The Gift of Giving Back

Thanksgiving is in our rear-view mirrors and the holidays are just a wink away! Now is the time when most of us start making lists in hopes that no one is forgotten or (gasp!) receiving a gift without having one to give in return. We've all been there. Nephew? Boss? Receptionist? Amazon delivery driver? The list can get mighty long if we allow our thoughts to go deep enough. Although, maybe it's time to start thinking a little outside the giftbox… In the past, we at Sin 7 would organize a Secret Santa gift exchange. It was 2 years of exchanging gift cards for nail services and lattes - very uninspiring. Luckily one of our stylists had a great idea for the following year. What if, instead of giving these thoughtless gifts of monetary value, we adopt a family for Christmas and give them the gift of a special Christmas? Gifts that mean something to people who need them! It was and continues to be a hit. This year we are excited to include our guests in the generosity, by inviting them to participate in donating with us. We have chosen a single mom with 2 very young girls.  As many of our team members have recently had baby girls, we couldn't be more excited to shop for this wonderful family. From choosing gifts to loading up on groceries the determination has absolutely increased, but the reward of helping a family enjoy a beautiful time together has been worth every little ounce of effort. A great suggestion for an office or work team, to pull together and brighten up a local family’s holiday. Every year, throughout the year (not just at Christmas), we do out best in helping support local charities with fundraising. There are so many charities and good [...]