Benefit Items

Primitives by Kathy is proud to support local and national charities and programs through volunteerism, benefit products and sponsorships. We offer our customers the opportunity to support various programs and causes with the purchase of products whose proceeds directly benefit the affiliated charity.

Proceeds are donated directly to each organization, allowing them to serve those in need and enhance the lives of others.

“Be generous, and be authentic. Volunteer your time to a community-service function or even just to do a favor for a neighbor or friend.” – Kathy Phillips

Help The Fight

Item #39433 - Sock

Help the Fight is a non-profit organization that provides supportive funding for those diagnosed with breast cancer. For more information about this cause, please visit www.helpthefight.org.

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this pair of socks will be donated directly to Help the Fight

$10,449 raised to date

Help The Fight

Item #30649 - Box Sign

Help the Fight is a non-profit organization that provides supportive funding for those diagnosed with breast cancer. For more information about this cause, please visit www.helpthefight.org.

100% of the proceeds from this item will be donated to Help the Fight.

$13,913 raised to date

R.U.F.F. - Relying Upon Furry Friends

Item #31141 - Box Sign

Through R.U.F.F. pups train with staff and inmate handlers at Houtzdale State Correctional Institution for 15-18 months. At the end of the training, all inmate handlers receive a Certificate of Recognition in Canine Training and Care. Program trainers make quarterly visits to the prison throughout the training process to check progress, address challenges, and support the handlers. During the training, Inmate handlers maintain a special journal regarding the puppy. The journal then accompanies the puppy home.

100% of the proceeds from this item will be donated to the United Disabilities Services Foundation.

$30,356 raised to date

Aevidum

Item #104102 - Box Sign

Aevidum's goal is to create a positive mental health environment where all students feel accepted, appreciated, acknowledged, and cared for in schools and communities across the nation. For more information about this cause, please visit aevidum.org.

100% of the proceeds from this item will be donated to Aevidum.

$6,487 raised to date

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Item #104103 - Box Sign

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education, advocacy; reaching out to people in need and those impacted by suicide. For more information about this cause, please visit www.afsp.org.

100% of the proceeds from this item will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

$14,517 raised to date

Gigi’s Playhouse

Item #104098 - Box Sign

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this box sign supports Gigi’s Playhouse in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in support of their mission to change the way the world views a Down syndrome diagnosis and send a global message of acceptance for all by providing a dedicated place for families to celebrate their child and benefit from free programs that unleash joy, confidence, and continuous improvement. Learn more at: www.gigisplayhouse.org/lancaster

$2,275 raised to date

Kathy’s Circle of Friends

Item #104099 - Box Sign

Primitives by Kathy has created a 501(c)(3) organization rooted in providing fun, social, and creativity-focused events for adults with different abilities. Run by Kathy Phillips and the employees of Primitives by Kathy, the organization hosts themed events twice a month to foster inclusion and friendships. 100% of the proceeds from the sales of this box sign supports the programs for those with disabilities. Learn more at: www.kcof.org

$1,441 raised to date

The Center for Wildlife

Item #104100 - Box Sign

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this box sign supports The Center for Wildlife in Cape Neddick, Maine as they seek to build a sustainable future for wildlife through medical treatment, rehabilitation, educational outreach, research, and conservation activities. Learn more at: www.thecenterforwildlife.org.

$2,470 raised to date

American Heart Association

Item #104101 - Box Sign

For every "Health is the Greatest Wealth" box sign sold from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020, Primitives by Kathy will donate a portion of the purchase price to the American Heart Association’s Life Is Why We Give™ Campaign. Learn more at: www.heart.org

$1,316 raised to date

AIM to Empower

Item #104104 - Box Sign

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this box sign supports AIM to Empower, a Lancaster, PA based organization focused on creating connection and opportunity through the practice of yoga. Learn more at: www.aimtoempower.org

$2,769 raised to date

PowerPacks Project

Item #102861 - Box Sign

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this box sign supports the Power Packs Project in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and their mission to empower families with education and ingredients to create nutritious weekend meals so their children return to school fed and ready to learn. Learn more at: www.powerpacksproject.org

Fisher House Benefit Items from Primitives by Kathy

Fisher House

Marine - Item #107833  |  Sailor - Item #107834
Coastie - Item #107835  |  Soldier - Item #107836
Item #107837 - Airman

Fisher House provides free, temporary housing to aid military families while their loved ones undergo medical treatment at military and VA medical centers. In addition to housing, the foundation offers continued support of family members with programs that offer academic scholarships, help with transportation, and more. For more information about this cause, please visit fisherhouse.org.

100% of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to Fisher House.

$4,250 raised to date

Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center benefit item from Primitives by Kathy

Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center

Item #105515 - I'd Rather Be Riding

Greystone Manor is a therapeutic riding center offering equine-assisted activities to adults and children with special needs. They are on a mission to enhance lives, boost self-esteem, and foster the special bond between the participants and the horses. They provide riding lessons as well as an unmounted clinic series where individuals can learn about horses while standing on their own two feet. To learn more about this organization, visit Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center. 100 % of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center.

Occupational Development Center benefit item from Primitives by Kathy

Occupational Development Center

Item #106038 - Believe You Can and You're Halfway There

The Mission of the Occupational Development Center is to provide high quality and cost effective not-for-profit vocational training and employment opportunities for Lancaster County adults with developmental disabilities. Through a wide variety of contacts within the Lancaster County business community, contracts for service are established. To learn more about this organization, visit Occupational Development Center. 100 % of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the Occupational Development Center.

Rotating Local Organizations

Item #100329 - Enamel Pin

100% of the proceeds from our sales of this pin go to support a rotation of local organizations near and dear to us. We invite you to carry on the spirit of giving by donating proceeds from your sales of this item to a local or national cause close to your heart. Let's start a movement to spread kindness, do good, and show love, together.

Sandy – Therapy Horse

Leg Up Farm Therapeutic Riding Program

Primitives By Kathy pledges a yearly donation for Sandy the therapy horse, who is part of the therapeutic riding program at Leg Up Farm. Leg up Farm is a non-profit therapy center in York County, Pennsylvania for children with special needs.

As one of the most senior horses in the herd, Sandy is a rock star! She continues to provide life-changing experiences for the children who ride and interact with her in individual lessons and group programs throughout the year.

If you'd like to make a donation - please visit Leg Up Farm's website legupfarm.org

$15,000 Donated To Date

Friendship Heart Gallery

Friendship Heart Gallery Collection

2019 introduced an ongoing partnership with the Lancaster, PA based Friendship Heart Gallery which provides opportunities for creative expression and financial independence to differently abled local artists. We’re proud to support their mission by offering a collection of collaborative items featuring designs created by these talented artists, many of whom are also members of Kathy’s Circle of Friends.


If you'd like to contribute, you can make a purchase from the Friendship Heart Gallery Collection or visit Friendship Heart Gallery's website friendshipart.net

$8,100 Donated To Date

 

Retired Benefit Products

  • Breast Cancer Research:

    $1,827 donated from sales of item 37155

  • Brighter Day Foundation:

    $5,498 donated from sales of item 35990

  • The Trevor Project:

    $2,875 donated from sales of item 34453

  • The Mix at Arbor Place:

    $7,696 donated from sales of item 27198

  • Triangle Therapeutic Riding Center:

    $11,644 donated from sales of item 31078

  • United Disabilities Services Foundation:

    $12,091 donated from sales of item 24357

 

Thanks for your continued support!