“They literally were dancing with joy when we showed them what the LuminAID solar light was and how to use it. There is no power there, so these lights make a huge impact on a family allowing them to see.”
This holiday season, LuminAID is partnering with buildOn to bring light to women around the world working to improve their circumstances through literacy. When you purchase a Special Edition Give Light, Get Light Package, you'll sponsor a light for buildOn's Adult Literacy Program.
LuminAID worked with international humanitarian organization, Mercy Corps, to raise funds for and distribute 1,300 PackLite Hero 2-in-1 Superchargers in North Carolina. The PackLite Hero Superchargers help families to feel safe at night with extra-bright LEDs and allows them to charge their phones and stay connected with emergency services and family members.
More and more companies are including philanthropic elements to their business as a way to give back to those in need. Whether it’s donating proceeds to a specific organization, or a buy-one-give-one model, these companies are a great place to start when thinking about Corporate gifts or giveaways. Some of them even offer the option to customize the product, helping customers associate your brand with your work to do good.
When Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc along the Florida panhandle, World Central Kitchen was there to feed the survivors by the light of LuminAID solar lantern + phone chargers. Chef Jose Andres, the founder of WCK, flew down to Panama City to help with relief efforts by cooking and distributing hot meals.
By gifting an item that meant something more and connected to their mission, the AIA was able to extend the conversation of their event well beyond the screening itself. The LuminAID solar lanterns allowed the organization to stand out at crowded festivals and gave their viewers a way to engage with their story on a deeper level.
Erik Elsea is canoeing the entire length of the Mississippi River this summer to raise awareness and funds for ShelterBox, a disaster response organization and longtime humanitarian partner of LuminAID. Elsea is lighting his way with the help of several LuminAID solar lanterns and phone chargers.
Hurricane Florencehas devastated the North Carolina coastline, leaving families without power and causing flood waters to drastically rise. The need for solar phone chargers and lanterns is substantial, and we have partnered with Mercy Corps, as a featuredGive Light, Get Lightpartner, to distribute our lights to those left without power.
As the summer comes to an end and the warm days of June and July cool down to the final days of August and September, the most dangerous storms on earth begin to form: hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, but typically peaks at this time towards the end of summer.
The Atlantic hurricane season lasts through the end of November. Hurricanes can be devastating, with high winds, heavy rain, potential flooding inland and on the coast, and storm surges. If you live in an area affected by hurricanes, it’s important to have a plan in place should one strike.