Spas and Suppliers Give Back in August

La Residencia Spa in Newton Upper Falls, MA, launched a Touching the Healing Heart Fund. Working in partnership with Boston-area hospice, nonprofit organizations, senior living facilities and religious institutions, the fund provides complimentary holistic spa treatments for area residents who have lost a parent, child, partner or sibling. The fund is supported entirely by cash donations, as well as donations of unwanted consumer electronics through Causes International, a green cause marketing company that provides an easy means for people to upcycle their small-to-medium-sized consumer electronics and keep them out of landfills. These electronics can be donated online to support the fund. 617-244-2280

Employees of American International Industries, along with their friends and family members, participated in the EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women in Los Angeles in May. Under the team name “Ardell Lashes Out for a Cure,” the group competed in the 5k event, with the goal of increasing awareness, educating, and assisting in funding research efforts and treatment services for women battling cancer. 800-621-9585

Tru Blooms Chicago from Tru Fragrance is a community initiative with the city of Chicago to transform the city’s public and neighborhood green spaces into growing spaces for flowers whose distinctive notes will be captured in a limited edition perfume. The program is a joint effort between the company and the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Botanic Garden, Growing Power, Growing Home and NeighborSpace. The project will culminate in the creation of Tru Blooms Chicago First Harvest Limited Edition Eau de Parfum, fulfilling a mission of sustainability, urban beautification and jobs creation. 800-443-3000

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