When you shop, we give—we're rounding up every order and supporting our favorite organizations with product donations that help them in their mission.
SMALL ACTIONS ADD UP TO BIG IMPACT
WHEN YOU HELP A WOMAN THRIVE – FINANCIALLY, PHYSICALLY, AND EMOTIONALLY
–SHE BRINGS HER COMMUNITY AND THE NEXT GENERATION UP WITH HER. AND THAT MEANS A BETTER, MORE EQUAL WORLD FOR ALL.
A Quick 2021 Giving Recap
28,578 PRODUCTS DONATED
$1,631,333 IN RETAIL VALUE
A Commitment To Bigger. Bolder. Better.
WE SEE BUSINESS AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
AND THAT PLAYS OUT IN THESE FOUR COMMITMENTS.
1. We Give With Every Order
To date, we’ve donated more than 35,767 products worth $2,081,689 in retail value —and we’re just getting started. We believe supporting organizations that help women rise creates a ripple effect that will make a better, more equal world for everyone.
• We round up and donate cash from every purchase.
• Every order inherently supports an independent business.
• Our brands are united by this greater purpose.
2. Confidence In (And From!) Our Product
It’s not enough to have a beautiful product if you can’t be proud of where it came from or what it’s made of. We use only quality, ethically made materials and clean ingredients in our skincare and beauty products and adhere to every state or federal law, industry standard, code, and regulation. So you can be proud to wear it and proud to share it.
JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES
• Lead & nickel safe
• Ethically produced
EVER BEAUTY PRODUCTS
• We adhere to strict European formulating standards for beauty and go above and beyond them for safety, sustainability, and performance.
• Ever never uses any synthetic fragrance; all products are scented with essential oils or plant extracts.
3. Social Responsibility & Sustainability
We all have this in common: A responsibility to the generations to come. We care deeply about the impact our business has on the environment and people’s lives. When you shop with us, you can be sure:
• Every product is ethically made
• All packaging and printed marketing materials are made from recycled materials
• Our beauty products are cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified
Learn more about our sustainability efforts
4. A Community of Opportunity
It’s our mission to economically empower women through our Ambassador opportunity. Our Ambassadors collectively support each other, while working towards individual goals and passions.
• We’ve paid out $550 million (and counting) in commissions to Ambassadors.
• Our model makes success accessible with no risk and no experience.
• Flexibility and financial empowerment are the heart of what we offer.
Become a Giving Partner
We work to support giving partners that focus on the health, financial, and emotional
wellbeing of women and children.
Lavish The Love Campaign
Every month, we choose three Ambassadors with a compelling community cause and send them 135 Lavish Hand Creams to spread the love locally. We’re so proud to have these change-makers as part of our Ambassador community!
When Women Rise They...
WHEN 10% MORE GIRLS GO TO SCHOOL, A COUNTRY’S GDP
INCREASES BY AN AVERAGE OF 3%*
Invest In The Next Generation
Women invest 90% of their income in their family**
Every year a girl stays in school, her income can increase by 15-25%*
Educated mothers are more than twice as likely to send their children to school*
Become Role Models
When women lead they shatter gender-based norms and stereotypes in their communities.
They provide a living example of potential for girls and other women.
*USAID.GOV/EDUCATION GENDER EQUALITY AND GIRLS’ EDUCATION | JAN 2018
**IFC JOBS STUDY ASSESSING PRIVATE SECTOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO JOB CREATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION FINDINGS ON GENDER, January 2013
We’ve Been Giving Since Day One
With the launch of ‘We give with every purchase’ Stella & Dot continues to raise the bar on ways that small actions add up to big impact. Every order is rounded up and helps fund product donations for organizations that are creating positive change in the lives of women and their families.
Stella & Dot hits over $1.1MM in lifetime support for breast cancer awareness. Over $500,000 is donated in product and cash across our partners in 2020 alone. Partners include HollyRod Foundation, No Kid Hungry, Bright Pink Foundation, Dress for Success, and GLAM4GOOD Foundation.
S&D launches its partnership with Dress for Success with a $100,000 cash donation to help provide 2,000 women with professional attire and personalized job search support to secure employment.
Additionally, Stella & Dot is proud to have donated over $233,000 in product to Dress For Success' local chapters.
Stella & Dot Family of Brands hits a huge milestone and pays out over $500 million (and counting) in commissions to Ambassadors through our flexible model where financial empowerment is at the heart of what we offer.
Home Office staff and Ambassadors traveled with Every Mother Counts founder, Christy Turlington Burns, to Haiti to visit their partner, Midwives for Haiti as they celebrated their 10th anniversary. They witnessed firsthand the challenges women face trying to access quality maternity care in Haiti. Every Mother Counts is a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. To date, Stella & Dot has donated over $284k and impacted the lives of more than 36,000 women, children and healthcare workers.
S&D began partnering with Bright Pink, an organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. To date, Stella & Dot has donated $373k and allowed Bright Pink to educate over 40,000+ women in the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancers. Since 2011, Stella & Dot has donated over $990k to organizations dedicated to women's cancer research and awareness.
Jessica Herrin, Founder & CEO of Stella & Dot Family of Brands, is honored at The HollyRod Foundation’s 17th Annual DesignCare Gala with the 2015 HollyRod Corporate Compassion Award for having raised over $273k since the partnership began, supporting HollyRod opening 7 RJ’s Places, and attending two ribbon cuttings at RJ’s Places in Phoenix and Santa Clara.
S&D launches the Shop For a Cause capsule collection of signature accessories to support National Autism Awareness Month. 20% of retail sales from the capsule benefit the HollyRod Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing compassionate care to those living with autism and their families. As of 2020, S&D has donated over $819K to this on-going partner to help support impacted families across the U.S. and Canada.
S&D was honored by the Queen of England in person at Buckingham palace, on behalf of all of our Ambassadors that raised over £10,000 for the The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust supporting the movement to end avoidable blindness.
The Stella & Dot Foundation reaches a huge milestone and GIVES over $500,000 in donations. In honor of the occasion, Jessica Herrin rang the Closing Bell for NASDAQ with leading Ambassadors.
Jessica Herrin and Ambassadors participate in the PS 16 Wakefield elementary school makeover in the South Bronx with buildOn designing empowering and motivational murals to grace the walls of PS 16’s auditorium and cafeteria, and outdoor benches were constructed to add seating to the school’s playground.
The Stella & Dot Foundation gives back by building two schools in Nicaragua with its charity partner buildOn and funding 3 after-school programs.
In 2010, the company launched SD Gives, its charitable giving arm, with a simple goal to raise $180,000 in one year by selling 15,000 bracelets in order to benefit buildON, Accion USA and Girls Inc. We exceed all expectations with a donation over $300,000.
Our Giving Partners
HERE ARE SOME OF THE CAUSES + COMMUNITIES YOU HELPED US GIVE BACK TO IN 2021:
WOMEN FIGHTING CANCER
RACIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY
FAMILIES FACING FOOD INSECURITY
WOMEN EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS
UNDERSERVED MARGINALIZED YOUTH
AND MANY MORE
*THE ABOVE ARE INITIATIVES THAT STELLA & DOT FOUNDATION HAS SUPPORTED THROUGH ITS DONATIONS TO ITS CHARITABLE PARTNERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, READ THE FULL REPORT