Saturday, December 10, 2005

Giving The Gift of Charity

Happy HolidaysHappy HolidaysThe past year was tough, no doubt. With that in mind, USA WEEKEND offers an expert guide to holiday gift giving that can make a real difference. Here's how you can end the year on a positive note!

For answers, USA WEEKEND Magazine has assembled its annual panel of gift-buying authorities to weigh in: Robyn Freedman Spizman, author of "Make It Memorable: An A-to-Z Guide to Making Any Event, Gift or Occasion ... Dazzling!"; online shopping expert Kristine Dang of RedEnvelope; Neiman Marcus holiday catalog queen Ginger Reeder; and Hollywood celebrity shopper Allana Baroni, who has bought gifts for Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey and countless others:

Want to give the gift of charity this holiday shopping season? Here are foundations, sites and stores making it easier, whether you're looking to combine a traditional gift with a donation or to simply give a charitable gift in someone's name:

Read USA WEEKEND Magazine's Article On Charitable Stocking Stuffers.

You Can Make A Difference This Holiday Season

Happy HolidaysHappy HolidaysWe spend billions of dollars every day on purchases, so why not buy from a company that donates to your favorite causes?

Just in time for the holidays, has created a shopping area of Socially Responsible Businesses which enables shoppers to search by product or by the causes they support.

Together, you and the businesses showcased at make a difference by providing dollars for worthwhile causes in your community. Visit and shop for the cause!

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