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Unique holiday gift ideas that keep giving long after celebrations end
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This year, Americans are expected to spend $760 million on holiday gifts, according to the National Retail Federation.
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That’s a lot of socks. But not all gifts are created equal, and some presents can benefit doctors on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, help the homeless, and even add trees to the rain forest. Whether consumers are in the American heartland or the heart of Manhattan, each person can play a role in helping make the world a little bit better by purchasing from one of the organizations featured on websites like Gifts for Good. At Gifts for Good, gift givers can shop according to category (blankets, tech, food and wine) or by cause (women at risk, children in need, animal welfare), with proceeds from each purchase benefiting a worthwhile cause.
And long after the holiday season is over, these organizations still rely on support to fulfill their missions and continue to offer meaningful, unique gifts for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.
Here are just a few of the featured organizations that will benefit from a season of generosity.
CONSCIOUS STEP Who knew socks could change the world? Every Conscious Step purchase supports one of the organization’s partner groups, including providing books and meals to children, life-affirming support to vulnerable groups, access to safe water and the planting and protection of trees.