Category: Charitable Giving

November Special: Alpha Gamma Delta Zeta Zeta/Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the holiday season we are donating a portion of our sales to select non-profit organizations. Meet one of the groups, the Alpha Gamma Delta Zeta Zeta Chapter in Worcester, MA:

“We are an international sorority; a group of loving girls who we call sisters. We do many philanthropic events through the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation, which supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Leadership Institute and several scholarships.  We participate in local community service as well.   We have been renting a house for the last few years, but we think it’s time to own our house now! We want a place we can completely customize to fit our needs and design ideas. We are raising money towards our new Alpha Gamma Delta Home!  Our mission is to buy a new house, in addition to raising money for the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation.”

To participate and help raise funds for this group:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Enter code AGDZZ
4) That’s it! Elemental Threads will now donate 20% of your sale to Alpha Gamma Delta, Zeta Zeta Chapter!  Thank you for your support.

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November Special: Boys and Girls Club of Middlesex County, MA

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating a portion of our sales to select charitable organizations. Meet one of the great organizations, the Boys and Girls Club of Middlesex County, MA:

Group: Boys and Girls Club of Middlesex County

Code: BGCMC

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middlesex County is an independent 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to become productive, responsible and caring citizens. The BGCMC was founded in 1973 in Somerville, and later expanded to now include clubhouses in Cambridge, Medford, and most recently, Everett. The BGCMC believes that every child has the capacity to succeed and achieve greatness. Our aspirations reflect this belief by providing an environment where members can achieve a positive self identity, a healthy lifestyle, a strong character, educational success, and social competency. All funds raised through the Elemental Threads promotion will be used to directly support Club programming in arts, health and wellness, character development, and academic success.

To participate and help raise funds for this group:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Enter code BGCMC
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 30% of your sale to Boys and Girls Club of Middlesex County!  Thank you for your support.

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December Special: 10% to Charities

eThreads is a socially-responsible custom-made handbag business. We use eco-friendly fabrics, participate in the carbon offset program ShopGreen, use recycled packaging and all products are handmade in Boston, MA. To further our mission, we are thrilled to announce our December Special in which we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations!

Every organization has a referral code, and for every order using the code, we’ll donate 10% of the sale to that organization. We have many wonderful organizations participating in the December Special and we urge you to use one of these referral codes with your next purchase!

View the list of organizations below and click their links to read more about the groups and their mission. If you wish to support the group, place an order, checkout with Google Checkout, and use the referral code. You can design your own bag or choose something from our Blog Shop. You get a fun new accessory, the charity gets a donation. Everybody wins!

Do you know of an organization that would like to receive donations?  Send an email to emily@elementalthreads.com and we’ll be glad to help!

Amnesty International/Boston College Chapter: Code: BCAmnesty. Amnesty International is a non-profit, grassroots activist organization that seeks to protect the human rights of all people in all places at all times. BC’s Amnesty chapter seeks to make students aware of the power they have to influence world events – and protect human rights – through political activism. Click here to read more…

Brady’s Smile: Code: BradysSmile. Brady’s Smile, Inc. was created by Annie and Matt Hinton in memory, love and honor of their son, Brady. It is their mission to help make life easier in the newborn and pediatric intensive care facilities for patients and their families. Click here to read more…

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Northern Essex County/Kappa Alpha Theta Boston Metro Alumnae Chapter: Code: CASA. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a national organization that trains and supervises community volunteers who are appointed by court judges to represent the best interest of children who have been abused and neglected. Click here to read more…

Deviated Theatre: Code: DeviatedTheatre.  Deviated Theatre is a dance/theatre company founded in 2008 in the Washington DC metro area by Kimmie Dobbs Chan and Enoch Chan.  The company performs all original works, created and choreographed by the Chans, which have been described as “operas of movement, rather than song.”  Click here to read more…

E The Environmental Magazine: Code: EMagazine. E Magazine, the Nation’s only independent, non-profit environmental publication, was founded in 1989, with the goal of educating and inspiring individuals who want to know how they can make a difference. Click here to read more…

Friends of El Faro/Casa Hogar Sion Orphanage: Code: FriendsofElFaro. Founded in 2000, Friends of El Faro visit and support the Casa Hogar Sion orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. Children who have been abandoned, abused or neglected have found a home here, a place where they are safe and cared for, nourished and loved. Click here to read more…

GENAustin (Girls Empowerment Network): Code: GENAustin. GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network) is a nonprofit organization in Austin, TX that equips teen girls with the skills to navigate growing up female and to make wise choices. They don’t just build strong girls, they build girls of influence! Click here to read more…

Greater Boston Kappa Delta/Mary’s House Family Shelter: Code: GreaterBostonKD. Kappa Delta Sorority, founded in 1897, is a national organization for women committed to providing opportunities and experiences that inspire women to greatness. They support Mary’s House Family Shelter, which provides temporary housing in central Waltham, MA for up to one year for eight homeless families. Click here to read more…

