10 Black-Owned Businesses to Support for Father's Day
You’ve seen a lot of emails and posts about the current state of affairs in our country. There are a lot of ugly things happening at the moment, but a lot of good things happening as well. People are working together to stand up for their rights, strangers are looking out for one another, and so many people are finding different ways to support others.
One way you can make a difference that will directly impact someone today is through your wallet. Where you spend matters, and as fellow small business owners who are in support of Black Lives Matter, we invite you to purchase a product from one of these Black-owned small businesses for Father’s Day. Your dollars support not just a single person, but a community.
If you know of other Black-owned, product-based businesses that can ship throughout the US for Father's Day, we’d love to hear about them. Send us an email or DM us on Instagram or Facebook. We read all your comments!
Boon Boona Coffee
This is a Seattle-area coffee shop and roastery that specializes in African-sourced coffee beans. They sell bags of delicious beans, plus subscriptions perfect for a caffeine-loving dad.
Pinckney Cookie Cafe
This yummy company makes cookies here in Seattle and ships them nationwide. They even make vegan and gluten-free cookies, so you can make your own custom assortment of sugary treats for the sweet dad in your life.
A Single Suggestion
This company makes some ridiculously-creative greeting cards, as well as amazing stationery. Their Father's Day cards are so cool, you really have to click the link to see more of them.
The story of these sisters is so heartwarming, and their wine is so tasty, dad's going to love it from the start to the last sip. Plus, you can treat yourself by subscribing to get regular shipments of lovely wine that you can enjoy together.
The Key Bookstore
Books are all the rage as gifts right now. Integrating community, curiosity and knowledge, this online shop has such a wonderful selection, you'll certainly find the perfect book for dad here.
This is high-end menswear company makes ultra-cool shirts. The fascinating story behind their production includes hand-dyeing them in Nigeria using a process called Adire.
Nature Boy Grooming ProductsNature Boy makes a variety of self-care products for men, from beard oil to manly lip balm, and even some gorgeous wooden combs. Ideal for the heavily-bearded or conscientiously-clean man in your life.
Jones Bar-B-QA mainstay in Kansas City, Jones Bar-B-Q sells their fantastic sauces online. You can't go wrong with a sauce straight from a legit restaurant. Plus, the folks behind the restaurant were featured on Queer Eye!
PipcornIf the dad in your life has a sweet tooth or loves nice salty snacks, Pipcorn's the way to go. In addition to being delicious, their snacks are also sustainable!
Brilliant or BS?If you're not the know-it-all or big fat liar in your family, then it's got to be dad who is. This silly party game will appeal the the trivia-lover in you and it's sure to be a hit whenever you're able to gather with friends for game night again.
We hope we've helped you find some amazing businesses to support for Father's Day. We'll return to highlighting some of our own inspiring pieces soon. Until then, take care!
Carol and Amar