We just picked up a new line that we are VERY excited about. The line is called The Giving Keys, and it was started by a woman named Caitlin who met a down-on-their luck homeless couple on Hollywood Blvd. In her own words “After falling in love with their hearts, and how hard they’re working to try and change their lives, I had an ‘Ah-Ha moment’. I realized they were the missing link to The Giving Keys. So I asked them to be my business partners. After all, the whole concept is PAYING IT FORWARD.” And so she has, by starting a company whose entire purpose is to inspire encouragement and kindheartedness in the giver and receiver of her product.
Founder, Caitlin Crosby
The keys themselves are etched and assembled by a population of homeless people in California, and the proceeds go back to them as a way of encouraging better living for the homeless. Each ‘upcycled’ key has been inscribed with a word – some say things like “Love”, “Faith”, “Hope”, others have weightier words like “Fight”, “Strength” or “Miracles”, and each key hangs from differing lengths of vintage chain. The idea is that when you buy a key, you will eventually give it to someone who needs the message on the key. In turn, the receiver of the key should at some point give it to someone else who needs it, and so on and so forth. When you give (or are given) a key you’re encouraged to go to their website and tell your own Giving Key story. Pretty cool idea, huh? We think so.
To get your Giving Key, just pop in the store, or give us a call! Our number is 615-794-0074. We would love to ship one to you if you’re not able to make it in. We want everyone to have (and to give!) a little Giving Key love