WE WEAR OUR HEARTS ON OUR SLEEVE
Giving back to the community is at the heart of Storm Creek and woven into everything we do. From inception, we’ve utilized the power of apparel sales to drive dollars back into our communities. Wear For Better℠ is our name for how we support numerous nonprofit organizations that change lives, communities, and our planet. In fact, our entire team is dedicated to upholding this value.
2020 WEAR FOR BETTER℠ GIVING INITIATIVES
WEAR FOR BETTER℠ APPAREL
Wear For Better℠ Apparel is apparel that gives back! Proceeds from these decorated garments will go to the respective charity that they represent.
Storm Creek is a proud member of 1% For the Planet
Every year we give 1% of the sales of our Eco-collection to support environmental non-profits. Respecting our planet and making the world a better place is at the forefront of what Storm Creek stands for. Every product in our line is made from recycled materials and components.
$25,640 in product donations in 2020
We are proud to donate thousands of dollars' worth of product to keep those in need warm in the cold winter months.
$31,137.60 raised to support 14 non-profits
We raise more than $30,000 for non-profit organizations each year via our annual in-person and online warehouse sale.
150,000 Meals Donated to Feeding America
By pledging 10% of sales from our Work From Home Collection to Feeding America, Storm Creek was able to raise $7500 to support the hungry durring the coronavirus pandemic. ASI matched the donation for a total of $15,000 to provide 150,000 meals to those in need.
900 "Together We Fight" pullovers given to heroes working the front lines of COVID-19
The “Wear For Better” buy-one-give-one campaign was born to help everyone show support and surprise front line workers in their own lives. Approximately 900 free Moss Jersey ¼ Zip Pullovers decorated with a “Together We Fight” logo were delivered to heroes in 34 states and Washington, DC.
10% Donated to the National Park Foundation
10% of Minnesota Hat sales are donated to the National Park Foundation.
Minnesota Keystone Program Participant
Storm Creek is a proud member of the Minnesota Keystone Program, which recognizes companies that donate at least 2% of their pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. We are proud to be one of the few giving at a 5% level.
Breast Cancer Awareness Pullover
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Storm Creek offered an exclusive custom pullover to honor and support the cause. With each purchase of a custom pullover, $25 was donated to The Firefly Sisterhood. The Firefly Sisterhood fosters one-to-one connections between women experiencing breast cancer and inspirational survivors.
Storm Creek was a key partner of the 2019 Polar Plunge Minneapolis, March 1-2, 2019, at Thomas Beach on Lake Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis. Storm Creek’s classic full-zip Sweaterfleece Jacket was featured as the 2019 Plunge incentive gift for teams that raise $1000 or more. Each jacket was decorated with the Polar Plunge logo.In addition, Storm Creek served as the official apparel partner of the Polar Plunge 5K.
Vikings Training Camp
Storm Creek partnered with the city of Eagan, MN, to create exclusive pieces of Vikings Training Camp apparel, the Short Sleeve Performance Tee and Smart Stretch Pullover. For each piece sold, Storm Creek and Enjoy Eagan donated 50% of the proceeds to the Vikings Foundation and 50% to the Eagan Lions Club. Enjoy Eagan was enrolled as a charity partner during Storm Creek’s Annual Warehouse Sale in October, which allowed customers to pledge their support.
Embrace The Cold
In the winter 2017-2018, Storm Creek and KARE-11 teamed to up to raise more than $15,000 for Special Olympics, MN through the sale of an exclusive collection of winter beanie hats and apparel, to encourage the Minnesota spirit of Embrace the Cold, and spread the mission of Special Olympics. 11% of apparel sales went to special Olympics MN, along with all hat proceeds. From the 2018 Super Bowl to several polar plunges, even to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, our Embrace the Cold hats made a splash across the community in Minnesota and worldwide.