Are you looking to do more this Christmas? For this gift guide, we touch on a simpler joy – giving to the underprivileged
There is a beauty in giving. Yes, it is wonderful to surprise those you love with a gift but beyond that, there is a bigger beauty in helping those in need. Here, we bring you a gift guide –not just for the ones you love most, but also for the ones who need it most. Do some good Christmas and be the reason for someone’s smile!
Whole 9 Yards
Nothing makes a day more beautiful than flowers. Purchase a gift card from Whole9yards – they will match it with a complimentary box of fresh flowers – and have them delivered right to the recipient’s doorstep. Whole9yards is also selecting one person a week until Christmas to surprise with a $200 floral box for free.
Available at Whole9yards.com
The 1872 Clipper Tea Co.
A participant of TANGS’ Shop For Good movement, Clipper Tea Co. enchants with its latest collection, a comforting gift for this festive season. “A Season of Magic” is a trio of exciting tea blends named after iconic Christmas characters – the shoemaker’s elves, the nutcracker, and Rudolph. Expertly blended using the finest quality teas and ingredients, tea aficionados will relish this limited edition gift set.
Available at Clippertea.com.sg
The SG50 Story Tellers is designed by five local storytellers spanning nature, the arts, business, travel and food. All proceeds of the pendants will be donated to Community Chest SG50 project. This limited edition pendant is designed and inspired by the iconic cover of Dick Lee’s international award winning album The Mad Chinaman.
Available at Risis.com
For every IKEA soft toy purchased, the international IKEA Foundation will donate €1 to fund education programmes supported by UNICEF and Save the Children. Spread the Christmas cheer to underprivileged kids in Singapore too – donate an IKEA soft toy to children beneficiaries by placing it in special bins in IKEA stores. These toys will go towards their celebrations and monthly birthday parties.
Available at IKEA Singapore
World Wide Fund for Nature
How about doing something special for our little friends? Adopt-a-baby turtle hatchling this Christmas! The turtle population is at an all-time low, so give this critically endangered species the support it needs by donating SG$30 to adopt one hatchling, or SG$250 to adopt a nest of them, where WWF can look after and care for them onsite.
Available at Giftcatalogue.wwf.sg
By Nicole Lee