10 gifts that make a difference

10 gifts that make a difference

Christmas is coming faster than we think and the question "what will I gift this year?" buzzes in our heads. How about a present with a double impact? Be inspired by our gift ideas and give joy this year!

 

The classic: Socks
https://bombas.com/
Socks are a classic under the Christmas tree – obviously they can not be missing in our wish list! Did you know that socks are the #1 demanded good in homeless shelters? For each pair of bombas socks you buy, bombas donates a pair to a homeless institution. That way you warm toes AND hearts!
Make a wish: Make-A-Wish bracelet
https://shop.make-a-wish.at/
The delicate bracelets do not only look beautiful, but at the same time give joy and hope to critically ill children by fulfilling their heart's desire
Personal words: Christmas cards
https://www.sos-kinderdorf.at/shop/grusskarten/weihnachtskarten-2017
Personal words are just like Christmas socks – they are mandatory for Christmas. The nicest billets to write down your words are available at the SOS Children's Village website
Exceptional Design: Garbarage Upcycling Design
https://www.gabarage.at/online-shop/
Everybody needs a second chance every now and then. Garbarage is an upcycling brand that design bags, jewellery, accessories and home design to extend the product life cycle. At the same time, they don’t only give things a second chance, but people as well. Garbarage design applies social responsibility by employing persons that have suffered from an addiction. Within a year, they prepare them to reenter the job market. In the online shop (or on site) you will find beautiful unique pieces - design has never been so useful!
Luck: Babybody
https://shop.caritas.at/produkte/babybody
This baby bodysuit brings luck: made from climate-neutral and fair wear certified cotton this brings joy in your home! With the purchase, you also support the mission of Caritas Austria!
SHADES TOURS Gutscheine Knowledge and change of perspective: SHADES TOURS Tour
http://www.shades-tours.com/
Experiences are becoming more and more popular gifts - so why not for Christmas? SHADES TOURS shows you Vienna away from golden facades and mint green domed roofs. A SHADES TOURS Tour is led by a (former) homeless person, who brings light into the complex world of homelessness. Not only do you learn about a topic that is often ignored, but you also contribute to the re-integration of the guides into the job market. Buy a gift voucher and experience the tour together with your loved ones.
Inspiration: Cookbook
http://www.neunerhaus.at/spendengegenobdachlosigkeit/spendenshop/
Recipient of the World Cook Book Award, recipes from Austria's top chefs are gathered together in the neunerhaus cookbook "Haubenküche zum Beislpreis", which can be re-cooked for around five euros. Those who buy a cookbook contribute to the care of homeless people. Recipes are in German.
Interior: Handknotted carpet
https://www.khodai.de/humanity.knotted
A design object that helps. With a rug by humanity.knoted you not only spice up your home, but also support different charities with 50% of the retail price!
Culinary: Gift sets
https://www.sterntalerhof.at/schenken/de/webshop/klassiker
The Sterntalerhof is a children's hospice that gives children a today whose tomorrow is still written in the stars. In their shop you will find gift sets for connoisseurs of culinary delights - it will be hard to decide!
Beautiful hours: A break at magdas Hotel
https://www.magdas-hotel.at/gutscheinshop/
Give beautiful hours at the magdas hotel! magdas is an upcycling design hotel mostly run by refugees. It offers them the opportunity to use their skills and talents while creating an open and international atmosphere for the guests! Is there an easier way to help than while sleeping?
We are wishing a merry christmas with lots of presents that make a difference!

We are wishing a merry christmas with lots of presents that make a difference!