Primitives by Kathy was born from one woman’s intense desire to create imaginative and quirky products that could change the world. For over 20 years, this philanthropic manufacturer has partnered with Goodwill Services to create crafty and stylish decor with deeply charitable roots. From receiving Central Penn Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies 10 years in a row to winning the Retailer’s Excellence Award for Vender of the Year, this incredible company has enjoyed a wealth of well-deserved accolades due to their commitment to service and their inextinguishable spirit of charity. From her very first handmade “primitive candle box” in 1997 to the over 8,000 stylish products they manufacture today, Primitive’s by Kathy continues to pioneer innovative design while remaining true to their philanthropic spirit. By embracing the unexpected, Kathy has been able to grow her business from a small shop owned by a mother and daughter duo to one of the fastest-growing women-owned business in the world.