excess.
Brands partner with Gifting Brands to donate inventory, consumers buy, and proceeds go directly to causes that empower and support women and children.
Barsam said partnering with the Fashion Impact Fund and the #FASHIONGIVES campaign was another opportunity to live the organization’s mission and continue to have a positive impact.
“Although Gifting Brands may seem like an ordinary e-commerce website, our mission is to donate all proceeds from our sales to charity. We use fashion as a force for good and partner with organizations to nonprofit to make our world a better place,” Barsam says. “Partnering with #FASHIONGIVES was the perfect fit for us.”
#FASHIONGIVES supports the Fashion Impact Fund’s mission to provide grants to women founders leading sustainable fashion solutions. The Women’s Philanthropy Institute found that only 1.9% of charitable donations in the United States go to women’s and girls’ organizations. #FASHIONGIVES is committed to empowering female founders who transform fashion into a force for good.
“GivingTuesday inspires people around the world to harness their power to advance the causes they care about, not just in one day, but all year round,” said Asha Curran, CEO and Co-Founder of GivingTuesday. . “With national and community leaders, millions of organizations, and countless donors of all kinds, GivingTuesday is creating a shared space where we can see the radical implications of a more generous world.”
Since launching Gifting Brands in 2020, the organization has raised over $80,000 for nonprofits focused on supporting women and children through clean water, education, housing, and security against domestic violence and trafficking.
Gifting Brands has also partnered with Market.Live to create a new live show called “Giving Tuesday Live” with the aim of giving charities, brands and consumers a platform to come together to make an impact and raise funds for charities that make a difference in the world.
“Knowing that your purchases are helping others in need is a special way of shopping. It’s like superfood for your soul,” Barsam said. “GivingTuesday is a way to start helping others through sustainable, charitable purchases.”
Visit the website at www.giftingbrands.com to learn more.
Source: Gift Brands