San Jose is what Purple Lotus is all about. Without this beautiful city we wouldn’t exist—not only because we rely on the support of our community, but because this community is our reason and our inspiration. Your struggles are our struggles. That’s why Purple Lotus has always gone beyond providing our neighbors with top-quality medical and recreational cannabis.
Since 2010, we have also engaged in a number of initiatives to reverse the stereotypes of broken windows promoted through War on Drugs propaganda and address real needs affecting our friends in the South Bay—from assistance for the unhoused, to vape and packaging recycling programs, to donation drives for Wounded Warrior Project and San Francisco Pride.
Many of our team members participate in good works on an individual level, like Sara Krishnamachari, who serves on the board of Cultivating Literacy. A score of Purple Lotus team members often volunteer in St. James Park as well as host food and toy drives for the community. We’ve got things happening year-round:
- Back-to-school drives to gather school supplies for local students
- Thanksgiving meal giveaways since 2010 have connected 50 families a year with a beautiful meal
- Holiday giving drives to help over two dozen families in need have a season that’s merry and bright
- Adoption of a local family each Christmas season by the Purple Lotus leadership team to contribute to a happy holiday
Our founders are firmly committed to acts of service and continue to apply those values to the Purple Lotus company culture. Our business is so much more than a dispensary. We’re a warm and welcoming space where people can feel comfortable whether they’re locals or find themselves passing through. We try to walk the walk each and every day—and do right by each of you.