Tumbleweed Bead Co. Announces Philanthropic Partnership with Women Thrive Worldwide and YWCA Wenatchee Valley
Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012
Tumbleweed Bead Co., an eco-friendly fashion accessory company, today announced the launch of The Promise Project and a national philanthropic partnership with two organizations who do work to empower women: Women Thrive Worldwide and YWCA Wenatchee Valley.
Tumbleweed Bead Co. plans to donate $ 1 from each promise ring sold to organizations who are working to make a difference in the lives of women locally, nationally, and throughout the world. Tumbleweed Promise Rings are handmade, stackable rings available in recycled gold or silver. Tumbleweed encourages buyers to make a promise to themselves for each ring and then use the rings as a constant reminder of their promise. The donations will include all Promise Ring sales made through http://www.tumbleweedbeadco.com, the Tumbleweed retail store in Wenatchee, WA, and Tumbleweed Trunk Shows in the Pacific Northwest.
“We’re so happy to be partnering with Women Thrive Worldwide and YWCA Wenatchee Valley,” said Jessica Russell, owner and head designer of Tumbleweed Bead Co, when talking about the launch of The Promise Project. “Our goal is to expand to include more organizations year over year.”
“We applaud Tumbleweed’s support of local, national, and international efforts to empower women, and we are proud to be their international beneficiary. Support of the Promise Project will help Women Thrive raise the voices of women and girls living in developing countries around the world so that they may lift themselves and their families out of poverty,” shared Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder and President of Women Thrive Worldwide.
“The YWCA is so thrilled to have been selected to partner with the Tumbleweed in this worthwhile project, it is so nice to know that the work to empower women is such an important issue to many,” said Executive Director of YWCA Wenatchee Valley, Jenny Pratt. “The YWCA works each day to assist women achieve greater economic empowerment through education and assistance with case management, life coaching, job training and career and personal support. Our programs are designed to help women attain better employment, and earn living wages to support their families and have a better quality life. The YWCA Wenatchee Valley is part of the local vision to empower women and is part of an even bigger regional, national and world wide YWCA effort to empower women and girls.”
To become a part of The Promise Project and support these organizations who support women, please visit http://www.tumbleweedbeadco.com to purchase a Promise Ring of your own.
About The Promise Project
The Promise Project has been launched to make a difference in empowering women across the world. For each Promise Ring sold, Tumbleweed plans to donate $ 1 to organizations that are working to make a difference for women. Promise Ring purchases will help these organizations address barriers and support women in finding their own path out of poverty, put food on the table for many hungry families, assist women in getting back into the work force, and so much more. http://www.tumbleweedbeadco.com/pages/promise-project
Tumbleweed Bead Co. has been around since 2002. They use only recycled metals featuring natural stones. All the eco-fabulous pieces are handcrafted in the United States. Tumbleweed believes in keeping life and accessories simple, fun and beautifully designed. They strive to make style a little easier by helping women feel fabulous all around. Tumbleweed jewelry is eco-friendly, elegant and fashionably versatile. The people who wear Tumbleweed don’t fit a particular demographic. It doesn’t really matter where people live, how old they are, or what they do, Tumbleweed has something for everyone. http://www.tumbleweedbeadco.com
About Women Thrive Worldwide
Recognizing the crucial economic role that women could play in improving the lives of their families and in combating global poverty, Ritu Sharma and Elise Fiber Smith created Women Thrive Worldwide (formerly Women’s Edge Coalition) in 1998. Women Thrive advocates for change at the U.S. and global levels so that women and men can share equally in the enjoyment of opportunities, economic prosperity, voice, and freedom from fear and violence. http://www.womenthrive.org
About YWCA Wenatchee Valley
The YWCA Wenatchee Valley concentrates on the most relevant issues in their community. Currently their programs focus on housing & homeless shelter, rental education, and job training for low-income or rehabilitating community members. They strive to meet the needs of the women and families in our community. They also support programs addressing: Economic Empowerment, Racial Justice, Leadership Development, Emergency Housing, Transitional Housing, Housing Education and Job Training. http://www.ywcawen.com.
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