Support Local: Asian American and Pacific Islander Small Businesses
The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and here at Arnie, we want to highlight three amazing AAPI-owned small businesses that you can check out and support.
BoutiqueDeMai handcrafts an array of keychains, including these cute bubble tea keychains, so you can take your boba with you everywhere you go!
BoutiqueDeMai is a Chinese American owned business based in California and donates 20% of their boba keychain proceeds to the Asian Women Alliance, and organization dedicated to fighting Asian hate and driving political, social, economic, and cultural change for the AAPI community.
Ippo Design creates unique, affordable jewelry and stationery!
Ippo Design is a Taiwanese American owned business based in California, founded by Agnes Jang, who donates 10% of the proceeds to a different nonprofit charity each month. Her most recent donations went to o Stop AAPI Hate and National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum.
Private Paradise Co. creates everything form apparel to accessories for fans of the popular KPOP band, BTS.
The owner of the Vietnamese Canadian owned business, Susan Pham, created a Stay Gold pendant, where proceeds are donated to support several AAPI donations. Check out all of their products on Private Paradise Co.!