MZW Gives Back
“Our MZW Gives Back program allows us the opportunity to use our company and its strengths to make a difference and support causes we believe in.”
MZ Wallace partnered with Lingua Franca on the design of a limited edition Metro Tote. 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of each bag go to She Should Run, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) that supports women running for office.
MZ Wallace collaborated with American artist Kerry James Marshall in support of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. For this project, Marshall made his painting Untitled (Painter) available for a limited edition Metro Tote. MZ Wallace donated 100% of the proceeds to support the educational programs at MCA Chicago.
For the month of September 2017, MZ Wallace donated 100% of the net profits from the sales of our best-selling Green Camo Oxford Collection to the American Red Cross in support of the hurricane relief efforts in the Southeast.
MZ Wallace collaborated with Cynthia Rowley on a limited edition Metro Tote to benefit the CFDA Foundation. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag went to the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA) educational initiatives, which supports the future of fashion through scholarships and mentorship.
MZ Wallace collaborated with photographer, Sophie Elgort, on the design of a limited edition camera bag. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag supports Sophie’s nonprofit, Through Our Lens, whose mission is to empower high-school-aged girls through mentorship and photography to explore careers in fashion.
MZ Wallace proudly partnered with artist Raymond Pettibon who lent his drawing No Title (Good Prose Is…) for a limited edition Library Tote. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each bag, which was specially designed to carry books, goes towards enhancing the Library’s special collections.
MZ Wallace partnered for a second time with Food52 to create an exclusive capsule water print collection in support of charity: water. 15% of sales benefited the nonprofit organization’s mission to bring clean drinking water to people in developing countries.
MZ Wallace proudly partnered with artist Glenn Ligon on a limited edition Metro Tote. Ligon lent the print from his piece Untitled (I Am Somebody) for the project with 100% of the proceeds from each sale benefiting The Studio Museum in Harlem’s art education programs.
MZ Wallace partnered with Food52 on the ultimate Farmer’s Market Tote to benefit The Edible Schoolyard Project, a program founded 20 years ago in Berkeley, California by the now legendary Alice Waters. $50 from the sale of each tote went directly to The Edible Schoolyard to fund their nationwide initiatives.
In support of Artists for Haiti, the nonprofit organization established by David Zwirner and Ben Stiller, MZ Wallace designed and sold a limited edition tote to benefit the work of the foundation. Featuring the signature Artists for Haiti lettering created by artist Raymond Pettibon, 100% of the proceeds went to Artists for Haiti.