Perfect Gifts for Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Birthdays, & Graduation

Brendan Steffen
Higher Purpose Gifts is proud to announce the availability of 2 new Gift Sets - Luxury Spa Gift Set and Grillin' & Chillin' Gift Set.  These 2 new amazing sets join the original pair of Gourmet Italian and Salsa Gift Sets!

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New Gift Sets Are In and Ready to Ship! Perfect for Mother's Day & Father's Day!

Brendan Steffen
The Team at Higher Purpose Gifts is pleased to bring you 2 new gift sets in addition to the original Gourmet Salsa and Italian Gift Sets!  Please enjoy our Premium Spa Gift Set and our Grillin' & Chillin' Gift Set available immediately for ordering!

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St Juliana fundraiser running until 12-8 on our website - choose at checkout

Brendan Steffen
10% of purchase price goes to St Juliana through 12/8 if you select St Juliana at checkout

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We'll be at the Irish American Heritage Center this Sunday from 9-3 selling gift sets

Brendan Steffen
HPG @ Irish American Heritage Center, Sunday, Dec 3 from 9-3

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Higher Purpose Gifts Team Celebrates with the Burke Scholar Program Friends & Family

Brendan Steffen

Oct 14 - The Higher Purpose Gifts company is now shipping gourmet gift sets!!!

To celebrate the launch of the company, the Higher Purpose Gifts Team attended the Burke Scholar Fundraiser at St John Brebeuf where we were able to share the Higher Purpose Gifts company story along with our new youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haYcTE6IrEk&feature=youtu.be with some of the Burke Scholar family and friends. Many of the gifting specialists at the company are either currently in or previously have been in the Burke Scholar Program at Notre Dame College Prep.  The Burke Scholar Program is a fully inclusive, faith-based education experience for young men with special needs.

Higher Purpose Gifts CEO, Melody Steffen, shared "It was an incredible gift to see the employees from the company interact with so many interested folks at the fundraiser who were very interested in becoming customers and supporting this employment model!  We are so glad to be able to support such a great cause in the Burke Scholars as we've seen firsthand, the impact the program has had on our sons who have been part of the Burke Buddy program."

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Higher Purpose Gifts Team Sponsors Hole #1 @ Regina Dominican Charity Outing

Brendan Steffen

Sept 29 - The team from Higher Purpose Gifts  headed out to the Regina Dominican High School Athletic Fundraiser on September 29 at the Wilmette Golf Club to help sponsor the event, share product samples, and build their presence in the community.

The golfers were able to learn more about the new company which provides gourmet gift sets, employs people dealing with the challenge of a disability in a truly inclusive workplace, and donates a portion of the net profits to worthy causes selected by employees and voted on by customers at checkout.

Higher Purpose Gifts CEO, Melody Steffen, shared "It was an incredible gift to see the employees from the company interact with so many interested folks at the outing who were very interested in becoming customers and supporting this employment model!  We were so glad to be able to support such a great cause in Regina Athletics as we've seen firsthand, the impact the programs have had on our daughter."

Gift sets are now available on the website at higherpurposegifts.com.

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Higher Purpose Gifts Announces Its Launch, Exciting News for Community

Brendan Steffen

Higher Purpose Gifts (www.higherpurposegifts.com) is a company committed to taking the gifting experience to the next level by providing premium gourmet gift sets, employing people dealing with the challenge of a disability, and donating a portion of net profit to worthy causes. The company is excited to announce its launch on September 30, 2017 and the hiring of its first gift set specialists. Higher Purpose Gifts has designed a truly inclusive work environment where members of the team can leverage their unique skills and abilities to work at market rate performance and pay standards while having fun.

“While sourcing, packaging, and delivering unique gift sets our customers will love, we also help our employees experience the dignity of work as well as purpose beyond a paycheck while gaining independence and stability,” says Melody Steffen, CEO of Higher Purpose Gifts. As part of the launch, Higher Purpose Gifts hired 13 employees, who are either currently enrolled in or have graduated from the Notre Dame College Prep’s Burke Scholar Program, an inclusive education experience designed to help folks dealing with the challenge of a disability advance their education in a supportive values-based learning environment.

Prior to the launch, Higher Purpose Gifts has been actively involved in the community to support local initiatives and raise awareness about their business and the employability of people with cognitive and physical disabilities. More recently, the Higher Purpose Gifts team was able to share its products with the community and help to sponsor the annual Regina Dominican High School Athletic Program Golf Outing on September 29, 2017. The event brought the community and employees together for an enjoyable day.

“Higher Purpose Gifts thrives on building healthy relationships and we love to interact with our customers,” says Steffen. “It’s been so rewarding to see the joy that the Higher Purpose Gifts team members and the customers gain from the interactions thus far.”

Currently, Higher Purpose Gifts specializes in creating delicious salsa and Italian-themed baskets, but has big plans to provide spa sets, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sets, a BBQ set, and a back-to-school college care package. Sourcing items from California, upstate New York, Italy, and upstate Michigan, customers get authentic, high-quality gifts to enjoy. Higher Purpose Gifts is unlike other gift set services as it donates a portion of the net profit generated to worthy causes chosen by employees and voted on by customers at checkout.

Higher Purpose Gifts are available on the web at www.higherpurposegifts.com and also in bulk quantity for corporate gifting. For more information about the company, please visit the site or e-mail info@higherpurposegifts.com.

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SJS Golf Outing

Brendan Steffen

The Higher Purpose Gifts team was very excited to share our products with another group of people at the St. Juliana golf outing on Saturday, August 19. We had an assortment of salsas, waters and Higher Purpose Gifts koozies to give to the golfers. People were thrilled to see us there and had a great time talking to us about the company. We were joined by Sean, Kyle, Connor, and Ryan from the Burke scholor program who had a blast handing out waters and telling the golfers what their favorite flavor salsas were. It was fun having the employees out spreading the word to potential customers. 

We will have the gift sets out sometime in September. Please email us at info@higherpurposegifts.com or create an account to have the latest updates and receive discounts at https://higherpurposegifts.com/account/register

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Northfield-Winnetka Farmers Market

Brendan Steffen

We are happy to say that the farmers market we attended was a huge success. We were able to give people samples of our salsa and most of them ended up buying their own jars. The team worked hard and did a wonderful job representing Higher Purpose Gifts with pride. Connor, Kyle, Aidan, and Matthew, who all went through a special educational experience at NDCP together, jumped right in by helping to give out samples, interacting with customers, selling product, and having fun doing it!

We are in the process of planning other farmers markets events, so follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or  you can email us at info@higherpurposegift.com for more event information. 

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