100% of the profit from Sela Designs is donated to charity. Yes, 100%. Ashleigh has never taken a salary and plans to continue to give her time, talents and leadership to Sela Designs into the foreseeable future. The purpose of this business has always been to give big and that will never change. Here are some of the organizations we support on a monthly basis:
Mercy House Global
Mercy House exists to engage, empower and disciple women around the globe in Jesus' name. Engage those with resources to say yes to the plight of women in poverty. Empower women and teenage mothers around the world through partnerships and sustainable fair trade product development. Disciple women to be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. You can learn more about them here.
International Justice Mission
IJM is a global organization with a plan to eliminate the slave trade everywhere. They have rescued more than 45,000 people from slavery and other forms of violence. They work with local police and have assisted in the arrest of more than 3,500 slave owners and other criminals. IJM is working to put slave owners out of business for good. Read more about their work here.
Life House is an organization in our local community, Manitowoc, WI. It is the home to the homeless, the brokenhearted and those struggling to change, a place of hope and refuge. They give a hand up, not a handout, providing life skills training, housing, counseling and consistent support. Life House works with individuals who are ready to make the changes necessary to start fresh and live a new life. Learn more about Life House here.
Ebenezer Grace Children's Home
EGCH provides housing, food, education, spiritual encouragement and love for orphans and vulnerable children and establishes sustainable programs to assist poverty stricken families enabling them to become self sustainable. They purpose to raise children in a family environment, establishing sibling like relationships among the kids and "Mommas" as caretakers. You can learn more about EGCH here.