News

Thank You! Together We Made a Difference

Now that we've exceeded our original goals, we've wrapped up retail sales. We want to share our accomplishments. Here are some of the most interesting or quirkier facts and stats!

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The Beginning of the End

Spring heralds the end of our 7th jacket season. We have accomplished our goals and then some... and now feels like the right time to wind J4J down. Here is what you need to know.
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Hire Jasper's Dad as a Guide

Jasper's Dad, Kamal, is one of the friendliest (and tallest) men in Nepal. He is also a very experienced trekking guide. Several of our customers have hired him as a guide and you can, too!
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Trekking Around Manaslu

For two weeks in November, we hiked around Mount Manaslu, the 8th highest peak on the planet. Have a look! We ate and stayed in tea houses and lodges and spent our days outdoors in the most beautiful country in the world.
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Donate a Jacket

Again this winter, we are offering a discounted price for jackets purchased with the intention of donation for people in need.
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How the Vest Was Won

It has been a long, long journey prompted by hundreds of requests from customers. Over two years and 11 prototypes later, we finally have beautiful women's vests!
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"Potty Talk" ;)

The humble sanitary toilet is a rare feature in rural Nepal, and many were ruined during the 2015 earthquakes. With customer donations, one village has built one to suit their needs.
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Donating Warmth for the Holidays

Our Christmas jacket donation program was a big success: between 11 J4J donors and our surplus inventory, we donated 41 jackets to 3 women's shelters!
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We're Transitioning to "Made-to-Order"

Since 2012, we've been running a marathon! To keep Jackets for Jasper alive and funding Nepali schoolchildren, we are transitioning to a "Made-to-Order" system.
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Partnering with IWEN to Fund Girls' Education in Nepal

With an established presence and proven success helping girls attend school, we decided that this year all jacket profits will go to IWEN's Empowerment Through Education program.
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