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About Us

We are passionate about empowering our society - we want to see a better world where people work together for the common good. 

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Meet Amy and Suzanne


Two women met and knew there was a better way to revolutionize the downsizing process.  Together they started doing local online auctions to help people sell their most valuable items and realized that the downsizing process can be a very emotional situation. Offering guidance and support with a smile is crucial to making the situation less stressful.  Downsize Managers' core value is to ensure people feel secure and cared for while downsizing in the most efficient and environmentally conscious way.
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Downsize Managers was Founded


Downsize Managers was founded to guide people with downsizing from start to finish, whether it be for themselves or a loved one. All around the world, people are in transition – going back to the basics, moving on to a new stage of life, welcoming a simpler life by letting go of things that they don't have a use for anymore.  

Downsize Managers' take great pride in partnering with people through the process of downsizing by being honest which allows for complete transparency

Downsize Managers became a Certified "B" Corporation.


A Certified B Corporation is special. This title sets companies apart by telling the world that they “Meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability, and aspire to use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems.”

As of December, 2021 there were just over 4,500 Certified B Corporations in the whole world, Downsize Managers is so proud to have been included in that number!
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Things Matter was Born!


Evolving to an even higher standard, Things Matter was founded to incorporate the principles of the circular economy into our mission.  As a company, we both contribute to the good of the world and do good business. And we do that by creating meaningful work for people and things in transition in a way that is socially responsible and environmentally sustainable. The key to our approach lies in understanding how people and objects are connected, how one thing can be the bridge to another thing. This has enabled us to create an ecosystem for people and things in transition in a caring way. It’s not just a job, it’s a calling.

Circular Economy

Things Matter and Downsize Managers are committed to incorporating the principles of the circular economy into their mission.

By bringing together individuals, communities, and purpose-driven organizations, revolutionizes the downsizing experience.

Through auctions and donations, previously owned items get a new lease on life, while also promoting sustainability and social welfare.
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Our Values

We are looking for candidates that are passionate about our vision, who also have a passion for serving others.
We know that we’re stronger together: having a sense of belonging and connection to others is an important part of being a human. We come from different walks of life but we act as one team.
We value accountability, responsibility, trust and respect as foundational pillars of integrity that makes respectful relationship possible.
& socially conscious
Though our circular economy approach, we make it possible for things and household items to be used to their fullest extent as well as make the social impact possible.
We cultivate an environment where everyone can contribute. We provide the trust, support, and resources needed for people to succeed.

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