State Bags creates trendy bags that are sold in places like Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Urban Outfitters, and Soul Cycle. But it stands out from competitors like Herschel and Fjallraven for its social mission: For every bag it sells, it donates a backpack packed with educational tools to kids in underserved neighborhoods. During this back to school season, in partnership with President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, the company donated 30,000 backpacks.
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