GIVE GOOD Market: Holiday Gifts From Women Owned, Sustainable Businesses

Looking to do some meaningful shopping in New York?

Together with the New York Women Social Entrepreneurs (NYWSE) and the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a co-working space, community center and incubator for people and organizations that are changing the world in NYC, the GIVE GOOD Market will be a venue of more than 25 women-owned sustainable businesses selling their wares and garnering attention to their businesses that incorporate astute attention to design, craft, women empowerment, environmental responsibility, and social entrepreneurship.

Female designers and entrepreneurs will be selling an assortment of bags, scarves, jewelry and clothing, proceeds of which all go back to supporting the social or environmental causes we have built their businesses upon. The GIVE GOOD Market will also incorporate supplemental programming such as DIY events, film screenings, and panels, as well as an ongoing art exhibition sponsored by the Underline Gallery of women artists as well as a closing party with musical entertainment in on Saturday evening.


  • Starrett Lehigh Building, 601 West 26th Street at 11th Avenue
  • Nearby Subways: 23rd Street C,E station or 23rd Street
  • Market will be open: Friday, November 30 – Saturday, December 1
  • Time:11am – 8pm
  • Event price: FREE (DIY events are up to $10)
  • Telephone number: 212-447-5403 (building number)
  • Website:


Mercado Global, Shannon South Handbags, Nakate and Study NY, among others.

Programming Partners: Half the Sky, BurdaStyle, Textile Arts Center, Eileen Fisher, Accion USA, The Story of Stuff, The Story Exchange, and Lower East Side Girls Club.

Full schedule of events.

Pre-register for the event for your chance to win a Rubina Dazzle Clutch (pictured above).

Written by Shanley Knox

Founder/owner of the Nakate Project, an initiative bringing third world female artisans to high fashion. I am passionate about all things that are truly sustainable, and truly making a positive difference in the world around us.

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