Give to grow
Community matters. It's what brought us here and helped build our brand. It's why giving back is just as important as growth, it's who we are. STIIIZY continues to be one of the most engaged cannabis companies in the industry. Bringing people together and bridging communities is the power of cannabis.
We're committed to serving individuals and organizations that drive impactful change in our communities. We want to shine a spotlight on those doing good in the community and empower them to do more!
TOGETHER WE CAN IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITIES AND MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT! THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS.
STIIIZY PARTNERS WITH HAVALINA SKATE CO TO BUILD SKATE PARK IN LA
Like STIIIZY, skateboarding was born from a tight Southern California community whose shared passion spread to the world. Now, those shared SoCal roots paired with our dedication to supporting social impact and building confidence in community youth has led us to partner with Havalina Skate Co. to help bring a new skate park to the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.
SENDING KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL IN STYLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS NETWORK LA
STIIIZY Joint Efforts volunteers supported The Special Needs Network during their 17th annual back to school backpack giveaway on the campus of Cal State Dominguez Hills. Back to school time can be stressful, especially to families supporting special needs students. We understand that at STIIIZY so in addition to providing over 750 backpacks our team was able to lend a helping hand during this annual event that brought together hundreds of families across the area.
HELPING THE UNHOUSED FIND HOMES & HOPE WITH HUMBLE DESIGN
Humble Design is a nonprofit in San Diego that works to ensure families emerging from homelessness and transitioning to permanent housing can live both comfortably and with dignity. Our Stiiizy Joint Efforts volunteers teamed up with Humble Design to renovate this home and provide this family with the essentials that make a space a home.
POTENT POSITIVITY IN POMONA
STIIIZY Pomona invests over $200,000 towards improving local schools and parks in the city. Not only has STIIIZY been an industry leader when it comes to innovative and potent products, but also in the realm of social impact. This is one of our largest direct community investments to date. It is a result of local lawmakers and advocates arguing in favor of funds generated by cannabis operators to be used to improve the communities they serve.
SUPPORT EVERYONE, OPPRESS NO ONE
This PRIDE month we recognize the valuable contributions of LGBTQIA+ individuals across California, and throughout America. Our STIIIZY crew joined in the celebration festivities in both San Francisco and Long Beach during Pride. We choose to celebrate diversity and encourage everyone to be proud of who they are and to be unapologetically themselves! Our participation in these Pride celebrations signifies our commitment to standing in solidarity with the community in their ongoing struggle against discrimination and injustice.
CELEBRATING FREEDOM IN SAN FRANCISCO
Although Juneteenth is the newest federally recognized holiday in the United States, it has long been celebrated since 1866 as the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans. On June 19th we celebrated Juneteenth with our community partners in San Francisco, SF Black Wall Street, by helping to sponsor their annual festival in Bayview Park. This Juneteenth was particularly special because it shared that Sunday with Father’s Day. Our STIIIZY Joint Efforts were on-site to join in this important celebration of Black culture.
STIIIZY SERVES & HONORS VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY
Memorial Day recognizes those who served in our military and made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. In honor of the day we teamed up with our partners at the Weed For Warriors Project to host an event honoring Veterans in our community by promoting health & wellness. With tremendous support from our friends all around the cannabis community, we were able to provide roughly 20 different skus of cannabis products to be distributed to over 100 qualified veterans!
THE LOVE IS FOR REAL
To celebrate and honor the legacy of Asian American influence and the community's enrichment of America's history we launched a project called the Love is For Real. The project's goal was to share the stories of family owned Asian American businesses and support the elder community. Whether it’s through cuisine or honoring the traditional craft style of their ancestors, both of these businesses provide these families a way to preserve their cultural heritage through the craft.
STIIIZY CELEBRATES WOMEN COMMUNITY LEADERS
This year for Women’s History Month STIIIZY and our Joint Efforts Volunteers partnered with 6 different women-led or women-focused community organizations from Los Angeles to Oakland. We met with and worked alongside these courageous women whose contributions and leadership are building the foundation for stronger communities. Click the link to listen to their advice on how we can continue to support women.
