Macys Heart of Haiti Bracelet

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Macys Heart of Haiti Bracelet

Heart of Haiti

Something amazing is going on at Macy’s. Lives are  being changed while we are out shopping. It’s all happening because of Heart of Haiti.  Launched by artist and social entrepreneur, Willa Shalit, along with The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund and Macy’s, the Heart of Haiti initiative provides opportunities for people in Haiti to feed their families and send their children to school. Macy's Heart of Haiti So why does this matter? Because Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Still, there are many people living there that want to improve their lives through employment. 750 Haitian artists have been employed through The Heart of Haiti collection. The financial benefits reach about 5,000 people! Heart of Haiti is a way to make a difference while out shopping at Macy’s. Macy's Heart of Haiti Jewelry Horn Stretch Bracelet

Horn Stretch Bracelet

That gorgeous bracelet in the photo is just one piece in the collection of over 40 items. The collection includes pieces made from recycled and sustainable items. Some of the items used include old cement bags, cardboard, and oil drums. I never imagined that a such a gorgeous bracelet could come from cow horns.

The horns that are used for this bracelet only come from animals used for consumption.

The Horn Stretch Bracelet is black and white, making it a very neutral option when it comes to jewelry. I don’t wear much jewelry besides my wedding ring but I really liked this bracelet. The chunky design was extremely appealing to me visually.

I also love the stretch feature! It means I don’t have to spend time battling any clasps or closures. Of course, it means W can snap the bracelet on my arm. But I put a stop to that fairly quickly! I also wash my hands many times a day while at work. It’s great that the bracelet can be slipped right off when I’m at the sink with my students!

As you know, I’m a t-shirt and jeans girl. This bracelet is a great way to dress up a nice black t-shirt and jeans. Add some cute shoes and I’m ready for date night with J!

Support Macy’s Heart of Haiti

Heart of Haiti products are available at 25 Macy’s  across the U.S. and on Macy’ To stay updated on all of the great things going on with the Heart of Haiti initiative, follow on Facebook or Twitter @HeartofHaiti!

Do you enjoy shopping to make a difference?

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  1. The bracelet is absolutely gorgeous! And the mission is equally beautiful! :)
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  2. I love these bracelets. What a great cause. I love that women are being empowered to care for their families.
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  3. I love the mission behind the bracelet! Their organization is wonderful so thank-you so much for sharing!
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  4. Thanks for sharing!! Love the bracelet on you, and your site is soooo cute. I work with Heart of Haiti and we really love seeing such great feedback about the products and the cause. Thanks so much!

  5. This is such a great cause that I would love to support. I’m going to go check out the Heart of Haiti line! Thanks for sharing!
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  6. Katherine G says:

    That bracelet is so pretty!!
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  7. I absolutely love this bracelet! So gorgeous AND a great cause.

  8. Thanks for supporting Heart of Haiti! Love your site. Zesty and clean.

  9. Trasina McGahey says:

    What a great thing to do! I usually try to buy “green” whenever possible. Something like this is def worth a purchase too!

  10. Carrie Phelps says:

    I’m not sure I make that much of a difference outside buying organic and natural products. This is gorgeous.

  11. Jill A. Collins says:

    I try to make a difference by buying from small businesses, local merchants and fair trade products when possible.

  12. I shop to make a difference by mostly shopping at thrift stores. Recycles and helps local charities.

  13. i try to make a difference by buying from organizations who give back & make a difference!

  14. courtney b says:

    what a great cause! the bracelet is gorgeous!

  15. pretty bracelet. When I shop I bring reusable bags

  16. I make a difference by shopping used–garage sales and thrift stores.

  17. I make a difference by shopping at fripperies and by buying free trade and organic things.

  18. I love shopping when I know I’m helping out the environment or other people across the world as well as getting a great product!

  19. Wendy Kroy says:

    I live in a town with an art school so I like to buy items from the school’s store to support student design.

  20. Melinda Dartmann says:

    Great women! Great products! Great savings! Great Fashion! Great cause! need I say more? I always try to help in all the ways I can when shopping, whether it is for me or my home or my family!

  21. hedgehogi says:

    I try to buy fair trade items when I can. I love to buy locally as well. I recycle any bags I get from the store.

  22. What a great idea I would buy products like this if I knew they where directly helping people and not some corporation.
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  23. When I shop I like to know that the clothing is made fair trade, organic, and/or in the US. I think it’s important to know what you’re supporting
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  24. Maggie N King says:

    I always buy things that give money to charities such as breast cancer research or give at the register for things like that

  25. I try to make a difference by buying eco-friendly products from companies that give back.

  26. I try to buy organic, fair trade, green products. It’s my way of ‘giving back’. If I can purchase from a company that donates a percentage of profit to good causes, then its just an added bonus!
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  27. Jenny Sims says:

    What a great bracelet! Would love to make a difference while shopping by picking up these or something similar for my sisters this Christmas.

  28. I always buy from USA made companies first to support our economy

  29. krista grandstaff says:

    I love the bracelet…but I love the cause more. I have a bracelet from Heart of Haiti that I wear often, and every time I receive numerous comments and compliments on it.. and every time, I tell people what is behind the bracelet…maybe I’m enlightening a few…who knows…

  30. The main way I make a difference when I shop is to buy second hand. Most of the thrift stores support charities and it also helps the environment by re-using resources.

  31. willis flanagan says:

    I try to buy made in America so we can have more jobs here.

  32. I love buying stuff that gives some or all of the proceeds to a charity or organization. It makes me feel like I’m not wasting my money on something frivilous.
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  33. I love shopping to make a difference! Great partnership Hearts of Haiti and Macy’s :)

  34. I think it’s great that Macy’s has this program. I try to give back while shopping by purchasing online through various charities shops.
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  35. Richard Hicks says:

    Nice bracelet for sure. I make a difference by purchasing as much as possible from recycled material and from shops like etsy

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  36. Mary Dailey says:

    I love that these women are able to make a good living to provide for their families and build their self-esteem.

  37. Not honestly sure I make a difference when I shop. I tend to gravitate towards the cheapest possible products, which usually means they were not made as ethically as possible.
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  38. I look for companies to shop from that work with charities!
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  39. Jennifer Johansen says:

    I prefer to buy from garage sales and estate sales. I’m saving money by not paying full price, saving used items from going to the landfill, and putting cash directly back into my local economy.

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