Genucel Raises Money for Victims of Abuse

From Surviving to Thriving with Self-Esteem

Genucel by Chamonix shows there support for women of abuse by raising money, raising awareness, and giving beauty bags for women filled with Genucel products. They understand that victims of emotional or physical abuse often have lower self– esteem and it takes time to heal that reflection of one’s self. They offer help also through re-teaching necessary self-care habits.

Astounding Self-care

There are many ways to help deal with overcoming abuse once the more noted options are through self-care practices. Below is a list of some of the more common ways to approach self-care and the healing process after being abused in any form.


  • 1. Self- affirmations. These phrases can greatly increase someone’s self-worth through repeated statements and through hearing them.


  • 2. Creative Expressions. This can be done through art, music, dance, etcetera.


  • 3.Being Healthy. Through regular exercise and healthy eating habits, it has been proven to increase many areas that help with lifting self-esteem.

Strong Community Support


In the state of New Jersey, an act of domestic violence occurs approximately every seven minutes. The nonprofit organization Woman Aware has taken action into helping battered women and children and families. Each gender experiences domestic abuse, however, more cases happen that involve a woman. Do to this statistic the state feels it is necessary to raise awareness to help prevent this and to help those that have been a victim of this to speak up. They offer emergency shelters, food and recovery services for those affected. Woman Aware does a 5k and provides charity to raise money for this topic throughout the community.


I like to refer to it as nature’s magic. This is an outside gathering for individuals to connect with others that have been through similar circumstances. Also, a known fact that being connected to nature and the outdoors has been proven to help in the healing process of many mental and physical illnesses. It relieves stress, resurfaces the outside appearance of one’s self and overall lifts the health greatly. These self-care practices are helping women walk towards higher self-esteem one day at a time. Learn more about Genucel on


Perry Mandera’s Contributable Giving

Perry Mandera is well known for his generous nature. He has helped many get the support that they need. Mandera is the owner and founder of The Custom Companies. Custom Companies is a transportation provider. Mandera employs hundreds of people and he has sales totaling more than 2 million. He is headquartered in Northlake, IL and has several other locations around the United States.

Perry Mandera was formerly in the Marines. He served as heavy equipment and truck operator. After fulfilling his service to the military, he decided to go on with working in transportation. He worked for several before creating his first enterprise. He decided later that he would sell this transportation business and go into politics. This was short lived and by 1986, he decided that he would start Custom Companies.


Custom Cares Charities

Mandera had a strong drive from the beginning to help the less fortunate. He had a strong vision even before starting and made sure that much of his business was based on philanthropy. He started Custom Cares Charities which helps to support organizations that help to serve the underserved population. Some of his sponsorships include over 100 sports teams in the Chicago area and around the state.


Other Charities

Mandera also provides help to former military members that might have problems in today’s world. He has a close association with Marines for Life as well as Hire Our Heroes. With his experience in transportation, he can combine his philanthropy with logistics to ensure that underprivileged individuals get what they need.


Hurricane Katrina

When Hurricane Katrina hit the New Orleans area, Mandera knew that he had to help. He sent 40 truckloads of supplies and food to the area that was hit the hardest. He also sent food and supplies to other areas of Louisiana and Mississippi.


In addition to all these charities, Perry Mandera also supports many other charities. During the holiday season, Custom Cares Charities donate cash to those families who otherwise would not be able to celebrate the holidays. He also contributed to the wildfire clean up in California and many other charities. Mandera has taken charitable giving to the next level.