Health Awareness Services of Central MA: Code: CURE. Since 1976 Health Awareness Services has been providing health care and social support to the people of Worcester County and the Metrowest Region. All services are accessible, affordable (in most cases, free) and client-centered. Click here to read more…

The Lesley Environmental Club: Code: LesleyEnviroClub. The Environmental Club at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, was started in 2006 when students wanted an organized way to encourage the campus and community to become more aware and active in our growing environmental issues. Click here to read more…

The Lesley Running Club/Margaret Fuller House: Code: LesleyRunningClub. The club’s mission is to motivate students and faculty from the community to train for local 5k races that support charitable causes. This year the club is working with the Margaret Fuller House in Area IV of Cambridge, MA an inclusive community house that hosts many local events like community breakfasts and a tri-weekly food pantry. Click here to read more…


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December Special Organization: Deviated Theatre

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of December we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

Group: Deviated Theatre
Code: DeviatedTheatre

Deviated Theatre is a dance/theatre company founded in 2008 in the Washington DC metro area by Kimmie Dobbs Chan and Enoch Chan.  The company performs all original works, created and choreographed by the Chans, which have been described as “operas of movement, rather than song.”  A budding non-profit, Deviated Theatre debuted to sold-out performances, has since had 7 successful performance runs, and hopes to continue expanding through the generous help of its supporters.

To participate and help raise funds for this group:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code DeviatedTheatre
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, Deviated Theatre gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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November Special Charity: GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network)

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

genaustinlogoGroup: GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network)
Code: GENaustin

GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network) is a nonprofit organization in Austin, TX that equips teen girls with the skills to navigate growing up female and to make wise choices. GENaustin offers several programs for middle and high school girls throughout the central Texas area. They don’t just build strong girls, they build girls of influence! Visit www.genaustin.org or more information or to get involved!

To participate and help raise funds for this cause:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code GENaustin
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, GENaustin gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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November Special: 10% to Charities

eThreads is a socially-responsible custom-made handbag business.  We use eco-friendly fabrics, participate in the carbon offset program ShopGreen, use recycled packaging and all products are handmade in Boston, MA. To further our mission, we are thrilled to announce our November Special in which we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations!

Every organization has a referral code, and for every order using the code, we’ll donate 10% of the sale to that organization. We have many wonderful organizations participating in the November Special and we urge you to use one of these referral codes with your next purchase!

View the list of organizations below and click their links to read more about the groups and their mission. If you wish to support the group, place an order, checkout with Google Checkout, and use the referral code!  You can design your own bag or choose something from our Blog Shop. You get a fun new accessory, the charity gets a donation. Everybody wins!

Amnesty International/Boston College Chapter: Code: BCAmnesty.  Amnesty International is a non-profit, grassroots activist organization that seeks to protect the human rights of all people in all places at all times.  BC’s Amnesty chapter seeks to make students aware of the power they have to influence world events – and protect human rights – through political activism.  Click here to read more…

Brady’s Smile: Code: BradysSmile.  Brady’s Smile, Inc. was created by Annie and Matt Hinton in memory, love and honor of their son, Brady. It is their mission to help make life easier in the newborn and pediatric intensive care facilities for patients and their families.  Click here to read more…

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Northern Essex County/Kappa Alpha Theta Boston Metro Alumnae Chapter: Code: CASA.  Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a national organization that trains and supervises community volunteers who are appointed by court judges to represent the best interest of children who have been abused and neglected.  Click here to read more…

E The Environmental Magazine: Code: EMagazine.  E Magazine, the Nation’s only independent, non-profit environmental publication, was founded in 1989, with the goal of educating and inspiring individuals who want to know how they can make a difference.  Click here to read more…

The Fashionable Gal/Breast Cancer Research Foundation:  Code: TFGBCRF.  The Fashionable Gal is a blog about beauty and has partnered with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to raise money for research.    Click here to read more…

Friends of El Faro/Casa Hogar Sion Orphanage: Code: FriendsofElFaro.  Founded in 2000, Friends of El Faro visit and support the Casa Hogar Sion orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico.  It is here, where children, who have been abandoned or abused or neglected, have found a home, a place where they are safe and cared for, nourished and loved.  Click here to read more…

GENAustin (Girls Empowerment Network): Code: GENAustin.  GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network) is a nonprofit organization in Austin, TX that equips teen girls with the skills to navigate growing up female and to make wise choices.  They don’t just build strong girls, they build girls of influence!  Click here to read more…

Greater Boston Kappa Delta/Mary’s House Family Shelter:  Code: GreaterBostonKD.  Kappa Delta Sorority, founded in 1897, is a national organization for women committed to providing opportunities and experiences that inspire women to greatness.   They support Mary’s House Family Shelter, which provides temporary housing in central Waltham, MA for up to one year for eight homeless families. Click here to read more…

