A beeswax sunflowers update!

1 Apr

Just a quick post today to update you all on Amy Stringer’s efforts to raise money for Ukraine by creating and selling hand-made beeswax ornament at her Village of Webster shop, The North Bee.

Sunflowers, or sunyashniki, are the national flower of Ukraine. Amy has created three different designs, each being sold for $10 apiece. Funds raised will be donated to ROC Maidan, who will distribute them to where they’re needed to help refugees and soldiers and offer humanitarian aid.

A second local TV news station has taken notice of Amy’s efforts. WROC-TV Channel 8 stopped by the shop yesterday morning and posted this story later in the day.

Amy originally scheduled the sale to just run through March, but the community has been so supportive (she’s already raised $3,000), she’s decided to continue it. Beginning today, a portion of the proceeds from each ornament sold will be donated to ROC Maidan.

Click here to read the original blog I wrote about Amy’s incredible gift to Ukraine, and to see how Spectrum News covered the story.

The North Bee is located at 27 North Ave. in the Village of Webster.

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One Response to “A beeswax sunflowers update!”

  1. Kathy Taddeo April 1, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

    Amazing what can be accomplished by a generous person and an aware community to support her!

    Sent from my iPhone


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