Gifts for Mom that do good

April 28, 2007 at 5:32 pm 6 comments

Here are a few unique gift ideas for Mother’s Day from Oxfam America Unwrapped.

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Sweeten Mom’s day with a symbolic gift of Fair Trade honey. You’ll assist small-scale farmers striving to make a decent living producing honey, coffee, grains, and cheese.

Support HIV-affected women in Africa who make handcrafted jewelry, handbags, and other accessories from beads to support their families.

Honor Mom with a donation to support indigenous women who produce craftwork to earn their living.

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  • 1. fracas  |  April 30, 2007 at 2:12 am

    Another good place to shop for fair trade items:

    http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/

    Kudos to you Iced Mocha, for always providing people with this kind of information!

    Reply
  • 2. dailypiglet  |  April 30, 2007 at 9:59 pm

    thanks for sharing these links.

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  • 3. icedmocha  |  May 1, 2007 at 9:45 am

    Great link, fracas. They have some lovely items. Thanks!

    Reply
  • 4. sharon  |  May 11, 2007 at 11:43 am

    Thank you for mentioning Oxfam America Unwrapped in your blog. I work with Oxfam America on this project. Thanks for your support!

    Reply
  • 5. icedmocha  |  May 11, 2007 at 11:51 am

    My pleasure, sharon. Oxfam America is a wonderful organization, and I am a firm believer in gifts that give back.

    Reply
  • 6. Kathleen  |  November 26, 2007 at 1:33 pm

    Hello,
    We really appreciate you mentioning Oxfam America Unwrapped! I work with Oxfam America Unwrapped and thought that you and your readers would be interested to know that the Unwrapped Holiday Catalog has been updated. 22 new gifts have been made available, just in time for the holiday season!
    People can also support the cause by sending a fun and free e-card to their friends from http://www.oxfamamericaunwrapped.com.
    Oxfam America Unwrapped is truly a fantastic way to give back this holiday season. Give the unexpected gift that does good!
    Thank you for your support,
    Kathleen

    Reply

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