The History of Gratitude Goodies
February 2009 – Gratitude Goodies was founded by Diane Campbell and was started in 800 sq. ft. of space in her home. Diane was still working part time in a similar business to learn the ropes.
Marian McMichael came on board shortly thereafter to support Gratitude Goodies with keeping the books and design work.
Through many many networking opportunities and lots of hard work Gratitude Goodies has grown each year.
December 2011 to present – Gratitude Goodies gives back each year at Christmas time by decorating their home with over 30 thousand lights which are synchronized to music. Families come by to hear and see the lights and donate money. All money is given to www.canineassistants.org which trains Golden Retrievers, Labradors, and Golden Doodles to assist children and adults with special needs like diabetes, epilepsy, wheel chair bound as well as other restrictive needs with which a service dog can assist.
February 2013 – Gratitude Goodies moved out of a very cramped home space into 1500 sq. ft. of production space at 433 Canton Rd., Suite 315, Cumming, GA, 30040.
August 2013 – Gratitude Goodies purchased the largest gift basket company in the City of Atlanta making GG the largest gift basket company in Georgia.
August 2013 – Gratitude Goodies acquired an additional 1100 sq. ft. of warehouse space to house the inventory and assets of the recent purchase and to accommodate growth.
December 2013 – Gratitude Goodies now has a team of 7 productions workers and 4 delivery drivers working the holiday season.
April 2014 – Gratitude Goodies receives a Small Business Award from the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and has also been nominated for a Small Business Award with the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
October 2014 – Gratitude Goodies receives it’s certification as a minority, women-owned business through the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC). Our certificate number is CSE12978.