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Spa Brands Giving Back

Brands of the spa and wellness industry support communities in need across the world:

Mala and Mantra

Mala and Mantra is a mindful jewelry brand with a mission to empower women through wellness. Each piece mala bead jewelry is handcrafted by a fair trade cooperative of women artisans in the Philippines, providing fair wages, a safe working environment and a sustainable way to support themselves, their families and their communities.

Each year, Mala and Mantra partners with a like-minded organization as part of its Crafted for a Cause program, designing a capsule collection to benefit that organization’s cause. In 2018, Mala and Mantra introduced the #bemindful collection in partnership with The Center for Mindfulness at UC San Diego Health, a non-profit dedicated to integrating mindfulness into all aspects of society. For each piece of the #bemindful collection sold, Mala and Mantradonates$5 to fund mindfulness research and community outreach. The collection is designed with sustainable robles wood and blackwood beads, as well as a trio of semi-precious gemstones that promote mindfulness and awareness.


Eminence Organic Skin Care

Through the Éminence Kids Foundation, we donate organic fruits, vegetablesandjuices to sick children around the world. We believe that providing organic, locally sourced and nutrient-rich foods for seriously ill children to eat is an essential part of their treatment, to aid in their healing and long-lasting health. To date, we’ve served over 60,000 organic meals.

Volunteers from the Éminence Organic head office in Vancouver recently prepared 150 liters of organic soup, which were served to families at a local long-term care facility. Over 30 families were able to enjoy ahome cookedmeal, play and connect with the community.


VOYA Organic Luxury Skincare

VOYA Organic Luxury Skincare is not only proud to officially sponsor Seal RescueIreland,but has also pledged to adopt one seal for every month of the year. The rescue center receives approximately 600 calls a year reporting seals that need rescuing from around the coast of Ireland. Sponsorship money goes towards the daily care of seal pups.

VOYA has helped protect over 6,098 m2 of wildlife habitat by cutting carbon emissions and supporting the World Land Trust, protecting the world’s most biologically important and threatened habitats.

VOYA is also a leading member of Ecopact, an initiative designed to ensure the widespread introduction of environmentally responsible and sustainable development of seaweed resources.


Eastern Vibration

Since the 2015 earthquake, communities in Nepal are still struggling to reach normalcy. Eastern Vibration is committed tohelpthose who were affected. Starting an NGO shortly after Eastern Vibration have been involved in the building of a school in one of theworst hitareas in Kavre, Nepal.

Eastern Vibration also created a women’s fair trade artesian group with single mothers in tribal villages. The group makes bead necklaces and sells to tourists in Kathmandu with 100% of proceeds going directly to the artisans. This enables them to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Eastern Vibration sponsors three street children with housing, clothing, booksandeducation and is dedicated to ensuring their continued care.


The Madison Collection

The Madison Collection is honored to partner with the international non-profit organization, Wine To Water, providing communities in need with clean drinking water. As part of the ‘Feel Good, Do Good’ initiative, for each bathrobe purchased, The Madison Collection provides a ceramic water filter directly to one Haitian or Dominican family. Since its launch in November 2017, the company has provided 560 people in Haiti with safe drinking water.

The Madison Collection has also been awarded the Positive Luxury’s Butterfly Mark that recognizes and vets luxury brands’ actions guaranteeing for consumers the brands’ commitment to social and environmental sustainability.


Sara Jones
Author: Sara Jones