Nine weeks ago Tin Tin joined our team of women artisans as a candle-maker, and we learned about her dream for her sons to have a good education and become businessmen. Here is a glimpse into her life after resettling from Myanmar as a refugee.
As we've spent more time in our homes, closer or farther away from our loved ones, it helps to remember what home means to us. For many, our home may be a place of comfort, of safety or belonging. This World Refugee Day, we are shining a light on refugee stories and what makes a home for the women artisans in our studio.
In this challenging time, compassionate nurses and all healthcare workers are putting themselves on the line to care for others' well-being, especially the most vulnerable. Their lifesaving work in the battle against this pandemic means risking their own health and facing exhausting hours. Here are 8 ways to show your support and appreciation during National Nurses Week.
With the stresses of being cooped up inside our homes and worries of returning to normal amidst a crisis, each of us could use a little more self care. We're sharing a few favorite self care ideas to help support emotional and physical well-being, and bring moments of calm.
In these challenging days of spending most of our time inside, many find ourselves negotiating the balance between concerns, responsibilities, and keeping our minds calm through it all. Here are a few ideas to bring a sense of peace and serenity in your home.
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members" (Loretta Scott King). With coronavirus, we are all in this together. We can take care of ourselves and our loved ones while lending a helping hand to others.