Category Archives: Giving

New Beginnings For LOOTB

Life Out of the Box update 2017

Hello friends! It has been a long time since we have updated you on our journey. A lot has happened, a lot has changed–but we’ve missed you all and are very excited to share the big things we’ve been working on. The last update on the blog was an announcement about the great news of […]

Incorporating Generosity in Our Daily Life

WHAT is Generosity? Generosity is an act of going beyond what is expected of you or the act of giving freely. Chances are you have heard this word used thousands of times in your life… But have you actually made this word come alive recently? When was the last time you devoted some of your […]

LOOTB + Mayan Families Bring the Change Campaign

We’re excited to partner up this month with Mayan Families for their #BringtheChange campaign. As you know, we LOVE the awesome folks at Mayan Families and everything they’re doing for the communities around Lake Atitlan–a place that we hold very dear to our hearts. This month they’ve named it Life Out of the Box-tober as […]

Improving the Way You See Your Impact

We’re excited to announce the exciting news of how we are taking the way you see your impact to the next level. Check out the video below to learn more.   Click here to watch from your email.

Mayan Families Live Below the Line Campaign

Since we’ve been back in Panajachel we’ve been working with one of our favorite non-profit partners in the world, Mayan Families. Mayan Families works with impoverished ​Guatemalan populations to eradicate extreme poverty and malnutrition through education, sustainable community ​development programs and emergency aid. They work side by side on the ground with rural communities, giving them to tools they need to […]

Help us Give to Nepal

Our hearts are heavy for the victims of the 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal last weekend. As soon as we heard we wanted to use our business to help in anyway that we could. So we have launched two different #lootb bracelets handmade by artisans in Guatemala that will give directly to the American Red Cross through the Nepalese Student […]

VIDEO: LOOTB + ASU Students Give in Mexico

Giving school supplies is our favorite part of LOOTB, so we were REALLY excited to bring a group of awesome students from Arizona State University with us to Mexico to give school supplies. With their help, Life Out of the Box distributed school supplies to over 200 students in Nogales. For us, this trip was […]

Volunteers Help LOOTB Give in Kenya

  Giving school supplies is the best part of our business. It’s our favorite part and really at the core of why we do what we do. We’ve always tried to convey the experience of giving the school supplies to our customers through connecting them to the child they give to on our website. We […]

Holiday Giving in Nogales, Mexico

Last week was a week full of family, food and giving thanks. It was the perfect time to give school supplies and that’s just what we did, but this time we had a group of awesome students from Arizona State University with us. Jonathon and I packed our car up and drove over 15 hours […]

Life Out of the Box Timeline

This month we’ll be celebrating the 2 year anniversary of when we first launched the Life Out of the Box online store. However, even before the store was launched, there was the Life Out of the Box blog that documented the crazy journey of moving from California to Nicaragua with just a business idea in […]