THANK YOU FOR AN AMAZING LAUNCH!
And there are so many to thank!
OUR ALL THAT MATTERS COMMUNITY
The ATM staff helped us make this an amazing day. And all this was possible because of our community of yogis coming together with the desire to uplift each other and support those in need. And a huge shout out to our amazing volunteers of the day: Emily Norton, Marlene Yang, Cindi Arrighi, Johanna O'Connor, Roberta Neves, Pierre Gouvin, Trish Cassady, Beth Marootian, Sandra Lee, Leigh Vincola and Shannah Green. We are humbled and inspired!
SILENT AUCTION DONORS
We wish to thank Carolyn Schmitz, Judy Wilson, Minnie Luong and ChiKitchen, Mairead Northrup, Renee Katz, Whole Foods Market, Wildflour Bakery, Joanna Read, Erin Soule, Lisa Z. Morgan, Troop, Stacy Cristo, Sandra Lee, Janice Fifer, Amy Jones, Cable Car Cinema, The Lady Project, Fully Rooted Juice, Clancy Glass Design, Amanda McCorkle, Andres Sambrano, Sara Flanders, and Gregory's Optical.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE DONORS
Thank you to the amazing folks who kept the volunteers, donors, and speakers going. You made the party so festive and fun! Shout outs to Whole Foods Market, Wildflour Bakery, Cafe Choklad, D'Licious Desserts, Emily Norton, Johanna O'Connor, Cindi Arrighi, Josh Bilotta, Tom Gillette, and Roberta Neves!
The presenters kept the flow of participants engaged, educated, and entertained. Our biggest thank you to Women's Refugee Care's founders Aline and Clement Shabani. And huge shout outs to Kaeli Sutton, Lucia Kailash, Joanna Read, Sohini Livewell, Kristi Martel, Sara Flanders, Usha Bilotta, Jenn Thomas, Shannah Green, and Joan Dwyer.
Saturday, January 20th
GALA LAUNCH PARTY
Come join us for an all day celebration of the launch of our Community Outreach Program, Community Matters! We will be showcasing and fundraising for our first nonprofit partner, Women's Refugee Care. The day will be filled with nourishing services and classes, and education. The evening will feature speakers from both Community Matters and Women's Refugee Care. We celebrate with food, music, and community, while supporting a wonderful cause with a silent auction and donation classes. The event will be held at the Providence All That Matters yoga studio at 128 N. Main St. Save the date!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Morning classes at 8:15, 8:30, 9:45 and 10am. Bring baby wipes to class as a donation to WRC!
11:45-12:30: Gathering and Speaking: A panel discussion about Community Matters, WRC, and what it means to practice seva yoga.
12-4pm: Replenishing Spirit: Enjoy health and beauty services like henna, reiki, reflexology, bio-mats, and more. All proceeds go to WRC
1:15-2:15: Family fun with yoga. A donation class- Bring the children!
2:45-3:30: Sanctuary Meditation: Supporting the Women's March and Equal Rights for Women Globally. Donations welcome.
4-5:30: Bhakti Fire: A donation event with Asana with Sara from 4-4:45 and Kirtan with Usha and Shannah from 4:45-5:30. Come for both parts or just one!
4:30-5:30: Asana from the heart with Erika
5:45-6:45: THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY! Hello from Community Matters and a warm welcome to the founders of Women's Refugee Care. Hear their story and their life-changing work for families new to America and Providence
7:15-9:15: The Joy of Community: Music and Mingling make Magic. We feature community musicians in a coffee house environment of music, visiting, snacking, and enjoyment of CommUnity.
Throughout the day, there will be a silent auction, healing treatments, and live music. At the end of the day we'll announce the winners of our silent auction items. Proceeds of these items will go to Women's Refugee Care.