2019 Charitable Initiative
A total of $157,500 was distributed between 22 charities across the U.S. Each of the successful charities were nominated by local Norwex Consultants and share the Norwex Foundation mission of creating brighter futures for generations to come.
Established in 2017, the Norwex Foundation for a Brighter Future is the charitable arm of Norwex. Since the inception of our charitable giving program in 2013, our charitable donations have exceeded $2,000,000 across the globe. With a mission of creating brighter futures for our communities, our environment, and future generations, we are committed to spreading good through the people and organizations we support. The Norwex Foundation for a Brighter Future is carrying out that commitment through programs such as grassroots charitable grants to local organizations nominated by Norwex Consultants, charitable partnerships with organizations making a global impact in environmental change and Norwex Cares Disaster Kits, containing Norwex cleaning products, that are donated to families and organizations impacted by natural disasters. To learn more about our mission and programs and how you can help us create brighter futures, visit NorwexFoundation.org.
The Washed Ashore Project is a non-profit, community-based organisation with a mission of educating and creating awareness about marine debris and plastic pollution through art. Washed Ashore is a project of The Artula Institute for Arts & Environmental Education, whose mission is to provide opportunities to express and teach environmental issues through the arts. Earn eco points to support our primary partner by participating at Show PWS Link Here
For millions of people in North America, improving quality of life starts by meeting basic needs like food, education, shelter and support services. Here are just a few of the local organisations awarded support recently based on the enthusiastic nominations of Consultants familiar with their work.
To recommend your favourite charity for support, contact your Norwex Consultant.
Thousands of lives were changed in an instant when wildfires swept towards Fort McMurray and surrounding communities in northern Alberta and residents were forced to flee their homes. The Red Cross provided emergency relief and continues to provide ongoing support and services after the 2016 Fort McMurray Fire. Nomination made in honor of Chelsey Rayner, Consultant from Fort McMurray.
– Nominating Consultant Delores VandenBoogaard and Team
Drummond House provides temporary housing, parenting education and support, assistance and faith-based compassionate care for abused women and children in crisis. “I respect and appreciate the work they are doing in my local community to be a safe haven to women and families in crisis situations and to give them a place to heal, learn and prepare for their next stages in life.”
— Nominating Consultant Sarah Van Hartingsveldt and Team
Can Praxis offers an equine therapy program to help soldiers recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the effects of war, and regain family relationships and interpersonal communication.
— Nominating Consultants Sharon Kuzyk and Shannon MacIver