Outreach

$78,982

The amount Inner Fire Yoga’s community has raised to date for charity!

  • $1638
    Due to your generosity during our Yoga fundraiser class, Inner Fire Yoga matched your amazing contributions of $819 to make a total donation of $1638 to the Karl Harter Head and Neck Cancer Scholarship.

  • $2,330 (May 2014)
    Thank you to everyone who donated a silent auction item or funds for classes and to those who bought a raffle ticket or a silent auction item at this year’s Abundance Celebration. All of these efforts combined helped Inner Fire Yoga raise $2,330.09 for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services.

  • $7,246 (December 2013)
    End of year profit sharing donations given in honor of our members:
    Domestic Abuse Intervention Services $3000
    A Glimmer of Hope $1,500
    Roots of Ethiopia $1,500
    Second Harvest Food Bank of S. WI $500
    Middleton Outreach Ministries $500
    Lussier Community Education Fund $150
    Trees for the Future $96

  • $119 (December 2013)

    $119 was donated to the International Medical Corps for Typhoon relief in the Philippines.

  • $556 (Septmeber 2013)
    $556 was donated to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services! The funds were raised during our annual Open House, Saturday, Sept. 28. Domestic Abuse Intervention Services empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education, and outreach.

  • $164 (June 2013)
    $164 was donated to the Red Cross for the Moore Tornado Relief

  • $4,857 (May 2013)
    Thank you to everyone who donated a silent auction item or funds for classes on May 11, and to those who bought a raffle ticket or a silent auction item. All of these efforts combined helped Inner Fire Yoga raise $4,857 for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. This year’s donation was made in honor of Jennifer Boyce, a member of our community who was a fatal victim of domestic abuse earlier this year.

  • $11,918 (December 2012)
    End of year profit sharing donations given in honor of our members:
    $4,768 Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
    $5,000 A Glimmer of Hope
    $500 Middleton Outreach Ministries
    $500 Second Harvest Food Bank of S. WI
    $500 SAAV – Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims
    $250 Madison Public Library Book Club Challenge – new Central Library Campaign
    $150 Wisconsin Environment
    $150 Bicycle Federation of WI
    $100 Lussier Community Center

    In addition Inner Fire Yoga spent $3,930 for promotion of Inner Fire Yoga and support for Wisconsin Public Radio. A win win!

  • $2,223 (November 2012)
    With the help of our amazing Inner Fire Yoga community (that’s YOU!), Inner Fire has donated $2,223 to the American Red Cross to aid those in need on the East Coast following hurricane Sandy. Funds were raised over a five-day period ending Sunday, Nov. 4.

  • $672 (September 2012)
    $672 was donated to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services! The funds were raised during our annual Open House, Saturday, Sept. 29. Domestic Abuse Intervention Services empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education, and outreach.

  • $4,560 (May 2012)
    Inner Fire Yoga raised $4,560 for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services at our Abundance Celebration, an increase of over $1,000 compared with last year. You can see Marit’s letter and check to DAIS, HERE. $241 in additional donations did come after this check and letter.

  • $4,007 (December 2011)
    At the end of 2011, Inner Fire Yoga matched the 2011 Introductory class donations ($507) and contributed $1000 to our charity partner Domestic Abuse Intervention Services. In addition Inner Fire contributed to the following charities in honor of the abundance of our community: Middleton Outreach Ministries: $1,000, A Glimmer of Hope: $1,000, Second Harvest Foodbank of S. WI: $500. This brings our total contributions to charity to $38,824! Thanks to our everyone in our community who make it possible to share the abundance.

  • $782 (October 2011)
    $782 was donated to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services! The funds were raised during our annual Open House, Saturday, Oct. 8. Domestic Abuse Intervention Services empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education, and outreach. You can see Marit’s letter to DAIS, here.

