“… the ripple effect is tremendous”: Prosperity Candle in the Boston Globe

May 15, 2013

cavanaugh_10prosperity2_bizThis weekend, we were honored to be featured in the Boston Globe’s business section. The article did a wonderful job of outlining our mission and vision for Prosperity Candle.

As a small social enterprise, it’s always exciting to receive press coverage — every step of the process is fun for us. President Ted Barber and Siiri Morley of Prosperity Catalyst had a great conversation with article writer Sarah Shemkus, and it was awesome to see our candle-making process through the eyes (and lens!) of photographer Matthew Cavanaugh.

And of course, what’s most exciting is sharing our story with a new community, and hearing that people were inspired by our company’s mission. Thank you to everyone who participated in, read, shared, and enjoyed the piece!

Read the article at the Boston Globe and shop candles made by Burmese refugees like Moo Kho and Naw here


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Fragrance Guide

Unique soy blend fair trade candles handcrafted by women artisans candles at Prosperity Candle

Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Desert Cactus & Rose

Deep and earthy, warm oakmoss is infused with light rose petals, water lilies and geranium, with a touch of musk and clove bud to inspire thoughtfulness and rest. 

Fig & Citrus

Clean and slightly sweet, fresh figs infused with grapefruit, a hint of orange, and lemon zest atop an earthy base of cedar and oakmoss. Wonderfully nuanced, it’s our favorite fig scent.

French Vanilla & Oak

Sweet, familiar and deeply comforting, French vanilla combined with oak, sandalwood, grapefruit and sea salt with a hint of clove. A unique take on a classic.

Ginger & Verbena

Fresh ginger mingles with grapefruit and lemon for a bright and refreshing citrus that energizes in a surprisingly soothing way. A wonderfully balanced fragrance that evokes peaceful spring mornings.

Jasmine & Peony Suede 

Delightfully sweet with a floral twist, blossoming peonies mix with jasmine, red apple, rose and gentle suede giving rise to a joyous scent for any occasion.

Orange Blossom & Waterlily

Fragrant orange blossoms mingle with water lily, iris and clementine leaves above a base note of vetiver. This is a delightfully elegant, soft floral.

Sea Salt & Lotus 

There is nothing like a fresh ocean breeze... clean and buoyant ocean air with a joyful blend of freesia, water lilies, lotus and tuberose offers a truly uplifting ambiance.

Unscented

Completely fragrance-free.
Perfect for centerpieces, dinner candles and those who prefer no scent.

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