Put people first
this holiday season

With the holidays right around the corner, the People First Economy team is here to help you curate intentional experiences and gatherings for the people you love. Here’s how:
Find community-based holiday activities.
Invest in gifts that mean more – find unique gifts that tell a story.
Contribute to your local economy with local events and shop-hops.
Curate experiences and gifts that align with your values.

How to Gift Local

Support local businesses and strengthen our local economy

A Local First window-cling is a for-sure sign you’re shopping at a Local Business!
Follow us and find local pop-up events! Support West Michigan makers, shops, and artists.
Find local businesses by using the Local First directory at localfirst.com/directory.

How to Gift Good

Make values-aligned choices this holiday season

A Good For Michigan window-cling lets you know this is a values-aligned business.

Read up on the company – take a moment to read their story and mission statement online

Use the B Corp Directory – find businesses dedicated to their values at goodfor.org
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With the holidays right around the corner, the People First Economy team is here to help you curate intentional experiences and gatherings for the people you love. Here’s how:
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