  • $2,852 (August 2011)
    $2,852 donated to A Glimmer of Hope. The funds were raised to help those suffering in the tragedy that continues to unfold in East Africa. Inner Fire Yoga matched community donations of $1,010 — dollar for dollar. We also gave an additional $832 of class and retail sales raised on Saturday, August 27th.

  • $3,400 (May 2011)
    $3,400 donated to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County, May 2011. The funds were raised during Inner Fire Yoga’s Abundance Celebration and Raffle to Give Back, May 7, 2011. Domestic Abuse Intervention Services empowers those affected by domestic violence and advocate for social change through support, education, and outreach. Marit’s letter to DAIS.
    Listen to the lovely phone thank you we received from DAIS.

  • $1,204 (April 2011)
    Northern Japan Earthquake Relief $1204, donated to benefit the people of Japan for earthquake relief, April 2011. These funds resulted from a weekend long fund raiser where Inner Fire Yoga matched student donations. Here is the letter we sent with the donation.

  • $2,443 (December 2010)
    Second Harvest Food Bank of S. WI $100, from donations of students for intro to yoga classes. (12/30/10) Partner in Health, for Haiti relief, $100 from donations of students for intro to yoga classes. (12/30/10) Middleton Outreach Ministries, $150, from donations of students for the intro to yoga classes plus matching funds from Inner Fire Yoga. (12/30/10) A Glimmer of Hope, $1,093; $93 from the April Silent Auction proceeds and $1,000 from Inner Fire Yoga. (12/30/10)

  • $1,568 (October 2010)
    $1568.05 donated to Headrush, October 2010. These funds were raised during the our annual Open House. Headrush’s mission is to significantly improve the future of Brain Tumor research, treatment, and survivorship.

  • $3,275 (May and June 2010)
    $1832 donated to Middleton Outreach Ministries (“M.O.M.”), June 2010. $1443 donated to A Glimmer of Hope Foundation, June 2010. A Glimmer of Hope’s mission is to help the rural poor of Ethiopia lift themselves out of poverty yet it understands the best way to achieve this is to operate entrepreneurially and expect results from its social investments. Inner Fire Yoga’s Owner/Director Marit Sathrum chose this organization in honor of her daughter, Ayanna, who was born in Ethiopia (2005). These funds were raised from the Inner Fire Yoga Abundance Celebration Silent Auction in May 2010, and combined with all donations made in the first half of 2010 at the Intro to Yoga classes.

DSC_3519Abundance Celebration fundraiser for DAIS, May 2014.

  • $5,592 (January 2010)
    $5,592 donated to benefit the people of Haiti for earthquake relief, January 2010. These funds resulted from a weekend long fund raiser where Inner Fire Yoga matched student donations. The money was donated to Partners in Health..

  • $3,352 (December 2009)
    $3,352 donated to The Family Centers Inc. of Dane County December 2009. These funds were raised at our silent auction held during our April 2009 Abundance Celebration. The Family Centers Inc. is a nonprofit collaborative venture of agencies that actively promotes the wellbeing of Dane County’s vulnerable children and families.

  • $1,100 (December 2009)
    $1,100 donated to A Glimmer of Hope Foundation, December 2009. These funds were raised from donations made at the Intro to Yoga classes in 2009. A Glimmer of Hope’s mission is to help the rural poor of Ethiopia lift themselves out of poverty yet it understands the best way to achieve this is to operate entrepreneurially and expect results from its social investments. Inner Fire Yoga’s Owner/Director Marit Sathrum chose this organization in honor of her daughter, Ayanna, who was born in Ethiopia (2005).

  • $480 (December 2008)
    $480 donated to Trees for the Future in Dec. 29th, 2008. Inner Fire Yoga charges $4 for a bottle of water sold in a plastic bottle. To offset the environmental impact, we donate $2 per bottle of water sold to Trees for the Future. This donation is for all of the bottles of water sold in 2008.

  • $210 (December 2008)
    $210 donated to Dresses that Heal, Dec. 30th, 2008 – 10% of sales of One Month Unlimited packages during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2008.

