Got a loved one who has everything or is trying to declutter? I scoured the Internets for you, and here some very interesting charitable gift ideas. Of course, you can still send me real presents.POOP!
Show you give a sh*t about the planet! Only $12.
NEXT GIFT IDEA -->Volunteer Vacation
Send your loved one on a volunteer vacation. Since volunteers have to pay their own travel expenses, you'd be giving not only a free trip but also the satisfaction of helping out. I really liked the American Hiking Society's volunteer vacations -- you help build and maintain trails in national parks. How cool is that?
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Prices range by location and accommodations.
NEXT GIFT IDEA -->Train a Small Business Owner
Empower someone who need help by sponsoring an international businesswoman through Women to Women International. (Full disclosure: I have done this before and it is super cool.)
Donate any amount or sponsor a woman for $30 a month.
NEXT GIFT IDEA -->Help a Soldier Call Home
If they can't come home, make it easier for soldiers to call home with Cell Phones for Soldiers.
Credit Image: NYCMarines on Flickr
Can donate any amount in honor or memory of someone else.
NEXT GIFT IDEA -->Support Public Radio
Save thinking radio! Shop NPR in your loved nerd's name.
For instance, the reusable NPR-branded utensils are $15.
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