Come out on September 28th at 5:00 PM in the Cloisters for an outdoor yoga class to enjoy the weather as we transition into fall. The class is “Donate What You Can, Leave With a Lifted Heart.” Class is taught by BMC Alum Alexandra Seits ’16.
Rain location is New Dorm Second Common Room!
This is the second time LKHZ has hosted a yoga event on Bryn Mawr’s Campus and the 4th Yoga event ever through LKHZ.
Yoga is an influential aspect of Central American culture, and as we raise awareness for human rights in Central America, we want to embrace positivity and spread the word. Yoga in Central America is not a common association, but through the past twenty years has grown more common and has been adopted for a variety of uses. In addition to yoga bringing in tourism money to provide jobs and resources to local people, yoga has powerful effects in other contexts. Schools, orphanages, and shelters are implementing yoga as an option for students and those facing troubles to relieve troubles, balance energy, and brighten outlooks. Also, free yoga classes are common for Honduran children looking for relief from internal conflicts such as the drug wars. In situations where workers are kept in uncomfortable positions for long periods of time, such as Salvadoran coffee sorters, yoga has been a small step in the fight for better worker’s rights to provide a healthy and positive break from the work. Yoga is an activity in Central America that promotes positivity, peace, and harmony.
Support Little Known Help Zone by visiting us when we table 11:30-3:30 on Thursday in the Campus Center and 5-7 Monday in Erdman selling raffle tickets to win a $25 gift card to Mom’s Organic Market! Tickets are 1/$1, 6/$5, 15/$10. All money will go to human rights causes in Central America.
The event will have healthy snacks, the hour long yoga class, and the raffle drawing!
Event sponsored by BMC SGA.
The newest item to be listed in the Etsy shop is wax melts made for a candle wax tart warmer. These melts come in a 6 pack for $5, and are lime scented. Made with soy wax and organic coconut oil, these tarts are great for your wax melter in a dorm or apartment and are fragrant and fresh.
They are packaged in individual cupcake cups for each use, and currently only come in the lime scent. If popular, more scents will come soon!
While in Mexico this past week, LKHZ donated a large bag of books to KKIS, Keeping Kids in School. This organization donates large amounts of school supplies (over 2,000 bags) to students in Mexican schools, as well as a box of supplies for the teachers. These English library books, donated by Salisbury Middle School last year during a trip to El Salvador, will help children practice reading English at school and also serves as a great exposure to younger kids.
Check out KKIS to learn more about their amazing work!
Check out the newest Etsy Listing on the LKHZ shop, Clay Garden Stakes. These stakes come in a variety of herbs, and can be custom made if you have others you would like. They are white and hand formed/stamped. A pack of 3 is $9, and the money all goes to support Little Known Help Zone.
Selection is as follows:
Check out these stakes today to support up and coming projects with Little Known Help Zone!
Looking to buy a gift or treat yourself and support a great cause? Look no further, the Little Known Help Zone Etsy shop is back up and running. There’s crayons, key necklaces, Salvadoran shell rings, tab bracelets, and other fun items perfect to buy.
The best part is, the money goes to Little Known Help Zone and supports projects. More items this summer will be listed, so make sure to keep an eye out!
Shop here… https://www.etsy.com/shop/littleknownhelpzone
On Tuesday, April 19th, Bryn Mawr’s Little Known Help Zone hosted a yoga class out doors to raise awareness about the club and positive cultural elements in Central America.
This was coupled with a promotional Yoga Ball Chair raffle, which raised $80 for Little Known Help Zone causes.
The class was a success, with 14 people arriving and destressing with yoga. It was a beautiful class, thanks to the teaching of Alexandra Seitz. This event will be an annual event run by LKHZ and hopefully grow each year.
Check out the pictures below!
On December 3rd, Little Known Help Zone had a stand at the Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association Holiday Craft festival. The fair was 4 hours long, and Little Known Help Zone had a huge success.
Items at the stand included crayons, key necklaces, tab bracelets, Salvadoran shell rings, and other items seen at past fairs. The total made was over $200, triple the goal!
This money is going to go towards purchasing a bed for sponsored student Julio, right now he shares a bed with his 3 other siblings.
Check out some pictures below!