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The New York Foundling to Help Children
of the Philippines on #GivingTuesday

Women and children in Tacloban City, Philippines, who have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan. © UNICEF/NYHQ2013-1099/ADAM DEAN

— The New York Foundling, one of the leading children’s charities in NYC, and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have joined forces during this year’s #GivingTuesday holiday fundraising campaign to help children in the Philippines affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. In the spirit of giving, The New York Foundling will donate all funds raised on Dec. […]

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Be There for the Philippines on #GivingTuesday

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— By now, your food has settled, and you’ve either returned from the Black Friday morning frenzy or at least finished watching the news coverage. Though Thanksgiving is about giving thanks and spending time with loved ones, sometimes that gets lost in the holiday sales. Luckily, #GivingTuesday is next week — a national day dedicated to […]

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IKEA Offers Gifts that Give Back

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— Mr. Broccoli and his friends are back this year to celebrate IKEA’s annual “Soft Toys for Education” collection, and they’re joined by three new forest friends from the VANDRING series. From November 4 to December 29, for every purchase from the “Soft Toys for Education Campaign” collection, the IKEA Foundation will donate one euro (approximately $1.30) to support UNICEF’s and Save the Children’s global education programs.

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UNICEF Gifts Featured at Polyvore

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— It’s December 11—have you finished your holiday shopping? Even if you have, why stop now—especially when there is still more giving and receiving to be done with UNICEF’s cards and gifts collection. And to help shoppers get started, our good friends at Polyvore have featured a few items from our cards and gifts catalog, including chandelier earrings, a baroque pearl bracelet and a glass-beaded necklace.

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This Little Piggy Helps Kids

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— As shoppers search to find holiday gifts for friends and family this year, many will continue to look for a gift that gives back. This year, it could come in the form of a pig! New this holiday, national home fashions retailer HomeGoods is offering eight styles of limited edition oversized ceramic piggy banks. For each piggy bank purchased at HomeGoods stores until January 31, 2013, HomeGoods will donate 50% of the purchase price to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

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Discover GivingTuesday

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— November 27 marks the first ever “Giving Tuesday,” better known as #GivingTuesday. On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday will be a day dedicated to giving back. Discover is a founding partner of #GivingTuesday and will be offering an extra incentive to its cardmembers who would like to give back today.

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