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1,940 KN95 Face Masks Donated to Local Teachers

See how Mellow Monkey Customers Helped Us Donate Needed PPE to Local Teachers Headed Back to the Classroom in the Fall of 2020. Click here

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St. James School Benefit Event

St. James School Benefit Event

As with many organizations, traditional and annual fundraising events have not been possible due to the pandemic. St. James School reached out to us and we were happy to help! Our second ever "Virtual" Sip and Shop Benefit event raised funds for Stratford's St. James School. Through this event, Mellow Monkey was able to donate $525 to the school - which would not have been possible without the support of our customers!  Thank you!           Howard Aspinwall Owner, Mellow Monkey Gifts and Home Decor

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Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses

Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses

When the Coronavirus was raging in the tri-state area, Mellow Monkey went to work to help raise funds for the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses (administered by the American Nurses Foundation). The human toll of the Coronavirus-19 pandemic continues to be felt throughout the nation and most acutely by the nation's largest body of health care professionals - nurses. These nurses deliver the vast majority of patient care as COVID-19 spreads across the country.  Through our first ever Virtual Sip and Shop, and through the sale of our exclusive Nurse Hero Wall Plaques, we raised $379.39 which was donated to...

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Groceries For Seniors

Groceries For Seniors

What started as a fundraising campaign selling exclusive Shop Local Tote Bags turned into an overwhelming movement by Mellow Monkey customers to help area seniors obtain groceries WITHOUT having to go out to the store during the Covid-19 pandemic. Long after we sold out of these bags, our customers continued to contribute to this program by making donations through our website. Mellow Monkey partnered with the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging to help fund their efforts to keep the most vulnerable seniors out of public markets by providing them with a full bag of groceries. What this fund did:  100% of...

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Equality Is A Human Right

Equality Is A Human Right

Unfair and harsh treatment of African Americans across our country MUST end. At Mellow Monkey, we condemn all forms of racism and prejudice and we courage everyone to engage in honest dialogue about this - so that our nation can one day be the exemplary model of equality. - Howard Aspinwall  Owner, Mellow Monkey Gifts & Home Decor

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