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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021
Kristen Sydow's Mother and Mother in LawTraci Huffman Photography    Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your mother-like figure how m...

Gifts for Tween's Easter Basket

Gifts for Tween's Easter Basket
Tween girls are easy to shop for at Designed For Joy; if you need help filling your Easter baskets this year look no further! At Designed For Joy w...

Investing In Opportunities That Empower Women

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Photo by 627 Photography  I've been around Designed For Joy almost since its inception. I volunteered early on at Sir Walter apartments in ...

[REPLAY VIDEO] International Women's Day Panel | Discount Codes and Links

[REPLAY VIDEO] International Women's Day Panel | Discount Codes and Links
  Designed For Joy and 700 Rivers host 2021 International Women's Day with friends and leaders of ethical businesses. Thank you all for joining in...

[VIDEO] DFJ Triangle Impact Tote on ABC 11

[VIDEO] DFJ Triangle Impact Tote on ABC 11
  Catch our feature on ABC 11 above!   What the news didn't share was that Beckey came to work with us the last month during our snow days. Wi...

More Space Means More Jobs

More Space Means More Jobs
Donate Here   If you've been in the studio to volunteer or shop recently, you know we're scaling the walls with shelving and getting creative with...

International Women's Day | Virtual Panel Raleigh, N.C.

International Women's Day | Virtual Panel Raleigh, N.C.
International Women's Day 2020 event in the Designed For Joy studio, pre-Covid. Photographer Melissa Welch   International Women's Day 2021 VIRTUA...

Raleigh Nonprofit Impact, Designed For Joy 2020 in Review

Raleigh Nonprofit Impact, Designed For Joy 2020 in Review
In the year of Covid-19, 2020, our community supported us in amazing ways. We were able to: Hire 8 women Increase our product sales by $100,000 ov...

Designed For Joy Receives the "Women Who Give a Hoot" 4Q Award (PRESS RELEASE)

Designed For Joy Receives the "Women Who Give a Hoot" 4Q Award (PRESS RELEASE)
  Photo by T&T Photography  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Women Who Give a Hoot for Designed For Joy Invest in Women—Influence Change   RALEIGH, N.C....

Designed For Joy Announces Partnership Venture to Raise Awareness (PRESS RELEASE)

Designed For Joy Announces Partnership Venture to Raise Awareness (PRESS RELEASE)
  RALEIGH, N.C., Jan., 20, 2021 — Designed For Joy (DFJ) proudly announces a partnership with two area groups, The Scrap Exchange in Durham and Th...

Purchase With Purpose | Raleigh Nonprofit

Purchase With Purpose | Raleigh Nonprofit
Jenelle Botts Photography   The freshly added Designed For Joy sign above the building lights up this Raleigh boutique. Yet on the inside, the re...

What does it mean to earn a living wage?

What does it mean to earn a living wage?
Photographer Jenelle Botts   A minimum wage job makes it nearly impossible for a single person to afford rent in the Triangle Area, let alone supp...