Give The Gifts That Keep On Giving
You may be one of those people who hasn't yet begun their holiday shopping. If that's the case, then consider giving gifts that were created to help others. Below is a list of gifts that you can give, that were designed to raise money for various specific charities. When you purchase them, you have the satisfaction of knowing that it will give the one you love pleasure, while giving to a very worthy cause:
1) Holiday Blues by Philosophy - The cobalt blue bath and body gel (pictured to the left) was created by Philosophy skincare just for the holidays with all proceeds going to the Ricky Martin Foundation. The pop star created the foundation to help children all over the world obtain healthcare, education and social justice. The bath and body gel has a pleasant scent of evergreen and can be purchased for $20 at
Amazon and Sephora .
2) MAC's luxe red metal compact adorned with a beaded chain contains six sultry shades of their famed Viva Glam lipsticks. It sells for $32 at all MAC stores and the proceeds go to the MAC Aids Fund to help support men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS.
3)DKNY Jeans is selling hip t-shirts for women and kids for $15-$24. The t-shirts say "Give Thanks" or "Believe" and are just one of many designer goods that help to support St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital. To check out all the neat things you can get by other designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Liz Claiborne, go to St. Jude.
4) Chico's will donate $100,000 to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and various local shelters. If you go to Chico's you will find an adorable little angel pin called the Promise Pin for only $10.
5) If you have more money to spend and want something more luxurious, then check out Gucci . Here you will find many products from creative director, Frida Giannini such as a large hobo bag selling for $2,600 as well as high-heeled sandals ($615), cosmetic cases ($250-$275) and Ipod case ($445). Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to benefit UNICEF programs that provide education and other vital services to children in Mozambique.