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Did you know that there are some very cool products being sold by small businesses owned or run by active service members, veterans, and military family members available in Amazon stores? These include family products like the Rollors game developed by veteran Matt Butler and many more.
We’ve discovered the 6 items below for our very own Must Haves from military-owned small businesses featured on Amazon.
How cool is this? Prime Members who spend $10 on qualified products on Amazon Storefronts, like the Support Small store that includes many military-owned small businesses, between June 7 and 20, 2021, will earn a $10 credit to spend on Prime Day. This exclusive offer is only for Prime Members. At the time of publication, all the items on this list were included in this offer, but that this subject to change. Please double-check with Amazon and take a peek at the restrictions and terms HERE.
Rollors Backyard Game
What do you get when you combine the fun of Bocce Ball, Bowling & Horseshoes? Rollors! Imagine oversized wooden disks (aka Rollors) that you roll towards a color-coded, wooden goal 25 feet away. Developed by veteran Matt Butler, he worked on the game while home on leave and in between his ten deployments over 20 years of service.
Grab this game for your friends and family here.
Shaded Trails All Natural Crunchy Dog Treats
Have a pet at home that you want to pamper? These all-natural dog treats come in a variety of flavors that your dog is sure to love. These paw-some dog treats are made with no wheat, corn, soy, fillers, artificial flavors, or preservatives ensuring that your pup is eating only the best ingredients.
Buy these dog treats here.
US Flag Charm
The creative minds at Nomadés, a proud American military spouse-owned company this beautiful .925 sterling silver heart captures the essence of our American Flag. This could be the perfect gift for a spouse, daughter, or anyone who loves wearing charm bracelets who has someone in the military. The best part, you can get the name of the military station is on the back.
Order one here.
Proud Mom Army Spacer
Need another charm bracelet specifically for Mom? These sterling silver spacers depicting the Army Star along with the words “Mom” embossed over an American flag are a wonderful gift for every military mom out there. This charm will fit a 3mm bracelet. The collection at Nomadés is inspired by the life and times of women associated with the US military.
Get the Army Spacer charm here.
Ravenox Cotton Rope Leash Lead
If you’re in need of a dependable leash for your pup here’s a great option for you from a family-run, woman-led, CERTIFIED Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small business. With 23 color options and 4 different lengths, these soft twisted cotton rope dog leashes are handmade with just enough natural fiber in the rope and you’ll be sure to avoid hand burn.
Check out these leashes here.
License Plate Art
Perfect for anniversary gifts, birthdays, and even wedding presents. These unique license plates are works of art. Unique Pl8z started as a way for owner Nicole to give a goodbye gift for a friend while they relocated to Japan on government orders with the United States Air Force. Now it’s become a business to create handcrafted, “custom gifts that preserve the memories of life’s adventure.”
Shop Unique Pl8z here.
Giving back to the men, women, and their families who have fought and are serving our country is something very important to us. We hope that this list of Must Haves helps you find some new military-owned small businesses that you can support too, and even maybe your new favorite Must Have item.