Vendors who Donate to Endometriosis Research, Etc.!
Ask Me About My Endo : a seamstress who creates wonderful “Ruby the Endo Roo” (an adorable kangaroo plushy that has Endometriosis [look inside her pouch]) and is a calm, soothing, and fun way to spread Endometriosis Awareness. She also creates cold/hot packs, pillows, and other post-surgery comfort items. A proceed of each sale goes toward excision surgery fundraisers for various women in need.
Bravelets : a small jewelry company that sells bracelets in support of many difference causes. Endometriosis is just one of the. The donate $10 of every purchase to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. They also have several different causes and foundations they donate to, if any of them appeal to you.
Ebay Giving Works : allows you to list or purchase items on Ebay for sale, and a portion of the sale goes directly to the Endometriosis Foundation of America (or any charity of your choosing).
EndoStore: Over a decade in the making, this online shop offers some fun and great Endometriosis-themed products and 10% of every purchase goes towards sending a free item to a girl under 25 – letting her know that she’s not alone in this fight!
Fanciful Wish: a jeweler on Etsy creating beautiful handstamped braclets! I’ve linked to her EndoWarrior bracelet, to which 50% of the proceeds go directly to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. But visit her entire store and browse. Beautiful work!
GiGiMarie Stationary: GiGi also suffers from Endometriosis and in 1997 painted a beautiful painting, “Sinta.” She is offering these prints on a custom 160-page journal for $40 in her Etsy store. 15% of the sale will be donated to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. Each person who buys her journal will also receive a Bloomin’ Uterus button in the mail from me. Thank you, GiGi, for your selfless giving.
Goodsearch : a search engine that donates 1 penny to the charity of your choosing for each online search you do. I chose the Endometriosis Foundation of America.
Goodshop : a search engine that works with online stores to donate a percentage of your purchase price to the charity of your choosing. I chose the Endometriosis Foundation of America.
Splendometria Jewelry Co.: a jeweler on Etsy creating beautiful pieces with natural stones. 10% of the proceeds go to Canadian charities that deal with Endometriosis and other women’s health issues. A new charity is featured each month. Fun! And beautiful!
Non-Profits / Charities / Research Facilities
Center for Endometriosis Care: “Founded in 1991, our Center of Excellence was among the first in the world to offer a dedicated focus on the excisional treatment of the disease. Our world-class excision surgeons have been successfully helping individuals of all ages from every corner of the globe to regain their quality of life for nearly two and a half decades, and we consider it a true honor to help as many individuals as we can.”
Endometriosis Association: ” the Association aims to establish funds to enable more research into the causes of endometriosis. As part of its research program, the Association has funded and assisted a number of researchers in various parts of the world. It also maintains a large data research registry and continues work on the relationship between dioxin and endometriosis, a relationship the Association discovered.”
Endometriosis Foundation of America: “The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research…”
Endometriosis.Org: “[t]he global platform which links all state holders in endometriosis…International collaboration and exchange of experience enables us to deliver up to date, evidence based, information and news about endometriosis, providing knowledge to empower women to make informed decisions about their treatment options.”
Endometriosis UK: “We’re here to provide vital support services, reliable information and a community for those affected by endometriosis. We’re a very small organisation, striving for big results.”
The Feinstein Institute‘s ROSE (Research Outsmarts Endometriosis) Study: “A team of committed Feinstein Institute researchers and professionals are conducting the Research Out-Smarts Endometriosis (ROSE) study. The goal of the ROSE study is to investigate the causes of endometriosis and bring improved diagnostics and treatments for women with endometriosis.”
World Endometriosis Research Association: “The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) is the global charity which fosters research into endometriosis to improve knowledge and treatment(s), and which unites researchers in worldwide collaboration.”
Pelvic Pain Solutions – a small company offering great heating pads and seating pillows for pelvic pain.
Vuvatech – magnetic dilators that may help with vulva pain or penetration pain.