Big congratulations to Advocate Lauren Suthers who has been awarded a Be Inspired Disney Citizenship and Youth Service America grant for her volunteerism with Free2Luv. Lauren is facilitating Free2BeME art empowerment workshops in her community for underserved youth and we are incredibly proud of the impact she’s making. Keep inspiring, Lauren!
Thank you, Disney and YSA for supporting Lauren’s volunteerism and our outreach efforts to create a kinder, braver, more loving world for ALL youth.
Giving Back feels good! Join us on Giving Tuesday a day of generosity, after Black Friday and Cyber Monday and give the gift of empowerment. We are passionate about bringing our arts and empowerment programming to underserved youth and with your generous support, can make a HUGE difference in the lives of youth in 2018. You can give early, too, because the entire month of November, all donations are being matched by a Free2Luv supporter. Thanks so much for your LUV and support!!
Have you ever wondered how Free2Luv was born? We have an amazing opportunity to win a $10K grant to expand our empowerment initiatives and we need your support. Take a moment to read our Co-Founder Tonya Sandis’ #MyGivingStory. You can vote daily through Nov 30th and we’d appreciate you sharing to spread the word. Your support could make a big difference in the lives of the youth we serve. Thank you so much!
We’re super proud to be standing with the Kent Meridian Royals, beautiful young gamechangers, to ROCK LUV and stand up to bullying. This is our 3rd annual bullying prevention campaign with this amazing high school and this year, the Tahoma Bears Cheer and Football team joined forces to unite for GOOD on and off the field, showing true sportsmanship. And the good doesn’t stop here – they’ve brought kindness to the campus where they’re having conversations, participating in the Free2BeME art project, and fundraising to spread more LUV. Together, we are stronger.
Words hurt. We know firsthand the scarring and lasting impact bullying can have. It’s time for us to unite and take a stand. We invite you to TAKE THE PLEDGE and advocate for kindness.
If you or someone you know is being bullied, reach out. There is help. GET SUPPORT HERE.
Don’t let bullying define you. Let it be a vehicle to start a conversation and use your voice to create change in your community. One voice can spark a revolution of kindness. We’re here to support your efforts. Be an advocate for change and GET INVOLVED. We look forward to hearing from you!
Calling all youth who like to express themselves creatively! We have just officially launched our first ‘by YOUth’ DESIGN CONTEST! How would you like to design our next cause-inspired tee and WIN some cool prizes? Get your Creativity flowing! Who knows, you may be our next featured designer!
And, whether you submit a design or not, your voice matters. Help us choose the winning design. You can VOTE HERE daily!
We’re spreadin’ the LUV with a special series of Free2BeME workshops hosted by Advocate Lauren Suthers at Boys & Girls Clubs. Kids are exploring their inner talents, interests, and passions through art in a space free of judgment as they discuss topics including bullying prevention, the importance of kindness, following your passion, and celebrating individuality. This series was made possible by the generosity of Build-A-Bear Foundation. Thank you for your support.
If you’re an Advocate and would like to host a workshop or if you know of a group who would like to participate in one of our workshops, contact us at email@example.com.
Happy Pride Month! We’re super excited to announce a collab with San Francisco-based neckwear designer BOWS-N-TIES and LGBTQ nonprofits, SAGE and the SF LGBT Center for #Bows4Pride. 100% of the sales of stylish rainbow bow ties provide outreach and support for LGBTQ youth, the elderly and equal opportunity for the community at large. You can now look good, do good, and make a powerful statement of support for basic human rights.
When you purchase your tie you help support our LGBTQ outreach.