Community. Well-Being. Social Responsibility.

Community. Well-Being.
Social Responsibility.

The Penn Project is all about our collective efforts to strengthen the communities we’re part of. As a proud Canadian company, we value building meaningful relationships with #PennGals from coast to coast by supporting causes that are nearest to their hearts.

The Penn Project is rooted in 3 foundational pillars that make up the fabric of our brand DNA: community, well-being and social responsibility. Join us in making a difference, one step at a time.

One heart is powerful; but a collective
heart is unstoppable.

Give back Box logo

Give Back Box

At PENN., we believe that every step towards sustainability is an important one. We've partnered up with Give Back Box to promote circular sustainability in the fashion industry, where Give Back Box will donate your gently used items to an organization in need. By giving your clothes another chance, you have the power to change someone else’s life.

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When Actions Speak
Louder Than Words

We’ve always been proud of supporting initiatives in our community and
we're looking forward to doing even more with The Penn Project.

Here's just some of the causes that we've supported in the past.

Cure Foundation

Cure Foundation

Since the first National Denim Day in 1997, CURE foundation has raised over $30 million to fight breast cancer. In recognition of this day in 2024, we are proud to announce that we are once again partnering with this foundation and have now reached a total donation of $12,500.

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Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Mental Health Association

In 2024, we supported the Canadian Mental Health Association to champion a cause close to our hearts by making a $5000 donation. With 330 community locations, CMHA is a nationwide advocate for mental health, aiding individuals in their journey to recovery.

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The Canadian Women's Foundation

The Canadian Women's Foundation

In celebration of International Women's Day and in recognition of the importance of gender equality, we are proud to announce our 2024 contribution of $5000 to the Canadian Women's Foundation, Canada’s public foundation for gender justice and equality.

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Celebrating Black Excellence

Celebrating Black Excellence

Every year, in honor of Black History Month, we are amplifying the work of Black businesses and organizations. In 2024, we made a $2,500 donation to @blackwomeninmotion, an organization whose mission is to eradicate gender-based violence and support the advancement of Black women, girls, non-binary and gender-diverse survivors.

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Rainbow Railroad

Starlight Children’s Foundation® Canada

Since 2022, we've been partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation® Canada during the holiday season to pay smiles forward to sick kids across the nation. In 2023, a $10,000 donation was made for a grand total of $15,000.

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Chokecherry Studios

Chokecherry Studios

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 and National Day of Truth and Reconciliation 2022, PENN. has made donations to Chokecherry Studios. This non-profit offers arts-based programming and mentorship to young and emerging artists in inner-city Saskatoon on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

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Rainbow Railroad

Rainbow Railroad

For Pride Month 2022, PENN. proudly donated to Rainbow Railroad, a global not-for-profit organization that helps LGBTQI+ people facing persecution based on their sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics.

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The CURE Foundation

The CURE Foundation

Since its first edition in 1997, the CURE Foundation has raised over 30 million dollars to fight breast cancer. For National Denim Day 2022, we proudly partnered with them to support their mission for the second year in a row. For every denim purchase from May 10th to May 19th, a $2 donation was made for a total of $10,000.

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Dress for Success® Canada Foundation

Dress for Success® Canada Foundation

For International Women's Day 2022, we launched special edition t-shirts and a tote bag. For each purchase of the selected items, $2 was donated to the Dress For Success® Canada Foundation, for a total of $20,000.

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The Ontario Black History Society

The Ontario Black History
Society

The #PennGals community is a diverse and inclusive space meant to support, uplift, and empower one another. In celebration of Black History Month, we donated to the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS), who is dedicated to the study, preservation and promotion of Black History and heritage.

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Dress For Success® Toronto

Dress For Success® Toronto

We are dedicated to supporting Canadian women in collaboration with the Dress for Success® Foundation. We have donated clothing, provided career coaching, and offered many resources to help women enter and thrive in the workplace.

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