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Bigger Than Beauty® Spotlight: The Maui Farm

Our Giving Partner The Maui Farm is a farm-based organization that serves women and their families who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic abuse and other hardships. To support these women as they undergo major life transitions, this nonprofit’s unique approach prioritizes a safe sense of community to help rebuild their strength and emotional well-being. The Maui Farm provides robust programs that teach families essential life skills, and hosts job training courses so that survivors can build skills and confidence as they prepare to re-enter the workforce. 

Maui Farm

In the summer of 2019, our CEO and Founder, Karissa Bodnar had the opportunity to visit The Maui Farm and sit down with the residents to learn more about their lives and experiences. Atrina, a resident of The Maui Farm shares, “The farm is where I finally connected with a bunch of other women for the first time in my life. The one thing that sticks with me is that I don’t feel like just a mom—I have myself back and I’m confident.” 


CEO and Founder Karissa Bodnar at The Maui Farm.

CEO and Founder Karissa Bodnar at The Maui Farm. 

Thrive Causemetics® is so thankful for our partnership with this incredible organization whose mission is to inspire women to be kind to themselves and prioritize self-care. Our vegan and cruelty-free products that you know and love are available to all residents who live on the farm, including women like Atrina, who says, “Taking the time to put makeup on made me think maybe it’s okay to come out of my shell and blossom.”

Thanks to you, we’re Bigger Than Beauty® If you would like to learn more about The Maui Farm, please visit

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