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February 04, 2020
If you've been following our blog, you know we've made our "Giving Back Program "You Shop, We Give" a permanent feature for 2020. Anytime you shop Island Thyme Soap Company's products, we'll give 10% of that purchase to a cause that's a passion of ours or one that is a passion of yours during checkout at no extra cost to you, 365 days a year. We strongly believe what the world needs now, is love, sweet love. And kindness. And generosity to those in need.
You also know "Fisher House" is one of those causes we are passionate about.
That got the attention of Hannah Cox of CreditCards.com who reached out and asked if we'd be interested in linking to this guide:
"Are your miles about to expire? Don’t rush out and spend them on something you don’t need. Donate them to charity instead."
“These miles are making a difference,” says Tish Stropes, vice president of the Maryland-based Fisher House Foundation, which manages Hero Miles, among other charitable organizations. Hero Miles uses donated miles to fly family members to visit wounded members of the military.
What a great way to make use of those unused miles and points! And it's not just Fisher House that can benefit from these donations. Most major airlines offer a few ways for members of their frequent flyer programs to donate miles. One of our other favorite causes, Make-a-Wish Foundation is also supported by several major U.S.-based airlines, including Delta, United, American Airlines, Southwest and JetBlue. More than 77 percent of all wishes have a travel component. Granting each of this wishes would require 50,000 round-trip tickets each year.
Pop on over to read the full guide for details about the process, airlines that participate and the charities that can benefit. If you can't use them, don't let those miles and points just expire. There are some simple ways where unused miles and points can be used to change someone's life.
April 01, 2020
As we all do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by self-isolateing and social distancing, it's easy to to feel overwhelmed, anxious and stressed. We also suddenly more aware of how often we need to washing our hands, how we frequently we need to wipe down “high-touch” surfaces like countertops, doorknobs, toilets, phones, and keyboards using household cleaners and wipes. We suddenly need to be aware of how often we touch our faces, and how often All that awareness can increase stress levels.
March 15, 2020
A recent in-depth analysis by market intelligence agency firm Mintel reported that bar-soap sales in the U.S. declined 2.2% from 2014 to 2015 against an overall sales increase of 2.7% in the broader bath-and-shower category. Further, according to the report, the percentage of households using bar soap dropped five percentage points between 2010 and 2015 from 89% to 84%. What's causing the market for bar soap to continue to fall?
March 06, 2020
For several weeks now we've all been hearing the guidance from the CDC, federal and local governments and other public health officials.
Frequently. For twenty seconds. But have you been wondering why these scientists and public health experts are currently telling you, to clean your hands of dirt, grease, bacteria and viruses "plain soap and water works?"
We're All In This Together
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