Charity by Design
Several of our designers have dedicated particular jewelry items or entire collections to benefit local and international non-profit organizations and charities. To help you find those items that carry special meaning, you simply need to go to the top of any page and enter the key words into the search box. For example, if you're looking to purchase an item to benefit childhood autism, enter "autism" in the search box. If you are looking for the Awareness Heart for Sexual Assault Awareness, enter "Awareness Heart" into the search box. Thank you for taking the time to look at our Charity by Design Collections - all of these items can be accessed through the homepage under "Jewelry & Gift Collections", and "Charity by Design".
Alex and Ani - Providence, RI. Their mission is to offer eco-friendly, positive energy products that adorn the body, enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit, designed by Carolyn Rafaelian and made in America. Every individual has a positive message to share with the world and by incorporating powerful symbolism and design into each (+) energy piece. Carolyn believes it is her life’s work to support communities and organizations while inspiring her customers to relish what is unique and authentic about themselves, revealing the beauty that resides within. Alex and Ani has partnered with over a dozen non-profits, creating individual designs based on their signature Alex and Ani Bangle Bracelets. Alex and Ani will donate 20% of the proceeds from every sale of their CHARITY BY DESIGN Collection pieces to their respective organization. Supporting organizations like, Paws NYC, Hasbro's Children's Hospital, The Nancy Davis Foundation, Blessings in a Backpack, and many others - Alex and Ani is a company with heart and soul, and every piece of it made in the USA. To find out more about the charities Alex and Ani supports, visit www.alexandani.com and enter "Charity by Design" in the search box to see the collection. COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN STORE AT GILDED LILY JEWELRY.
Love Heals - Ojai Valley, CA. We've had the great pleasure of working with Love Heals since 2010 - They are a socially conscious family business based in Ojai, California that embodies a commitment to spirit, nature and service. Founded in 2005 by lead designer Adriana Goddard and her son Gunnar Lovelace, the family business has formed partnerships with dozens of charities over the years, that are a part of the Love Heals mission. Their partnership with Greener Ethiopia has helped to plant over 900,000 trees in arid locations to help benefit the health and welfare of local people. With the help of Love Heals customer like you, purchasing from their BE CREATIVE Collection this dream has been made possible. In 2011 the Love Does Heal campaign launched in partnership with Generation Rescue; Every 15 minutes a child is diagnosed with autism, the key is early intervention and support through programs and services. To find out more, visit www.generationrescue.org., and Vitamin Angels; One in three children worldwide is undernourished. Vitamin Angels reduces child mortality by connecting infants and children under five with vital nutrients - Celebrating 100 Years of Vitamins! To find out more, visit www.vitaminangels.org.
Mars and Valentine - New York, NY. Our friends at M&V have graciously partnered with us to design the AWARENESS HEART for Jane Doe No More, a national 501C3 charity. Jane Doe No More's mission is to change the way society views victims of sexual assault. Through dedicated education programs for first responders including police, fire, and emergency medical responders, sexual assault education programs and public awareness campaigns, Jane Doe No More is dedicated to removing the stigma of sexual assault from its victims. It is estimated that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 33 men will be a victim of sexual assault in their lifetime. We all know someone who is a survivor even if we don't know who they are. Help us help Jane Doe No More change the way society views the crime of sexual assault. No More Shame, No More Blame. To learn more about how you can help Jane Doe No More, go to www.janedoenomore.org. All of Mars and Valentine's pieces are made with love in their NYC studio.
If you or anyone you know needs help immediately, please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE
Rosena Sammi - New York, NY. In support of the National Conservation Fund, Rosena Sammi created the Earth Day Bangle Set. Their fashionable earthy silk bracelets come in a multitude of colors and designs. With your purchase of these bangles, Rosena Sammi will proudly support the Conservation Fund, making a difference to protect all our favorite places around this beautiful country. To find out more about them, visit www.conservationfund.org