Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we’re obsessed with chocolate, champagne, and all things sparkly! Since this holiday is all about sharing the love, we’ve come up with some incredible, unique gift ideas that directly support a worthy cause. With our Share the Love Shopping Guide, it’s easy to pop some bubbly or give great jewelry AND give a little something back at the same time!
Glitter Celebration Pack Gift Box by ONE HOPE WINE
Does it get any better than bubbles and glitter?! Every moment is a celebration with this gift. ONEHOPE Sparkling Brut helps end childhood hunger by providing 25 nutritious meals to a child in need. This limited edition gift box ($89) includes: 1 Special Edition Silver Sparkle ONEHOPE Sparkling Brut, 2 ONEHOPE champagne flutes, and a $10 gift card – so pop a bottle of goodness this Valentine’s Day!
The Caliber Collection Steel Cuff Link by Jewelry for a Cause
We can’t forget the boys on Valentine’s Day! The Caliber Collection Steel Cuff Links ($250) by Jewelry for a Cause are made using metal from bullet casings taken off the streets by the Newark Police Department and imprinted with the serial numbers from illegal guns that have been confiscated. 20% of the proceeds from each purchase are donated to the Caliber Foundation to support victims and communities devastated by illegal gun violence.
Sweet Talk Cookies by Baking For Good
We are officially obsessed with these gourmet, hand decorated sugar cookies that proclaim your love for that special someone! Send a super cute tin of Sweet Talk Cookies ($20) to your significant other this Valentine’s Day. As if this deal couldn’t get any sweeter, Baking For Good donates 15% of your purchase to the charity of your choice when you check out!
Valentine’s Charity in Bloom Bouquet by Winston Flowers
There is no better way to say “I love you” than a gorgeous bouquet of flowers, right?! Through its Charity in Bloom program, Winston Flowers donates 20% of the purchase price of their featured bouquet each month to a different charity. February’s Charity in Bloom bouquet ($95) supports One Family, which helps low-income single parents move from poverty and homelessness to economic security through access to higher education.
Love “Identity’ Bar Necklace by Nashelle Jewelry
This sweet, hand stamped Love ‘Identity’ Bar Necklace ($90) features a pink stone and is perfect to show your love for that special someone. Available in 14k gold fill or sterling silver, this charming little necklace makes a fabulous gift guaranteed to become a wardrobe staple. Each piece of jewelry sold by Nashelle provides one plate of food to those in need through its partnerships with local food banks.
Article by Katie Everett, Founder of Philly Gives – an organization aimed at maximizing positive community impact in Philadelphia by fostering collaboration and generating increased awareness, support and involvement in local charitable efforts. You can connect with Philly Gives by liking them on Facebook, following them on Twitter or e-mailing them at [email protected].