Health Awareness Services of Central MA: Code: CURE.  Since 1976 Health Awareness Services has been providing health care and social support to the people of Worcester County and the Metrowest Region. All services are accessible, affordable (in most cases, free) and client-centered.  Click here to read more…

The Lesley Environmental Club: Code: LesleyEnviroClub.  The Environmental Club at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, was started in 2006 when students wanted an organized way to encourage the campus and community to become more aware and active in our growing environmental issues.  Click here to read more…

The Lesley Running Club/Margaret Fuller House: Code: LesleyRunningClub.   The club’s mission is to motivate students and faculty from the community to train for local 5k races that support charitable causes.  This year the club is working with the Margaret Fuller House in Area IV of Cambridge, MA an inclusive community house that hosts many local events like community breakfasts and a tri-weekly food pantry.   Click here to read more…

Native American Student Organization, Wellesley College: Code: NASOWellesley.  NASO was first founded by Native students at Wellesley College in 1996.  NASO works to both support students entering Wellesley from reservations or other Native communities, as well as engage the campus in dialogue about contemporary Native issues.  Click here to read more…

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November Special Charity: Friends of El Faro

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

friendsofelfaroGroup: Friends of El Faro
Code: FriendsofElFaro

Founded in 2000, Friends of El Faro visit and support the Casa Hogar Sion orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico.  Here children who have been abandoned, abused or neglected have found a home, a place where they are safe and cared for, nourished and loved. The Friends of El Faro do what they can to take care of the children, and Mama Carmen and Papa Jorge and the staff, all remarkable people who have created a home for children who did not have one.  Friends of El Faro’s mission is simple – to show up and help improve the lives of the children of Casa Hogar Sion in anyway they can. Long term, FOEF’s goal is to purchase land and build the children a new home. In the meantime there are hungry children to feed, shelter, keep safe and send to school.

To participate and help raise funds for this cause:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code FriendsofElFaro
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, Friends of El Faro gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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November Special Charity: Native American Student Organization, Wellesley College

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

Group: Native American Student Organization, Wellesley College
Code: NASOWellesley

NASO was first founded by Native students in 1996, and continued to support Native American women until 2004, when the organization became inactive.  However in 2007 Wellesley students again saw the need to build and sustain a community for Native American students on campus.  For the past two years the newest incarnation of NASO has worked to both support students entering Wellesley from reservations or other Native communities, as well as engage the campus in dialogue about contemporary Native issues.  NASO Wellesley will use funds to further this goal by sponsoring lectures regarding present-day political, social and cultural issues in Indian Country.

To participate and help raise funds for this cause:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code NASOWellesley
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, NASO Wellesley gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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November Special Charity: Amnesty International/Boston College Chapter

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

AmnestyInternationalLogoGroup: Amnesty International/Boston College Chapter
Code: BCAmnesty

Amnesty International is a non-profit, grassroots activist organization that seeks to protect the human rights of all people in all places at all times. Amnesty International “undertakes research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuse of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.” With a worldwide membership base of close to 2 million people, Amnesty’s presence is felt everywhere. Founded in 1961, Boston College’s Amnesty chapter seeks to make students aware of the power they have to influence world events – and protect human rights – through political activism. They will donate the funds to Amnesty International in its support for its Demand Dignity campaign, which supports social, economic, and cultural rights all around the world.

To participate and help raise funds for this cause:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code BCAmnesty
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, Amnesty International gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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November Special Charity: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Northern Essex County/Kappa Alpha Theta Boston Metro Alumnae Chapter

Elemental Threads is a socially responsible custom-made handbag business. During the month of November we are donating 10% of sales to select charitable organizations. Below is one featured organization; click here to view the full list.

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kappaalphathetaGroup: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – Northern Essex County/Kappa Alpha Theta Boston Metro Alumnae Chapter
Code: CASA

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a national organization that trains and supervises community volunteers who are appointed by court judges to represent the best interest of children who have been abused and neglected.  This organization was founded in 1977 by a Seattle, WA judge who wanted trained volunteers to become his eyes and ears in the community and report back to him with recommendations of what needs to happen to protect these children.  Northern Essex County CASA Program began serving children in Northern Essex County, Massachusetts in 1992 and today serves about 100 children in two courts.  Twenty years ago, the National Kappa Alpha Theta organization chose CASA to be their national philanthropy.  Over the years, Theta sororities across the nation have help spread the word about CASA and the need for these vulnerable children to have a voice in the court system.  The money raised by Theta helps CASA’s efforts to recruit and train more volunteers to advocate for child victims.

To participate and help raise funds for this cause:

1) Design your own bag at www.elementalthreads.com or view our Blog Shop
2) Checkout with Google Checkout
3) Use the referral code CASA
4) That’s it!  Elemental Threads will now donate 10% of your sale!  You get a fun new accessory, CASA gets a donation.  Everybody wins.

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