Art by Allison Strickland
Luna Lifted is more than jewelry. Our purpose is to make a difference in the world by empowering the women collective. We make monthly donations to organizations and charities that focus on sexual assault, addiction, eating disorders, domestic abuse, women's rights & LGBTQ rights.
The Malala Fund support's girls' education projects around the world, working in regions where the most girls miss out on secondary education.
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. They are a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.
The focus of JHF's work is to end the backlog of untested rape kits. It is estimated that there are hundreds of thousands of untested kits just sitting on shelves in police and crime lab storage facilities throughout the United States, each one a lost opportunity for healing and justice for a survivor.
Kiva is an international nonprofit, based in San Francisco, that helps support women starting businesses, going to school, and leading their communities. Women around the world have much less access to fair and affordable credit for their businesses or basic needs. While 46% of men around the world report having access to formal financial services, the figure is only 27% for women. Kiva is the platform that creates a loan for these women.
Riding bikes & changing lives, Gearing Up creates a supportive environment through group bike rides where women can enhance confidence and life skills, strengthen physical fitness, and build emotional health. They provide women in transition from addiction, abuse, or incarceration with the skills, equipment, and guidance to safely ride a bicycle for exercise, transportation, and personal growth.
NightLight is an international organization compelled by love to reach out to, rescue, and restore all those who are negatively impacted by sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. They offer intervention to sexually exploited women and children, to enable them to discover their dignity, and to provide a program of holistic transformation, empowering them to live and work in their community.
AINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. They created and operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hart House is a transitional housing program designed for women in recovery from chemical dependency. We were able to share and hear stories from the women residents and donate jewelry and poetry books that are focused on women's empowerment.