Social Causes

Addiction

Addiction is a disease that is not always easy to define, but here is a start:

According to CAMH one simple way of describing addiction is the presence of the 4 Cs:

  • Craving
  • loss of Control of amount or frequency of use
  • Compulsion to use
  • use despite Consequences.

Below we have provided a link that helps further define addiction, lists signs and symptoms, and offers resources including risks, FAQs, and counselling. 

If you or someone you know is showing signs of addiction follow the link here

Ecological Footprint 

SHEPHORIA recognizes that we are literally killing our ability to live on this planet. Although funded out of pocket we commit to remaining as eco-friendly as possible. SHEPHORIA commits to using exclusive biodegradable and reusable shipping materials. (even our stickers are eco-friendly) We have accumulated a variety of eco-friendly products for our conscientious consumers, and have made efforts to supply eco-friendly alternatives for other products. SHEPHORIA is also monitoring its eco-footprint and will be sharing to stay in line with it’s efforts of being intentionally green.

Make greener choices with our eco-friendly section here

 

LGBTQ2+

Our SHEPHORIA founder is a proud member of the LGBTQ2+ community. SHEPHORIA is an LGBTQ2+ empowered company and shows alignment through cause-based products and educational content. STAY LOUD AND STAY PROUD.

Part of the community?

Check out our LGBTQ2+ section here

 

Neurodiverse Community 

Neurodivergent refers to an individual who has a less typical cognitive variation such as Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia etc. SHEPHORIA recognizes both the legitimacy and relevancy of neurodiversity and seeks to build a community through cause-based products and educational content.

Part of the community?

We've started our neurodiverse section here

 

Gender Pronouns

If you didn’t know this store is quite literally for the girls, gays, theys and anyone who slays. SHEPHORIA is accepting of all individuals regardless of background or identity because duh? What we’re doing: SHEPHORIA is working to customize your experience with inclusive pronouns for purchasing, and memberships. In addition SHEPHORIA shows it’s alignment through cause-related merchandise, educational content. Stay tuned!


Feminism

YES. The F Word. You better believe we are here for equality among sexes. SHEPHORIA is woman founded and recognizes the important contributions that feminism has achieved in making this world significantly less awful for everyone. SHEPHORIA shows allyship through cause-related merchandise and educational content.

Not onboard? here’s a little help: Feminists Legends


Racism

SHEPHORIA recognizes that racism is a relevant and pressing problem in Canada. ALL are welcome at SHEPHORIA as we show allyship through cause-related merchandise and educational content.

Below we have some incredible educational and supportive resources:

Black Lives Matter

https://www.blacklivesmatter.ca

https://gaycenter.org/organizations-you-can-support/

https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-for-black-lives-matter.html

Activist: Rachel Elizabeth Cargle

Indigenous

https://truenorthaid.ca/how-to-help-first-nations/

https://reconciliationcanada.ca/get-involved/how-to-get-involved/

Activist: Shina Nova 

 

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