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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

4-Star Charity Gift Guide

Mission: The Snow Leopard Trust aims to protect this endangered cat through community-based conservation projects that are based on an improved scientific understanding of snow leopards' behaviors, needs, habitats, and threats.

The gift: You can adopt a cub, family of snow leopards, a family of snow leopards, and more! When you do, you’ll get a package of items including plush toys and tote bags.

Mission: The Houston Food Bank aims to lead the fight against hunger and envisions a world where all have access to food.

The gift: When you make a donation on someone’s behalf, the Houston Food Bank will personalize and send one of their holiday cards to them. The card will read, 'In the true spirit of the season, a generous gift has been given in your honor to the Houston Food Bank by you.'

Mission: To catalyze a global market for ideas, information, and money that democratizes aid and philanthropy.
The gift: Through GlobalGiving, you can purchase your loved one a gift card, which will allow them to choose a project that matters to them to support.

Mission: The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee exists to provide captive elephants with individualized care, the companionship of a herd, and the opportunity to live out their lives in a safe haven dedicated to their well-being, and to raise public awareness of the complex needs of elephants in captivity, and the crisis facing elephants in the wild.
The gift: When you adopt an elephant, you’ll receive a certificate of adoption, a photo and bio on your adoptee, and a one-year membership with the organization.

Mission: Seva Foundation partners worldwide to create self-sustaining programs that preserve and restore sight.

The Gift: The Seva Foundation lets you give the gift of sight. You can restore the eyesight of a child, train eye care professionals, and give glasses to those in need. A beautiful card detailing how this gift will change lives will be sent to the recipient of your gift.

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