Moms are masters of both giving and multitasking. You’ll be thrilled to learn that the time and money you spend on gifts can do double duty, benefitting cancer research and delighting your loved ones.A number of companies contribute to cancer research every time you make a purchase, and some of them offer gifts perfect for your gift-giving needs.
A Beautiful Bouquet
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When you want to express your appreciation to someone, no token is more appreciated than a fresh bouquet of flowers. To make your gift extra special, send the blossoms to someone’s office; many people feel that receiving a bouquet in front of their co-workers and bosses boosts their perceived value on the job.
Order from 1-800-Flowers using the Goodshop link and the company will donate 7 percent of your sale to the charity of your choice. Like and follow the 1-800-Flowers Coupons For Good Facebook page to check out the latest offers.
A Yummy Arrangement
If you’re looking for a modern alternative to flowers, Edible Arrangements will also donate a portion of salesto your favorite charity when you buy through the Goodshop link. A bouquet of chocolate-dipped strawberries or a lively arrangement of artistically cut fruits in vibrant colors is sure to delight your recipient.
To stay on top of all the new seasonal and holiday offers, like and follow the Edible Arrangements Coupons for Good Facebook page.
A Box of Luxury
ONEHOPEWinery is a company founded on the idea of combining business with philanthropy.The Pink 365 Gift Box from ONEHOPE pairs a bottle of chardonnay with a richly scented candle for a perfectly indulgent evening.
The set makes a lovely gift for an anniversary couple, but it could also be a satisfying indulgence for a single person who wants to destress after a rough day.Every three gift boxes sold will fund a clinical trial for one woman with breast cancer.
Gifts for Patients
If you know someone who is battling cancer, you can send that person aTreatmintBox. Choose a men’s, women’s, or children’s gift and decide whether you want to send one gift or a three-, six-, or 12-month subscription and the company will do the rest.
According to the Treatmint company, “Each box is uniquely curated with products that provide inspiration, comfort, and fuel for the fight” against cancer. Treatmintalso donates 20 percent of sales to breast cancer research.
Gifts for Everyone
Having trouble finding the right gift?The Choose Hope website offers a vast assortment of items to please anyone’s tastes, including special assortments for men, women, caregivers, survivors, and patients. Choose Hope has donated more than $90,000 to fund cancer research. Three friends started Choose Hope around a kitchen table; two of the founders are breast cancer survivors.
If someone you know has battledcancer, you know how important continuing to fund research has become. With the gift ideas above, you can take part in the change you want to see in the world, even when you’re taking care of those “mom chores” like shopping for gifts.