We all know that there are a lot of websites out there, where we can sit and browse their many items on offer, while we sit and look at page after page, making wish lists. But sometimes you come across a site that offers that something different, and I have found the perfect website at Uncommongoods.
Who are Uncommongoods
Uncommongoods was founded in 1999 and headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, UncommonGoods is a privately owned retailer that endeavors to feature unique jewelry, designer decor, tabletop items, and handcrafted gifts created in harmony with the environment without harm to animals or people. They run all their operations out of the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal, where the lowest-paid seasonal worker starts at 50% above the minimum wage. They make it Their mission to support and provide a platform for artists and designers half of what they sell is made by hand. Most of the jewellery products, home decor and table top items we carry are created in the USA, and about one-third of their entire collection incorporates recycled and/or upcycled materials. At the core of their company is a great respect for the integrity of the creative individual and the belief that it is their responsibility to use their business to impact the world in a positive way.
A few highlights also is
- Better to Give: As an independently owned business, they have the freedom to support causes they believe in and to impact the world in a positive way. With every purchase you make, they are proud to donate $1 to the non-profit of your choice. Since they started the Better to Give program 12 years ago, they have donated over $1Million to charities around the world!
- International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to refugees and families devastated by conflict and disaster.