In need of a pause after the first full week of holiday (maybe) mayhem? Our latest round of Darling High Fives will surely do the trick. Each of the below brands hits the heart in a really good way. We just couldn’t keep these to ourselves…


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This video had us teary-eyed and excited for the future of advertising. UPS has put forth a spotlight on the determination and capacity of one woman-to-be, and in doing so put a stake in the ground regarding what kind of company they are. We love this growing trend of respectful and hopeful brand courage and look forward to what is coming from this influential company.

Burt’s Bees

While we are at it, check out this absolutely amazing advertisement for Burt’s Bees new makeup line. The “non synthetic” language is right in line with Darling’s “real not retouched” campaign, and the fresh, diverse faces of this video had us applauding. Not to mention…don’t we all use Burt’s Bees anyway?

Branch Basics

branch basics

Started by three women with three diverse, amazing testimonials such as avoiding a kidney transplant through “Food as Medicine,” and recovering from chronic pain and the loss of motor skills through a chemical detox, Branch Basics gives every household the option to do the same simply and effectively through safe cleaning basics. The starter kit is affordable and easy to understand, lasts a long time, and all products are human-safe, plant and mineral based, biodegradable, non-GMO and basically smell amazing.

Love Your Melon

love your melon

This apparel brand is dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America, as well as supporting other nonprofit organizations who lead the fight against pediatric cancer. They have donated 2.5 million dollars and over 91K hats to date.

Project Mother

project mother

These subscription boxes for moms by moms are filled with incredible products for mothers — but what makes the company special is that the when you support them you are proividing an opportunity for moms to work and create. As they say on their site, “We all want to be seen, valued and loved — and through participation…you are showing up.”

Feature Image via Marshall Cox

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