SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- glassybaby, the maker of one-of-a-kind, hand-blown, 100% sustainable glass votives, today introduced the limited edition bay collection. Ten percent of sales from karl the fog, grateful red, international orange, bay lights, ocean beach, presidio, dawn and kindness glassybaby votives will benefit local nonprofits including UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Sutter Health's CPMC.
"San Francisco is a big-hearted city that embraces individuality and we wanted to create a collection that celebrates the essence of the bay -- one-of-a-kind, soulful, giving and green," said Lee Rhodes, Founder, glassybaby. "Through their glassybaby purchases Bay Area residents have helped us give back more than $3 million nationwide to help support organizations that heal. And we hope they love this new collection."
One of a Kindness For People and the Planet
Everything we do at glassybaby respects our precious planet--the way glassybaby are made, packaged and shipped - even the environmental causes we support and the way we treat our workforce, all contribute to our commitment to sustainability.
Seven days a week, more than 80 glass artists create glassybaby in the "hot shop"; integral to the brand's socially conscious ethos, these artisans – that pour their labor, love, skill and artistry into these vessels –are paid well above a living wage, and receive full benefits (for working 29 or more hours a week) to help build their own sustainable livelihood. Each glassybaby is packaged in a 100% recycled gift box and tied with eco-gross grain ribbon made from recycled water bottles.
The collection is available exclusively* at the glassybaby San Francisco store located at 3665 Sacramento Street, in the Presidio Heights neighborhood. *grateful red, dawn and kindness are also available online at glassybaby.com. Photos and descriptions of the bay collection votives are available via the glassybaby San Francisco instagram: instagram.com/glassybabysf.
glassybaby are one-of-a-kind hand blown glass votives and drinkers made by glassblowers in Seattle, WA. glassybaby come in 400 rich colors, each with a unique name like 'joy', 'hope', 'gratitude', 'roots', 'sorry', 'bff' and 'frog hunting'.
Seattle-based glassybaby was founded in 2001 by three-time cancer survivor Lee Rhodes. During her chemo treatments, Lee met many patients who could not afford basic needs such as bus fare, childcare or groceries. When she founded glassybaby, it was with the core mission of helping to alleviate these struggles. The giving mission has since expanded to support hope and healing for people, animals and the environment. To date, glassybaby has donated more than $3 million to over 100 nonprofits. The company hopes to raise another $1 million for nonprofit partners in 2015.
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