seeking better. for all.

We wear our hearts on our sleeve

Giving back to the community is at the heart of Storm Creek and woven into everything we do. From inception, we’ve utilized the power of apparel sales to drive dollars back into our communities. Wear for Better aims to impact the greater good, especially for those who need it most by supporting causes that change lives, for the better. In fact, our entire team is dedicated to upholding this value. In addition to our corporate giving, every employee is encouraged to support causes and dedicate time (through paid time off) to charity organizations they are most passionate about.

over $45,000
to support essential workers
150,000
meals to the hungry
over $50,000
for charity
1,682 hours
donated
40+
charities supported

What We Do

Empowering prosperity in our world

Storm Creek has donated over tens of thousands of dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours to more than 30 nonprofit causes locally and nationally. We are a member of the Minnesota Keystone Program, which recognizes companies that donate at least 2% of their pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. We are proud to be one of the few giving at a 5% level. Through our 1% for the Planet membership, we take responsibility for the Earth by supporting organizations that do the important work to create positive environmental change. 1% of every purchase of our Eco-Collection goes to this worthy endeavor. Additionally, we donate thousands of dollars’ worth of our products and expertise to assist people in need.

Shop for a Cause
Shop for a Cause

We raise more than $30,000 each year by supporting multiple local and national charities through our Shop for a Cause Program offered periodically online and during our annual warehouse sales.

Respecting our planet
Respecting our planet

We want to make the world a better place. That means supporting initiatives that protect our natural environment through 1% for the Planet – and through sustainable practices at our workplace, the products we make, and the way we live our lives.

Prosperity for all
Prosperity for all

We donate thousands of dollars’ worth of our products and expertise to assist people in need – be it the hungry, the physically challenged, low-income families, or local activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.

Minnesota Keystone Program
Minnesota Keystone Program

The Minnesota Keystone Program (started in 1976) promotes corporate philanthropy by recognizing and honoring companies that donate at least 2 percent of their pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. Storm Creek is proud to be at the 5% giving level! The commitment of Minnesota Keystone participants continues to serve as an example to other businesses, both here and around the globe, and to sustain Minnesota’s spirit of generosity and sense of community

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Featured Initiatives

Wear For Better™ Pullovers
Wear For Better™ Pullovers

Storm Creek is helping the fight against COVID-19 by supporting the heroes on the front lines. The “Wear For Better” buy-one-give-one campaign was born to help everyone show support and surprise front line workers in their own lives.

Nearly 1,000 free Moss Jersey ¼ Zip Pullovers decorated with a “Together We Fight” logo were delivered to heroes in 34 states and Washington, DC.

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Work from Home Collection
Work from Home Collection

By pledging 10% of sales from its Work from Home Collection to Feeding America, Storm Creek raised $7500 to support the hungry during the coronavirus pandemic. The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) matched the donation dollar-for-dollar, for a total of $15,000. The funds will go support overrun foodbanks struggling to keep up with demand.

Just $1 is enough to buy 10 meals for those in need. Together, the Storm Creek/ASI donation will provide 150,000 meals.

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Polar Plunge
Polar Plunge

Storm Creek is a key partner of the 2019 Polar Plunge Minneapolis, March 1-2, 2019, at Thomas Beach on Lake Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis. Storm Creek’s classic full-zip Sweaterfleece Jacket was featured as the 2019 Plunge incentive gift for teams that raise $1000 or more. Each jacket was decorated with the Polar Plunge logo.

In addition, Storm Creek served as the official apparel partner of the Polar Plunge 5K.

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Save the Boundary Waters
Save the Boundary Waters

At Storm Creek, we support outdoor recreation and care deeply about protecting our natural environment. We have teamed up with Save the Boundary Waters (STBW) to help ensure that outdoor enthusiasts can continue their adventures in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for years to come and to protect the 1.1 million acres of natural water and woodlands.

We developed special edition Storm Creek Sweaterfleece Jackets branded with the STBW logo. A portion from each pullover sold is donated to STBW!

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Embrace the Cold
Embrace the Cold

In the winter 2017-2018, Storm Creek and KARE-11 teamed to up to raise more than $15,000 for Special Olympics, MN through the sale of an exclusive collection of winter beanie hats and apparel, to encourage the Minnesota spirit of Embrace the Cold, and spread the mission of Special Olympics. 11% of apparel sales went to special Olympics MN, along with all hat proceeds. From the 2018 Super Bowl to several polar plunges, even to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, our Embrace the Cold hats made a splash across the community in Minnesota and worldwide.

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Vikings Training Camp
Vikings Training Camp

Storm Creek partnered with the city of Eagan, MN, to create exclusive pieces of Vikings Training Camp apparel, the Short Sleeve Performance Tee and Smart Stretch Pullover. For each piece sold, Storm Creek and Enjoy Eagan donated 50% of the proceeds to the Vikings Foundation and 50% to the Eagan Lions Club. Enjoy Eagan was enrolled as a charity partner during Storm Creek’s Annual Warehouse Sale in October, which allowed customers to pledge their support.

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2019 Warehouse sale partners