Aya Gives Back!


We've tallied our sales and are happy to announce that we've raised $2,800 to pay forward to our fabulous four organizations! We're extremely grateful to our Aya family for all that they've contributed and are grateful to end the year on a high note.


2021 was a year filled with unexpected changes, so why not end it on a high note? 
Before ringing in the holidays and New Year, Team Aya’s paying it forward to four organizations that are all about community, mentorship and sustainability:

  • Earth In Color
  • Steam Urban
  • She Wins
  • Greater Newark Conservancy

  • From November 15-December 17, 10% of our e-commerce proceeds from your online purchases are going to these platforms. We’re a few days away from our give back deadline and we’d love for you to help us finish strong by continuing to holiday shop on our site.

    Read up on our four recipients and be on the lookout for our final donation amount!

    Earth in Color

    (photo cred: Nate Foxx)


    Founded by Darel Scott, Earth in Color is a creative studio and media platform focused on Black culture and the natural world. Made for black people who look to reconnect with the earth, Earth in Color celebrates these experiences with creative storytelling.
    Read more about Earth in Color’s values here.

    Steam Urban

    STEAM URBAN is a non-profit expressive art and STEM-disciplined educational program that offers 21st century healing practices, interdisciplinary education programs, events and workshops that build confidence, resilience and more for middle childhood, adolescence, and young adults who are marginalized and underserved, ages 5-21. 
    Read more about Steam Urban here.


    She Wins

    She Wins Inc. is a leadership and social action organization for middle and high school girls in Newark, NJ. She Wins actively combines social and emotional learning with college and career readiness training for girls who are most affected by inner city violence.

    Read more about She Wins impact in Newark here.

    Greater Newark Conservancy

    The Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship for Newark’s quality of life in urban communities. Through inter-related programs like environmental education, community greening and job training, Greater Newark Conservancy educates students by using the environment as an integrated context for multi-disciplinary learning.

    Learn more about Greater Newark Conservancy’s mission here.


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