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.
Donate money or volunteer time this holiday season. Francisca Sucite of Guatemala earns a modest income selling her Heifer International goats’ offspring and cheese.
Photo Courtesy Heifer International
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.
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