Social Responsibility Social Responsibility

Since Day 1, before we could really afford it, Catbird has always been a charitable company. (See below for The Catbird Mets!) We vote - as a company - on what organizations to support.

A minimum of 1% of ALL sales, year round, go to charities. Here is a list of some of the organizations we have been giving to recently. This list - and the amounts - are always growing thanks to your support. 

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NWLC

The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 and is our nation's guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

$38,102.78 donated.

CCL

Citizen's Climate Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change using a consistently respectful, non-partisan approach designed to create a broad, sustainable foundation for climate action across all geographic regions and political inclinations.

$36,424.38 donated.

GIRLUP

20% of all sales from our Full Heart Necklace go to Girl Up - an inspiring organization working with the United Nations Foundation to unite girls to change the world. As a woman based organization we are committed to supporting the education of girls throughout the world.

$33,110.17 donated and counting

NWLC

The NWLC have been on the frontlines of virtually every advance for women for more than 40 years, benefiting women, their families, their communities, and the nation. We are proud to help an organization champion policies and laws that help women and girls achieve their potential throughout their lives.

$31,269.34 donated.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

As a progressive and women-led company we openly support Planned Parenthood as they stand at the forefront of advocacy for reproductive rights and provide quality, compassionate healthcare to those most in need.

$27,550 donated.

ADVENTURE PROJECT

An amazing organization that gives people the tools, education and resources to become entrepreneurs, so they can serve their own communities with improved health, decreased hunger, a safer environment and clean water. As a woman-entrepreneur led business, this speaks to our heart.

$13,308.84 donated and counting.

 

DWB

The mission of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is to provide impartial medical relief to the victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation. 

$12,000 donated.

BGI
We're proud to have adopted a segment of the Brooklyn Greenway right in our own neighborhood. Our sponsorship helps to provide services that city agencies won’t provide – litter removal, landscaping routes and critical maintenance – on this beautiful Brooklyn path that many of us bike on every day.
 
$10,000 donated and counting.
WFORW

Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped more than 447,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. Women for Women offers support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.

$9,000 donated.

FOOD BANK

We are New Yorkers - either native or transplant - and we are passionate about our city. Food Bank For New York City has been our city's major hunger-relief organization throughout the five boroughs for more than 30 years.

$6,120 donated.

NYTIMES

For over 100 years The Neediest Cases Fund has helped people in our community by directly assisting with their needs. The stories describing the travails of families and individuals in distress touch our hearts and motivate us to help.

$6,000 donated.

LOCAL

LOCAL CHARITIES, SCHOOLS & ORGANIZATIONS - Since Day One, we have been committed to supporting our community and recognizing that other local communities need support. Our entire operation - manufacturing, retail, shipping, design - is in Brooklyn and we support local schools, teams, hospitals and other local organizations.

$48,821.23 donated and counting.

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