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Better Together

  We were so grateful for the opportunity to partner with other local companies in efforts to help small business on Lake Street. The Better Together Campaign was a great success, and we want to thank all of you who helped us donate to this great cause.   With a strong final surge and some donation matching, Urban Ventures was able to surpass its goal of $100,000 in donations, ending the day at $136,872! 1,983 supporters donated to the campaign 15,504 people visited the Better Together landing page to learn more- this is equivalent to the population of Bemidji! 100% of the donations generated by this campaign will go directly to rebuilding efforts on Lake Street.  Read more on the details of how...

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100% of Profits in June to Causes supporting Justice in the Black Community

  We are saddened and angered by the the death of George Floyd, and the systemic history of racism and inequality in our state. We are also inspired and given hope by the great things our community is doing in response: peaceful protests, damage cleanup, food and monetary donations and working towards reform and demanding justice.We have added 4 new Causes to our donation options at checkout: Black Visions Collective, Reclaim the Block, We Love Lake Street and the Official George Floyd Memorial GoFundMe.Through the month of June, we will be donating 💯% of profits from orders that choose one of the above listed causes as their designated charity. If you do not need any MNimalist clothing at this time,...

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Save the USPS! And Save $ on a MNIMALIST Hat While You're At It.

We're doing a $10 hat promo in honor of the US Postal Service! During these challenging times, the importance of our front-line workers has become even more visible.  Many people are working hard to keep us safe and provide the services we need, including health care workers, grocery store employees, sanitation workers, farmers and delivery people like those employed by the United States Postal Service. Did you know the USPS delivers nearly 150 billion mail pieces annually?  That's about 47% of the world's mail!  We were inspired by Minneapolis artist, Mark Rivard, and his Postal Express Project, and wanted to do something similar to show our support for the USPS.  We rely on USPS for our business needs and understand what a...

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Spring Sale is On!

Even though we are all staying home, the signs of spring are all around us.  The sun has been sneaking through the clouds, the birds are chirping and the grass is even starting to turn green (sort of).  In honor of the change of seasons, we are doing a sale on all our Winter essentials!  As true Minnesotans, we know it can sometimes snow in April (nod to Prince there!), so you'll want to make sure you have some warm and comfy gear on hand.  Our sustainably manufactured sweatshirts, hoodies and long-sleeved t-shirts are all made from 100% recycled materials but are still incredibly soft and comfortable.  For a limited time, you can get them for 30% off with discount code...

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Sustainable Snapbacks- update on the Pay What You Want model

Thank you to those of you who have helped celebrated our Sustainable Snapbacks launch this week- we are so grateful for your generosity and support! We have seen payments in varying amounts under the “Pay What You Want” model, which is exactly what we were hoping for.  And jeez Louise, you guys! Our “Cedar” Sustainable Snapback in black has just sold out! Your support and generosity is truly inspiring. But never fear, we are working with local partners to get more of the black hats back in stock soon, and will continue to take orders at the Pay What You Want pricing structure through the end of March, with 100% percent of profits to Second Harvest Heartland.The black “Cedar” hats should...

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