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Evening of Giving Art Bag Auction

Evening of Giving Art Bag Auction
Twelve local artists painted 12 original Designed For Joy leather bags to be auctioned for our biggest fundraiser of the year. Auction to open on...

Volunteer Extravganza 2.0 | September 1, 2022 at 6:30pm

Volunteer Extravganza 2.0 | September 1, 2022 at 6:30pm
  Volunteer Extravaganza 2.0! September 1, 6:30pm, doors open at 6pm for shoppingBIG giveawaysShop with a 30% off discountFun gamesArtisan storie...

PRESS RELEASE | Bank of America Awards Grant to Nonprofit, Designed For Joy, To Help Vulnerable Women Overcome Barriers

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Bank of America Awards Grant to Nonprofit, Designed For Joy, To Help Vulnerable Women Overcome Barriers Launching Equipp...

Designed For Joy's 2021 Annual Report

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In 2021 alone Designed For Joy paid more than $65,000 in living wages to women in crisis in our community. That was made possible by our community ...

Raleigh Nonprofit Provides Day Work for Women in Crisis

Raleigh Nonprofit Provides Day Work for Women in Crisis
  There is a ongoing need for women in Wake County who are seeking immediate employment with immediate wages. Our cofounder and designer, Kristen ...

National Foster Care Awareness Month

National Foster Care Awareness Month
May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the contribution of foster parents, family members, volunteers, and ...

Evening of Giving September 29, 2022 Sponsorship and Tickets

Evening of Giving September 29, 2022 Sponsorship and Tickets
Our online auction is now live. Bid here! Make an impact with us. Designed For Joy provides women in crisis with stability through immediate empl...

PRESS RELEASE | Designed For Joy Benefits From Midtown Beach Music

PRESS RELEASE | Designed For Joy Benefits From Midtown Beach Music
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DESIGNED FOR JOY BENEFITS FROM MIDTOWN BEACH MUSIC Launching Equipped Women Into The Marketplace   RALEIGH, N.C., April...

Raleigh Anti-Trafficking Mission Weekend, August 4-7, 2022

Raleigh Anti-Trafficking Mission Weekend, August 4-7, 2022
Updated May 3, 2022 Designed For Joy and Shield NC will be offering a women's service weekend around anti-trafficking efforts. We'll be spreading a...

Corporate Lunch Break Volunteer Opportunity

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
Escape your normal lunch routine and volunteer in the studio with us!  Spend your lunch to the studio and volunteer side by side with artisans to ...

PRESS RELEASE | Designed For Joy Receives $150,000 from The Jensen Project in Anti-Trafficking Efforts

PRESS RELEASE |  Designed For Joy Receives $150,000 from The Jensen Project in Anti-Trafficking Efforts
The Jensen Project Grants Over $4 Million to Anti-Human Trafficking Organizations Dallas, TX, March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Jensen Proje...

Press Release | Designed For Joy and NCMA Create Sustainable Art

Press Release | Designed For Joy and NCMA Create Sustainable Art
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DESIGNED FOR JOY AND NCMA CREATE SUSTAINABLE ART   Launching Equipped Women Into The Marketplace   RALEIGH, N.C., March ...