Shinola Detroit hosted a kickoff event for their recent The Giving Keys pop up shop on July 20th at their location in the Los Angeles Arts District. This event benefited Chrysalis, while Forbes 30-Under-30 Social Entrepreneur Brit Gilmore and singer Caitlin Crosby of The Giving Keys showcased their new exclusive line of jewelry.
During the event attendees enjoyed Shinola Cola whiskey cocktails, made with American Born Whiskey, and wrote letters of inspiration for those in the Chrysalis success program.
Chrysalis is a non-profit that helps homeless and low-income individuals to attain self-sufficiency through finding and keeping jobs. Chrysalis offers job-readiness classes, employment specialist support, and communication infrastructure to give people the best opportunity to succeed. Since 1984, Chrysalis has helped more than 58,000 people through their employment programs and services. For more information visit on what Chrysalis can offer visit changelives.org
Shinola Detroit is a modern manufacturer with a social conscious. Shinola produces high-quality goods, and handcrafted products while focusing on bringing manufacturing jobs back domestically. Collaborating with other american manufacturers has allowed Shinola to showcase bikes, notebooks, wallets, and handbags at their retail location that are made to last. See their style at shinola.com/our-story
The Giving Keys is a pay it forward company that employs people transitioning out of homelessness to make and assemble their products. Every product is stamped with an inspirational word like DREAM, CREATE or INSPIRE, and the wearer is encouraged to embrace their word. With each job, The Giving Keys offer benefits. paid time-off for housing, education and case management. To check out their jewelry or learn more about the mission visit thegivingkeys.com