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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...

Ethical, Sustainable, and Responsible Gifting

Ethical, Sustainable, and Responsible Gifting
  Do you have someone special in your life who is passionate about supporting women and our planet? Here at Designed For Joy, we provide living wa...

Raleigh Business Owners Caring for Single Moms

Raleigh Business Owners Caring for Single Moms
Photo from WRAL Go Ask Mom  Raleigh childcare center Little Makers Academy is helping the single moms of Designed For Joy in a pinch. Getting a ch...

Fair Trade Month, October

Fair Trade Month, October
This National Fair Trade Month allows us an opportunity to introduce you to our artisan friends around the world. You can find some of our favorite...

Homegating in the South | Charcuterie Boards

Homegating in the South | Charcuterie Boards
This year we may not be tailgating for our favorite teams, but that doesn't stop our love of fall, food, and football! Take your homegating to the...

Triangle Designers Donate Time to Create with Designed For Joy | Press Release

Triangle Designers Donate Time to Create with Designed For Joy | Press Release
  Photos by Anna Haddock TRIANGLE DESIGNERS DONATE TIME TO CREATE WITH DESIGNED FOR JOY  Invest in Women—Influence Change RALEIGH, N.C., Aug., 14,...

World Day Against Trafficking | Anti-Trafficking Organizations in North Carolina

World Day Against Trafficking | Anti-Trafficking Organizations in North Carolina
Designed For Joy provides safe, dignified work for North Carolina's trafficking survivors.   Join the Global Effort Fighting Trafficking As diffic...

Designed For Joy | Raleigh Nonprofit Impact

Designed For Joy | Raleigh Nonprofit Impact
Raleigh nonprofit hires trafficking survivors and women coming from high risk situations. Designed For Joy provides living wage work creating a line of bags and jewelry.

Job Posting | Seeking West Coast Wholesale In-house Representative for East Coast Ethical Brand

Job Posting | Seeking West Coast Wholesale In-house Representative for East Coast Ethical Brand
Successful 501(c)(3) social brand in Raleigh, North Carolina looking for in-house west coast wholesale representation to cultivate relationships w...

Designed For Joy Receives $10,000 to Address Wake County Human Trafficking (PRESS RELEASE)

Designed For Joy Receives $10,000 to Address Wake County Human Trafficking (PRESS RELEASE)
RALEIGH, N.C. — The COVID-19 Pandemic hasn't slowed Designed For Joy's efforts combatting human trafficking in our community. DFJ received a genero...

Virtual Evening of Giving | September 24, 2020

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Click the image to visit the event webpage. Our annual Evening of Giving will be virtual for 2020, Join us September 24 at 7pm with a playback a...