HELLO TRAVELERS! Next week is Thanksgiving, and I am grateful that much of my Vermont family finds itself in Los Angeles these days so we can celebrate together. For me, the day after Thanksgiving is usually devoted to wearing pajamas past noon, having pie for breakfast, taking a hike in the Angeles National Forest, and maybe digging out the advent calendar. I'm mindful that Thanksgiving weekend kicks off holiday shopping for a lot of people. I'm more of a last-minute shopper myself, but I appreciate that folks like to get it out of the way early! We've got some lovely deals planned, but are most excited for two days: Shop for Good Sunday and Giving Tuesday.
BLACK FRIDAY // Get 15% off sitewide, no minimum purchase // code: THANKS
No need to wait - this one is live! Shop now for 15% off at tingomo.com.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY // FREE Mini-Kit, no purchase needed // code: MINI
Give Tingomo a try with a mini-kit. It makes ONE of the craft and fits nicely in a stocking! Find our mini-kits here. Limit one of each mini-kit per customer.
SHOP FOR GOOD SUNDAY // DOUBLE donations on all kits // no code needed
Shop for Good Sunday is being led by the folks behind DoneGood, a chrome extension that will seamlessly recommend ethical, sustainable, and give-back business while you do your online shopping. Check them out to find other social enterprises like Tingomo, and for every kit we sell on Shop for Good Sunday, we'll double the donation we make to the non-profit partner.
CYBER MONDAY // 27% off orders $127 or more // code: 27CM
I'm a calendar nerd, and Cyber Monday is on 11/27, which leaves 27 days until Christmas Eve to get your shopping done!
GIVING TUESDAY // Support our Non-Profit Partners!
Our non-profit partners work in the countries where our kits come from, supporting artisans, keeping vulnerable families together, or educating girls. Please join us in giving them a boost!
MAITI Nepal rescues girls who have been trafficked and through education and skills training, helps them make a life for themselves. They also work to prevent vulnerable families from being lured into sending girls to dangerous situations, and they work to reduce stigma around girls who have returned home.
The Huichol Center is preserving this endangered culture in Mexico through schooling that passes on the language and traditions, by supporting master artisans, by teaching new artisans to make traditional crafts, and creating opportunities to sell these crafts for economic survival.
The Amal Center teaches disadvantaged Moroccan women culinary skills so that they can find employment or start their own businesses.
SOS Children's Villages Morocco and SOS Children's Villages Mexico care for children without homes, educate boys and girls, and offer family-strengthening programs to give parents the skills and economic opportunity to provide for their children.