BRAS for Belize!

$420 of $500 goal

Raised by 18 people in 58 months
Got Bras?? Women in Belize need good quality bras! Donate cash (here!), gift cards, or new/gently-used bras to BRASforBelize so we can help very deserving women in Belize in a very personal way!

I am an archaeologist and have been working in the country of Belize every summer for the past seven years. I work at an important ancient Maya city called Xunantunich. Just across the Mopan River from Xunantunich is the village of San Jose Succotz, or just Succotz for short. Not far down the road is Benque Viejo del Carmen (Benque for short) and the larger town of San Ignacio. Over my summers in Belize, I have become very close with so many amazing Belizean women from these places! My friend Sylvia Batty (a strong Belizean women and up-and-coming Belizean archaeologist) and I want to give back to Belizean women in very personal ways. There is a huge need for adequate women's undergarments in Belize. Donations to BRAsforBelize will impact women's daily lives! Donated funds and gift cards will be used to purchase good quality bras in the US (we are bargain hunters!). Donated bras and those we purchase will be distributed to women living throughout the country of Belize and particularly in rural areas. I will travel to Belize in May to conduct archaeological research and I'll pack every last bra I can into my luggage and any extra bags I can afford!

If you wish to donate bras or gift cards, use the "contact" button at the bottom of the page or go to BRAsforBelize Website to receive information on the shipping address, etc. We really appreciate your support!



Our efforts are inspired by the life of Ms. Vicky Uck, a dear friend to the founders of BRAsforBelize. We celebrate Vicky's life and all the goodness she spread through our mission to support the great women of Belize. We hope to expand our efforts to other areas affecting women in Belize as a legacy for Vicky and how much she meant to us.

THANK YOU for your support! From Leah and Sylvia!
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Bra Education Day in Succotz, Belize!!! We had a great time, distributed 185 bras, and talked breast health all day! 75 bras are headed to Georgeville, Belize to be distributed to women living in rural villages by a local nurse specializing in pregnancy care. Thank you so much to all the donors, supporters, and volunteers!
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We're up to almost 160 bras and I've got another discount hunting campaign to come! Hoping to reach 200 bras before heading to Belize! Thank you so much to all donors and supporters!
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117 BRAS DONATED!! Thank you so much to all of you who have donated gently-used bras and to those who have donated cash for buying new ones! We're also working on brochures about bra fit and breast cancer awareness!
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Look at all the bra donations we have received already! Thank you so much! We will be adding so many more once we start purchasing new bras with cash donations!
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$420 of $500 goal

Raised by 18 people in 58 months
Created February 14, 2014
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SW
$10
Scott Walker
55 months ago

Very uplifting Leah.

$20
Anonymous
55 months ago
AP
$20
Acela Paliotta
55 months ago

I am inspired by your work. I thank you in the name of all poor women.

$20
Rebecca Brooks
57 months ago

What a wonderful cause! I'm happy to help!

$100
Kimberly Windle
57 months ago

Hebrews 13:16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

JW
$20
Jacqueline Windle
57 months ago

You're awesome, Leah! Hope you reach your goal!

$10
Anonymous
57 months ago
BC
$20
Bernadette Cap
57 months ago

Congrats to Leah and Sylvia for getting this started and good luck!

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