Archive for the ‘Community and Values’ Category

Our Seva Charity…Urban Zen

Posted By: Jodi on March 18, 2015 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

ZENTS is thrilled to support The Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) Program. Imagine a healthcare system where the patient is treated, not just the disease. Imagine a system where Eastern healing techniques, yoga therapy, essential oil therapy, nutrition and contemplative care are used in combination with Western medicine in a holistic approach to patient care. […]

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Project C.U.R.E., ZENTS Seva Charity

Posted By: Jodi on October 6, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

ZENTS is thrilled to present Project C.U.R.E.  Project C.U.R.E. is the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. Project C.U.R.E. reaches the medically under served in more than 130 countries around the world. With the help of many that have the same passion and commitment to helping those […]

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Announcing our Seva Charity…Playing for Change

Posted By: Jodi on June 30, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

ZENTS is thrilled to present the Playing for Change Foundation as our summer SEVA charity recipient. The Playing For Change Foundation is dedicated to creating positive social change through music education. They are driven by the belief that peace and change are possible through the universal language of music. By providing children a safe place […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

Posted By: Jodi on June 13, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured Article

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. (from Wikipedia) We wanted to recognize the wonderful and witty things dads have said over and over. We asked the ZENTS team to share their most memorable quotes. “Do your homework!’ –Lori’s Dad “You can do […]

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David Lynch Foundation, Supporting Veterans

Posted By: Jodi on May 26, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

As we celebrate Memorial Day, we’d like to take a moment to recognize the David Lynch Foundation and their work with Veterans in overcoming the nightmare of Post-Traumatic Stress. Over 500,000 U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001 suffer from PTS. Thousands of veterans have learned meditation, and research has shown that the technique not […]

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Happy Earth Day!

Posted By: Jodi on April 22, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

  MADE WITH LOVE Our hand-harvested organic shea butter comes from a women’s co-op using fair trade principles. We choose to power our facilities with 100% wind energy, print our recyclable boxes with soy inks, and buy from local vendors to minimize our carbon footprint.  Your concreta stone can be repurposed to hold jewelry, tea […]

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Seva Charity Spotlight… iDE

Posted By: Jodi on April 9, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

We are so moved by the amazing work of our featured spring SEVA charity recipient, iDE. iDE brings clean water to people in need… to farmers, schools, children, and families in poor rural areas around the globe. The organization transforms communities, one drop at a time, helping farmers produce more food for their families and […]

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Announcing our Seva Charity for Jan-March 2014…The Animal Welfare Institute

Posted By: Jodi on January 2, 2014 | Community and ValuesFeatured ArticleSeva

We are particularly fond of our (ever-growing) furry, four-legged extended family here at ZENTS, and we’re so pleased to announce our Seva charity partner for January through March, 2014, the Animal Welfare Institute. AWI’s comprehensive programs do good work to protect and improve the lives of animals at home, on the farm, in commerce, and […]

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Holiday Kindnesses… 6 Ways to Make Someone’s Day

Posted By: Jodi on December 18, 2013 | Community and ValuesFeatured Article

The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey. — Sarah Fielding, Novelist One of the best and most beautiful things about the holiday season is the kindness all around. It’s so powerful you can almost feel its sparkle, like the twinkling lights adorning cheery doorsteps and shop windows.  […]

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“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot” ~Hausa Proverb

Posted By: Jodi on November 27, 2013 | Community and ValuesFeatured Article

In celebration of one of our very favorite holidays – Thanksgiving – we wanted to pay homage to the spirit of friendship, sharing, and gratitude upon which the holiday was founded.  Gratitude is defined in simply as “the state of being grateful.” Despite its deceptively straightforward definition, the act of feeling and acting with gratitude […]

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