Five diverse women on porch smiling
About Us

Labyrinth Made Goods creates opportunities that empower women who have experienced incarceration by providing professional development training, apprenticeships, and permanent employment as a part of YWCA McLean County.

We reinvest all proceeds from our nonprofit social enterprise to create more of these empowering opportunities so every purchase and donation you make supports our mission.

Each of our candles is hand-filled with 100% soy wax and premium fragrances that include blends of essential oils, extracts, and aromatic ingredients to create a unique sensory experience.

Our Products

Black label lidded candle
Serenity Candle
$ 30
Serenity Candle
The Serenity Candle™ was designed by the women of YWCA Labyrinth Outreach to capture what serenity means to us as we overcome obstacles and rebuild our lives. Each of these hand-filled candles conveys a serene moment by the lakeside. When you light a Serenity Candle, you light a beacon for new lives lived with dignity and self-worth. Your purchase lets the Labyrinth sisterhood know that people care about us and our well-being.
$ 30
Green label lit candle
Spring No.57
$ 30
Spring No.57
The scent of our Spring No.57 candle is like stepping outside on an early spring morning. Winter has melted away, dew sparkles on the grass, and peonies waft through the breeze. Complex floral notes take you on a stroll down a prairie path, the definition of Midwest Spring.
$ 30
Orange label lit candle
Summer No.23
$ 30
Summer No.23
Summer No.23 transports you to a Midwest farmers market, past work-worn crates overflowing with fresh picked herbs and cut wildflowers. This scent is uplifting and gentle, floral with subtle notes of sweet hay and cedar to define the long, joyful days of summer.
$ 30
Auburn label lit candle
Autumn No.84
$ 30
Autumn No.84
Our Autumn No.84 candle takes you to an evening next to a crackling fire, sipping a mug of warm apple cider. Curling up into a leather chair and wrapping up in a blanket, the steam from the mug warms your senses. This aromatic scent defines autumn in the Midwest.
$ 30
Teal label lit candle
Winter No.65
$ 30
Winter No.65
Winter No.65 envelopes you in refreshing ice-kissed air while you hike along a snow-dusted path winding through Balsam Fir trees. This hand-filled candle is bright, peaceful, and evokes all the joy of the winter holidays.
$ 30
Four season scented lit candles
Seasons Bundle
$ 120
Seasons Bundle
Can’t choose between our 4 awesome season-inspired scents? You don’t have to; get the full seasons collection to enjoy and share year round. Includes 1 Spring No.57 Candle, 1 Summer No.23 Candle, 1 Autumn No.84 Candle, and 1 Winter No.65 Candle. Spring No.57 Candle: Morning dew, pink peony, & green grass Summer No.23 Candle: Garden herbs, farmer’s market flowers, & sweet hay Autumn No. 84 Candle: Heirloom apple, leather, & fireplace embers Winter No.65 Candle: Icy air, pine needles, & Balsam Fir forest
$ 120
Our Impact
Labyrinth Made Goods is a person-centered social enterprise that places our employees' and participants' experiences at the heart of our business and professional development program. Here are a few examples of our experiences in our own words.
  • All proceeds

    from your Labyrinth Made Goods purchase are reinvested into programs that empower our employees.

  • Labyrinth Made Goods

    employs women who have experienced incarceration to create empowering opportunities.

  • Professional development

    and training through our program create opportunities for women to construct a foundation for success for them and their families.

  • Empowered women

    contribute their leadership and professional skills to reconnect with and strengthen our communities while providing stability for their families.