Shop for a cause – here’s a bunch of homegrown labels and brands that are donating to bushfire relief
The ongoing catastrophic Australian bushfires have left us all feeling helpless, but the overwhelming number of generous individuals and businesses stepping up to support the victims and our firefighters – whether it be by donating funds, spreading awareness, volunteer efforts or fundraising – is nothing short of an amazing feat. Through tough times such as these, our Aussie spirit of kindness and generosity never ceases to prevail. Here is a list of homegrown brands and labels that are donating part (or all) of their sales profits to the Bushfire Disaster Appeal and related charities.
Avalon Todaro prints
Melbourne-based artist Avalon Todaro is slinging a specially designed black cockatoo print with 100-percent of the proceeds from this print donated to WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Shop the print here.
Ginger Taylor digital prints
Visual artist Ginger Taylor is selling a digital download of her Australia print, with 100-percent of profits to be donated to the Rural Fire Service. Check out the print here.
Drawn in dedication to the victims and animals that are suffering through the ongoing bushfires, 100-percent of profits from the ‘Touched by a Koala’ print will be donated to WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Shop the print at the Sara Sidari website.
Kirra Smith Photography
For the whole month of January, Kirra Smith will donate 100-percent of profits from sales of her prints to the Australian bushfire appeal. Shoppers can choose from any of the snaps on her Instagram page.
All profits for Margaret Zhang’s prints and books will be donated in equal parts to the NSW Rural Fire Service’s volunteer fire-fighters, Red Cross Australia’s disaster relief evacuation centres for residents impacted by the bushfires, and the Salvation Army’s emergency services teams providing meals to frontline responders and evacuees. Shop the range here.
For the month of January, author Favel Parrett is donating her author royalties (10-percent of retail price) from all books to WIRES Wildlife Rescue and Wildlife Victoria. Check out the range of books on her website.
The entirety of Frank Body’s A-Beauty Scrub sales will be donated to WIRES Wildlife Rescue, Country Fire Service and NSW Rural Fire Service throughout January. Treat yourself via the Frank Body website.
This week, Badlands Journal will be donating 100-percent of profits from its online boutique to WIRES Wildlife Rescue and NSW Rural Fire Service. Shop the range of artisanal homewares and beauty essentials here.
For the month January, Mellow Cosmetics are donating 100-percent of the profits from the sales of its lipsticks to Red Cross Australia, WIRES Wildlife Rescue and NSW Rural Fire Service. Nab yourself one (or a few) via the Mellow Cosmetics website.
MARGOT MAI will be donating 100-percent of all sales made for the next week (until January 11) to the Australian Red Cross as well as The RSPCAS Bushfire Appeal. Shop the range of affordable accessories here.
Code B will be donating 100-percent of profits from all white swimwear sold this week (until Friday January 10) to Red Cross Australia, Salvos and WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Grab yourself a new ‘kini at the Code B website.
For the whole month of January, 50-percent of all Kloth Emporium’s online sales will be donated to the WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Shop the range of handmade clothing, jewellery and homewares here.
This week, 100-percent of all sales of the AESTAS necklace (buy one and get a second one for free) will be donated to the Bushfire Appeal. Make haste and get your hands on one at the Albus Lumen website.
Until next Sunday January 12, 100-percent of profits from Mendl Label will be donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery fund. Shop the range of clothing, caps, bags and more here.
All profits from Kasey Rainbow’s Australiana-themed totes will be donated to WIRES Wildlife Rescue. For the handbag-less, digital downloads are also available if you wish to purchase and pop on a tee, get a print, or order cards. Grab yours here.
Until Sunday January 12, Australian designer Christopher Esber will be donating 100-percent of profits to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service. Check out their latest collection at the Chrisopher Esber website.
Until Sunday January 12, British brand Atelier Romy will be donating 100-percent of proceeds of all sales to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Appeal. Shop their range of beautiful handcrafted jewellery here.
VIKTORIA & WOODS
During January, Brisbane label VIKTORIA & WOODS will commit up to $20,000 through proceeds of sales, which will be distributed to support the fire devastated communities across Australia. Visit their website here.
She Made Me
Luxury swim and resort wear label, She Made Me will be donating 100-percent of all profits this week to Salvos and WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Its artisan partners in Bali are also busy crocheting Bird and Wildlife Rescue Nets for Animal Rescue Craft Guild. Shop for a good cause here.
The family-friendly online store will be donating 50-percent of its online profits to Red Cross Australia and WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Visit The Woodsfolk’s online store to shop their range.
Knots for Darling
Knots for Darling will be donating 15-percent from all sales for the entire summer to Red Cross Australia and the CFS Foundation. Take a peek at the website to see the full range of clothing and accessories.
Sant and Abel
Luxurious swimwear and sleepwear brand, Sant and Label is donating 10-percent of sales to Port Macquarie Koala Hospital and another 10-percent to the Australian Red Cross. Get shopping at the Sant and Label website.
Haus of Dizzy
Haus of Dizzy will donate 100-percent of all profits from its Indigenous Pride studs and pins to First Nations Fire Affected Community. Grab yourself a pair from the Haus of Dizzy online shop.
Over 30 of Australia’s leading retailers unite this Thursday January 9 to fundraise for the Australian Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. The retailers and supporting partners include Abrand, Afterpay, Ben Sherman, Brixton, City Chic, Cue, Dr Denim, Farage, General Pants Co., Globe, Hush Puppies, Lacoste, Lee, Levi’s, Local Supply, Misfit, M.J. Bale, Nautica, Neuw, Nudie, Rodd & Gunn, Rollas, Speedo, Stussy, The Iconic, The North Face, True Alliance, Ugg, Veronika Maine, Wrangler, XLarge. Get your shopping shoes on, folks!
Robert Gordon Pottery
Robert Gordon pottery will be donating 20-percent of online sales for the whole month of January to the Red Cross Fire appeal. Need some new kitchenware? Shop the range of Australian made pottery and locally designed and imported ceramics here.
IF YOU’D LIKE TO DONATE TO THE CAUSE DIRECTLY
We have put together a list of key organisations that are accepting donations to help provide fire relief across the country. You can check out the list here.
IF YOU DON’T HAVE MONEY
If you don’t have the means to donate, or have already donated, here are some FREE ways to keep supporting the bushfire Emergency via LIGNE STUDIO.
OTHER WAYS TO HELP OUT
Beauty Bags for Bushfire Victims
Beauty Bags for Bushfire Victims is collecting skincare, beauty and wellness products from the beauty industry to create beauty and self-care bags for victims and heroes of the bushfires. Find out how you can donate here.
Spend with them
Created by Turia Pitt and Grace McBride, this Instagram account is helping to rebuild towns and businesses affected by fire by featuring businesses in fire-affected towns. This is a chance to spend your money with the people and the communities who really, truly need it.
Cropped photo by Rob Russell, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) licence.