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Gifts That Give Twice
Need some gift ideas? Try out these gifts ideas that give twice—once to your loved one, and once to a worthy charity. By Lynne Shallcross
Comments () | Published November 27, 2007
Glitter for Good
A gold-plated bangle from Après Peau is inscribed with this Jackie Kennedy quote: “I am a woman above everything else.” Another alternates the words “love” and “amour.” Twenty percent of sales are being donated to the Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University. The bracelets are $40 for one, $70 for a pair. Après Peau, 1430 K St., NW; 202-783-0022.
Bunny Love
Delight the little ones on your list—and help someone else’s child at the same time. Each of Kohl’s Washington-area stores is selling stuffed animals and children’s books—like these plush rabbits and the book Guess How Much I Love You—with all profits going to Children’s National Medical Center. For adults, there’s a CD with holidays songs from Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. Each item is $5 at Kohl’s stores or at kohls.com.
Cookies baked by Baked & Wired.
Make a Cookie, Save a Penguin
Add a goodhearted twist to baking with marine-animal cookie cutters from Oceana, a nonprofit that works to protect ocean habitats. Adopt an animal through the organization’s Web site (oceana.org/adopt) and get an adoption certificate, a cookie cutter shaped like your adopted creature, and a sugar-cookie recipe from local bakery CakeLove. Donations of $100 get four cookie cutters—16 choices include a clam, polar bear, and penguin—and a baking mitt.

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