Non-Profit Educational Resources
SAFER CHEMICALS, HEALTHY FAMILIES
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families is a national effort to protect families from toxic chemicals, comprised of more than 11 million individuals and includes parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive health advocates, environmentalists and businesses from across the nation, united by a common concern about toxic chemicals in homes, places of work, and products we use every day.
They fight for reform of our outdated toxic chemical laws, work with retailers to phase out hazardous chemicals from the marketplace and educate the public about ways to protect one’s family from toxic chemicals. Use this resource to help you make better choices about safer living for you and your family members.
WOMEN’S VOICES FOR THE EARTH
Women’s Voices for the Earth amplifies women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities and envisions a world where women lead creating a healthy environment without toxic chemicals in our workplaces, homes, and communities. Their core values consist of justice, fairness, equity, alliance-building, and engagement.
As a member of the WVE No Secrets Coalition, we recommend their No Secrets: Safer Products for recommended feminine care and cleaning products, their non-toxic Shopping Guide and other tips to avoid toxic chemicals (including DIY recipes).
Also, if you feel the need to fight to push Congress to protect us from toxic chemicals, become a WVE Actionista and learn how to take action today.
EWG (ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP)
The Environmental Working Group is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. Their mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, they drive consumer choice and civic action.
We highly recommend EWG’s consumer guides for ratings on food/seafood/produce, cosmetics, and cleaners, and information on safer sunscreen, water filter, and even cell phone use! They rate products based health concerns of ingredients including overall hazard, cancer, developmental & reproductive toxicity, allergies & immunotoxicity, and use restrictions. Molly’s Suds Laundry Powder is rated A by EWG!
All Molly’s Suds detergents are Certified Vegan indicating that the products do not contain animal products or byproducts and they have not been tested on animals. Click to learn more about Certified Vegan Standards.
The Leaping Bunny cruelty-free certification has been awarded to all of the Molly’s Suds detergents by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a collective of eight animal-rights protection groups. Click to learn more about The Leaping Bunny Standards.
The Laundry Project is an initiative of Current Initiatives, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in Florida that started with young adults committed to educating others on current social initiatives and mobilizing them to bring about change.
The Laundry Project assists low-income families with meeting a basic need – washing clothes and linens, by turning laundromats into community centers of hope. Laundry fees are paid for while volunteers assist with laundry services, entertain children, and create a caring space at the laundromat
Molly’s Suds sponsors wash days in the St. Petersburg area.
MacDonald Training Center
MacDonald Training Center is a private- 501(c)( 3) non profit, established in 1953 by J. Clifford MacDonald, as one of the first pre-schools in our nation for children with disabilities. Mr. MacDonald received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964 for his vision of full inclusion and endless possibilities for all people with disabilities. MTC has transformed lives through innovations in employment services, residential supports and vocational skills training for more than 6 decades.
Molly’s Suds engages employees from the training program to package our Wool Dryer Balls.