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Author: Derek Lam

Derek Lam

Derek is a co-founder of the Giving Roses Project. When Derek isn’t working on the project with his co-founder Connor, he works in marketing for the Molson Coors Brewing Company. Derek’s partner Julia looks forward to February every year, when together, they share the romantic experience of packing and mailing envelopes full of orders for the Giving Roses Project.

Valentine’s Day: Giving Meaningfully with the Giving Roses Project

The Giving Roses pin sits on a bed of flowers.

In an era where consumerism is globally-conscious and purpose driven, and our understanding of gender roles has broken free of a false binary, why do our Valentine’s Day traditions remain unchanged?

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