Gift guide to honor your soul

Happy (almost) winter, my lovelies. We are a mere 6 days away from Yule and our blessed Winter Solstice, and I’m sure we still have some gifts to procure, yes?

I’ve compiled a list of like-minded ideas, groups, and causes here. What better way to honor your Earth and your soul than spending your money in a way that helps the things you care most about?

Let me know if you have discovered more ways to make your dollars count! I’d love to add to this list.

Greater Good

Buy clothing, accessories, housewares, and gifts, and you get to choose the cause to support (animal shelters, rainforests, education, veterans, hunger, you name it!): http://theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/ars/home

 

Gifts That Give More

 Even a $5 donation can help heal Syrian children traumatized by violence.

Even a $5 donation can help heal Syrian children traumatized by violence.

This is my all-time favorite way to gift. Choose-Your-Own-Cause, AND give tangible, life-changing gifts to our brothers and sisters in need (like vaccines to babies in the Third World, or education for village girls in Africa, or clean water to families in India)

 

Bay Area Philanthropic Guide

Support local natural resources and sustainable, eco causes with donations:  https://urbantreehouse.tv/2016/12/14/2016-philanthropic-gift-guide/

 

Smithsonian

Who doesn’t love the Smithsonian?: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-gifts-2014-nature-lovers-180953459/

 

Tree Hugger

Gift ideas, DIY gifts, and experiential gifts for tree-huggers: http://www.treehugger.com/giftguide/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the long, dark nights with your family, and stay toasty this winter.

 

Love and light (even in the darkness),
Suz