|E-Newsletter - January 2015|
|For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.|
Let's Make This Year Count!!
Your Donations' Impact
Thanks to your support, Yoga Gives Back has been growing 35% per year since 2009. Here is the list of milestones achieved in 2014:
Become a YGB member! Easy monthly auto-renewal registration here!! $15 a month can support an impoverished mother to start her income earning business OR a young daughter to remain in school to avoid child marriage. $25 a month can offer higher education scholarship for destitute teen students who are so eager but have no other way to continue education.
Welcome Corporate Sponsors! YGB is truly grateful to have another corporate sponsor YogaFit and its founder Beth Shaw to pledge $10,000 for SHE Scholarship and children at Deeanbandhu in 2015. Read more here. YGB welcomes all the YOGA related corporations to join in our campaign.
Check out an inspiring blog "Kayoko's Journey," as YGB President Kayoko Mitsumatsu shares how your donations are making positive impact for so many lives in India against all odds!!
"Thank You Mother India" raising over $55,000. Help us reach to our goal of $75,000.
Host just one event before January 31 and take part in this life changing campaign!!
Thank you for all the events in fifteen countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, Spain, the Netherlands, Tel Aviv, UK, and many US cities. See the list of events here. This annual global campaign raises the majority of YGB's funding to India each year! Register here. Your event will be listed and promoted at YGB's website and social media.
Follow "Expedition Kili" as YGB Dutch Ambassador Anouk Prop will climb Mount Kilimanjaro in February, to raise more awareness and funds for YGB programs as part of "Thank You Mother India" global campaign!!!
Welcome New Ambassadors
Los Angeles, CA
Youth Ambassador Maddy Schoenberger,
San Francisco, CA
February 20-22: Texas Yoga Conference, Houston
Feb 20, 18:15- A special "Yoga Gives Back" Presentation with YGB Film Screening with YGB President Kayoko Mitsumatsu, Houston Representative Shamanth Shankar, and YGB Ambassador Stephanie Boullt. Sponsored by LARABAR, Zico Coconut Water, Jala Clothing and more!! Visit YGB booth!!
March 8: Seva Celebration, Rishkesh, India
This is the first Seva Celebration on the Holy Gangas River, Rishkesh. YGB was chosen to be the beneficiary charity of International Women's Day event, March 8. Join us as teachers and students from across the globe gather to unite with one common intention: to give back to empower women in India. Immediately following the annual International Yoga Festival, March 1-7. More details and registration here.
Welcome New Partners
At Orange Oranges we believe that small, positive choices can make a big difference.We carefully choose beautiful, high-quality products that reflect this positivity--products you'll love and feel good about. Orange Oranges is committed to donating a portion of its proceeds from the sale of every women's and men's yoga top to YGB. www.orangeoranges.com.au
Bead Relief's mission is to partner with non-profit organizations by creating a custom hand-made bracelets and donating 25% of the sales of that bracelet to our respected partners. Here is the custom designed YGB Bracelets!!
Delicate design of rudraksha, rudrani and amazonite, hand knotted on light colored thread exclusive to Bali Malas. We are honored to have collaborated with YGB Ambassador Marti Nikko in celebration of her album Dreaming in Sanskrit. 20% of the sales of this special mala will be donated for Yoga Gives Back.
Thank you for all the past and future events,