Like many of you, I am feeling pain, anger, sadness, and overwhelming fatigue lately. I have been holding space to grieve and honor the lives of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others who have been victims of state sanctioned violence against Black bodies.
While in pain, I am also very hopeful and so proud of how folks are showing up, both, online and in person at protests, uprisings, and rebellions around the world. I also see the tags, the shares, and the overall love you’ve been sending our way in efforts to amplify black businesses.
If you are looking for more ways to incite change, we've shared some calls to action on our Instagram page and continue to amplify the work of anti-racist organizers online.
In addition to this, we have decided to donate 10% of proceeds from June 1-10 to organizations working to support and protect Black people ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿
The three organizations below have been chosen due to the work that they do to serve the communities where most of our customers live. Click the links below to learn more about these organizations.
Please consider making a direct gift or shop our collection to support the donations that we plan to make!
Sending you love and power,
Founder, Aya Paper Co.
P.S Our donations are being partially matched by an anonymous donor. If you are interested in matching our donations as well, please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org.