Often giving is better than receiving. The gifts we give, because of their thoughtfulness, can delight the recipient for years to come and the joy that they feel is a gift in and of itself. Gift giving is magnified even greater when the gifts we give keep giving.
This year many charities and non-profit organizations are teaming up with your favorite brands and retailers to offer gift items that allow a good portion of sales to directly benefit the cause.
Here are some of my favorite gifts that give twice:
These gifts are as varied as the charities they support, but they all have one thing in common, when they come from the heart they might be the best gift you've ever given.
If these aren't the right gift for you, consider making a donation on the behalf of someone. These are some easy sites to check out: kiva.org, donorschoose.org, charitygiftcertificates.org and justgive.org.
Make all of your gifts count!