Dear Supporter,It is our pleasure to submit this letter of support on behalf of Casa Atabex Ache/House of Womyns' Power located in New York City’s Mott Haven community. We would like to in- vite you to sponsor/endorse our Cultural Arts Empowerment & Leadership Afterschoolprogram for young women ages 10-18. Casa is located in the South Bronx, the poorest con-gressional district of NYS and has been recently been ranked the un healthiest of New York 62 counties; leaving young women vulnerable to obesity (eating disorders), child sex-ual abuse, drugs, illiteracy domestic violence and HIV/AIDS.
The economic crisis has also left this already under resourced community with no after school or recreational programming, overcrowded schools withno support, no library and safe spaces for young women to find their voice,self esteem and be the powerful leaders they can be. We are asking for you tonot only donate but build a sustainable relationship with us and sponsor ourprogram this year, ensuring the survival and power of young women.Sponsorship/Endorse by:
Making a monetary donation, Provide gift certificates,goody bag items, promotional goods to support the creation of our space. Donate concretesupplies from our supply list— please see list.
How will you benefit?
By sponsoring our program we will advertise you, your compa-nies , or organizations name on our flyers, programs and website, verbal recognition andspecial thanks given at our events, promotion of your products at any future events, anddistribution of your flyers can be arranged if it's of interest to you. We invite you to alsomake a taxable donation online at www.casaatabeache.org.
Your sponsorship will make a difference!
Support Casa’s Cultural Arts Empower-ment & Leadership Afterschool program for young women ages 10-18. this FALL, In Sep-tember we will be bringing in 20 new young women to go through our program, they willlearn how to drum, dance, sing and use social media as a tool for self empowerment asthey build their self esteem. We need your support to create a safe and green environment where these young women will have access to quality sex education and resources to takecare of themselves from the mental and physical trauma they experience as a result of ne-glect and poverty. We will also provide alternative healthcare, nutrition and healthy meal preparation. In addition, we will provide peer support group to break the silence &address issues of anger, fear & self hate & other issues affecting young womyn with theaim of developing individual and group action strategies to address the health needs andsocial issues young women are confronting.
Supply/ Wish ListFall 2011
Yoga MatsThrow pillows to sit on thefloor every sizebody pillowsBack Jack chairs
Slippers to walk inside thehealing space
Healing stones, crystals
Stress relief products(worry beads, stress balls,things to throw, massageballs , punching bags, pres-sure point socks , orgloves, etc)
natural cleaning products,for bathroom, kitchen andoffice space (peppermintsoap, lavender soap)office supplies, printingpaper, chart paper, mark-ersPlants
Healing oils all natural foraromatherapyHealing music-meditation,drumsFlorida water/rose water
Candles in every colorIncense/nag champa, char-coal, matches, sageFabrics for altars (yellow,red, orange, purple, silver,blue, black, pink , green)
massage equipments,stress balls, self healingtools (do it on your own)
Self esteem products (saltscrubs etc)
Natural toilet tissue, tam-pons, kotex )
Herbs to make food
Teas for every issue(stress, cold anxiety, repro-ductive health etc)
Affirmations for walls
Get certificates to spas inNYC to sponsor a trip forabuse victims, youngwomen
Barnes and Noble gift cardsfor self healing books