Your Last-Minute Gift Can Change the World

12/23/2010 - 9:28 AM

Are you looking for a last-minute gift to give a friend or loved one who wants to change the world? Or maybe that hard-to-shop-for person who either has everything or wants nothing? A gift that won’t clutter up their closet, kitchen or cubicle? We have the perfect last-minute gift for you - a Gift of Fairness. Gifts of Fairness are virtual gifts we designed to be both fun and meaningful for you and the recipient. We wanted to be creative about how we asked for your charitable support, and also give you the chance to share your commitment to Fair Trade with your friends and family. You have a dozen different Gifts of Fairness from which to choose, and all of them represent a way that Fair Trade improves communities around the world - like this one, "Give Pesticides a Pink Slip."

Ready to give a Gift of Fairness? Click here to pick a gift, make your donation, and designate someone special to receive your new Gift of Fairness. The friend, family member, or neighbor you designate will immediately receive a colorful, personalized e-card to let them know you made this special gift in their honor.

One of the most important aspects of Fair Trade is this: funds are designated for social, economic and environmental development projects. Farmers and workers set up a democratic system whereby each community decides how their funds need to be used. Gifts of Fairness like β€œGive a Clinic a Doctor” or β€œGive the Alphabet to a Girl” are examples of how communities are voting to spend their Fair Trade earnings in 70 countries worldwide.

When you donate to Fair Trade USA by buying a Gift of Fairness, you help expand the global Fair Trade network to include more farmers and workers and protect the environment. Give the gift of fairness and justice this holiday season.

12/23/2010 - 9:28 AM
12/23/2010 - 9:28 AM