ALEX AND ANI | CHARITY BY DESIGN® Launch Exclusive Collection designed by David Lynch
The Meditating Eye Collection will support the David Lynch Foundation’s work to provide life-changing meditation to all people including at-risk populations.
(New York, NY) November 20, 2017 – ALEX AND ANI, CHARITY BY DESIGN launched a new Meditating Eye Collection today featuring an original design by famed filmmaker, artist, humanitarian, and philanthropist, David Lynch. The design, available in necklace, bangle, and cuff styles in both silver and gold finishes, features a double-sided epoxy charm with an open eye on one side and a closed eye on the other.
ALEX AND ANI will donate 20% of the purchase price from each Meditating Eye product sold, with a minimum donation of $25,000, to the David Lynch Foundation, which addresses the epidemic of trauma and toxic stress among at-riskpopulations, including veterans, urban youth, and women who are victims of domestic violence, through the evidence-based, health-promoting Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique.
The Meditating Eye Collection pieces range from $42 to $88 and are available at any ALEX AND ANI retail location as well as on their website, www.alexandani.com. Additionally, they will be sold by several retail partners including Bloomingdales, Zappos, and Dillard’s.
Carolyn Rafaelian, ALEX AND ANI Founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer said, “When like-minded people get together, magic and momentum occur. David Lynch Foundation is an extraordinary organization from its core. Educating the world that power within comes from a still mind. A simple sentence with life-changing results. I commend the work they do, support it, and feel honored to be part of such a soulful Foundation.”
David Lynch said, “It’s so beautiful that ALEX AND ANI values charitable giving. With their help, the David Lynch Foundation is stronger, as we work to reduce the effects of trauma and toxic stress for all people, especially at-risk populations. The Meditating Eye Collection was created as a symbol, encouraging every human being to access that ocean of pure consciousness within.”
ABOUT THE DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION
The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2005, that addresses the epidemic of trauma and toxic stress among at-risk populations through the implementation of the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique. DLF has served more than 500,000 children and adults worldwide, with a focus on underserved middle school and high school students, veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and their families, and women and children survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. DLF also works with those in recovery, the homeless, prison populations, people living with HIV/AIDS, and others.
ABOUT ALEX AND ANI
ALEX AND ANI creates meaningful, eco-conscious jewelry and accessories to positively empower and connect humanity. Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer designs each piece herself. Rafaelian believes that every individual has their own positive energy to share with the world. By incorporating powerful symbolism and personal meaning into each product, ALEX AND ANI provides a vehicle for consumers to express their individuality. The company is passionate about the well-being of our planet, our communities, and our individual paths. ALEX AND ANI uses recycled materials with eco-conscious processes. Its CHARITY BY DESIGN division has strengthened non-profit organizations through innovative partnerships and collaborative experiences, resulting in donations of more than $40 million. An Inc. 500 Company, ALEX AND ANI has retail stores as well as retail partners worldwide. ALEX AND ANI products are proudly designed and crafted in America and made with love. The company’s World Headquarters is located in Cranston, Rhode Island. Visit alexandani.com for more information.