Ethical Giving

365 give advent calendar

December
3

An Advent Calendar is a wonderful tradition that children of all ages look forward to at Christmas. What started as a “lift the flap” picture calendar to count down the days to Christmas has turned into another opportunity for kids to “get” more for Christmas. Some advent calendars have a present every day, chocolate, and there is even a Lego … READ MORE

February
9

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Video by Playing for Change

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and 365give has 10 inspiring ideas to help you give the perfect gift for love & social good.

1) The Chocoholic: Does the one you love have a chocolate fetish? Why not give chocolate that creates social change and gives back to the planet with your purchase: One … READ MORE

November
27

I received a tweet from a great philanthropic friend by the name of Carlos Garcia today. Carlo also completed 365 days of giving – he is Living Philanthropic. Carlo`s tweet asked me to share some news – it was titled Cyber Giving Monday. Read Carlo`s post and consider giving today and be part of the new philanthropy that is sweeping

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September
29

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When I started 365give I had no idea what Kiva was or how micro financing really worked.

On Day 9 I made my first Kiva loan and the giving will continue for a lifetime.

Day 352: Give 352

It all started with $125 loan. It has now turned into giving an additional $220 worth of loans. How does READ MORE

August
4

Ethical Giving for Birthdays

One of my favourite ways to change the world is to give gifts that keep on giving. It has been refereed to as Ethical Giving. If we all gave back to a cause that we truly believe in instead of adding more “stuff” to someone’s life imagine that change it would create all over the world.

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June
15

For those of you that don’t know yet Father’s Day is just around the corner. This Sunday! My husband always likes to play golf on Father’s Day like many other Fathers do but I like to do something that not only gives to him but gives to someone else. I believe in ethical giving. If we found more ways to … READ MORE

May
1

What is Ethical Giving?

I did a search on it and came up with a few things:

Engineers without Borders describes it as the following:  “Gifts that are locally made, fairly traded, vintage or used, digital, long term, made from good materials, and are from responsible companies.”

Plan Canada’s definition is “giving a gift that truly matters, a gift that … READ MORE