Our Favorite Things

Good gifts & Goodies, Part 2


The Vintage Twin
Vintage, recycled, reworked clothing, jewelry and accessories. Ten percent of all proceeds go to support a selection of charities, including Active Minds. Shop yourself or get friends together for a Flash Fundraiser to support the cause of your choice!

Peacebuilding Education
Give the gift of education. Help a loved one learn how to make the world a better place. The United States Institute of Peace is offering online courses in negotiation, youth engagement, non-violent mediation and more.

Cheers to Hope
hat could be better than a cold winter night and a delicious glass of wine? How about knowing that proceeds from wine you’re drinking are helping to support the troops, end childhood hunger, fight Alzheimer’s, or so much more? Check out One Hope Wine. Fifty percent of profits and 100 percent of donations to OneHope Foundation go to partner charities.

Gift a Tree
or the tree hugger in your life, help the environment and keep clutter at bay by gifting a tree from Casey Trees. Also check out the merchandise in CT’s shop, including poster and calendar by DC artist Elizabeth Graeber.

Window Dressing
Windows in need of some good treatment? Budget Blinds of Silver Spring is offering a 15 percent discount to DDG readers (that’s you!), as well as to non-profit organizations and associations, through March 15, 2015.  

Image: Courtesy Budget Blinds

Image: Courtesy Budget Blinds

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