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BENEFITING: Karuna Prison Yoga

Angela Still

THE STORY:

Help us bring relief from suffering to inmates in S.C.  through yoga and meditation. For the cost of one yoga class, you can help bring yoga and mindfulness to male and female inmates in South Carolina prisons. We are a team of teachers committed to offering yoga for trauma and rehabilitation to those who need it most so that they can be more productive citizens, friends, parents, family members, and workers, even those inmates serving life sentences. Most prisoners suffer from complex trauma and addictions. Some have been sexually, emotionally, and physically abused, suffered from abandonment or violence and/or witnessed violence or crime. Many have followed a trajectory established by chronic incarceration of family members and their journey to prison was a learned behavior or even a self-fulfilling prophecy. Karuna Prison Yoga of South Carolina seeks to rehabilitate and facilitate the healing of inmates so that they can respond vs. react to stressful situations and return to society with a better way of dealing with stress and trauma. Physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually healthy inmates mean less taxpayer costs to medical and psychiatric care and better working conditions for prison employees. Money donated to our organization will help bring yoga classes to inmates seeking a way to better themselves and give them a sense of purpose. The money will help pay for teachers so that we can expand the classes to more prisons, their travel expenses to and from the prisons, training, mats and props and yoga teacher trainings for interested inmates so they can become peer mediators and teachers for other inmates and expand the program to those whom our outside teachers cannot reach due to restrictions. Long-term goals include bringing yoga to at-risk youth, children of inmates, and prison employees. Although our expansion has been slow, it has been steady and we are confident that more people will begin to recognize the benefits of yoga and mindfulness for inmates and the positive impact it will have, not only on the inmates themselves, but those who are directly affected by them.

$5,367

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  • Channing Anderson

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  • Rick

    $25

  • Bobbi Fletcher-Labrecque

    $100

  • Jude

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Sun and Moon Originals

    $264

  • Half Moon Yoga

    $350

  • Yogawerks Yogawear

    $800

  • Shanti Boutique

    $88

  • Brogamats

    $100

  • Jason Crandell

    $400

  • David Swenson

    $185

  • Sivana Spirit

    $50

  • Anonymous

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  • Plexus Yoga Wheels

    $25

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  • Namaste Yoga Donation Class

    $599

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  • Gaiam

    $900

  • Liforme Mats

    $140

  • K-Deere Headbands

    $500

  • Mariam and Rolf Gates Publishing

    $200

  • Three Minute Egg

    $36

  • Chaser Clothing

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $20

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54% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $50

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Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Chaser Clothing

Chaser Clothing

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Three Minute Egg

Three Minute Egg

DONATION: $36

2 years ago

Mariam and Rolf Gates Publishing

Mariam and Rolf Gates Publishing

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

K-Deere Headbands

K-Deere Headbands

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

Liforme Mats

Liforme Mats

DONATION: $140

2 years ago

Gaiam

Gaiam

DONATION: $900

2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $10

2 years ago