Giving Back - Where We Donate

August 05, 2021

Giving Back - Where We Donate

At Riot Healers, we center our business practices around integrity, advocacy, and transparency. Even in the infancy of starting this business, giving back to organizations aligned with our values has been a top priority. 

Please see the following organizations below and where we are directing resources. 

ONGOING DONATIONS 

$925 to Thresholds Chicago. 10% of our profits from our Health is a Human Right tee's are donated. By breaking cycles of poverty and unemployment, Thresholds fights to transform the lives of people living with mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

$470 to the Center on Halsted10% of our profits from our Proud to Care for All collection are donated. The Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ people in Chicago.

$300 to Planned Parenthood Action Fund. 10% of our profits from our Mind Your Own Uterus collection are donated. By promoting reproductive health worldwide, PP protects access to safe, legal abortion and reproductive rights.

$345 to Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC). 100% of profits from stickers & buttons, and 10% of our tee's from Riot Healers x TheACU collection are donated. The AAJC works to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans, building and promoting a fair and equitable society for all.  

$300 to Melanated Midwives. 10% of profits from the RiotHealers x TheSoulExperiment collection are donated. MM is a nonprofit organization that advocates and supports BIPOC professionals in midwifery by providing scholarships and mentorship opportunities.  

One-Time Donations

$388 to Therapy Aid Coalition for Nurses Week 2021. Therapy Aid Coalition is an organization providing free & low cost therapy for essential workers.

$150 to IGrow Chicago. Through programming and support offered directly in the Englewood community of Chicago, IGrow works to tackle the root causes of violence trauma.

$50 to Cure Violence. 10% of proceeds from June 4th, 2021, Gun Violence Awareness Day were donated. Cure Violence works globally to reduce violence using a disease control and behavior change model.

In our fourth months since launching Riot Healers, we have donated a total of $2,928.

This post has last been updated January 1st, 2022.

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