Friday, December 10, 2010

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Give Back

Truth be told, I wasn’t planning on releasing another gift guide until next week…buuut…I just couldn’t help myself.  This one is extra special- all the gifts shown here come with a spot on the nice list….read the descriptions to find out why.  

Made by one of 87 women in war-torn Uganda.  Each hat is marked with the name of the woman who made it. 

With every pair you purchase, Toms will give a pair to a child in need.  One for one.

Creates sustainable business for women in Africa.

Every cent goes towards supporting men, women and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS globally.M.A.C. Viva Glam Lipstick  -$14.50


Since Generosity Water started two years ago, they’ve funded 108 water wells in 16 countries and given over 50,000 people access to clean, safe drinking water. 

Project AK-47 rescues, rehabilitates, and reintegrates child soldiers in Burma, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.  These stainless steel dog tags are marked with the name, age and country of an active child soldier who “officially” doesn’t exist. 

Thistle Farms is solely employed by residents or graduates of Magdalene, a residential program for women who have survived lives of violence, prostitution, and addiction.   


P.S.- I’m heading to Atlanta this weekend for Lavish- the first ever Lifestyle Blogging ‘UNconference’.  I’ve got high hopes…wish me luck!


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