Get to the heart of the matter
All of the net proceeds from this 16 oz. cranberry-scented
shampoo, shower gel and bubble bath will go to the Joyful Hearts Foundation,
which helps victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.
the heart of the season shampoo, shower gel and bubble
bath, $20, philosophy.com
Feed the hungry
There are a bunch of organizations that let you gift animals
to struggling families in someone else’s name. Heifer International offers up
these adorable starter flock of chicks. Once they’re grown, a hen can lay 200
eggs a year—plenty to feed starving bellies and sell at a local market.
Flock of chicks, $20, heifer.org
Save the children
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is striving to give
sick kids and their families the gift of hope this holiday season. 100 percent
of the net of all products sold in their online store go to funding research.
Juicy Couture Gumball Machine, $24,99, shop.stjude.org
Jumpstart new music
Whether you’re shopping for a music lover or an artist, this
gift’s recipient will the whimsical, band-inspired pages of the hottest
coloring books outside of the kindergarten crowd. Proceeds benefit the Yellow
which supports new music artists.
Bottle a brighter future
We can’t get enough of these soy candles with a distinctly
vintage feel. Made from old Boylan Bottling Company glass soda bottles, they
are crafted by inner-city and at-risk women as a part of the nonprofit Bright
Recycled Soda Bottle Soy Candle, $16,