Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: Chicks

What: For over 60 years, Heifer International has worked with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Today, millions of families in 128 countries have been given the gifts of self-reliance and hope.  Heifer’s strategy is to pass on the gift. As people share their animals offspring with others  along with their knowledge, resources, and skills  an expanding network of hope, dignity, and self-reliance is created that reaches around the globe. For only $20, you can provide a flock of chicks top help families from Cameroon to the Caribbean add nourishing, life-sustaining eggs to their inadequate diets.

Why it’s green: It’s not a gift that creates waste; it helps needy families create a sustainable source of food.

Who to give it to: That charitable friend of your’s who has everything, your grandparents who will be so proud they contributed to raising such a good human being.

Buy it: @ Heifer International, $20.

Image courtesy of http://www.heifer.org/