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3 Charitable gift ideas

As the holidays approach, there are always people on that gift list who are hard to buy for. Try one of these gifts that give back:

For the nature lover

ones will love the adorable
plushies that come with each
WWF Canada Adoption
Kit; $30 from every $40
purchase and $35 from every
$50 purchase goes directly
toward conservation efforts.
Choose from a wide variety of

For the sports lover

When you give a Canadian Tire Jumpstart Symbolic
Gift, you’ll be helping Canadian children to get in the game. Canadian
Tire Jumpstart helps by covering the cost of equipment, registration and
transportation for the one in three Canadian families who are unable to
afford enrolling their child in organized sport and recreation.

For the craft lover

From hand-knit baby blankets from Bangladesh to
hand-carved wooden toys from Rwanda, each product from Global Mothers
is chosen for its quality, value and originality. Products are designed
specifi cally for new moms and their young children. All gifts come with
information on handcraft time, the name of the artisan who crafted it, where
she lives and which charity she is connected with.

Originally published in ParentsCanada magazine, December 2012.

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