THANKSGIVING PLACE CARD PDFS

Thanksgiving Place Cards by Atiliay.com

Add a personalized touch to each person’s place at the table this Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving! All you have to do is print, cut, and fill in each diner’s name. There are two designs to choose from. I hope you like them and they help add something special to your holiday meal!

Click on the links below to download the PDF.

Thankful For Place Card
Thankful For Wreath Place Card

Happy Thanksgiving!

PS: How is your “I am Thankful For…” list coming along? If you haven’t downloaded it yet, you can do so by heading to the PDF Library and looking under the “Self Reflection” section–the link is below.

Wreath Place Cards by Atiliay.com


PRINTING TIPS:

* I recommend printing on white cardstock.
* If your PDF is getting cut off, make sure to change your printer settings to “fit to page”.

You can find all previous PDFs in Atiliay’s PDF Library.

This is a gentle reminder that this PDF is designed for PERSONAL USE ONLY.
Please ask for permission first if you would like to share this. Contact Olivia at hello@atiliay.com.
Thank you for your cooperation!

CONSCIOUS CORNER AT SHARE & DO GOOD LONG BEACH

July Conscious Corner at Share and Do Good Long Beach

Atiliay is thrilled to be part of the second Conscious Corner, a social good block party in conjunction with the ever popular Bixby Knolls’ First Friday! Share and Do Good has gathered together a group of amazing do good businesses and organizations for this pop up–each making the world a better place through the work they’re doing around the world.

Come celebrate the week of “American Beauty” with:

5000PIES – The most delicious pizza company that transforms the lives of young adults in West Long Beach through culinary employment and life skills coaching.

ALLKIIND – Ethically made lifestyle products that challenge, celebrate, and give back.

ATILIAY – Hand lettering + giving back. Specializing in greeting cards for all occasions.

THECHARITYWRAP – Fashion and accessories that support organizations empower those who have been battered, abused, and neglected.

CHUUZYCONSUMER – an online platform that helps socially conscious consumers find places to shop.

DUDEBENICELA – an apparel brand connecting people through style and stories.

FORBETTERNOTWORSE – OUR SHIRTS COME WITH BAGGAGE. Every shirt sold = A bag of groceries to a child in need in the US.

IMPERFECTPRODUCE – Imperfect’s mission is to find a home for these “ugly” fruits and veggies, starting with our producedelivery subscription in Los Angeles and the Bay.

LIBERTYINNORTHKOREA – A non-profit organization that provides rescue and resettlement support to North Korean refugees – 100% of the proceeds support our work.

LOVEINTHEMIRROR – provides disadvantaged youth and their families with basic necessities such as food, clothing and learning materials.

PURPOSEJEWELRY – beautifully crafted by people escaping trafficking. By Purchasing with Purpose® you are providing freedom, dignity and hope for these amazing artisans.

semillitas_preschool- Partnering with @loveinthemirror & @oceanmaximus to raise awareness on ocean pollution and its harmful effects to our marine life.

SOLIDCITYCOFFEE – sells specialty coffee, roasted on demand. Solid City supports survivors of sex trafficking and youth from at risk environments.

SSEKODESIGNS – An ethical fashion brand based in East Africa with a mission to empower and educate women. Wear Sseko, send a girl to college.

YOUMECLOTHING – One of a kind clothing for the community. Rags into Resources!

To make this night even more awesome we will be having an epic drawing with incredible goods from some of the brands joining in along with a $75 gift card to the Share and Do Good Long Beach shop! To enter the drawing, you just need to stop by that evening to receive one entry ticket in the store and you can receive additional entries by shopping at participating booths. Hope you can make the world a better place with us!

HELLO FROM SOUTH AFRICA // FEBRUARY 2017

Hello from The Ebongalethu Educare Center!

In the latest update I received from Byron, I learned that there’s been some happy news for our friends in South Africa–the government has given Gladys land for the Educare Center!

Since Gladys first opened The EEC, she had been running it out of her very own home–she saw a need for a safe and nurturing environment for local children to stay while their parents go to neighboring cities to work and decided to fulfill that need. You can see from previous updates and photos that her entire house became the center: one room was filled with cribs and mats for naps, there was another room with tables and chairs for classes, special events took place in the living room, the kitchen was where they had their meals, and the outside of her home was painted with colorful and fun flowers, the alphabet, and numbers. Opening her home and her heart is such a tremendous act of generosity, compassion, and kindness by Gladys. For someone who does so much for others, it’s nice to hear that she is able to have her home back and space to herself again.

The new land was not too far and they have already built a new center on it–here are some photos!

