Philanthropy

COMMUNITY

Nina Designs is committed to supporting the communities where our products are made, the environment, and our local communities. In 2013 we are donating to anti-human trafficking causes. Material and financial support is provided to many other organizations including:

International

Tomorrow’s Stars
Nina Designs partnered with the Adehye Girls Club out of San Francisco to help raise funds for Tomorrow’s Stars. With the help of fundraising, Tomorrow’s Stars is able to provide education and mentoring to the sister Adehye Girls Club in Ghana.

Slum School on Trash Mountain
The Slum School that Safe Childhoods has constructed provides a safe and clean environment, where children can learn and play. Safe Childhoods believes in the power of education and aims to break the vicious poverty ‘cycle’ at Trash Mountain. Providing education reduces the likeliness of these vulnerable and at-risk children entering the sex industry.

Sacred Childhood Foundation
An organization dedicated to uplifting children out of extreme poverty, abuse, and trafficking so they can lead healthy, happy lives, become educated, and break the cycle of poverty.

Bumi Sehat (Healthy Birth)
This non-profit maternity clinic offers safe, natural child birthing and breast feeding support in Bali and for Tsunami victims in Aceh.

Safe Childhood Foundation
The Safe Childhoods Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) combating Crimes Against Children. Safe Childhoods has developed a range of projects designed to protect and support some of the most vulnerable, traumatised and at-risk children.

Yayasan Seng Hati (Happy Heart Foundation)
This non-profit foundation in Bali is operated by people with disabilities. It provides vocational training, communal living and arts programs.

Yayasan Senyum (Smile Foundation)
This non-profit foundation organizes cranio-facial surgery for children and adults from Bali and Lombok. They repair cleft palettes and other deformities.

Love Without Boundaries
LWB’s vision to provide the most loving and compassionate help possible to orphaned and impoverished children in China.

Bali Kids
Bali Kids helps look after sick and orphaned children in Bali. Every year they reach out to more than 7000 disadvantaged children.

Nina Designs and our generous customers also contributed to both the Bali bombing and Tsunami relief through the Idep Foundation.

Local

Super Stars Literacy
Super Stars Literacy is an early literacy intervention program that provides in-school and after-school services to K-2nd grade students whose low literacy skills place them at high risk of later academic failure.

Cast LA
To assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations.

Free the Slaves
Free the Slaves is an international non-governmental organization and lobby group, established to campaign against the modern practice of slavery around the world.

Girls Inc.
Since 1945, Girls Incorporated has focused on responding to the changing needs of girls in their communities.
Media literacy, economic literacy, adolescent health, violence prevention and sports participation are also some of the educational topics the organization focuses on.

Give Something Back
This organization donates money to local non-profits every time you make a purchase. We purchase office supplies from them frequently.

FOSOTA
The San Francisco School of the Arts provides students with a rigorous and inspiring program in both artistic and academic disciplines.

Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security
WAGES builds worker-owned green businesses that create healthy, dignified jobs for low-income women. It launches cooperatives where women develop personal and professional skills, become leaders, and gain economic security.

Environmental

Trees for the Future
For every order we process, one tree is donated to be planted in impoverished communities internationally.

Seacology
This is an international environmental nonprofit organization that focuses on saving endangered species, habitats and cultures of islands throughout the world.

International Rivers
Since 1985, International Rivers has been at the heart of the global struggle to protect rivers and the rights of communities that depend on them.

Climate Ride
Climate Ride is a fully-supported five-day charitable bike ride that supports bike advocacy and organizations working toward a sustainable future.

Nina Designs provides additional support for:

Half the Sky Foundation
Half The Sky Foundation operates infant nurture centers, preschools, foster care and individual educational projects inside government orphanages in China. They have 30 centers operating in 11 provinces. Their early enrichment and educational programs are critical for proper childhood development. The photo above is of preschoolers playing with art supplies in an orphanage supported by Nina Designs. Without these programs, babies and toddlers have little or no stimulation. They are often developmentally delayed, which leads them to be labeled as retarded and denied a normal education.

Heifer International
Heifer helps children and families around the world receive training and animal gifts that help them become self-reliant.

Alameda Food Bank
The Food Bank’s mission is to provide nutritious food to the low-income residents of the City of Alameda on a non-discriminating basis.

Up on Top
Up On Top supports families by providing children of low-income families in San Francisco tuition-free, enriching after school and summer programs, with low student-teacher ratios, including academic support, social skills, art, music, and nutrition.

PCACC
PCACC is committed to preventing all forms of child abuse in Calaveras County through community partnerships,free trainings, education, and family-centered events thatvalue children, strengthen families and engage communities.

Read more about our commitment to philanthropy here.

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