"At the end of the day, it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished. It's about who you've lifted up, who you've made better.
It's about what you've given back."
- Denzel Washington
For those of you that know me or have met me at an event, you know my sweet baby Raya means the world to me. This angel came into my life thanks to Calican Rescue. They bring small breed dogs from high kill shelters in central California to Edmonton, Alberta and find them loving forever homes. As a THANK YOU, I created the Raya Collection, with proceeds going towards animal rescue.
At this time, the situation in Ukraine is dire. There are hundreds of thousands of animals suffering in the most dangerous areas of the country. Many need extraction, but more importantly, we need to ensure there are food and medical supplies for the ones who can’t be extracted. Breaking The Chains is focused on getting supplies in and animals out of areas under attack and in desperate need of help. So with that said, with each piece from the Raya Collection sold, I will donate $5 to Breaking The Chains, to help them with their desperately needed work.🐾
This is my sweet little Raya, a few months after arriving in Canada and making her way home with us. She had the chance to fill her belly, play with toys and feel the love of a mama that only sees sunshine when Raya is around.
Like many around the world, I watched helplessly as wildfires ravaged over 25 million acres in Australia in late 2019-2020. With at least 1.25 BILLION animals killed, the catastrophic impact on over 113 animal species, their habitats and the plants that provide their protection and sustenance will be felt for decades as entire ecosystems have been devastated.
Heartbroken for the loss of life, I created Mia, sweet koala stud earrings, Your purchase directly helps those on the front lines, ensuring that Australia's unique wildlife is around for generations to come. 100% of proceeds will be donated to WIRES, Australia's largest wildlife rescue organization.
In addition to donating proceeds of The Raya Collection and Mia Earrings, a percentage of every sale on my website goes towards a variety of animal based charities and rescues, regardless of what is purchased. That means that a portion of every ring, necklace, bracelet and earring purchase supports efforts to aid and assist in the rescue and rehabilitation of animals and if you're an animal lover like I am, that means a whole lot. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.