This holiday “think outside of the gift box” and give an alternative gift. Here are some ideas add to the “real spirit” of the season. Give from the heart!
- Cook a meal for a favorite friend and enjoy the relaxation and company.
- Take a friend or loved one to a concert, movie or museum and enjoy some time together and support artists at the same time.
- Buy a CD, record or t-shirt from a favorite artist and support the musicians while giving the gift of great music.
- Give the gift of time: This is the most valuable gift you can give! Make some time to share or have an adventure and enjoy the holidays with loved ones while creating a new memory.
- Sponsorship gifts: The gift of sponsorship is a great one that can connect people to wonderful organizations that are helping people and the environment. Here are some that are promoted by your favorite rock icons:
- One Campaign
- Tibet House
- Milagro Foundation
- School of Rock
- Little Kids Rock
- Paul McCartney
- Fair-trade gifts: There are wonderful fair trade gifts out there that that give pleasure and support local communities
- Moroccan Elixir Argan Oil
- Fair trade coffee and tea
- Fair trade chocolate
- Fair trade children’s gifts
- Fair trade arts and crafts
- Give a health-inspired gift
- Gifts that support local artisans and businesses
- Shop at holiday markets and fairs that support local businesses
- This is a great way to meet and support locals while giving a gift that is original and thoughtful