Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness. The brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson and inspired by the antiwar protests of the late 1960’s, Earth Day was originally aimed at creating a mass environmental movement. It began as a “national teach-in on the environment” and was held on April 22 to maximize the number of students that could be reached on university campuses. By raising public awareness of air and water pollution,… READ MORE
Every year we donate a portion of our proceeds to different organizations that focus on helping people in need. One of those organizations is Food For The Poor, located in southern Florida. They are focused on providing food, housing, emergency relief, and much more to the poorest of the poor throughout 17 Latin American and Caribbean countries. “We do our best to meet the needs both physical and spiritual, as well as at the individual, family, and community level,” they share.