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Charitable Contributions

Retrouvé Gives Back

Retrouvé co-founders Jami and Klaus
Heidegger have a long history and wide scope of charitable endeavors. During their leadership at Kiehl's, the brand was, to our knowledge, the first cosmetic company ever to create a product specifically to benefit a charity and also to donate 100% of the proceeds of the product's sale to a specific charity: Magic's Elixir benefitted The Magic Johnson Foundation; Hand Care for a Cure benefitted AmfAR. Based on the tradition of giving back to the community that they established at Kiehl’s and continue now with Retrouvé, the Heidegger family has lent support to myriad charities over the years.


We have been delighted to collaborate with a number of organizations close to our team’s heart wherein we earmarked a percentage – 5% to 10% - of sales for an entire month or longer to be donated to a particular charity, including:


Project Angel Food

STORIES: The AIDS Monument

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center

First Responder’s Fund


Guests of our Every Skin Has a Story IG Live show receive a financial contribution made in their names to the charity of their choice. In honor of our esteemed guests’ appearances on the show, we have donated to the following:


  • The Lyric McHenry Community Arts Fellowship, Stanford University
  • Afghan Hands
  • Brown Girl Jane Foundation
  • Herat School
  • Holly Rod Foundation
  • Lyric McHenry Fellowship
  • Make the Road New York
  • NAMI
  • Project Angel Food
  • Sister Scientist
  • StopAAPI
  • Waco Theater Center
  • Welcome to Chinatown

All episodes of Every Skin Has a Story may be viewed on Instagram @retrouveskin.


On behalf of Retrouvé, the Heideggers support numerous organizations, some of which are listed below:


  • ACLU
  • AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
  • American Film Institute
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Breast Cancer Research
  • Brooklyn Center Pride
  • Children’s Action Network
  • Compton Jr. Equestrians
  • Dark Beauty Healing
  • Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center
  • Fonkoze
  • For the Troops
  • George Floyd Memorial Fund
  • Green Dot
  • Heal the Bay Foundation
  • Herobox
  • In A Perfect World
  • Irish Arts Center
  • Jewish Women’s Foundation of NY
  • LadyLike Foundation
  • Lyric McHenry Fellowship
  • March of Dimes
  • Menlo Horse Show
  • National Cares Mentoring Movement
  • National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • One Tree Planted
  • Pact
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Plastic Collective
  • Project Angel Food
  • Project Heal
  • Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
  • Safe Kids Worldwide
  • Save The Music
  • Save the Sound
  • Stanford University
  • STORIES: The AIDS Monument
  • The Blue Card of New York
  • The Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles
  • The Navy Seal Foundation
  • The Positive Results Corporation
  • The Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation
  • Tower Cancer Research
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Waterkeeper Alliance
  • Women In Film
  • Wounded Warrior Foundation


The Heideggers serve or have served on the following:


Board of Trustees, Waterkeeper Alliance

Board of Trustees, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Board Member, Pepperdine University

Board Member, Cardiovascular Research Foundation of Southern California

Board Member, Campbell Hall School

Board of Directors, MBT

Executive Board, Founding Member, Sierra Canyon High School Foundation

Board Member, Harvard Medical School Board Department of Systems Biology