Emergency Essentials is an emergency preparedness store, specializing in all types of supplies and gear needed to prepare emergency kits, food storage, and more. They have been in business for 27 years, and are headquartered in Orem, UT. They a small, but thriving company employing around 100 people.
The company culture includes a drive to help and educate people on preparedness. They are committed to keeping up on the science of preparedness, and state that they will not mislead to make a sale or sell something that won't be useful.
Wise Company is am emergency preparedness store which largely focuses on food storage supplies. They have been in business for 5 years and are headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the short amount of time they have been in business, they have accumulated an impressive number of endorsements from celebrities such as Dave Ramsey, Marie Osmond, and Michael Savage. They have also been highlighted in National Geographic.
Store.lds.org is the online store operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, offering a wide range of LDS church related items. In keeping with the LDS teachings regarding self-reliance, there is a small section where members and others can purchase basic food storage and emergency preparedness items. The online store is an extension of brick and mortar stores, which have many locations worldwide.
The American Red Cross was founded in 1881 by Clara Barton. Today, it is one of the most well-known charities, with 35,000 employees and more than 500,000 volunteers on the rolls. The national headquarters are in Washington, DC; there are hundreds of local chapters nationwide.
The Red Cross makes this mission statement on their website: "The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors."
Josh Baum, Family Storehouse owner, began marketing and selling products since 2009. He and his family had firsthand experience with a natural disaster when a fire broke out in their home in 1983, losing everything. Since then, his mission is “We can help build your own ark.”
My Patriot Supply is a unique emergency preparedness store headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. They have been in business since 2006; what started out as a company specializing only in heirloom seeds has now become a full supplier of emergency and self reliance goods.
Since the 1950’s, Honeyville Grain has been farming and expanding throughout Utah and Southern California in an effort to place products in the hands of merchants nationwide with the philosophy of building relationships of trust with their valued customers.
The Ready Store is a subsidiary of the Saratoga Trading Company, headquartered in Draper, UT. The company was founded in 2002 by Jeff and Amy Davis, selling 72-hour kits from their home. Today the company is small but thriving, still owned by the founding couple. They have a collection of awards, including #1 Food Storage Company. They have also been mentioned in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
Thrive Life, LLC is a 10 year old company located in American Fork, Utah, and is the food storage branch of Shelf Reliance, LLC. They are the recipients of a number of awards, including the Utah 100 Award, 14th Fastest Growing Company in Utah 2012, and the Entrepreneurial Success Award 2010.