Kick off Your Holiday Giving Just Right for #GivingTuesday and Beyond

By Global Moms Challenge

November 20, 2016

Mark your calendars! #GivingTuesday is just around the corner on November 29th, falling on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Designated as an annual global day of giving, it’s the perfect time to use your money, voice, and time to stand up for women and children around the world. We’ve curated some meaningful gift ideas from our partners. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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group-vaccine_0The inspiration for UNICEF-USA Inspired Gifts is to get to a day when no child will die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. They offer life-saving and creative gift ideas that have an instant impact on children all over the world from mosquito nets to therapeutic milk to vaccines to micronutrient powder to antiMalarial drugs. Check out all the Inspired Gifts and get one on behalf of a family member here.

 

Every Mother Counts: A gift that makes pregnancy and childbirth saferstella-dot-product-shot
From a bracelet embossed with all the names of important women in one’s life, 
to a luxurious soft crochet set or cotton personalized onesies, and lovely charm braceletsEvery Mother Counts has gifts moms will adore. Gifts range in price from $39 and up and come from popular mom-friendly companies such as Solly Baby, Clare V, Stella & Dot, Wool and the Gang, Minted, and The Belly Art Project.  You may just want them all!

Girl Up: A gift that supports education

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Girl Up and their newest champion Cara Delevingne, are offering a trendy prinkshop proudly designed “You See A Girl I See The Future” to raise funds to help support girls’ education. Girl Up’s work empowering girls around the world and giving girls the tools to take action in their communities and transform the world. Led by a community of nearly half a million passionate advocates raising awareness and funds, Girl Up helps the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl. Get your shirt today  here.

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: A gift that protects people and our planet

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Household air pollution caused by open fire cooking is a top health and environmental concern. Your donation to Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will support programs to foster the adoption of cooking solutions by supporting clean cookstoves and will save lives. Get more info here.

Help Refugees U.S.

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Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees are living in makeshift refugee camps in Greece right now in freezing temperatures. Help Refugees Warm Wishes Campaign is a project to winterize refugee camps in Greece. Your donation will provide blankets ($3 each), infant survival kits ($15 each), heaters ($50 each), tent flooring ($130 per floor) and more. Find details here.

 

 

Nothing But Nets: A gift that protects children from contracting malaria

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Every two minutes, a child dies from malaria, a preventable disease. For just $10, purchase a life-saving net from Nothing But Nets.  The small fee pays for its delivery and education of the child’s family members on the net’s importance to keep kids safe while sleeping. As a bonus, all gifts are doubled, net for net! On November 29th only, there will be a triple match! Grab them here! 

Save the Children: A gift that makes children more successful

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From the gift of goats and chicks for milk and eggs to build nutritional strength, to the gift of an education for a young girl, each gift in the Save the Children catalog has the power to change a life. Gifts start at $25 and come with a personalized card. As a bonus, Johnson & Johnson will match your donation dollar-to-dollar up to $450,000 to help save more lives. Your kindness will go an extra mile to help someone! Check them out here.

Shot@Life: A gift that gives families access to vaccines

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Around the world a child dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease. Join Shot@Life this #GivingTuesday and get a flu shot or any other vaccine at your local Walgreens and help provide children in need access to life-saving vaccines. From Black Friday (November 25) through #GivingTuesday Walgreens will double their donations of vaccines to those in need. Or you can donate to this incredible cause here.

UNHCR: A gift that gives refugee children a chance for a better future

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More than 65 million people have fled their homes and risked their lives in search of refuge. This year help support education for refugee children through the United Nations Association of the United States of America, in tandem with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)’s Adopt-A-Future campaign. $250 provides 10 students with uniforms and supplies to enroll in school, in community settings or refugee camps worldwide – and $25 does the same for one child

World Vision: A gift that helps women and children in need

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For every donation to World Vision, Thirty-One Gifts will provide up to $2 million in apparel, thermal totes, and bags to help women and children in need. Life-saving gifts include joining the fight for girls subjected to abuse, child labor, sex trafficking, early marriage and other offences for as little as a $50 donation. To search gifts that mean action in World Vision’s Gift Catalog, click here.

Take Action Challenge

  • Spread the love and share our #GivingTuesday gift guide with your friends and family on social media.
  • Join us online on November 29 all day with hashtag #GivingTuesday to share your own stories of giving, advocating and volunteering with others.
  • Find out more about #GivingTuesday and make it an annual event: www.givingtuesday.org.

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