You donate; your friend picks the charity. Charity Choice Gift Cards (from $5)
Reusable, eco-friendly bag. pureDKNY ($65; dkintl.com for information)
Made from sustainable wood, they’re pretty and principled. Smock Paper (set of six, $14)
This collection of handmade wares is made by Indonesian artisans on Fair Trade terms. Shop for a Better World ($50)
Limited edition design — and UNICEF gets 25 percent of proceeds. Gucci ($695)
Make your own bubbles and kiss plastic bottles goodbye. Williams-Sonoma ($200)
Plays your MP3 tunes, sans electricity. Coolest feature: solar recharging. LLBean ($40)
Art on the cuffs, created by Rwandan kids; proceeds go to YouthAIDS. Aldo ($5 each)
Roberta Roller Rabbit (set of four, $20; 212-772-7200)
Potting Shed Creations ($25)
Anthropologie ($16 each)
Ann Taylor Loft ($13 each)
Dean Harris for Target ($50)
Two’s Company ($34 each; 800-896-7266)
Charlotte Moss (set of six pens, $15; set of four pads, $25)
Upload an image of your choice. Photostamps (sheet of 20 stamps; $19)
Graphic Image ($35 each; Bergdorf Goodman, 800-558-1855)
Comfort Foods ($15 per box; Bloomingdale’s, 212-705-2000) All proceeds go to HelpUSA.
Originally published in MORE magazine, December 2008/January 2009.
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