Below are sources for gifts with deeper meaning as they benefit causes that raise the vibration of the whole spirit of the season.
Seva—Compassion in Action
Giving acts of service to reduce suffering in the world.
A collection of cruelty free companies that span from boutique clothing to organic coffee to wellness products and services. 10% donated to animal welfare organizations.
Ten Thousand Villages
A source for unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and textiles representing the diverse cultures of artisans in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Ten Thousand Villages strives to improve the livelihood of tens of thousands of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries by establishing a sustainable market for handmade products in North America. http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/gift-ideas?SID=
World Wildlife Federation (WWF)
Give a gift that will help protect the future of nature. Your symbolic adoption support global efforts to protect wild animals and their habitats.
Dancing Bear Baking Company
The Sweet Home Project is Dancing Bear’s philanthropy arm to help end family homelessness. Through a partnership with One Family Inc., they donate 35% of the retail price of Sweet Home goodies & gifts, year-round, directly to scholarships as a pathway out of poverty to economic self sufficiency.