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Redwood Classics Apparel and PromoKitchen Launch Limited Edition Merch Drop

Sweatshirts and Hoodies to Benefit PromoKitchen’s Educational Events TORONTO, ONTARIO [AUGUST 20, 2021] - Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto-based premium clothing solutions provider, and PromoKitchen, a (501c) non-profit that provides education and mentorship in the promotional products industry, have joined together to launch a limited edition set of sweatshirts and hoodies that will only be available from August 20 - September 3, 2021. As a non-profit organization, PromoKitchen was deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns. Unable to hold their popular in-person events, they turned to Redwood Classics Apparel to help them launch their first ever fundraising merch drop. “As a huge fan of Redwood clothing, I’m so happy that they’re our partners for our first merch drop,”...

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PromoKitchen Podcast: Redwood Classics' Made In Canada 10-Year Impact Report

Kathy Cheng, Ashley Chan and PJ Tang from Redwood Classics Apparel, Jasmin Bollman from Misfit Marketing Consultancy and Katie Motta from Shift Circular join PromoKitchen Chefs, Johanna Gottlieb and Kate Plummer to dive deeper into the launch of Redwood Classics' made-in-Canada 10-year Impact Report. They cover what it means to be sustainable, what a circular economy is, why women led businesses are important, and dive deeper into their work and advocacy.  Listen to the PromoKitchen podcast here:  Read about Redwood Classics' Impact Report here: 

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PromoKitchen Podcast: Diversity in the Promotional Products Industry - Anti-Asian Racism

In this moving and powerful podcast hosted by Promo Kitchen's Chef Kate Plummer, our President Kathy Cheng is joined with Cindy Tsuji, Kathy DiFrancesco and Michelle Chen to talk about anti-Asian racism, how it has personally and professionally effected them. They also share how others can help and what our next steps need to be. To learn more about the rise of anti-Asian racism, here are some resources: Guests Cindy Tsuji, Image SourceA Senior Account Executive with Image Source in Kirkland, WA. 2.5 generation Japanese American. Proud daughter of a gardener and seamstress, born and raised in San Diego. Been in the industry 5 years. Committed to see a more diverse and inclusive Promo Industry of the future....

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