Thank You!

This Thanksgiving I pledged to donate to a social justice cause every hour and it felt damn good.

Check out the organizations I donated to below and click thru to make your own contribution 💕


 
 
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✔️ 7AM | Standing Rock #NODAPL

I am making a donation to Standing Rock on behalf of my ancestors and on behalf of Becca McCharen-Tran. Thank you to those who continue to fight for their sacred land and thank you to those supporting and helping those who stand.

 
 

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✔️ 8AM | American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

I am making a donation to the ACLU on behalf of Marissa A. RossThank you to those who defend our right to free speech and the right to protest. Thank you to those fighting the relentless attacks on our reproductive freedoms. Thank you to those pushing for reforms to our racially-biased criminal justice system.


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✔️ 9AM | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

I am making a donation to the ACLU on behalf of Amber DisckoThank you to those working on the front lines every day to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.


✔️10AM | The Trevor Project

I am making a donation to the The Trevor Project on behalf of Randeep Katari.  Thank you to the Trevor Project for the incredible support system your organization offers to the LGBTQ community. You are vital to our community. Because of you, those hurting are never alone.


✔️11AM | Planned Parenthood

I am making a donation to the Planned Parenthood on behalf of Beca Grimm.  Thank you to Planned Parenthood for providing free healthcare and reproductive education to millions of people who would otherwise have no access. Thank you for offering a safe space to those in need.


✔️12PM | No Kid Hungry

I am making a donation to No Kid Hungry on behalf of Miran KimThank you for providing meals to over 500 million children. Because of you, parents can find peace of mind knowing that their children will be fed where they live, learn and play.


✔️1PM | West Fund

I am making a donation to West Fund on behalf of Whitney BryanThank you for providing access to safe and legal abortions to women facing financial hardship, social pressure, or a lack of local provider.


✔️2PM | The Other Side

I am making a donation to The Other Side on behalf of Samantha CromwellThank you for creating a space for girls explore drama and create stories to share with the world. Through your organization girls are able to gain the confidence to create change in their communities and advocate for equality for girls worldwide.  


✔️3PM | Feminist Abortion Network

I am making a donation to The FAN on behalf of Erika PagetThank you for your commitment to the mission of helping women making fully informed health decisions and having access to caring, comprehensive, quality health services.


✔️4PM | Oakland Promise

I am making a donation to Oakland Promise on behalf of Mallory BarkdullThank you for your vision of ensuring that every child in Oakland graduates high school with the expectations, resources and skills to complete college and be successful in the career of their choice.


✔️5PM | The Sacred Stone Legal Defense Fund by the Freshet Collective

I am making a donation to The Freshet Collective on behalf of Hayley BlattThank you for providing legal defense to warriors protecting land, water and human rights at the Camp of the Sacred Stones.


✔️6PM | Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

I am making a donation to CAIR on behalf of Christine FriarThank you for enhancing the understanding of Islam, encouraging dialogue, protecting civil liberties, empowering American Muslims and building coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.


✔️7PM | Center for Reproductive Rights

I am making a donation to Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of Brenna Rondeau, Remi Williams and Danielle Stevens.  Thank you for using the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect and fulfill all over the world! Thank you for helping us realize every woman's right to reproductive health and autonomy. 


✔️8PM | Human Rights Campaign

I am making a donation to Human Rights Campaign on behalf of Joelle Hyman.  Thank you for your continued work to create a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. 


✔️9PM | UNICEF

I am making a donation to UNICEF on behalf of Charlie Pearson.  Thank you to the UNICEF staff on the ground helping children caught up in the violence that has exploded across Yemen. 


✔️10PM | Black Lives Matter

I am donating to Black Lives Matter on behalf of all victims of systematic racism in this country. Thank you to BLM for working towards a world where Black lives are no longer systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.


✔️11PM | American Cancer Society

I am donating to the American Cancer Society on behalf of Colleen NikaThank you for your tireless efforts and commitment to research to finding a cure for this fucked up disease that takes so many too soon.

 

cover and header photography by Emily Faulstich