The Ebongalethu Educare Center in South Africa / Feb 2017 Update

The Ebongalethu Educare Center in South Africa / Feb 2017 Update

Both the original and new center are located within Motherwell, a town located in the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Motherwell is a part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. Here are some Google Earth shots so you can see where Motherwell is and where the old and new locations are for The EEC:

Motherwell, South Africa Map

Motherwell, South Africa Map

I hope you enjoyed learning more about The EEC and what has been going on over there! I also wanted to say a big thank you to all the customers and retailers who provided The EEC with meals through Atiliay’s Valentine’s Day Cards For A Cause! It is because of you that supporting Ebongalethu is possible.

I’m looking forward to sharing another update with you very soon!

How the donations work: Every other month Atiliay makes a credit card donation to Food4Africa.org that benefits The EEC. The donation covers 2 months worth of food for the center which amounts to 1 meal per day for up to 60 children–that’s 2,000 meals per month and 24,000 meals per year. 100% of all credit card donations goes directly to the program to purchase specially formulated packages of nutritious oatmeal. Byron from partnering organization, Miracle Meals Trust, delivers the packets to The EEC and checks in on how Gladys and the children are doing. Byron is also the one who sends me photos and keeps me up to date on what’s been happening there!

Learn more about The Ebongalethu Educare Center.

LOVE PRINTS BENEFITING ACLU

Love PDFs by Atiliay.comThese Love PDFs are now available with 100% of profits supporting ACLU, American Civil Liberties Union, and the very important work they do! I was planning on releasing this collection when all the pieces were complete but really felt the call to act now.

We are all human beings and I strongly believe we need to act from a place of compassion and understanding and not from a place of fear, greed, prejudice, or hate.

These designs were inspired by love and the belief that everyone should be free to love who they love.

SHOP AND SUPPORT BY CLICKING HERE.

Each design is available for $5 as a downloadable PDF and all profits will be donated to ACLU to support their work in LGBT rights, immigrants’ rights, women’s rights, human rights, and more. Once you purchase the item, you will automatically be emailed a link for the PDF which you can print and use immediately. They are formatted to fit on a regular piece of paper so you can easily print from your home or office.

In the next few weeks I hope to release more designs for this collection.
Thank you for your support!

Here is a list of other artists and makers who are supporting ACLU and other important organizations with their talents (if you know of anyone I should add to this list, please comment here or email me at hello(at)atiliay.com):

Angie of Five 15 // All orders today (1/29/17) support ACLU

Genevieve Santos // Illustrated “Love Always Wins” Downloadable Poster // All proceeds to be donated to Planned Parenthood

Jenna of The Paper Wilderness // Ilustrated “We Grab Back” Postcards // All profits to be donated to ACLU & NRDC

Jennifer of Sophie & Lili // Illustrated “Roar” Mug // A portion of profits to be donated to ACLU

Katty Huertas // Custom Portrait // Donate $50+ to ACLU and Katty will draw you, someone you know, or even your pet

Swell Paper Press // Limited Edition Ombre Love is Love is Love Card // $1 to be donated to The Point Foundation and support LGBTQ students

 

 

UPLIFT CHARITY / SUPPLY DRIVE FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES IN ORANGE COUNTY

I’ve been seeing a lot of posts expressing disappointment, frustration, sadness, and anger today. If you’ve been feeling that way–or even if you’re not, I hope you will join me and turn it into/participate in an act of kindness. I recently learned about a wonderful organization called Uplift Charity through my wonderful friend Saira. They are based in Anaheim, CA and assist an average of 85 refugee families every month–most of which arrive from Syria and Iraq. Uplift Charity is collecting essential household supplies for these families and I hope you will join me in donating much needed items listed on the flier below. 
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I am collecting items for this supply drive throughout the next few weeks. Please take a look at the list and see if there is something you can provide–just one toothbrush or one pack of diapers can help! If you are in the Orange County area, you are more than welcome to drop off items at my house or I can come pick it up as well. If you are in the South Bay area or further, I am thinking of scheduling a day to do a pick up. At the end of the month I will take donations to UC’s drop off spot. From there, they will distribute the items to the families they are assisting. Please share with your family and friends–the more supplies we can get the better!
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I know many of us, myself included, were outraged and upset by all the hate speech and acts of racism and intolerance that have been happening lately. What better way to protest against that than by welcoming and supporting those who need our help? Many of us have read about the events happening in Syria and wanted to help–here is an opportunity to do that! I also know many of us can relate to being an immigrant or a refugee or have family members/friends who are. I’d like to think that if we found ourselves in that situation, there would be kind and generous people who would want to help us.
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We might not be able to change the way others may think or act–but we can choose to do something positive to show tolerance and support for our fellow human beings regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation. Thank you so much in advance!
Uplift Charity - Supplies For Syrian Refugees
Uplift Charity - Supplies For Syrian Refugees