Give one of these feel-good-gifts this Christmas and make a difference...
Exhausted by the shopping madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Enter #GivingTuesday, the global day for supporting charitable causes and giving back, which was developed as an antidote to the busiest shopping days of the year. All you have to do is pick a charity to support and share on social media how you’ll be giving back with the hashtag, #GivingTuesday.
On #GivingTuesday, there’s no need to buy anything, you can volunteer your time to support a charity. But if you’re a bit stretched for time and still have a few people left on your Christmas list, we’ve found some feel-good gifts and easy-to-make donations to present to your loved ones this festive season.
Read on to find the perfect charitable gift, whatever your budget…
Help the NSPCC to run ?its 24-hour helpline by committing £5 per month. This goes towards providing immediate help and support to anyone concerned about a child.
Unwrap the dream Christmas stocking of some of your favourite celebrites including Joanna Lumley, Cressida Bonas and Jim Carter as their stockings go under the hammer.
All money raised by the Macmillan Charity Auction will go directly to those affected by cancer across the UK. With everthing from luxurious glamping getaways, to an afternoon tea with Joanna Lumley herself, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Taking place on Tuesday 8th December at The Park Lane Hotel in London, people can bid for the exciting prizes via the online silent auction right up until 4pm on the 8th of December.
For more information visit the Celebrity Christmas Stocking Auction page.
A pair of breeding goats from Oxfam can provide a family with food producing fertiliser and more little goats to take to the market or raise money for essentials.
A gift of £10 will allow homeless charity Centrepoint to send a birthday present to a young homeless person, turning a lonely day into a special one.