$15 for $30 Worth of Eco-Friendly Home and Bath Products Made by Adolescent Moms from Bright Endeavors

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In a Nutshell

Adolescent parents learn on-the-job skills while creating and marketing eco-friendly home and bath products

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Promotional value expires Aug 7, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for Moda products. Mother's Day delivery not guaranteed. 100% of donations go directly to Bright Endeavors, a social enterprise of New Moms. Donations are automatically applied. See Grassroots FAQs that apply to this campaign. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Candles are the third best means of lighting a room during an outage, right behind waiting for dawn and hosting the opening ceremonies for an international athletic event. Carry the torch for illumination with this Grassroots campaign: for $15, you get $30 worth of eco-friendly home and bath products from Bright Endeavors.

A social enterprise of New Moms, Inc., Bright Endeavors provides job experience for adolescent parents to help them transition to self-sufficiency. As part of a job-training program, adolescent parents aged 17¬–24 manufacture and market home and bath products for sale on the website. Working in the manufacturing and marketing positions gives them on-the-job experience to help them transition into economic stability.

Bright Endeavors uses vegetable waxes, natural botanicals, and reclaimed and recycled glass to create their eco-friendly products, which are handmade and packaged by program participants. Items found on their online shop include soy candles in recycled ginger-ale bottles ($15), Dead Sea bath salts ($8), and a Love basket filled with relaxing bath products ($22).

Adolescent parents begin the Bright Endeavors practicum with four weeks of classroom training to learn career-readiness skills. They gain work experience in manufacturing, inventory, marketing, and customer service, and fulfill daily production goals by creating quality, eco-friendly products to develop accountability and achievement. Weekly book-club meetings promote self-reflection and literacy development, while the nurturing work environment increases their self-esteem and leadership potential.

You can follow the progress of this and other Grassroots campaigns at the Groupon Grassroots website.

Customer Reviews

I'm so happy to support this group of women! I gave the candles as a birthday gift and the recipient was very pleased with the excellent scent. Way to go, ladies!
DOROTHY B. · October 30, 2012
The candles smell good and burn clean. Glad to support an awesome company.
Traci J. · October 30, 2012
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Jennifer K. · October 30, 2012

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