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What You Need to Know About Juneteenth, Our Newest National Holiday

John Davies | June 19, 2020 | 3 min read

One of our most important and popular annual celebrations of freedom is still not a federally recognized holiday. It’s time to change that.

Being An Ally Means Facing Some Hard Truths

Alicia Inez Guzmán | June 11, 2020 | 5 min read

The road is long, but examining our own biases, getting educated, and actively becoming anti-racist starts now.

The Activists We're Inspired By Right Now

Christine Carpio | June 09, 2020 | 4 min read

The traditional outdoor and environmental movements have long excluded Black Americans. These 10 activists are trying to change that.

Why the B Corp Business Model Matters

John Davies | May 20, 2020 | 3 min read

An inside look into the rigorous process of becoming a B Corp — and how the certification is reshaping business in America to benefit all. B Corp measures businesses by whether they are good actors and deliver value to all.

How Younger Generations Are Driving Environmental Change

Annie Graybill | February 17, 2020 | 2 min read

While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advocating for environmentally-friendly changes in their home.

Five Ways We Changed the World Together in 2019

John Davies | December 18, 2019 | 4 min read

We’re proud to acknowledge our 2019 philanthropic highlights — and of the work each of the 12 nonprofits we donated to in 2019 accomplished. We also know we’re just getting started – our Giving Program has become as fundamental to Avocado’s mission as mattresses.

9 Ways to Take Part in #GivingTuesday

Julie O'Boyle | December 02, 2019 | 5 min read

There’s one day in this holiday shopping kick-off week that shouldn’t be ignored: Giving Tuesday. It's a day to give back through charitable donations, volunteer hours, or even through shopping with 1:1 brands if you need some essentials. If you’re new to Giving Tuesday or looking for a new way to give back, we’re sharing 10 ways to participate!

Third Time's a Charm: Our Continued Story with City Harvest

Christine Carpio | November 08, 2019 | 3 min read

We stand ready with City Harvest to help feed those in need today and in the future, no matter who they are or where they come from. Every bit counts and you can join our cause!

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