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Holiday Sweater Alternatives: Symbolic Gift Ideas

Looking for some fresh new giving ideas? Only finding weird Christmas sweaters left in the stores?  Whatever the case, the American Red Cross Holiday Gift Catalog has you covered:

 

Give blankets to children and families standing in the cold after their home is destroyed by fire. (Note: Blankets will be delivered in a normal, square shape. Not sewn together into a two-headed sweater).

B and S

 

Help keep babies healthy in the aftermath of disasters.

Stephanie and baby

 

Help provide items like a toothbrush and a robe for injured military members brought in from the battlefield with no personal belongings. It’s always nice to have your own things. Otherwise, someone might get hurt. #Sharingiscaring

H and S fight

 

Instead of trying to exchange gifts with coworkers, why not pool your money and gift vaccinations to an entire village? Our international team will [heart] you if do!

J and N heart

 

Here’s your chance to help ensure an ongoing blood supply without rolling up a sleeve. Or dealing with whatever this is:

Givingblood chair fial

BONUS FEATURES Let people know you honored them with a gift, or encourage them to donate as well, with free holiday greeting cards or eCards to announce your donation. There’s also an opportunity to grab some Red Cross swag for yourself. While supplies last, you could pick up a Red Cross water bottle, fleece throw, messenger bag and first aid kit and more.

Head online to help our troops, fulfill urgent needs in the United States and show your compassion for global needs – all with the click of a button.

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