Magazine article American Forests

Strengthening a Force for Good

Magazine article American Forests

Strengthening a Force for Good

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AT UNCOMMONGOODS, which offers remarkable designs by independent makers, social responsibility has been in the company's DNA since it opened for business in 1999.

UncommonGoods has donated $1 to a customer-selected charitable partner through its Better to Give program since 2001, totaling more than $1 million. American Forests' dollar-a-tree model was a perfect fit, and we became UncommonGoods' first environmental nonprofit partner in 2010.

Historically, the company and its founder have voiced support for a variety of causes, working with elected officials to champion those issues. Inspired by other members of the business community, UncommonGoods wanted to encourage a deeper relationship between its customers, nonprofit partners and the missions they all support.

"We turned to our Better to Give partners to learn which policies were most important to their causes and how we could help advocate on their behalf," said Jennifer Coleman, PR & Social Media Manager at Uncommon Goods. "After speaking with the team at American Forests, we decided that we needed to take a stand to protect the Endangered Species Act. …

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