Causes We Love

Amplifying voices to empower others.

A group of advocates for the It Gets Better project proudly supporting the cause that empowers youth in the LGBTQ+ community. A group of advocates for the It Gets Better project proudly supporting the cause that empowers youth in the LGBTQ+ community.

Heroic Stories

At ChapStick, we support organizations that are a force for good in the community.

  • LGBTQ+ supporter shows pride through It Gets Better organization.

    It Gets Better Project

    The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. ChapStick and the It Gets Better Project share similar values - a desire to empower others to express themselves and uplift others through their unique voices and stories.

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    ChapStickĀ® Love Wins Cotton Candy lip balm in 0.15oz rainbow tube.
    Love Wins 12ct
  • A military service member reading a letter of gratitude in support of heroism.

    Operation Gratitude

    Operation Gratitude's mission is to forge strong bonds between Americans and their Military and First Responder heroes through volunteer service projects, acts of gratitude, and meaningful engagements in communities nationwide. We've partnered with them to help support those who serve by donating $100,000 in monetary and product donations.

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    ChapStickĀ® American Flag Classic Original lip balm in 0.15oz in blue and red tube.
    American Flag 3ct

Brand Ambassadors

Meet the people who inspire us through their stories.

  • Matin, a fashion and celebrity makeup artist, ChapStick brand ambassador and partner for the LGBTQ+ initiative.

    Matin

    Matin is one of the most sought-after fashion and celebrity makeup artists. As a ChapStick brand ambassador and long-standing brand fan, Matin always incorporates his favorite lip balm into his looks, making ChapStick a must-have in his makeup kit. Matin is an outspoken advocate for human rights for all people and is a proud supporter of the ChapStick LGBTQ+ initiative.

  • Melissa Stockwell, an American war hero, Paralympian, World Champion, motivational speaker and ChapStick brand ambassador.

    Melissa Stockwell

    Melissa Stockwell is an American war hero and the first woman to lose a limb in active combat and received both a purple heart and a bronze star. She went on to become a two-time Paralympian, three-time World Champion and a Paralympic bronze medalist. Whether she is training at the gym or at home with family, Melissa is never seen without her ChapStick Classic Moisturizer. Melissa is also a motivational speaker, and through her struggles and triumphs, Melissa continues to be an incredible source of inspiration.