If you’re looking for charitable Christmas presents that give back this year, then here are five charity gifts that save wildlife and protect the environment. Maybe you’re opting to do Christmas a little differently this year, choosing to be more eco-friendly and less wasteful. From the Woodland Trust to independent brands producing beautiful sustainable products, these are five gifts that give back- read on to get inspired…
P,P,P,Protect A Penguin
GoodGifts have a large variety of gifts that give back. You might like to give the gift of protecting a penguin to your loved one this Christmas. Penguins have a lot to contend with Global Warming, ice, no ice, snow, storms and oil spills. Yo can help protect penguins and their habitats. As well as a warm glow, you’ll get a keepsake card with a light-hearted explanation of the gift. You can also personalise your card by adding a message to be printed on the slip.
Dedicate A Tree Or Woodland
The Woodland Trust help to make Christmas gift giving more meaningful with Woodland Trust tree or woodland dedications, that support their vital work standing up for woods, trees and wildlife across the UK. You can choose from woods all over the UK to dedicate either trees (£20 upwards) or areas of woodland from £250 for a quarter of an acre upwards. If you’d like to spend a little more you can buy a dedication bench or marker post with a personalised plaque, starting from £1,500 to £3,000. As a thank you for your donation The Woodland Trust send out a special dedications pack with personalised occasion certificate, map and wood information sheet.
Critically Endangered Socks
Give the classic Christmas present of socks, but choose socks that give back this year. Critically Endangered Socks X Oceanic Society have collaborated to create beautiful socks that give back. The limited edition Hawksbill Turtle sock, only 1,000 made comes in a soft and sustainable blend of cotton and bamboo. Each pair comes with an endangered animal fact sheet in a bespoke recyclable box. The charity socks fund Sea Turtle grants, from teaching communities marine conservation in Bangladesh to identifying the key habitats for Hawksbill Turtles in Sao Tome and Principe.
Save An Elephant Soap
Elephas Paris produce beautiful soaps. Elephas believe in social, sustainable, clean and cruelty-free enterprise. Their aim is to help save Africa’s elephants through the sourcing and development of exceptional quality products.
Help A Hedgehog Book
Doodles & Scribbles is a lovely Children’s Book Seller, the brainchild of two friends, Lucy and Jenna create beautiful books that give back. All their books are printed responsibly in the UK on FSC certified paper, and books ordered from our online store will arrive with a special keepsake leaf inside. 10% of all proceeds go to the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.