• Rebecca Schneider

SUPPORT: USE YOUR PURCHASING POWER

Updated: Jun 7

Corporations earn profits off of your everyday purchases. And some of those profits are then donated to politicians and causes you might not agree with.
In fact, the average consumer funds politicians and PACs about 3 times more through their purchasing choices than through direct political contributions.

Avoid shopping with companies you don’t believe in—like corporations that support Trump!

To start, it's important to know companies to avoid; where your purchase will be inadvertently supporting causes you don't believe in. We can send a powerful message by joining in the movement to boycott Trump and the companies working to keep him in power.



How To Find Out Which Companies Support Trump, So You Know Where Your Money's Going


Fortunately, there are several apps and webites that make it SUPER simple to take a closer look at the financial ties of corporations.


Goods Unite Us is a women-owned application, offers several different tools that allow you to search brands to see it's political ties.


To avoid companies with financial ties to Trump, click the links below for more information.



COMPANIES TO AVOID


BOYCOTT TRUMP: COMPANIES TO AVOID UPDATED FOR 2020

Lido, Todd (June 04 2020), Done Good

Are You Inadvertently Supporting Trump’s Re-election?


5 Popular Companies Helping Fund Trump's 2020 Campaign

(Pride.com)


These Companies Have the Most Hypocritical Black Lives Matter Messaging

Tarpley Hitt, The Daily Beast, Updated Jun. 05, 2020 4:40PM ET / Published Jun. 04, 2020 9:18AM ET


From Amazon and Facebook to Popeyes (!), these companies have had the worst, most hypocritical “solidarity” messaging in the wake of the protests for black lives.





COMPANIES TO SUPPORT


Brands backing Black Lives Matter: it might be a marketing ploy, but it also shows leadership

Bree Hurst, The Conversation, June 4, 2020


Here Are The Companies That Have Donated To The Black Lives Matter Movement

Hilary Weaver and Savannah Walsh, Elle, May 31, 2020

Here is a list of the companies who are standing in solidarity with the movement and the protests by making donations to the movement.


12 Ways Food Brands And Restaurants Are Responding To Calls To Action By Black Lives Matter

Kristin Salaky, Delish.com, June 4, 2020

Lists statements from food brands that are coupled with actions big and small, such as donations to anti-racism causes and conversations with staff. By compiling them here, we are not saying they hold equal weight or are by any means comprehensive, but hope to help you be a more informed consumer.


Consumers don’t care about corporate solidarity. They want donations.

Terry Nguyenterry, Vox Jun 3, 2020, 1:00pm EDT


8 Fast-Food Brands Supporting Black Lives Matter

Mura Dominko, Eatthis, June 3, 2020


How Local Restaurants are Supporting Black Lives Matter

Cheyenne Buckingham, Eatthis, June 3, 2020


Netflix, Hulu, Facebook speak out about George Floyd protests. Here’s what they’re saying

Valerie Jones, Deseret Jun 1, 2020, 4:00pm MDT


Want to know where all those corporate donations for #BLM are going? Here's the list.

James Wellemeyer, NBC News, June 5, 2020, 5:21 PM EDT


Nike Statement


THESE BRANDS ARE FINANCIALLY SUPPORTING BLACK LIVES MATTER CAUSES

Ari Bines, In The Know, June 3