Pyrite & Clam Shell Mini Heishi Stretch Bracelet | Ali Forney Center
African Vinyl Bead
All that glitters isn't gold, but this glamorous Pyrite stone is just as good. Also known as “Fool’s gold” because of its shimmery golden hue. If you're lacking motivation or physical strength, this power stone can harness the earth element, the powerful energies that ground you & guide you to a place of higher wisdom.
This handcrafted designer stone bracelet with Pyrite & Clam Shell is designed to empower you with motivation & determination while helping you to realize your full potential.
The organization's namesake, Ali Forney, was a gender-nonconforming teen who fled his home at 13. He entered the foster care system where he bounced around to several homes, and was beaten & abused. Ali ended up living on the streets at the age of 15. Ali was dedicated to helping other young people & publicly advocated for the safety of homeless LGBT youth. Tragically, in December of 1997, Ali was murdered in Harlem—shot in the head & left for dead.
Committed to saving the lives of LGBTQ young people, in 2002 Carl Siciliano founded the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in memory of Ali. Since AFC's launch with just six beds in a church basement, the organization has grown to become the largest agency dedicated to LGBTQ homeless youths in the country—assisting nearly 1,400 youths per year through a 24-hour Drop-In Center which provides over 70,000 meals annually, medical & mental health services through an on-site clinic, and a scattered-site housing program.
Their mission is to provide LGBTQ young people with housing & a continuum of supportive services to help them thrive & prepare them for independent living.
AFC has been heralded for its full continuum of care approach to services for LGBTQ homeless youth. AFC's founder, Carl Siciliano, was named a White House Champion of Change by President Obama citing the wide recognition AFC's programs have received for their quality & innovation.
5% of the selling price of every bracelet will be donated to Ali Forney Center.
|X Small||5.5 - 6.0|
|Small||6.0 - 6.5|
|Medium||6.5 - 7.0|
|Large||7.0 - 7.5|
|X Large||7.5 - 8|
|XX Large||8.0 - 8.5|
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All pieces are handcrafted in NYC in 1-2 days & may vary slightly in color due to the nature of crystals. It is cleansed & recharged with sage before shipping to ensure every piece is in its purest state & ready to work with your vibe.
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