Saturday, December 17, 2011

Gifts that Keep On Giving: Part 2


 
Still looking for the gift for someone who has everything, give them the chance to try something new and give back:

1. FEED Guatemala 3 Large Ikat Tote
Flex your green muscle by slinging one of these FEED bags over your shoulder. Not only are they stylish, but these versatile tote bags are handmade by Nest, a nonprofit organization that empowers female artisans around the globe. Made with traditional Guatemalan Ikat fabrics, they are perfect for everyday use. $39 at Lord & Taylor.
2. Comfy Food Salty Turtles
Sweeten up this holiday season with Comfort Food Salty Turtles! All profits are donated to HELP USA, a charity that fights homelessness. $20, www.helpusa.org  
3. Friends Forever Bracelet
Want to stay friends forever, try Same Sky wrap bracelets, $30 short, $40 long, samesky.com. Made by Rwandan women who survived the 1994 genocide, 100% of the proceeds are reinvested into the company to buy more materials and employ more women artisans.
4.Literacy Travel Posters
Brighten up her home with a futureistic and vintage feel with one (or several) of these vibrant Time Travel Posters.  Proceeds from these posters go to 826LA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching and empowering young people through writing workshops and projects. (826la.org, $19.99 for one, $89.99 for set of 5
5. Global Goods Partners for Alleviating Poverty

Want to look fab and empower the less fortunate, try Global Goods Partners as they support women led development inititatives in Asia, yhe sale of these scarves go to the Stubg Treng Womens Development Center benifiting those suffering with HIV/AIDS. These tradional hand woven scarfs bear a subtle Khmer Flower pattern. (globalgoodspartners.org, $20).

6. JPF Echo Sysytem
Love Brad Pitt, join Kiehl's on its first totally eco-friendly product, a refreshing biodegradable body cleanser, packaged in a post-consumer recycled bottle that bears a handwritten note from Pitt. You can finally give her a Brad Pitt autograph, and help his cause. All net profits from this addictive new product go to JPF Eco Systems, the environmental charity Pitt created with Kiehl's. (kiehls.com, $16.50)
7. Color Outside the Lines

Looking for Art try RxArt coloring book, $20, rxart.net. 100% of the proceeds are reinvested into RxArt's mission of improving healthcare facilities with fine art.

1 comment:

  1. I always want scarves for Xmas...great list! Turtle power...yummmm!

    xo-Julie
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