.ThriveCause pledges $1 million to Covid-19 relief efforts:
After raising an initial $350,000, the company has expanded its fundraising mission.
On Friday, March 27, Thrive Cusemetics, hosted a donation day on its website, donating 100% of profits form sales to the aforementioned organizations to support Covid-19 relief efforts. The initiative was overwhelmingly successful, enabling the brand to make a donation of $350,000. On Monday, the company announced that it would be continuing such efforts, pledging an additional $1 million.
"Continuing our momentum, Thrive Causemetics will be partnering with our customers to find other ways we can help and we are committed to providing over $1 million in aid. We believe that even when we're apart, we thrive together," said Karissa Bodnar, the company's founder and CEO, via a press release. She also made a personal donation of $10,000 to The University of Washington. "My home state of Washington has been hit very hard by the coronavirus, so I have also personally donated $10,000 to The University of Washington Virology Lab where they are working tirelessly to bring their Covid-19 testing capabilities into the world, testing first responders, healthcare workers and the public to slow the exponential spread of the virus and save lives."
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