The team at Dallas Doing Good loves meeting the incredible business owners in our city who are producing ethically-made products and giving back with every purchase. In honor of Shop for Good Sunday, we are highlighting some of our favorite places to purchase holiday gifts!
Tribe Alive empowers women around the world to find financial freedom through safe and meaningful employment at living wages. As a company, we measure success by impact, not profits. Our model is moving the fashion industry toward a more humane approach, where the Earth and the maker are valued equally to the customer.
Vickery Trading Co.
Vickery Trading Co is on a mission is to equip refugee women for long-term success through vocational training, personal development and fair wages. We teach refugee women how to sew and work in a business environment. Educational programs, mentoring, counseling and job placement services are available to each woman at VTC, and all refugees earn fair wages for their time and the clothing they produce.
Marie Mae Company
Marie Mae creates practical, professional, ethically-made gifts that give back. Each item purchased equals one hour of training for one person at the Marie Mae Business School, which includes classes and training for women and entrepreneurs around the world, and right here in Dallas.
Bonton Farms is driven by the mission to restore lives, create jobs and ignite hope in a once forgotten and neglected neighborhood with some of the most marginalized people. What started out as a garden in a small lot has grown into two fully functioning farms and the Bonton Market. We grow organic food and hope for a better tomorrow, right in the Bonton community and on a separate 40-acre farm south of Dallas. We’re determined to grow the best-tasting, healthiest produce in the city while inspiring hope in everyone around us. We also house free-range chickens, goats, turkeys, rabbits and beehives that provide an abundance of fresh eggs, milk and honey.
The mission of Kuluntu Bakery is to build community through baking & breaking bread in Dallas. Kuluntu Bakery specializes in sourdough loaves, as well as cakes, pies, and tarts. We work towards our mission by teaching baking workshops, hosting Ubuntu Supper Club, and partnering with like-minded organizations to teach workshops at their venues.
Calyan Wax Co.
Calyan Wax Co is out to craft the absolute best soy candles and help empower survivors of human trafficking. Five percent of all revenue is donated to partner nonprofits, like Traffick 911.
Savhera provides customers with premium essential oil products that contribute to wellness, justice, and sustainability at home and around the world. Every purchase you make is a celebration of new beginnings and restored joy, and contributes to dignified employment for the brave survivors of sexual exploitation in India and the United States that comprise our team.
Rakkasan Tea Company
Rakkasan provides premium loose-leaf tea imported solely from carefully selected estates in post-conflict countries as a way to promote peace and economic growth. Teas are sourced from Nepal, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, Columbia, and Ethiopia.