Shop for a Cause with 2015 Gifts for Good Guide from The Mexico Report

Shop for a cause and trade in stressful parking lots and long lines with peaceful online shopping, all while supporting these extraordinary organizations. Each year, we give a few suggestions on how easy it is to ‘do good’ during the holiday season and how different shopping choices can benefit non-profit, non-government organizations serving Mexico. Here are a few of our favs:

Heart to Heart Stirling Silver Necklace from Corazon de Vida

Heart to Heart Stirling Silver Necklace from Corazon de Vida

Corazon de VidaYour purchase of these beautiful CDV logo gifts helps to support children of Baja California, in particular 13 different orphanages in Mexico. Proceeds go toward urgent and basic needs of the children like food, clothing, shelter and education. Ceramic tile coasters made by the girls at El Faro orphanage also make for a thoughtful gift for anyone. Shop all the products here: http://corazon-de-vida.myshopify.com

The Maestro Cares Foundation, created by international superstar Marc Anthony and entrepreneur Henry Cárdenas, is a non-profit organization supporting homeless and neglected children in developing Latin American countries. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Maestro Cares Foundation. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3706112 and support this organization every time you shop.

Mexican Woven Rectangle Tote from Boutique Mexico

Mexican Woven Rectangle Tote from Boutique Mexico

At Boutique Mexico, you will find gorgeous, responsibly sourced fashion, clothing, accessories and authentic gifts from Mexico. Your purchase supports indigenous communities of Southern Mexico, in particular Amigos de Sian Ka´an.  www.boutiquemexico.com

Entreamigos located in San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico, is a non-profit community organization dedicated to providing educational and leadership opportunities to children and families. The entreamigos Gallery and Store showcases the outstanding work of San Pancho artisans, organic locally made food products and an impressive collection of handmade and one-of-a-kind gift items made in the  Eco-Design workshops. Visit http://entreamigos.org.mx/shops/gallery-store/

Happy shopping and please feel free to post any other organizations that you recommend on our Facebook page or in the comment section below.

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Susie Albin-Najera

Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of ‘The Real Heroes of Mexico’ showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com


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