A BIG "Thank You" to all the dancers who nominated a charity to benefit from our Holiday Gift Card sales this year. At last count we had over 20 charities nominated.
Audition Dancewear wanted to do something a little different this year and we knew our followers would help. We're excited to announce that 10% of the profits from our Holiday Gift Card sales are going to the following charity:
Please help support the Reflections Of Grace Foundation by purchasing one of our Holiday Gift Cards this year! It will be the gift that keeps on giving. The dancer on your list will be delighted to pick out their favorite dancewear and the Reflections Of Grace Foundation will receive a portion of the profits to continue the great work they are doing to fight brainstem glioma.
Charities Nominated by Our Instagram Followers
It was extremely difficult for us to pick only one charity!
Check out the list of charities that were nominated. Maybe there is one in your community that you can donate your time to help.
Arizona Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions in order to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. http://arizona.wish.org/
Brown Girls Do Ballet® is a division of Brown Girls Do™, Inc. Their purpose is to promote diversity in the arts by providing annual scholarships, a mentor network, and community programs to empower young girls. http://www.browngirlsdoballet.com/
Dance Hope Cure is a childhood cancer awareness campaign to benefit children with all types of cancer. It has partnered with the nation’s top pediatric oncologists who represent all types of childhood cancer. https://dancehopecure.org/
Dancers Against Cancer's mission is to use the art and beauty of dance to reach into local communities and encourage the understanding and support of breast cancer awareness. http://dancersagainstcancer.org/
Days for Girls holds that every girl and woman has inherent worth and dignity. It celebrates this by providing washable feminine hygiene solutions, health education, and social enterprises to help them reach the last mile in their own communities. https://www.daysforgirls.org/
Desert Youth Ballet Foundation was created to establish and maintain a network of supporters and volunteers dedicated to the study and appreciation of ballet and music. Efforts benefit, enhance and enrich the learning experience of students as well as promote the art of ballet in the community. https://www.linkedin.com/company/desert-youth-ballet-foundation
Do It for the Love Organization makes live concerts, by any artist, available to those who need the healing power of music the most. To date, it has made over 1000 musical wishes come true. https://www.doitforthelove.org/
Donate Life America leads its national partners and Donate Life State Teams to increase the number of donated organs, eyes and tissue available to save and heal lives through transplantation, while developing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility. https://www.donatelife.net/mission-vision/
Feed My Starving Children provides nutritionally complete meals, specifically formulated for malnourished children. https://www.fmsc.org/About-Us
iDance4aCURE is an active leader in the fight against childhood cancer by raising funds for cutting edge research. With the commitment of dance studios, students, teachers, and choreographers, competitions and conventions, it mobilizes the entire dance community in the fight against childhood cancer. http://www.idance4acure.org/
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic, life-threatening autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults at any age. http://www.jdrf.org/
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients (leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma), and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. http://www.lls.org/who-we-are/mission
Make-A-Wish® vision is to grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. In the United States and its territories, on average, a wish is granted every 34 minutes. http://wish.org/#sm.0001j5wtap1e4ldp2ru8czr7qmk4i
Reflections of Grace Foundation is dedicated to awareness, funding & research for pediatric brain cancer. www.reflectionsofgrace.org/
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the U.S. and around the world, it gives children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.6146405/k.C7E9/About_Us.htm
Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. https://semperfifund.org/
Skip 1 Org. works to help solve world hunger, one Skip at a time, by building and renovating kitchens within orphanages and schools in impoverished areas. It also supports food distribution and feeding programs in places where kitchens can't be built, and helps with clean water and sustainable agricultural initiatives. https://skip1.org/
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. https://www.stjude.org/
Traveling Tutus Inc.® believes unneeded costumes and dance attire are a precious resource that can be repurposed to bring joy to children all around the world. By collecting, packaging, and shipping those no longer needed items they allow children all over the world to experience one of life's greatest joys, DANCE! https://www.travelingtutus.org/
WE Movement brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Millions of passionate young people, women and men working together to shift the world from “me” to “we.” https://www.we.org/gb/we-movement/
The holiday season is a good time to remember there are so many different ways to give back to your community. You can donate your time, your money or even take your dance team to perform for a girls and boys club or a nursing home. However you give back, we just want to encourage you to give!
From all of us at Audition Dancewear