Certified Organic castile base hand soap. Handmade by women overcoming homelessness in LA, using the highest quality of natural ingredients.

Handmade by women from Skid Row

Our Philosophy

To infuse social responsibility into our products by employing, empowering, and educating homeless women living on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are dedicated to creating a better world filled with equal opportunity, sustainability, conscious consumption, and products we can feel great about. That’s why ours is The Rode less traveled.

The Rode is a women led social mission driven company employing women overcoming homelessness in LA. All products at The Rode are ethically handmade to last.

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About Us

About Us

We are all looking for a path to create a better world filled with equal opportunity, sustainability, conscious consumption, and products we can feel great about. That’s why ours is The Rode less traveled.  The Rode works with local women living on Skid Row in Downtown LA, giving them opportunities of employment, to think creatively, and to overcome their circumstances. Fie and Jess founded the company after years of both having...

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Why The Rode

Why The Rode

The Rode has taken the unique opportunity to support a community right here in our own backyard of Downtown LA. We support women transitioning out of their circumstances — from homelessness to young parenting, to domestic and sexual abuse — and empower them to be creators and champions of their own futures. We believe everyone deserves a space to feel safe, to heal, learn, grow,...

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Our Company

Our Company

Mission To infuse social responsibility into the future of fashion by empowering, employing, and educating women transitioning out of hardship.     Vision We build from a place of trust, compassion, love, and empowerment, helping women find:   A new path to their power.Safe spaces to share and create.Inner peace and strength.   Values Transparency Social Responsibility Sustainability Personal Development  Empowerment Quality     

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Ethical Products Handmade by Women in LA

The Rode is a women led, social mission driven company, employing women living on Skid Row. Each purchase supports women transitioning out of homelessness, giving them the financial stability and confidence to be creators and champions of their own futures.