Alison Reckewey realized the potential for her enterprise to assist native nonprofits after she raised $2,500 in 2019 for the Monarch, the hospice care heart the place Reckewey’s mom spent her last days.
Reckewey mentioned she was grateful for the care the Monarch supplied and determined to begin a marketing campaign to promote her handmade jewellery and donate the entire earnings to the power in honor of her mom, Brenda.
Final January “was the one-year anniversary of my mother’s dying. I made an entire assortment based mostly round jewellery that my mother would put on,” Reckewey mentioned. “It was a really therapeutic factor for me to do.”
Reckewey mentioned she raised sufficient funds in that marketing campaign for an individual to obtain free hospice care on the Monarch for seven days. Since then, Reckewey’s mission for her enterprise — Spitfire July — has prolonged to serving to different nonprofits that present providers and help associated to points Reckewey is obsessed with.
From January to September, she raised about $3,200 in donations for varied organizations and causes.
“Folks do truly need to purchase what I am making, after which additionally they’re prepared to assist me with my reason for selection,” Reckewey mentioned.