Do you have a hard to shop for person on your Christmas gifts list this year? Well, why not try getting them something original and even unusual that also gives the gift of giving back to a charity. I’ve put together a list of some pretty little Christmas gifts that also make a pretty big difference in the lives of people in need.
1. Jewelry or ornaments from Fair Trade Friday
Fair Trade Friday is a ministry of Mercy House Global, a non-profit organization that exists as an avenue for women to empower women. They are tackling poverty through job opportunity and empowerment, rather than enablement, in Jesus’ name. 100% of the proceeds support the artisans, thousands of women and their children around the world. (I have some of their jewelry myself and it’s lovely and very nicely priced. They also have handmade ornaments and Nativity sets for the holidays! Shop here: Mercy House Global/Fair Trade Friday.
2. Charlie’s Project leggings, shirts, and dresses
I recently discovered Charlie’s Project leggings and dresses and I LOOOOVE them. They are so comfortable and they have about a million patterns AND solids! They have kids clothes, too – shirts, leggings, and dresses. My daughter and I both have some. They are less expensive in general than LuLaRoe and 20%-100% of every purchase goes back to a charitable cause, including Autism Speaks and the Down Syndrome Adoption Network. You can’t beat Charlie’s Project! Check them out at CharliesProject.com.
3. Yoobi Art and School Supplies
Got a creative kid on your list? Grab them some craft, art, and school supplies from Yoobi.com. For every purchase made, Yoobi gives back to provide essential school supplies to classrooms in need across the U.S. Now THAT’s a fun, practical gift if I’ve ever seen one! Get gifting and giving at Yoobi.com.
4. Krochet Kids Toys or Clothing