Shop With Your Heart This Holiday Season and Support America's Charities Members
By JBrown@charities.org on November 30, 2011
Having trouble finding the perfect gifts for family and friends this holiday season? Try shopping with America's Charities members and see how you can not only find terrific gift ideas, but help some great charities! From holiday cards to clothing (and everything in between) you'll be pleasantly surprised with what you'll find!
The Wounded Warrior Project
Under Armour® is teaming up with the Wounded Warrior Project® to raise awareness of our nation’s many heroes, such as our military personnel and public safety officials – men and women who risk their lives everyday to ensure our safety. Buy Under Armour WWP gear here.
The Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society of the United States is pleased to present the Top 10 gift ideas from Humane Domain, their online store. Humane Domain is the place to shop for pets and animal lovers of all ages. And you can feel good knowing every purchase you make benefits animals.
LIVESTRONG (The Lance Armstrong Foundation)
Want to show your support for the fight against cancer? Shopping the LIVESTRONG Store or shopping with their partners are great ways to do it.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
This holiday season warm the hearts of friends and family while helping make wishes come true with the purchase of Make-A-Wish Foundation® holiday cards.
The cards feature wish art drawn by wish kids themselves, making them unlike any holiday cards you’ll find. Cards can be ordered blank, with template language, or include a personal message by customizing your own text.
The Signature Series T-shirt line started as a means for musicians and artists to benefit charities of their choosing. Designed by Ringo Starr, the newest Hard Rock Signature Series Tee benefits the Lotus Foundation. Ringo started the Lotus Foundation as a way to assist a wide range of worthy causes around the world. 15% of the purchase price of this Signature Series 28 Tee and Pin will specifically assist Make-A-Wish Foundation and help grant the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions, enriching the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation
To celebrate the giving season this year, they've created a special list of gift ideas. From handcrafted ornaments to interesting and beautifully illustrated books of all kinds, you’ll find something for everyone on your list. And at a range of prices, and gifts for all ages, you’ll discover how easy it is to support preservation while finishing your wish list.
Prevent Child Abuse America
Download the shopkick app to your mobile phone and donate your initial 100 points (“kicks”) to Prevent Child Abuse America. Earn additional kicks you can donate or redeem for prizes by checking into the app when entering participating retailers, acting on special deals sent by shopkick or scanning items with your smart phone when shopping.
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
On average, one law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in the United States every 53 hours. Since the first known line-of-duty death in 1791, more than 19,000 U.S. law enforcement officers have made the ultimate sacrifice.
The Memorial Fund serves as a nationwide clearinghouse of information and statistics on law enforcement line-of-duty deaths. Proceeds from their online store go to support the Memorial and honor these fallen officers.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington DC
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHC® ) creates and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. Purchase their 2011 holiday cards and show your support.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Purchase customizable shirts and other FCA gear and save $10 on purchases over $100 or more at their online store.
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Your purchase of Team DUKE gear supports the John Wayne Cancer Foundation. Also, Old Guys Rule produces a collection of John Wayne inspired apparel featuring images and quotes from John Wayne, licensed by Wayne Enterprises, with a portion of sales to be donated directly to JWCF.
Tiger Woods Foundation
At the Tiger Woods Foundation, they believe in college access for underserved youth. You can help their efforts by shopping on their online store.
This holiday season, PetSmart® is donating 10% of the purchase price of each Chance, Lucky, and other PetSmart® Luv-A-Pet™ Holiday Gift items* and 10% of the initial value placed on each Chance and Lucky gift card to PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada to help save homeless pets.
Boy Scouts of America
ScoutStuff.org has all of your BSA holiday needs. From uniforms to apparel to camping gear...You'll find it there!
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. Check out their 2011 HRC Christmas ornament as well as their online store.
Looking for special gift ideas that warm up the spirit? Shop Amnesty for gifts that tell a story of hope and helps a community in need. Every purchase you make supports our life-saving human rights work. FREE SHIPPING when you spend $25 or more.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's online store offers a diverse selection of items, from jewelry, to dinners, to home decor, with one beautiful thing in common: with every purchase, a portion of proceeds, up to 100%, will benefit ovarian cancer research. Give the gift of hope to your friends and loved ones this holiday season.
Check back often to see even more gift ideas from our members!