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Holiday shopping: Gifts that give

Give back while getting gifts for the holidays at local stores and online.


Online Salvation Army Angel Tree at JCPenney

  Visit to be guided through the Angel selection process. After choosing an Angel online, you will receive a confirmation email with all of the necessary details to help shop for your Angel. Instructions will include the Angel’s wish list as well as information regarding where to ship your gifts. This address will have to be manually entered during the checkout process on Deadline for adopting and shopping for an Angel is Dec. 10. Or you have until Dec. 14 to purchase a JCPenney Gift Card for your Angel.

Click here to adopt an angel.

Gifts that give at Nordstrom 

Krochet Kids hats are hand-knit in Uganda as a part of the company's mission of empowering people to rise out of poverty. You can see more about their mission and thank the women who make the hats at  

Krochet Kids 'Thomas' Hat, Acrylic/wool; hand wash, $32

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M·A·C will donate 100% of the purchase price from the sale of all Viva Glam products to help men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS.

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M·A·C 'A Tartan Tale - Tis Noble to Give Viva Glam' Lip Bag duo of Viva Glam V lipstick and lip gloss, $36. For more M·A·C products click here.

Kiehl's will donate 100% of net profits from the sale of each product to The Koons Family Institute, an initiative of the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Kiehl's 'Jeff Koons Limited Edition' Creme de Corps Body Lotion, 8.4 oz, $27, 16.9 oz, $45.

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Look Good...Feel Better's mission is to help cancer patients feel more like themselves again. With your purchase, CLARISONIC® contributes $15 to Look Good...Feel Better.

CLARISONIC® 'Pink Mia - Hope is Beautiful' Cleansing System, $149

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See more gifts that give at

$25 gets you $50 at Neiman Marcus

Donate $25 to Big Brothers Big Sisters and receive a $50 Neiman Marcus gift card in return! Visit your local Neiman Marcus during their 4-day In Circle Days Dec. 7 - Dec. 10 to make a donation at any customer check-out counter.

Join Shaq and give back
  Toys R Us and Toys for Tots  

Shaquille O'Neal teams with Toys R Us as they encourage shoppers to donate new, unwrapped toys and cash in stores nationwide and online for Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. You can follow Shaq on and Twitter @THE_REAL_SHAQ . Click here to donate.