This is probably our most exciting post to date, and for good reason – some big, fun things have been going on around Gamla these days. We’ve been teaming up with friends, strangers, business owners, creatives (basically anyone who wants to) on our newest experiment, one that is central to everything Gamla stands for. We’d like to introduce you to a little thing we call ‘Make Date’.
Gamla was founded with a commitment to endless experimentation, a focus on sustainability, and the idea of building within our community; and so Make Date was born. It’s dead simple in concept: we take a portion of our sales to fund an “unsolicited improvement” and collaborative project within the community we (or our collaborator) reside. Meaning, that every other week someone from the Gamla team will go on a “date” with another person from the community to make something better within that community, one small act at a time.
The beauty of this project is that each will be completely different from the others, but the mandate remains: to perform several small acts that may evoke positive change within our community. But we’re also realistic and aren’t after anything grandiose – we simply see an opportunity to use our business as a platform to improve our surroundings while having fun and meeting new people while doing it.
This is an evolving experiment and we expect that it will change over time, but the way we see it is that there will always be an opportunity to make something better, to improve on what has been left behind. We’ve only just begun, but are already seeing such positive changes that we can’t see when it will ever end.
Are you interested in going on a Make Date with Gamla? Shoot us an email!