Valentine’s Day is approaching and I am so over giving my teen daughters crappy heart shaped chocolates, or yet another pair of “red socks” This year I want to shake it up, give them something they will love, and an item that “SHARES the LOVE” with a gift that gives back.
Handmade fashions from Pura Vida Bracelets offer more than just unique style – the bracelets represent a simple way of life that encourages wearers to enjoy the little things in life. Every Pura Vida bracelet is handcrafted by artisans in Costa Rica and supports the creative community there. In an effort to share the pura vida philosophy with others, Pura Vida Bracelets has partnered with more than 190 charities worldwide to support important causes. By purchasing a unique bracelet from the charity collection, you can support a cause near and dear to your heart.
Here are just a few of the popular charity bracelets that give back.
For the Oceans
A portion of sales from the For the Oceans bracelet goes to support the Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), an organization dedicated to sustainability efforts and preserving our oceans and planet.
Not for Sale
Not for Sale is a San Francisco based non-profit that works to end human trafficking and modern-day slavery worldwide. 10% of net profits from this bracelet go to Not for Sale and its projects that support these efforts.
ALS Disease Awareness
Each purchase of the ALS Disease Awareness bracelet goes to The ALS Association, an organization that supports, empowers and advocates for those living with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
The WaterHope bracelet represents the multitudes of people around the world that don’t currently have access to clean drinking water. 10% of net profits of this bracelet support the WaterHope organization and its efforts to raise much needed funds for these communities.