empower youth by shopping

Browse curated books, gifts and more that allow youth ages 16-24 in foster-care, homeless, out of school or in the court system the opportunity to change their lives through job training.

holiday gifts that do good

Every book, every gift, every item that hits your cart is another opportunity for job-training and a chance for our young adults to take charge of their futures.

Our pre-owned products are donated from our local community and our new books and gifts support multiple missions.

stocking stuffers

Gifts under $25

merry maker gifts

Gifts under $50

deck the halls

Gifts under $75

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shop with impact

We are a job training program and bookstore empowering youth to learn how to run a business AND change their lives.

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gift cards that give back

Gift cards that support job training and youth empowerment while giving recipients the freedom to pick and choose the specifics of how they want to give back.

Also, it doesn't hurt that our e-gift cards save you postage and a trip to the post office. Supporting our youth couldn't get any easier.

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"They taught me how to be professional. They gave me a chance to be a leader with other youth on shift.It wasn’t just abookstore; it was a home where I felt comfortable."

Osman - Graduate

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