Just new to our shelf today and added to our pantheon of 'giving' glassybaby is the fresh and gorgeous duo named, "Sarah's Strength." The meaningful story that lies within?...We have come to know the bright light that is Sarah Mary Hughes. Sarah (9 years old) is courageously battling brain cancer. Her wisdom beyond years, her strength and her absolutely discerning eye for color have lead to this Sarah's Strength duo of first kiss and burnt sugar glassybaby. The color choice was absolutely, un-categorically driven by the wonderful spirit and eye of Sarah. Colors were lit and unlit. Colors were taken home and viewed in our store. The process was rigorous...the quest for the perfect Sarah combo was in earnest. Pink was apparently a 'shoe in.' The complimentary color was more of a complex choice. It needed to resonate with Sarah and resonate with its mate...first kiss. In a stroke of brilliance, burnt sugar was chosen. It is a stunner duo. The power beyond the beautiful color combination is this...10% from the sale of each Sarah's Strength gift set will be donated to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund. Learn more at: http://www.pbtrf.org/research.html. With each purchase of this duo comes a little bit of Sarah's magic and also the power to support very important brain tumor research. Join us in honoring Sarah's strength.
- First Sweetness...On a gorgeous day with customers in the store, one wonderful customer entered expressly to recycle. She had a large bag full of empty white glassybaby product boxes and said: 'Can you use these? They are pristine. I can't throw them out, they are too beautiful.' We love the green impetus.
- Second Sweetness...Another customer chose her perfect glassybaby and forfeited the bag that we provide. She proclaimed: "I'm bag cleansing."
- Third Sweetness...Judy, a valued customer, shopped at our Bellevue store with a gift card. Upon realizing our partnership with the Cancer Center at Overlake Hospital, she wanted us to donate the balance on her gift card to Overlake. I have a call in to our accountant. It can be done somehow. We love the spirit of giving in this...so sweet.