Giving Back — Our Contributions & Charitable Giving of our Vendors
Revision in process—August 2022
We want to support the incredible organizations and the folks who do good work in our community. ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE | Urban General Store makes these annual and semi-annual contributions:
- 100% of our profits from the sale of Black Lives Matter products and Trans Lives Matter products to Brave Space Alliance, the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South and West sides of Chicago.
- 20% of the profits from the sale of our Pro-Choice/Reproductive Freedom products to Midwest Access Coalition that provides accommodation and support to those who travel to, from, and within the Midwest to access a safe, legal abortion when prohibitive legislation limits access closer to home.
- 10% of profits from the sale of our Urban General Store Goods Chicago Flag Apparel to the Friendship Center to support their efforts to feed our neighbors in need.
We prioritize offering products created by creators and makers of marginalized communities including, but not limited to, Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and LGBTQ+ identifying vendors and independent makers.