Giant beaded crystal snowflakes

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

1. Crystal Giants
Twenty percent of the proceeds from these beaded snowflakes goes to CARE, which works to improve the educational needs of girls in poverty-stricken countries.
  • $58, arcadiahomeinc.com; 212-366-1836
Dachshund Bookends

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

2. Bark-o-Loungers
These plaster dachshund bookends are created in a New York City studio that offers on-the-job training and employment to people living with HIV or AIDS.
  • $65; alphaworkshops.org
Decanters for a Cure

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

3. Decanters for a Cure
Ten percent of the proceeds from Vellum's Noir Collection of decanters goes to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
  • $190 each, World Avenue at Fred Segal Melrose; 323-651-1800
Sari-Fabric Pouch with Donation Cards

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

4. Pocket-Sized Miracles
On behalf of your gift recipient, give money to one of 15 projects—such as Afghan literacy or economic development in Haiti—then fill the sari-fabric pouch with a donation card.
  • ABC Home & Planet Foundation Gifts of Compassion, $40 to $1,000; abchomeandplanet.org
Salt-and-Pepper Shakers

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

5. Spice Routes
The sea blue Baby Tagine salt-and-pepper set comes from World Shoppe, a store committed to paying fair wages to artisans in developing countries.
  • $24; world-shoppe.com
Cotton Flannel Baby Blankets

Photo by Ron Reeves, styling by Stephanie Basralian

6. Small Comforts
Cotton flannel baby blankets, each stitched with a fun animal print, are made at a Chicago workshop that provides training and jobs to developmentally disabled adults.
  • Many Hands Blankies, $75 each; funquilts.com

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