Maine mother, daughter create bracelets to raise money for organizations

A Maine mother and daughter are creating bracelets to help raise money for area organizations.“I was really compelled to do something to give back, and this just kind of lined up really well for my mom and I to put our creative energy together,” Sarah Whiton said.Whiton and her mother, Heather Sawin, founded the nonprofit Well Spoken Bracelets.Each bracelet they make comes with a constructive quote.“In this case, the quote is from ‘Gone With The Wind.’ It happens to be one of Sarah’s all-time favorite books. ‘After all, tomorrow is another day’” Sawin said.“We both go through a lot of quotes to choose the right one that speaks to us, and we want to make sure that every quote is a real positive message,” Whiton said.Sawin and Whiton have pledged to donate 100% of their profits to worthy causes.Their first batch of bracelets in September raised money for the Lovell town library. The next batch are earmarked to benefit the Good Shepherd Food Bank.”We know we want them to be local to our communities, and we want them to be Maine organizations that could use a little support,” Sawin said.Both avid crafters, they said the decision to make fashionable bracelets was natural.”I like the creative process, thinking about which quotes are going to go with which color pallets, or which buttons inspire us,” Whiton said.They sell most of their bracelets through social media.”I think there’s no shortage of worthwhile causes that could use some support and some attention drawn to them, and we certainly won’t run out of quotes to use of inspirations for our bracelets,” Sawin said.

A Maine mother and daughter are creating bracelets to help raise money for area organizations.

“I was really compelled to do something to give back, and this just kind of lined up really well for my mom and I to put our creative energy together,” Sarah Whiton said.

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Whiton and her mother, Heather Sawin, founded the nonprofit Well Spoken Bracelets.

Each bracelet they make comes with a constructive quote.

“In this case, the quote is from ‘Gone With The Wind.’ It happens to be one of Sarah’s all-time favorite books. ‘After all, tomorrow is another day’” Sawin said.

“We both go through a lot of quotes to choose the right one that speaks to us, and we want to make sure that every quote is a real positive message,” Whiton said.

Sawin and Whiton have pledged to donate 100% of their profits to worthy causes.

Their first batch of bracelets in September raised money for the Lovell town library. The next batch are earmarked to benefit the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

“We know we want them to be local to our communities, and we want them to be Maine organizations that could use a little support,” Sawin said.

Both avid crafters, they said the decision to make fashionable bracelets was natural.

“I like the creative process, thinking about which quotes are going to go with which color pallets, or which buttons inspire us,” Whiton said.

They sell most of their bracelets through social media.

“I think there’s no shortage of worthwhile causes that could use some support and some attention drawn to them, and we certainly won’t run out of quotes to use of inspirations for our bracelets,” Sawin said.