Scarf from Live fasionABLE, a non-profit helping to provide sustainable jobs to women in Africa who have been exploited due to the effects of poverty. Each scarf purchased provides jobs and the net profits go towards rehabilitating more women.
Trio of Rabbits from Heifer International, an organization striving to end hunger and poverty. Rabbits are raised by farming families all over the world because they require only simple foods, and produce manure that can immediately boost crop productivity in an organic and sustainable way. Plus, because rabbits can have up to six litters a year, families can quickly Pass on the Gift and begin helping family after family boost their income and nutrition.
Thai Turquoise Bracelet from WorldVision. By donating $40 to the Maximum Impact Fund — which provides for the unique needs of children and families worldwide — you will enjoy giving or wearing a beautiful handcrafted Thai bracelet. This lovely piece of jewelry was made in a project that helps protect vulnerable girls from exploitation.
Anything else you might buy from Pure Charity. Through their Rewards program, you can purchase products and services from your favorite brands and a percentage of those purchases goes right into your personal Giving Fund - towards a charity(ies) that you choose from their list of causes around the world. If you are an online shopper, this is the easiest way to make your every day purchases have HUGE impact.
Hair Elastics from She Does Justice, a handmade shop that gives back. Their products are created to fit your lifestyle while being affordable and stylish. A portion of each purchase goes to help support an organization that is doing great work loving the 'least of these'. This month they are helping a family bring home their adopted baby girl - read about it here.
Tablet/eReader Cover by Better Life Bags based out of Detroit, Michigan. Better Life Bags hires women, who otherwise could not work. Through this organization, the women in the community are able to make a living wage while gaining dignity, honor, and respect.
Check out all of the 2012 gift guides.
And don't forget to come back on Wednesday for our first ever Sharing Christmas link-up.
Share any of your Christmas traditions, decorations, or recipes.