UNICEF Unwrapped Holiday Preview

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This holiday season, The U.S. Fund for UNICEF'?? along with exclusive partners such as IKEA '?? has everything shoppers need to find the perfect gifts for people of all ages while making a difference in the lives of children across the globe. For millions of children in developing countries, a gift purchased from UNICEF'??s holiday collection means supporting programs that improve and protect lives.

 Check out some of their selections for the 2012 season including kids, women'??s fashion, home, holiday decorations and supplies, Inspired Gifts and more from The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and partners.

KIDS

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Titta Folk Finger Puppets, $4.99, Klappar Leopard Soft Toy, $14.99, Klappar Cirkus Horse Soft Toy, $4.99, Klappar Cirkus Sea Lion Soft Toy, $9.99

From Nov. 1 '?? Dec. 24, with every '??Soft Toys for Education'? collection purchase and associated children'??s books, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro (approximately $1.30) to support UNICEF global education programs, including support for UNICEF'??s '??Schools for Africa'? initiative across seven of Africa's poorest countries - contributing to helping more than 5.5 million children access a quality education. IKEA Soft Toys can be purchased in-store or online at www.ikea.com. For more information, visit www.ikeafoundation.org.

Circle of Friends Lunch Bag, $12.00, Zoo Animals Bib & Blanket Set, $20.00, UNICEF Faces Puzzle, $20.00, Boogie Monster Book Set, $30.00, Magnetic Responsibility Chart, $20.00, UNICEF Trunki Carryon, $40.00

A portion of sales from each item in UNICEF'??s cards and gifts collection will support UNICEF'??s programs that save, protect and improve the lives of millions of children in more than 150 countries worldwide. www.shopcardsandgifts.unicefusa.org.

WOMEN'??S FASHION

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Chandelier Earrings, $15.00, Black Bangle Set, $28.00, Golden Beaded Necklace, $35.00, Baroque Pearl Bracelet, $15.00, Bamboo Scarf, $45.00

A portion of sales from each item in UNICEF'??s cards and gifts collection will support UNICEF'??s programs that save, protect and improve the lives of millions of children in more than 150 countries worldwide. www.shopcardsandgifts.unicefusa.org.

HOME DÃ?COR

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UNICEF Dove Decorative Bowl, $30.00, Gold Pillar Tealight Holders, $25.00, Tree of Life Bread Basket, $50.00 

Through her work with a fair trade group in Bangladesh, artist Shipra Paal created this bread warmer especially for UNICEF. The job helps Shipra pay for her education and cover most of her family'??s expenses. She has become an inspiring role model in her impoverished community as other women follow her example.

A portion of sales from each item in UNICEF'??s cards and gifts collection will support UNICEF'??s programs that save, protect and improve the lives of millions of children in more than 150 countries worldwide. www.shopcardsandgifts.unicefusa.org.

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS AND SUPPLIES

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Circle of Friends Ornament, $12.00, Holiday Gift Wrap Collection, $14.95, Greeting Card and Photo Holder Wreath, $25.00

A portion of sales from each item in UNICEF'??s cards and gifts collection will support UNICEF'??s programs that save, protect and improve the lives of millions of children in more than 150 countries worldwide. www.shopcardsandgifts.unicefusa.org.

UNICEF boxed cards (from $10 to $20) can be purchased online at www.unicefusa.org starting in August. Beginning in October, UNICEF boxed cards will also be available at Pier 1 Imports, IKEA, Barnes and Noble and select Hallmark Gold Crown stores. Individual holiday cards (ranging in price from $2.50 to $5.99) will be sold at Barnes and Noble and select Hallmark Gold Crown stores.

INSPIRED GIFTS & OTHER GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK

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Early Childhood Development Kit, $249.50, Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets, $18.57, Multiple Micronutrient Powder, $18.75

For shoppers looking to make a bigger impact this season, actual lifesaving supplies that can make an immediate and dramatic difference in the lives of children in need are available for purchase. These Inspired Gifts include lifesaving items such as: therapeutic milk for malnourished children, much needed medical supplies, polio and measles vaccines to keep children healthy, mosquito nets to keep children safe from Malaria, notebooks and pencils for schools, hand pumps to ensure safe drinking water and a winter child survival pack and sturdy tents for emergency shelter. To learn more and to select a lifesaving gift in honor of a loved one this holiday season, visit www.inspiredgifts.org.

MSNBC'??s The Last Word with Lawrence O'??Donnell has partnered with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in an ambitious campaign called K.I.N.D.: Kids in Need of Desks to provide tens of thousands of desks to hundreds of schools in Malawi. By making a tax-deductible donation to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF today, you can pick one or more students up off the ground and help pave their way to a better education and brighter future. A gift of $32.50 can provide one student with a seat. A gift of $65 will buy a desk and bench for two students. A gift of $975 will furnish an entire class of 30. For more information please visit www.unicefusa.org\kind.

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