There are so many charities to donate or give to, and sometimes it’s just overwhelming where to go, I mean you only have so many dollars to give. Everyday, you may be buying a gift, offering a reward- why not buy your gifts/awards from companies that give back.
The other part of Gifts That Give Back- they are perfect for the person who has everything, the hard to buy for person, the teary eyed person who always takes back the gift you gave them. Really what could they say, when you make a purchase to fight poverty!
The Following are a few charities that you can purchase gifts and know that a percentage of what you purchase will go back into doing good things.
Heifer international– (www.heifer.org) Heifer’s mission is…To work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth.
Oxfam American (oxfamamericaunwrapped.com) Oxfam America works in 100 countries around the world. This catalog contains gift items that symbolically represent our work. The items selected represent project goals from grants disbursed by our seven offices around the world. The purchase of each gift item is a contribution toward Oxfam America’s many programs, not a donation to a specific project or goal. Your donation will be used where it is needed the most–to help people living in poverty throughout the world.
Mercy Corps (www.mercycorps.org) Supporters of Mercy Corps’ Give for Kidsprogram help us open schools, fund health clinics, ensure healthy food and supply clean water. Your donation gives children a chance
World Wildlife Fund (www.worldwildlifefund.org) Donate, Adopt or Buy Gifts- supports WWF’s mission is the conservation of nature. Using the best available scientific knowledge and advancing that knowledge where we can, we work to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems
Product Red (joinred.com) Help eliminate AIDS in Africa. You will be the first to receive updates on (RED) products, receive special offers only available to members and learn about all the ways your purchases are making an impact. (RED) is working because of your support.
Bamboo Tornado (www.retro51.com) Save the Rainforest with purchase of Bamboo Pens
Endangered Species Chocolate www.chocolatebar.com – 10% of purchases go to helping species, habit and humanity
Dancing Deer Baking Company )www.dancingdeer.com The Sweet Home Project is our philanthropy to help end family homelessness. Through a partnership with One Family Inc., a nonprofit initiative of the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Foundation, we donate 35% of the retail price of Sweet Home goodies & gifts, year-round, directly to scholarships, housing, childcare and counseling to help homeless mothers get back on their feet. The best news is, not one of the mothers has returned to shelter since completing the program.
Goodshop.com – Up to 30% of what you purchase goes to help your favorite charity or school.