The List: 8 Businesses Supporting Local Social Justice Organizations
A number of local businesses have responded to the local and national (as well as international) conversations surrounding racism and the affects of police brutality in the Black community by donating to community organizers doing the work of combating racial injustice in Columbus.
Below are a few organizations with ongoing promotions benefitting local social justice organizations. If you see other businesses joining the movement, comment below!
Donating to the Columbus Freedom Fund
Yellowbrick has announced that its sales now through Saturday, June 13 will go to the Columbus Freedom Fund. Yellowbrick is open with limited hours at both locations in Olde Towne East and Victorian Village. Find more information and order online at yellowbrickpizza.com.
Donating to Black Queer Intersectional Collective (BQIC) and the Columbus Freedom Fund
Prologue is donating 100% of its profits from anti-racism books, plus 20% of its profits from all other sales to these organizations for the month of June. Visit prologuebookshop.com to order.
Donating to BQIC, Columbus Freedom Fund and a local artist
Heartfelt Yoga has a special crop-top hoodie for pre-order that will benefit BQIC and the Columbus Freedom Fund, as well as local yoga teacher and queer Black femme artist Tobi Ewing, who designed the graphic featured. Pre-order ends Friday, June 12. Visit campsite.bio/heartfeltyogastudio for more information.
Haus of Heathers
Donating to a different organization weekly
Local vintage clothing and accessory seller Haus of Heathers will donate sales from their handmade polymer clay earrings to various community organizations. Now through June 13, sales will benefit BQIC. Visit their Instagram page for more information.
Local Artist Keely Stagg
Donating to BQIC and the Columbus Freedom Fund
Artist and graphic designer Keely Stagg is selling tie-dye merchandise with 50% of sales to be donated evenly between BQIC and the Columbus Freedom Fund. See her Instagram page for more info.
Two Dollar Radio HQ
Donate to BQIC or the Columbus Freedom Fund and get a free book
If you provide a receipt from donating to the Columbus Freedom Fund or BQIC, Two Dollar Radio will give you one of their self-published books for free with in-store pickup. Find more information on Instagram.
Woodhouse Vegan Cafe
Donating to INCITE and BQIC
Now through June 13, Woodhouse will donate 50% of all ‘OG Loaded Nachos’ sales to feminists of color network INCITE as well as BQIC. Call ahead for pick up orders, though walk-ins are welcome. Visit woodhousevegan.com for more information.
Tattoo Artist Jack Beighley
Donating to BQIC
Tattoo artist Jack Beighley will donate all of the profits for the month of June from his Redbubble shop — which features specially designed mugs and stickers — to BQIC. Check out those products here.