Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: Lambs Farm on the Benefits of Buying Socially Responsible Gifts

Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: Lambs Farm on the Benefits of Buying Socially Responsible Gifts

How can you give a gift that someone will remember? Socially responsible gifts allow your recipients to make a social impact while enjoying a wonderful gift. Lambs Farm, one of our purveyors, provides delicious cookies, chocolates and toffees in several of our collections. But they do more than make treats. When purchasing a Packed with Purpose gift box with Lambs Farms’ goodies, you’re supporting their mission of...
Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: Resketch Talks Environmentally Friendly Gifts

Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: Resketch Talks Environmentally Friendly Gifts

Environmentally friendly gifts are both great for our planet and are delightful to recipients. We recently spoke with Shawn Smith, the founder of one of our purveyors, Resketch. Resketch contributes eco-friendly paper products using 100% reclaimed paper to several of our collections. Every page is different in these high-quality journals, so you can enjoy different colors and textures as you jot down notes, ideas...
Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: All About Socially Conscious Gifts With Project FIRE

Purposeful Purveyor Spotlight: All About Socially Conscious Gifts With Project FIRE

We wouldn’t be who we are without our amazing, impactful Purposeful Purveyors. We recently spoke with Pearl Dick, co-creator of one of our purveyors, Project FIRE, which contributes beautiful hand-blown glass wine stoppers to several of our collections. No two wine stoppers are the same, as each one is individually designed with the unique colors and vision the artist has in mind. Pearl shared more with us about...
Katie Welge, Managing Director of Aspire CoffeeWorks, Talks Purpose, Gifts and New Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Katie Welge, Managing Director of Aspire CoffeeWorks, Talks Purpose, Gifts and New Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Who are you in a sentence or less? Optimistic. A positive person who is excited about the endless possibilities that await Aspire CoffeeWorks… and highly caffeinated. What’s the most memorable present you’ve received? A trip to go fly fishing in Colorado with my dad. It’s one of his passions. How do you do good? It’s a mindset you have. Throughout everything you do, every day and everyone you meet. Being open to...

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with Cooper Street Cookies

When Ruth Graves Wakefield published the first recipe for chocolate chip cookies in her Tried and True cookbook 79 years ago, she certainly did not expect the treat to become one of the most iconic desserts in history. Chocolate chip cookies are such a cultural and culinary staple that they even have their own national holiday: today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! The only thing that could be sweeter than a...

25,000 Pounds of Coffee. Immense Social Good.

  Great coffee. Better cause. It doesn’t get much better than that. Hi, I’m Alex Swerdlow, and I’m a junior at the University of Chicago. I have been engaged in the social entrepreneurship space since I was 15, and I’m the business development intern for Packed with Purpose this summer. After just four weeks, I’ve already been inspired by the work of our Purposeful Purveyors to generate meaningful social impact. It...
Women’s Bean Project Rolls Out Meaningful New Branding

Women’s Bean Project Rolls Out Meaningful New Branding

This week's Purveyor Spotlight is dedicated to Denver-based Women's Bean Project. Behind their gourmet food products is a safe and accepting work environment for impoverished women to learn the skills required for gainful employment. The new look forges a greater connection between the social enterprise’s products, mission, and...