We recognize that the health of our planet is inextricably linked to the health and well-being of the people living on it. That's why we've pledged to donate 1% of net sales to support organizations which foster the physical and mental well being of people in need.
THIS MONTH'S RECIPIENT:
The WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.
Our goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being. Photo By: Marcus Winkler
In America today, 1 in 7 kids faces hunger. With school closures caused by COVID-19, many kids who relied on school meals could not get the food they need. Working with local partners across the country, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger by ensuring that kids get the food they need, like healthy breakfast at school and free meals during the summertime. Photo By: CDC
Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. Photo by Leslie Cross
This organization strives to counteract the inequities experience by members of the Black community by distributing capital to organizations that support its four "Pillars of Purpose"-- Justice System Reform, Education Parity, Health and Wellness Access, and Community Outreach & Social Justice Advocacy.
Photo By: Clay Banks
As a part of our Monthly Mission, for the months of March + April we'll be donating a portion of proceeds to Women for Forests, a collaboration between One Tree Planted and Planet Women that strives to combat deforestation and support women's empowerment at the same time. Partnering with female smallholder farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania, they help to plant trees, support healthy communities, and restore the environment. Every $100 spent plants 1 tree and helps empower the women in these communities.
Photo by Eyoel Kahssay
The catastrophic 2nd wave of COVID in India is leading to unprecedented rates of infection and deaths. With a massive, dense population and an overstressed health care system, they are in desperate need of oxygen machines. Every $500 we raise will support 1 oxygen machine thru the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
Facing History is an amazing organization that empowers teachers globally to educate students about history in a way that promotes compassion, understanding and respect. In their words, "Through rigorous historical analysis combined with the study of human behavior, Facing History's approach heightens students' understanding of racism, religious intolerance, and prejudice; increases students' ability to relate history to their own lives; and promotes greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities in democracy." Photo: Unsplash
Freedom Bags are an “emergency response bag” for female victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Sponsored by Every One Free and distributed by law enforcement, they provide hope and comfort when victims are rescued and help get them through a challenging period until they are placed in a shelter or restoration center.
Children Without Borders is providing urgent crisis relief to the innocent families and children in Afghanistan. Due to the ongoing crisis there, countless families left everything they know behind, taking shelters in schools/tents. Most of these families do not have the means to survive. Children Without Borders supports internally displaced families in Kabul, Mazar, Herat and Faryab.
Heart of Dinner provides nutrition, comfort and community to elderly East Asian Americans in NYC suffering from food insecurity by delivering hot meals and fresh produce weekly. Their meals are lovingly paired with a handwritten note in their native language, helping to provide comfort to those in need. Since inception they have generated over $200,000 in support for local restaurants and serve more than 500 elders weekly.
Photo by Seshadri Sarkar