While we have been sharing the buzz about our favorite deals online, we also know that there are more ways to give this holiday season. One of our favorite ways is through #GivingTuesday where some of our favorite companies are showcasing ways to give back to those need. Here is a recap of just of few ways you can show your support to give back today, and everyday...
Ladies’ Home Journal: One of our favorite magazines, Ladies Home Journal, recently partnered with Toys for Tots to host a virtual toy drive. Held from now through December 8th,they will collect new toys for children in need this holiday season as well as receive $5,000 worth of gifts from Build-A-Bear, Lego, LeapFrog, Hasbro, Scholastic, Walgreens and Disney for donations. To participate, simply visit: www.LHJ.com/toys .
KIND Healthy Snacks: We love the deal through KIND where they will offer $10 off our KIND Healthy Indulgence Cube. For every cube purchased, KIND will make a donation to City Harvest, a food rescue organization dedicated to feeding hungry New Yorkers, to feed 12 individuals. Simply use the code: KIND at checkout. Ends today.
Every Mother Counts: Another way to give back is to donate to Every Mother Counts, a 501c3 maternal health organization founded by Christy Turlington Burns. As an organization whose mission is to help vulnerable mothers and providers around the world to ensure safer births, Every Mother Counts elevates awareness of the issue globally and providing grants to initiatives that address barriers that prevent woman from seeking care. For Giving Tuesday, you can donate as little as $5 to help provide transportation for a pregnant woman in Uganda, so that she has access to life saving care when she may need it most. Donations can be made by visiting: https://secure.donationpay.org/everymothercounts/ where 100% of every dollar that is contributed will be directed to these programs on the ground. You can also make holiday cards with Minted, where 10% of every purchase made here, 10% will go directly to Every Mother Counts or purchase some Oiselle EMC running gear here, where 40% of the proceeds go to support EMC.
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mothers2mothers: Give back this Tuesday by donating to mother2mothers, an organization that provides health education and support to those with HIV. Consider donating anything from $10-$50 to help provide everything from essential health education, one month of nutritious meals to HIV-positive expectant and new mothers to support from Mentor Mothers to ensure their clients make it to important medical appointments and testing. Donate today by clicking here.
Taste of the NFL: The NFL-sanctioned nonprofit raising awareness and dollars for hunger relief, and host of the premier event of Super Bowl Weekend, combines food, sports and giving to do some amazing work in communities around the country to end hunger in America.
Over the past 22 years, Taste of the NFL has distributed in excess of $14 million to food banks in every NFL city. This year’s event will be in New York City as part of Super Bowl XLVIII in advance of the big game at MetLife Stadium on February 2. Throughout the 2013-14 football season, fans have the opportunity to support one of the 32 NFL teams or Brooklyn and directly impact the donation of thousands of meals to food banks in their team’s community – a great way to give back this Giving Tuesday.
The Honest Company: The Honest Company is giving back where for every RETWEET, they will donate 1 Diaper to @ChildrensLA.
Be sure to check out http://givingtuesday.org to
learn even more ways that you can give back.
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