UNICEF’s School-in-a-Box $186
Whenever I go on a shopping binge, I make it my mission to buy at least one item benefitting a charity (or more, depending on how bad my binge was). For christmas this year, I’m going for UNICEF’s School-in-a-Box. Coming in at a little under $200, the lockable metal cases are filled with exercise books, pencils, erasers, scissors, a wooden teaching clock, plastic cubes for counting and a set of three laminated posters. UNICEF has some great ways to give back on their online store, from vaccines and first aid kits to jump ropes and
Being that my mother is a survivor, and I have a pretty good risk of getting it myself, I’m always a big supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, my favorite place to get the gear so far is shopbop.com. From Hanky Panky’s Breast Cancer Signature Lace Low Rise Thong to shopbop’s own basic tees designed by celebrities including Nicky Hilton, Sophia Bush , Hilary Duff, Nicky Hilton, Jaime King (pictured), Cindy Crawford, and Denise Richard, they’re awareness products are not only cute, they’re philanthropic too. Hanky Panky will donate $2 from the purchase price of their underwear to Susan G. Komen for the CURE® and 50% of the proceeds from the celebrity-designed tees will benefit Breast Cancer Network of Strength®.
Tobi is having a pop-up shop for one of my favorite brands, EDUN. Founded in 2005 by Ali Hewson and Bono, specializes in Organic Clothing, Graphic Tees and Eco Clothing with a mission to drive sustainable employment in developing economies.
From today through October 20th, purchase EDUN at Tobi and feel good about it because 15% of your purchase will go to Onexone’s Africa H20 Project.
I’m always for donating to charity, giving to those in need it a great feeling. If you want more than a good feeling Banana Republic has something for you. From Oct. 16 through Oct. 26, take a trip to your local Banana Republic store, drop off a gently worn sweater or coat, and receive 30% off any regular priced item.
All donated items will be sold at Goodwill stores nationwide. Proceeds will benefit training and employment programs for people with disabilities, those who lack education, and those facing economic challenges.