Your purchase of our Handmade by Survivors products will help victims of intimate partner violence as they establish safety, heal from the physical and emotional wounds of abuse, and grow strong as survivors.

We make soaps, lip balms, bath salts, and candles. Just really wonderful things that people in society already use. But we were able to make them from a heartfelt place.” – Jewell

Making products such as lip balms, salves, and soaps has a special connection to our mission. The process provides microenterprise opportunities for survivors, while also generating resources for our organization.

Our products are Kentucky Proud — and we are so happy to be a social enterprise based in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky — but our products are being enjoyed by people across the nation.

This year we have packaged and shipped Handmade by Survivors products from coast to coast:

Map of where Handmade By Survivor products have been sold in USA

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Here in the gorgeous Commonwealth of Kentucky, we have packaged and shipped Handmade by Survivors products to these counties this year:

Map of where Handmade By Survivors products have been sold in KY

  • Berea
  • Burlington
  • Covington
  • Danville
  • Eminence
  • Ewing
  • Florence
  • Fort Mitchell
  • Georgetown
  • Harrodsburg
  • Lexington
  • Louisville
  • Newport
  • Nicholasville
  • North Pole
  • Paris
  • Richmond
  • Shelbyville
  • Springfield
  • Stanford
  • Williamsburg

This unique approach to healing has received the national Mary Byron Project Celebrating Solutions Award, Kentucky Nonprofit Network Innovative Nonprofit Award, and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence Pyramid Award for Social Innovation.

Our Handmade by Survivors shop is open online 24/7. Follow the link below to support hope and healing this holiday season. 

Handmade by Survivors Shop

100% of your purchase from our shop supports survivors of intimate partner abuse. We are Kentucky Proud. #shoplocal