Mountains, by Karina Eibatova $30
The Working Proof has prints by a variety of talented artists, all contributing a wide variety of mediums and genres of art to their site. Each artist chooses a charity that their specific print will contribute 15% of proceeds to like the above Mountains, by Karina Eibatova, supports RestoreNYC. There is soe really beautiful work on here and with each purchase you support something like Pediatric AIDS foundation or the deer print below by Jenny Kim that goes to Puppies Behind Bars making you feel pretty darn good about your hand-earned cash.
Coffee Deer, by Jenny Kim $30
A good portion of the East Coast will have less than a happy holiday season after Hurricane Sandy. It is easy to forget as time goes on, but many families will be without homes this Christmas. We can do our best to add a bit of help where it’s needed with the gifts we purchase for those we love. Print Aid NYC makes this incredibly easy by offering several rad prints with ALL 100% of the proceeds going to the Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Relief.
I STILL LOVE NYC Hurricane Sandy Relief T-Shirt $40
Sebastian Errazuriz designed this hand-dipped dyed I Heart NY shirt for Grey Area with 100% proceeds going to relief programs. A classic statement with a little awareness thrown in make a great gift, with again ALL of the money going to rebuild our beautiful city of New York.
Glass Ornaments $30
The ASPCA is an amazing organization helping animals all over the country all year round. They jump into high gear when a disaster strikes and have been giving so much to local shelters in NY and NJ recently. The holidays is the time when shelters are the fullest, and need our support the most. Offer it with these lovely hand blown glass ornaments that go to support the amazing organization.
Paw Print Kit $15
What animal parent wouldn’t want their baby’s paw print hanging from the tree? This Humane Society dog paw print kit is a crafty way include your furry friend in your holiday decor while supporting The Humane Society. Dog & cat-approved.
Help Ink’s Sandy Relief Prints have already raised $5,000 for relief efforts just by selling art. They have a variety of prints which proceeds go to a variety of charities, with these graphic New York-themed prints created by local artists with 90% of the proceeds go to rebuilding areas harest hit by Sandy.
20 x 200 is ALWAYS a great choice for gift-giving, I adore the work featured here. Your art can double as charity if you choose this print by Joseph O. Holmes, Shinjuku, 6:43, or the Imperial Palace gardens with Wall, by Emily Shur. Both prints have proceeds go to Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund
Owl Hat $21
Teaching little ones to be charitable is an excellent holiday gift. This Rainbow Owl Knit Hat is adorable, warm & cozy, AND sends the message to your small fry that giving what the holiday spirit is all about by supporting the Humane Society.
Nomadic Thread Society Prices vary
Nomadic Thread Society has a gaggle of gorgeous linens, shawls, and scarves that were all acquired with fair-trade and small businesses in mind. Not exactly charity, but it’s where our money should be going when we vote with our dollar.