November Dharma Initiative: Beards Because
Beards BeCAUSE is a grass-roots non-profit organization created to raise awareness and funds in the battle against domestic violence. Founded in 2007 in Charlotte, NC, the group has embraced the local community in order to have the greatest possible impact.
Initially going outside the box by growing beards to raise funds, Beards BeCAUSE has continued with good times for a good CAUSE by orchestrating fashion shows, stand-up comedy nights, and hikes through nature to get people involved.
Their efforts have resulted in raising over $305,000 for local battered womens’ shelters.
About Y2 Yoga’s Dharma Initiative
Each month we select a different charity to benefit from donations collected during our Dharma class, which is held each Sunday at 5:15 p.m.
If you would like your charity to be considered for our Dharma Initiative of the month please email [email protected].
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