  • $620 (December 2008)
    $620 donated to The Red Cross of S. WI for flood relief on Dec. 30th, 2008 – all donations taken from the Intro to Yoga classes from July through December 2008.

  • $632 (August 2008)
    $632 donated to Heifer International on 08/20/2008. These proceeds were from the summer POWER FLOW YOGA FOR TEENS class – the teens chose to donate the proceeds of their special class to Heifer International. In an effort to spread the goodwill worldwide, three projects were the recipients including the Sustainable Community Development Project in Nepal, the Promotion of Food Sovereignty Project in Honduras, and the Eastern Uganda Umbrella Project.

  • $688.50 (June 2008)
    $688.50 donated to Dresses that Heal, combining fashion with compassion" by raising funds and awareness to fight breast cancer, on 08/20/2008. The proceeds were from the INTRO TO YOGA donation-based classes (Jan.-June 2008) and from Inner Fire Yoga’s April Abundance Celebration.

  • $688.50 (June 2008)
    $688.50 donated to The Rainbow Project , helping young children and families in stress in Madison, on 08/20/2008. The proceeds were from the INTRO TO YOGA donation-based classes (Jan.-June 2008) and proceeds from Inner Fire Yoga’s April Abundance Celebration.

  • $659 (December 2007)
    donated to Community Action Coalition on December 2007 from the INTRO TO YOGA donation-based classes (July-Dec. 2007) and proceeds from Thanksgiving sales.

  • $1,400 (July 2007)
    Donated $1400 to Second Harvest Food Bank of S. WI ($845 from our INTRO TO YOGA classes from Jan. through July 2007 plus $555 from our April Celebration – half of which was matched by IFY)

  • $173 (October 2007)
    Donated $173 to the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County (from the Kid’s Yoga classes this summer – IFY matched the donations) October 2007.

  • $250
    Donated $250 to The Global Fund in honor of The Global Yoga Mala (donations plus 10% of sales during TGYM weekend)

  • $880 (December 2006)
    Donated $880 to Community Shares of Wisconsin in December 2006 This donation was from our INTRO TO YOGA DONATION classes in the autumn, as well as money raised from our 4th Anniversary raffle in October. Thank you Inner Fire Yoga students!

  • $250 (January 2005)
    Donated $250 to the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County (from Thanksgiving Weekend Sales) January 2005.

  • $1,118
    $1,118 raised for Karma for Katrina by Inner Fire Yoga students! Karma for Katrina was a city-wide yoga studio effort to raise funds for hurricane victims. Benefits went to America’s Second Harvest and the American Red Cross.

  • $2,707 (February 2005)
    Inner Fire Yoga students raised $2,707 for tsunami relief in Feb 2005. Donations were made to Sarvodaya USA and International Medical Corps.

  • Here is a list of fundraisers Inner Fire Yoga supports annually through contributions of one month of unlimited yoga:

    AIDS Network
    Aldo Leopold
    Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of WI
    American Heart Assoc.
    American Red Cross (Badger Chapter)
    Angel’s Wish Pet Adoption and Resource
    Badger Childhood Cancer Network
    Blessed Sacrament School
    Boys and Girls Club
    Breast Cancer Recovery
    Camp Shalom
    Dean Foundation (Free Clinic)
    Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
    Eagle’s School
    Edgewood High School
    Gilda’s Club
    JDRF
    Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    Madison Ballet
    Madison’s Children’s Museum
    Madison Club Foundation
    Madison Country Day School
    Meeting House Nursery School
    Orchard Ridge Nursery School
    Partners in Giving
    Partners in Health
    Playgrounds for Palestine
    Race for the Cure
    Rape Crisis Center
    Red Cross
    Second Harvest
    Stroller’s Theater
    Suzuki Strings of Madison
    Toast to a Cure
    Westside Christian School
    Wisconsin Medical Society
    Wisconsin Public Television
    Women’s Law Student Association
    Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters