We were both on maternity leave in 2011 when we started talking about how quickly our young children were going through clothes and how much they were spending on new ones that only last a couple of months. So, we decided to do something about it, and The Giving Tree, a seasonal consignment business for families, was born.
We both love the idea of recycling items and a business model that could give back to the community in many ways. We’ve been blessed to have very supportive husbands, families and friends!
Nikki is a high school special education teacher who lives in Bridgewater with her husband Rene and their two wonderful energetic boys. Nikki loves being a teacher but feels there is something special about starting and running one's own business, especially with a very good friend.
Carrie went to college at Bridgewater State, moved to Bridgewater with her husband Patrick almost 8 years ago and has three boys ages 6, 3 and 1 who keep her busy. Carrie also works full time for a major financial firm as a product education director.