A Socially Conscious Holiday Gift Guide

By:: 
Lesley Teoh
Xmas essentials
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Meerkatplace Cards

The proceeds of these unique christmas cards are designated to 13 different local charities.

You can also customise cards with your favourite family photo or artwork or create a micro-fundraiser for a charity of your choice.

*For orders of 2 dozen or more personalised cards.

BUY NOW AND ENTER PROMO CODE DBS10 FOR 10% OFF
 

Stirring Hearts Christmas Cards

Simply buy any 2 handmade Christmas cards to enjoy a special price.

Stirring Hearts helps to provide employment for the persons with disabilities, youth-at-risk and the marginalised.

BROWSE DESIGNS AND ORDER ONLINE HERE

For your colleagues
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Stirring Hearts Pens

Stand out with these personalised refillable pens with your own name or message as a special gift this Christmas!

Orders of 5 or more pens enjoy complimentary express mail worth $2.60.

REDEEM YOUR E-COUPON CODE DBS01 FOR 15% OFF

*Promotion ends 10 Dec.

 

The Everyday Revolution: Tumblers, bags

One of a kind tumblers and laptop bags for your favourite desk buddy.

Your purchase will help recognize and celebrate the works of artists with special needs.

SHOP NOW!
For nature lovers
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Human Nature

Embrace your inner beauty with all natural beauty products by Human Nature.

Each product is lovingly made from all-natural organic ingredients with no harmful chemicals. They are also cruelty-free and environmentally friendly.

Your purchase is helping provide fair and sustainable income to farmers in the Philippines.

ENTER PROMO CODE GET10FOR70 OR GET20FOR120 FOR UP TO $20 OFF

*$10 off for purchases of $70 and above and $20 for purchases of $120 and above

 

The Dorsal Effect

Organic cotton silk screen printed hammerhead shark t-shirts designed by homegrown Singaporean artist, Ly Yeow.

Your purchase will help save our sharks by providing the shark fishermen in Lombok with ecotourism as an alternative source of livelihood.

SHOP NOW!

*This product ships internationally.

For nature lovers
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Nusantara Development Initiative: Little Sun

Brighten your child’s day with a solar powered little sun. Great as a Christmas ornament, night light or for camping trips, it provides up to 10 hours of light.

Your purchase will support Nusantara Development Initiative’s efforts to eradicate expensive and harmful kerosene lamps and bring light to the lives of children in rural Indonesia.

TO PURCHASE
 

Stirring Hearts Christmas Elf Workshop

Stirring Hearts are recruiting a few elves to help make some special gifts for their loved ones!

Card making Workshops happen on 16 & 18 Dec, 7.30-9.30pm @ Chinatown

(usual price: $78 for two sessions)

ENTER PROMO CODE DBS02 FOR $5 OFF WORKSHOPS

*Offer ends 10 Dec

 

Artjams with Artify Studio

These art sessions are perfect for parents looking to fill up school holidays or friends seeking a Christmas themed activity with a difference!

Enjoy 10% off artjam sessions ($52/pax) courtesy of Meerkatplace’s art partner, Artify Studio, which includes 12 beautiful greeting cards featuring your artwork.

*Booking: 3 days in advance
*Time: 10am - 12pm | 2pm - 4pm
(Weekends only)

ENTER PROMO CODE HEARTJAM FOR 10% OFF WORKSHOPS
For the foodies
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Kakoa Chocolates

These elegant chocolate hampers are the perfect gift for your foodie friends.

Small gift set ($39)
6 assorted chocolate bars
 
Medium hamper ($49)
6 assorted chocolate bars, 1 box tropical medley medallions, 1 dark hot chocolate cube
 
Jumbo hamper ($54)
6 assorted chocolate bars, 2 dark hot chocolate cubes on cinnamon sticks, 1 box tropical medley medallions, 1 box milk chocolate and coconut balls with salted cashew brittle cores

10% discount on orders of 10 sets and up, delivery during 2nd week of Dec

ORDER NOW FOR 10% OFF ORDERS OF 10 SETS AND ABOVE
 

Blisse – catering

Too lazy to cook this Christmas? Leave your Christmas catering to Bliss and savour their sumptuous holiday delights such as eggnog parfait and roast beef.

Your order will help provide income to the marginalized individuals that Bliss employs.

View their full Xmas menu at www.blissrestaurant.com.sg.

MAKE YOUR ORDER NOW!

*Prices start at $368 for a party of 15 pax.

 

ASPN Cookies

Choose from choco-chip, double choco-chip, mint choco-chip and oatmeal raisin.

Prices start from $2.50 for a 50g goodie bag to $40 for a 1kg pantry pack. Gift boxes are also available at $8 for 120g and $19 for 400g.

Your purchase is will go towards training and providing employment of young persons with intellectual disabilities.

EMAIL SALES@ASPN.ORG.SG OR CALL 6346 2425 TO ORDER
 

 If you want to find more about socially conscious living in Asia, check out Asia For Good's social enterprise directory.

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