$85.00
For each gift box purchased, 2 hours of employment is provided to people in need across Los Angeles

In partnership with LA Original and the City Of Los Angeles, we've created the first gift box in LA where every product changes lives in the City Of Angels! Each purchase fights poverty and homelessness, and employs and empowers individuals with disabilities, by supporting five local nonprofits and social enterprises: Would Works, Light 4 Life Cause, The Giving Keys, Downtown Women's Center, and Goodwill Southern California. 10% of profits directly support the Downtown Women’s Center’s “Made by DWC” program that teaches job training to women transitioning out of homelessness.

  • - Mini cutting board handmade by individuals transitioning from poverty and homelessness in Downtown Los Angeles from solid white oak. Dimensions: 6" x 9" x .75". Engraved with the local nonprofit "Would Works" on one side and "LA" Originals symbol on the other side. 
  • - Matte Black Keychain is hand stamped by formerly homeless individuals in Downtown LA at The Giving Keys. Key comes engraved with “City Of Angels” on one side and "LA" on the other side. Measures 2 2/5" long x 1 1/3" wide.
  • - Handmade All Natural "LA" Coconut Wax Candle is hand-poured by individuals with developmental disabilities at the organization Light 4 Life Cause. Black vessel has beautiful palm trees - just like LA! 8 oz. coconut wax candle provides the cleanest and most sustainable burn available on the market.
  • - Candle comes in luxury unisex 'Santal' fragrance: sandalwood fragrance with a spicy cardamom top note. The body of the fragrance is an amber sandalwood complex enhanced by a light floral orchid accord. The dry down of amber musk supports the fragrance.  
  • - Gift box is hand assembled by individuals with disabilities at Goodwill Southern California. 
  • - Sustainable gift box made from recycled content. Box is 100% printed in the USA with material sourced from local mills with the highest available recycled content.
  • - Each gift box supports 5 local nonprofits & social enterprises in LA: Would Works, Light 4 Life Cause, The Giving Keys, MADE by DWC, & Goodwill Southern California. 
  • -  10% of profits directly support the Downtown Women’s Center’s “Made by DWC” program that teaches job training to women transitioning out of homelessness.
  • - The Gifts for Good x LA Original Collection provides a platform to showcase meaningful gifts that are designed, assembled, and manufactured by Los Angeles-based nonprofits and social enterprises focused on uplifting people in-need in LA. Every product is dedicated to improving life for all Angelenos and encouraging people to shop local.
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Economic Development

The LA Original program is dedicated to helping support creative entrepreneur programs across Los Angeles. Proceeds from the LA Original program received by the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles will go to supporting the Downtown Women’s Center’s “Made by DWC” program that teaches job training and maker skills to women transitioning out of homelessness. LA Original intends to support a variety of programs for LA's creative entrepreneurs and manufacturers in the future.

Your purchase today provides opportunity for those in need in Los Angeles.