Skip shopping at the mall for meaningless gifts and instead donate money or volunteer time this holiday season to a worthy cause in the name of your gift recipient.
Learn how you can stop giving meaningless holiday gifts, simply donate money or volunteer time this holiday season to a worthy cause.
1. Heifers for the holidays.
Heifer International provides farm animals and training in sustainable agriculture to poor families. A gift of a cow, goat, rabbit, llama, chicken, cow, or a water buffalo is a vital source of milk, eggs, and income for individuals and their communities.
2. Homes from the heart.
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit housing organization whose volunteers have built more than 150,000 no-interest houses worldwide for low-income people who otherwise couldn’t afford to own one.
3. Compassion for communities.
The Seva Foundation’s Community Self-Development Program works alongside local leaders and community members to achieve self-sufficiency. Projects include training midwives and integrating modern farming methods with traditional herbs and plants.