Sep 8, 2010
Good Cause for a good causeBy Lisette

Berlin, CT – An agency goes into business for a good cause and provides life altering gifts to consumers and employment opportunities to people with gifts of their own at the Good Cause Gifts Shop.

Futures, Inc. is a non-profit agency with a 20-year history of providing customized one-on-one special education programs and services for students and young adults in the community. Together with the families whom they serve, a boutique-like shop and social lounge that opens today with unique gift items.

Good Cause Gifts offers an array of eco-friendly, handmade and high-end products that range from jewelry made by low-income mothers in America and teachers in Africa to Barefoot Contessa food items, deliciously scented candles and crafted home décor for any season.

“What makes Good Cause Gifts so unique is that every item is for a good cause that benefits an agency, organization or group in need. We have a gift for every occasion, so if you’re on your way to a wedding, baby shower or birthday and ‘oh I forgot a gift’ you can find the perfect gift here and have it wrapped. They’ll think you spent days shopping,” said Cathy Jortner, a volunteer and parent.

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