Tis’ the season! This time of year we’re all thinking about special gifts that we can give to loved ones, so how about making sure at least one of those is a gift with meaning? Here’s our annual WhyHunger Holiday Gift Guide, a compilation of 10 unique, staff favorites that support the work of WhyHunger and our valued partners to make a positive impact on the issues we care about. There’s something for everyone!
This delicately-sculpted sterling silver charm has sheaves of wheat along the sides, framing the handwritten words “Give Thanks” in black enamel. Features a beautifully braided bale and our “give” logo in black enamel on the back; includes a keepsake charm card. A portion of the proceeds benefit WhyHunger. Order online today. $45.00
Support youth activism with the “Fund Black Futures” t-shirt from the Black Youth Project (BYP100). This grassroots organization is dedicated to creating justice and trains young black activists in direct action grassroots organizing skills, so they can build power and transform their communities. Purchase here. $18.00
“Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice” by the Community Alliance for Global Justice. This cookbook has over 50 contributors’ collected efforts and wisdom, this guide has the tools you need to take back your food choices and stand up for all people’s rights to good, healthy and culturally appropriate food! Foreword by Raj Patel. Buy it here. $18.95
Get this great statement poster from our longtime partner the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). This poster represents their Fair Food Program, which works to guarantee rights for farmworkers in Florida's tomato industry. Use this to proudly show off that you support the justice and dignity that the Fair Food Program upholds for the men and women who harvest U.S. produce. Get it here. $22.00
Bring in the New Year with California Sparkling Wine from ONEHOPE! This wine is light in color and displays aromas of fresh green apple and nectarine with a hint of fresh baked bread. Pairs with appetizers, seafood, sushi as well as a wide range of desserts and cheeses. A portion of the proceeds go to support WhyHunger. Order online today. $59.00
Want to support Standing Rock? Get this limited edition tee designed and produced by Native American Clothing Company (NTVS). NTVS has collaborated with the Indigenous Environmental Network, a leader in the #NoDAPL resistance that is fighting for climate and economic justice, with proceeds from the shirt supporting their actions. Get it here. $24.00
There’s still time left to get your holiday cards! Our Closing the Hunger Gap partner, Oregon Food Bank, offers two holiday cards to choose from – proceeds from the cards will go directly to providing healthy meals to those in need. All you have to do is place your order by December 19th. $10.00
Create awareness and an educational opportunity about food sovereignty at the table with food sovereignty placemats from Grassroots International, a partner of ours in movement building around the globe. These laminated, double-sided placemats tell the story of the broken food system on one side and examples of how to fix it on the other side. Each measure 11" x 17", perfect for the kitchen table! Order here. $15.00
Step back in time with the 2016 Hungerthon sweatshirt! The orange, white and red vintage logo is a throwback to WhyHunger’s start in the 1970s. The WhyHunger logo is displayed on the front of the sweatshirt in white. This heavyweight, full-zip sweatshirt is sure to keep you warm during those cold winter nights. Order here. $100.00
Add some amazing flavor to your holiday dishes with herb salts from Rise & Root Farm, a food justice partner and woman-led farm in upstate NY that is committed to engaging rural and urban communities through food and farming. These salts are made with herbs grown at the farm and are available in a variety of mixes that include garlic salt, triple basil salt, lemongo and more! Buy through their online store. $8.00
Still not sure what to get? You can always make a donation on behalf of someone to give back to your favorite local community-based organization. We hope you enjoyed our list, happy gift giving!