• In Her Own Words: Emily’s Story

    A note from the Founder: In December of 2012, I attended a Women’s event at Valley Christian Church. That night I heard a young woman from the Walter Hoving Home speak about her journey through addiction to recovery.

  • Jennine’s Story

    Before coming to the Walter Hoving Home I had accepted the fact that I would never be a productive or useful member of society. The lies I believed about my worth were so ingrained into

  • In Her Own Words… (Alex)

    It’s a privilege to watch these women’s lives change through God’s grace and mercy. And it’s a gift when they share the details of their story here. Alex is an example of how powerful love

  • What we’re about

    We’re often asked about how Unshattered started and the mission behind our business. This short video captures the story behind how we began and what we aim to accomplish: “We’re about not just sewing, not

  • Vicky 2

    In Her Own Words: A Daughter Restored

    Hi, my name is Vicky. As of today, I’ve been clean for 404 days. My childhood was okay, I never went hungry and always had family around. But at a young age my parents got

  • Looking Forward, Looking Back!

    Last September we received a grant to launch our second Unshattered site at The Accelerator in New Windsor, NY. That opportunity has been extended through the end of 2016! This space, which houses our full

  • It’s What We Do… and How We Do It

    You may have heard by now our exciting news that we received a grant to run a four month production pilot in a business accelerator with the goal of expanding Unshattered to the point that

  • Thank you! An Open Letter to the West Point Triathlon Team

    **Did you find a bag you loved at the race yesterday? Buy it on Etsy!** Unshattered was honored to provide the race prizes for the 2015 West Point Triathlon! The transition backpacks created as race prizes were

  • What She Missed

    “I’d have given my mom all the time she needed to get clean and to have her here today.” –  Regina Jacobson Regina’s story is heartbreaking and hopeful all at the same time. You’d never

  • Because of you…

    Welcome! If you are checking out Unshattered for the first time we’re thrilled to have you! Unshattered is a social enterprise supporting the Walter Hoving Home. We employ women in residence at the Home who are

  • Welcome Parade Magazine Readers!

    A special welcome to those visiting us for the first time after seeing our article in Parade Magazine!   **Your support has been amazing! Thanks to all who have purchased a bag today after seeing our

  • Former felons on the TED stage? Yes please!

    We love to highlight businesses that are doing well by doing good. We recently learned about Greyston Bakery, a great example of a social enterprise positively impacting their community. Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, NY, provides

  • It’s our ETSY anniversary – we’re having a sale!

    One year ago today Unshattered went live on Etsy! We’re having a sale to celebrate and thank our fans for helping us achieve more than $20,000 in sales in 2014! Use coupon code THANKYOU on

  • Unshattered is for stories like Becki’s

    Unshattered exists to fund the Walter Hoving Home in rebuilding women’s lives shattered by drugs and alcohol – because we want more stories like this one: Story by BY KATIE SHEPHERD / THE FREE LANCE–STAR

  • Our Current Favorite Bags

    These are our current favorites for sale on our Etsy site! Invest in women at the Walter Hoving Home who are rebuilding their lives shattered by addiction – buy a bag! Find more bags at

  • Merry Christmas! (welcome Hudson Valley Magazine Readers!)

    A special welcome to those visiting us for the first time after seeing our article in Hudson Valley Magazine! To our Unhsattered fans, we appreciate your support this year! Thank you so much for investing

  • Heros

    There are great people in this world doing incredible, meaningful work. They are heroes to me. Role models, encouragers… and some are our cheerleaders. Here are a few that I absolutely love and admire: Rebecca

  • You saved a woman’s life!

    We were so humbled by the support we received this weekend at the Garrison Fine Arts Fair! If you stopped by to learn more about Unshattered and the Walter Hoving Home we are so thankful

  • Our First Fine Arts Fair

    This weekend we’re setting up shop at Garrison’s annual Fine Arts Fair. We’d love to have you come and see us – we’ll be debuting our leather bags for fall. Stop by and say hello!

  • In the Studio

    Been wondering how Unshattered started and what it’s all about? Been wishing for a peek inside our design studio? Been looking for a way to support us? In this video I give the inside scoop

  • 2014 Walter Hoving Home Graduation

    On June 14, I had the privilege of attending the Walter Hoving Home graduation. I can not tell you how proud I am of these women, and how honored I am to serve as a

  • How’d She Do That?!?

    If you follow us on Facebook (you should!), you have already seen the messenger bag our artist made from a camouflage Air Force jacket. It was custom bag for a fan of Unshattered who has

  • Unshattered is for stories like Kaitee’s

    Story by Beth Greco Originally posted at: Walter Hoving Home “Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again”

  • Unshattered is for stories like Jessica’s

    Story by Beth Greco Originally posted at: Walter Hoving Home It was a great honor to present Jessica with her well deserved completion certificate today. It has not been an easy road for her but she

  • What does it look like to be Unshattered?

    Here’s a glimpse of what it looks like to be Unshattered, a wonderful story of hope from Tanika! From addiction, prostitution and homelessness – to confidence, peace and hope. From an identity in men, sex

  • You like us! You really like us!

    I have been so thrilled with how our friends and community have received and supported Unshattered since our beginning! With your support, we’ve raised over $7000 for the Walter Hoving Home since we began selling

  • Kelly Lyndgaard

    For parents. And friends. And everyone.

    I read a sobering story last week about the epidemic of heroin in Ramsey, NJ. Ramsey is an upperclass town “where the 1% live, and where $1M will buy you a humble home. It’s where

  • Valley Women’s Conference – Bags, Bags and More Bags!

    Unshattered had a FANTASTIC weekend at the Valley Christian Church women’s conference in East Fishkill, NY. I am so thankful for the support of my home church who purchased $1500 worth of bags from Unshattered

  • Springtime is here!

    Springtime is here and so are our new bags! Beautiful new colors and creative new styles! Check out Etsy for our newest — and brightest — designs! Here is one of our designers hard at

  • Addicted to Jesus

    One of the greatest things in life is to see someone being transformed. But what’s even better that watching their transformation? When they reach back to someone else in that process and say, “come with

  • Coming soon… Unshattered’s Spring Line!

    You asked for it… shoulder bags! And a sneak peek at our Spring Line launching March 17… we have some TALENTED designers here at Unshattered!  

  • Our First Unshattered Event – Thanks Diane!

    On January 24, 2014, we hosted our first Unshattered event! It was a fantastic event raising $425 for the Walter Hoving Home through bag sales and donations. Diane was a gracious host and provided a

  • Prototyping Leather Bag

    Thanks Tory Leather Company!

    Part of the next step for Unshattered is to make bags out of upcycled leather and suede. You may have read about the first time I made a bag out of a suede coat on

  • Because of that one. She is His beloved.

    Because of that thoughtful one, the one with the awesome haircut and the depth of wisdom in her eyes that makes me want to read the books she’s read and run miles with her just

  • Walter Hoving Home Featured on Fox News

    The video below is a wonderful feature story appearing on Fox News on December 28 highlighting the Walter Hoving Home! You can see the Unshattered team working on the bags for a brief second at

  • New Bags

    Lots of progress at Unshattered today! Check out our new bags – available soon!

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