SHOOT YOUR SHOT PROJECT FINALIST, TAYO KUKO COLLABS WITH STIIIZY
To support Black entrepreneurs making careers in the creative arts STIIIZY created the “Shoot Your Shot” photographer spotlight project. This social media campaign encouraged Black content creators to submit their portfolios for an opportunity to be featured on our social media platforms, as well as receive support to help their business grow! Additionally, this year’s finalist was able to participate in a custom lifestyle shoot that combines the STIIIZY style with the artist’s vision.
STIIIZY x 40 TONS JOIN FORCES TO HOST CANNABIS CAREER FAIR IN HAWTHORNE
In honor and recognition of Black History Month this year we focused on providing resources to address historical racial injustices and bridge opportunities to communities here in LA that have been disproportionately affected by the war on drugs. We partnered with the Social Impact brand 40 Tons to host a cannabis career fair to connect over 300 job seekers, and provide assistance and an opportunity to forge a career in the cannabis space.
STIIIZY KICKS OFF THE YEAR STRONG BY PROVIDING VETERANS IN DAVIS WITH MEDICAL CANNABIS
We partnered with our great friends at the Weed for Warriors Project once again to jumpstart our 2022 giving season. In January, we were able to provide over 60 veterans with free access to medical cannabis at STIIIZY Davis. STIIIZY is a proud veteran-led company, and we salute all those who have served.
THE GIFT OF GIVING, OUR 2021 HOLIDAY SEASON WRAP-UP
From hosting toy drives to delivering toys, and making sure our unhoused neighbors stay warm during the holiday season, STIIIZY was determined to spread holiday cheer. Come discover how we navigated the pandemic to make sure everyone in communities across California were able to enjoy the holidays and be jolly this season.
STIIIZY JOINS TRINA’S KIDS FOR THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE
More than 200 families and individuals were in attendance for the yearly distribution of essential food items, useful amenities, and a freshly prepared Thanksgiving meal as soon as they walked out from receiving their items. On top of the 50 turkeys donated by STIIIZY, Joint Efforts volunteers came to the event to help the process of distributing as well as any other needs that had arised.
LOOKING BACK AT VETERANS DAY 2021
In celebration of Veterans Day, STIIIZY teamed up with a lot of great folks to bring an array of support to our Veteran community. From dropping an exclusive battery to benefit vets, to being a supporting sponsor at a Veteran’s community event in Long Beach, California; STIIIZY will always take the time to honor those who served.
ROOTED IN THE COMMUNITY, STIIIZY TEAMS UP WITH MUFI
Together with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative we hosted a community event to provide local area youth with gardening education at the urban farm run by MUFI, and organized a neighborhood clean up in the North End of Detroit. Urban farms provide a platform to promote sustainability, and bring the community together in an effort to empower everyone.
STIIIZY JOINS BALCA IN KICKING-OFF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
STIIIZY is committed to creating a more diverse and sustainable industry, and we understand that it begins with celebrating our unique cultural heritages and creating space to share these stories. We took to the Bay to help one of our NorCal social equity partners host her first Bay Area Latino Cannabis Alliance event in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month!
STIIIZY JOINS HEAL THE BAY FOR EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER EVENT
STIIIZY hosts first ever “Joint Efforts” team volunteer event in Santa Monica, California. Through Joint Efforts we were able to invite our teammates across different departments to put our organization’s values into practice to clean up Los Angeles’ most iconic beach.
STIIIZY BACKPACK GIVEAWAY
Our STIIIZY team partnered with the Special Needs Network, an organization that responds to the crisis of autism and other developmental disabilities in underserved communities to help provide backpacks for those in need that are returning to school. We provided hundreds of backpacks, notebooks, pencil boxes and other school supplies!