Don’t just put any gift under the tree this year, instead consider giving them a gift that not only makes them smile but makes a difference. We have some of our favorite gifts that give back here and ones that you’re going to love as well. From gifts that fight poverty, help you reach your own goals, provide meals and even protect animals. You can give them a gift that will bring a smile to their faces every time they look at it because of the help it provides throughout the world!
Give Back to Your Passions with Qan
We all have our own journey through life and soemtimes finding our own direction we just need a little inspiration. Life’s JOURNEY is what QAN® represents, and they exist to embody this unique, personal JOURNEY while inspiring people to believe in yourself, dream big, and never give up on #YOURJourney to #BEtheDream.
Simple, elegant and meaningful Qan can encourage her to dream big, find her own path and keep striving for her own dream and future. It may be the inspiration and push she needs this year. Throughout the holidays Qan is also giving an additional 3% (on top of their 12% commitments to charitable partners) to the Make-A-Wish® foundation.
Find out more about Qan and how they can Inspire Her to Live her Dreams.
Help Protect Animals and Get Great Gift Options
Gifts that give back are some of the best – and ones that can help protect animals checks all the right boxes! Animal Asia’s vision is to end cruelty and restore respect for all animals throughout Asia. They want to end the farming of bears for bile in Vietnam and China, providing sanctuary for bears, end the suffering of wild animals in captivity and ensure humane treatment of dogs and cats. They priorities animal welfare, responsible stewardship of donations, strive to find compassionate solutions that benefit people as well as animals and act responsibly when caring for animals in in all of their dealings.
Not only can you find beautiful gifts for her on their site, but the proceeds help protect some of the most vulnerable animals.
Help Beat Poverty with Gifts from World Vision
The right gift is sometimes hard to find, but this year finding something that is not only beautiful, but also helps lift families from poverty all over the world. This year World Vision sent us a selection of their gift options to check out as gift options. From stamped metal bracelets, beaded necklaces, beautifully dyed silk scarves and even a coffee blend. Each gift is specially made and can help support families throughout the world, but will brighten someone’s holiday when they open their gifts.
The money raised from your purchase of these handcrafted gifts goes to the Where Most Needed fund, which supports a variety of World Vision’s programs around the world. Since 1996, the World Vision Gift Catalog has grown in popularity as a gift-giving alternative. Last year alone, more than 650,000 people were helped through funds generated by the Catalog.
Find These Great Gifts and more from World Vision
The Wonderbag is a simple but revolutionary heat retention slow-cooker, which continues to cook food, which has been brought to the boil by fire, cook stoves or any conventional method, for up to 12 hours without the use of any additional fuel source. The South African invention is saving lives from smoke inhalation, combating deforestation, providing time women to work and for children to go to school and decreasing the incidents of rape (82% of rapes happen while women and girls are gathering firewood). Wonderbag is an economic catalyst. In rural African communities the intervention of a Wonderbag can help a family go from 20 cents a day income to $2 a day. The Wonderbag is a catalyst for change around the world. Entrepreneur, activist and innovator Sarah Collins took an age-old cooking technology, that of simple heat retention, and reinvented it into a modern-day, life-changing, sought-after kitchen accessory, found in both the poorest and most affluent of homes around the globe. Sarah’s invention, and her continued work with foundations, aid agencies and business allies has cemented her reputation as a leader in alleviating time poverty and providing safety and entrepreneurial opportunities for women around the world
Get Your Wonderbag now and Have on donated at the same time