Sierra Bender, Inc. donated $50,000 in scholarship money to women in Puerto Rico allowing recipients to receive training and education in the prevention of domestic violence. Utilizing the Sierra Bender Method for Personal & Professional Empowerment (‘SBM’) these women learned to identify and prevent domestic violence and abuse. The ‘SBM’ method helped them to improve the quality of their lives, and of their families. Women that completed the Sierra Bender Certification program were then able to bring the ‘SBM’ method to their communities.

After 30 years of bringing her message to women throughout the world, Sierra in 2013 decided to make Saint Petersburg, Florida her home and international headquarters. The reason why she chose Saint Petersburg’s Florida was for the international presence, intimate settings for family, friends and community and the strong influence of women in the community. Sierra felt it was a great platform to co-create with other women of passion, power and purpose to create change in the world. Because of Saint Petersburg’s unique environment and beauty, Sierra thought it was a great place to invite women around the globe to visit and join in her cause.

If it’s true that everything we need to know we learned in kindergarten, Sierra Bender, founder of Sierra Bender, Inc. must have been sitting in the front row the day they taught about sharing.

Sierra Bender, Inc. operates on the principle that when we give to those in need, we get back so much more. We receive the gifts of gratitude, validation, and grace. Generosity always comes full circle.

Because Sierra Bender, Inc. has the power to raise awareness on many levels by helping practitioners grow and heal in body, mind and spirit, we believe it’s the perfect way to raise both awareness and funds for charities. That’s why we’re pleased to support a wide variety of fundraising events for your non-profit organization, including workshops, classes and seminars such as the Day of Empowerment.

Let us make a difference. Find out how your organization can receive the many gifts of Sierra Bender, Inc.

For more information, please call Sierra Bender Inc. at (888) 794-3330 or email us at


Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN

“Members of our team are committed to working at learning more about your method and other healing techniques – for ourselves as well as our patients”—- Dr. Murphy, Vanderbilt Hospital Ingram Cancer Center, TN

The Ultimate Golf Experience — Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

“Wow! I hope you had a great time at the Ultimate Golf Experience this year, I sure did. We had some great golf, (except for a little rain), incredible entertainment, and a really awesome tournament. The end result is that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is richer by $350,000.00, thanks to you!

Due to new treatments, new clinical trials, and new drug partners, the 30,00 kids and young adults with this terrible disease have a shot at a life with better quality, and possibly they’ll see a cure in their lifetime. For those of us who have lost a loved one, this is such good news. No one should ever go through the pain of losing a child. Just watching and listening to Mallory Code speak about their day gave most of us insight as to what CF kids have to go through just to live another day. Imagine having to take 40 to 60 pills a day! Plus insulin for diabetes, and heaven knows what else! It’s devastating.

I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for your generous contribution of yoga classes and the Boot Camp for Goddesses® packages to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation this year. Your contribution amounted to $24,000.00. —Sheri & David Mount, CEO Warner Brothers Studio

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

“You are one of the most interesting people I have ever met and I appreciate your special gift of giving to those less fortunate. Thank you again for raising $24,000.00 with your program Boot Camp for Goddesses® to help fight cystic fibrosis.” —Laura Heatherly, Director of Marketing Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Country in the Rockies—CMT Country Music Television Event

Country music performers help fight cancer at this annual Country in the Rockies held in Crested Butte, Colorado. A benefit for the Frances Williams Preston Laboratories, a division of the T. J. Martell Foundation at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Fans and celebrities mingle together for four days of snow sports, music and country western fun. Previous celebrity guests include recording artists Brooks and Dunn, Lonestar, Scott Hamilton, Jo Dee Messina, Willy Nelson, Kathy Mattea, Robert Earl Keen, Brad Paisley, Suzy Boggus, Lari White, Hal Ketchum, Mindy McCready, John Berry, Chely Wright, Gary Morris, Trick Pony and many more.

“On behalf of the entire Country in the Rockies Board and all our participants. We want to thank you for your continued support of our program. Your program last year was one of the highlights. It definitely added to the OVERALL ENJOYMENT of our guests, staff and celebrities in so many ways. We are delighted you will be joining us again next year. Many of our guests are already working it into their schedule.” —Francis Preston, President BMI — CMT (Country Music Television)

Survivor’s Resource Inc.

Survivor’s Resources, Inc. wishes to thank you for your thoughtful consideration of the work done by our agency in giving us your time, knowledge, expertise and wisdom for our recent Women’s Day Retreat. Your donation of the Day of Empowerment helped to make the day a safe and wonderful experience for all who attended. We deeply appreciate your help and support. In recognition of valuable contributions to the Pike Country Community, PA. — Elizabeth Cotton, Director of Survivors Resources

Youth Consultation Service

“When you first contacted me at the Holley Center to discuss an empowerment and exercise program with our girls, I was very excited. Unfortunately, most of our girls, ranging from ages 5 to 12, didn’t share any enthusiasm, For the most part, they disliked the thought of exercising each week and talking about nutrition and stress reduction. Three months have pasts, and now I know that you are a miracle worker! Not only do the girls look forward to your visits each week, but also they are also seeing positive results in their bodies and are feeling an improvement in their self-esteem.

The Holley Child Care and Development Center is a 55-bed residential treatment facility in Hackensack, New Jersey for children with emotional problems. They come to us from homes or placements where they have suffered both physical and verbal abuse and/or neglect.

Your fitness program helps our children ease the pain of their difficult past and help them recover from the trauma. As a result of being involved in your comprehensive program, our girls have lost many inches of unwanted fat, appear to be more self confident, and have a different outlook on exercise, food and their self worth. Another important benefit for our children is that you are an outstanding role model, providing our girls with hope and inspiration.

In addition to the valuable contribution you have made in our girls’ lives, I wish to thank you for the contacts you made for us at Home Depot. Through your tireless effort, we have been the recipients of thousands of dollars worth of supplies to use to update our facilities.

Your contribution of time, effort, and most important, love, is appreciated by everyone at the Holley Center.” —Respectfully, Laurie Levin, Director