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Give Back With Gift Baskets for Children

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The holiday season is upon us. During this time of year it is very important to me to teach my children that this season is about giving back as opposed to just receiving. I like to get us involved in a variety of charity and service projects. 

There are so many to choose from. 

This year I am planning on getting involved in a mentorship prom as well as volunteering at a local soup kitchen through my church. The soup kitchen is a project that my church got involved in a while back and it has become so popular that we have started volunteering on a regular basis. 

One of the things that we love being able to do is to bring giveaway gifts when we volunteer. This may mean mugs filled with candy, hats and gloves, or other small items. Since it is the holiday season, I thought that a great giveaway product would be something for the kids that were being served. 

Many of these kids won’t know what it is like to receive Christmas gifts. Often their families are struggling just to pay for food and utilities. This is why I made up some cute gift baskets for the kids.

I wanted to mix some essentials as well as some treats that kids will love. The best part is that these baskets can be made for under $15 (sometimes less) each. And I was able to get everything I needed at Walmart. 

I picked up some essentials such as socks and toothbrushes for the kids, but I also found some other fun things such as small toys and candy. I then tucked everything into a small basket or caddy and I had a beautiful giveaway that I know the kids will appreciate. Plus, I had my kids help me out when it comes to picking, so I know that it is stuff that kids will love! 

Putting together these gift baskets takes a lot of work and dedication. You have to sort the products and then package them into the baskets. This doesn’t even take into account the time that I am actually working at the soup kitchen as well. By the time I come home, I am exhausted! 

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Since I already have a passion for giving back, I love knowing that I am helping those effected by homelessness, extreme poverty, and natural disasters. Now, when I am healing my aches and pains after working at the soup kitchen I can continue giving back!

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David @ Spiced

Monday 13th of November 2017

It's so important to give back...especially during the holidays! I love the gift baskets that you created here, and I know they will make some kids very happy this year! Also, I love how b+b is giving back to those who need it most, too. Thanks so much for sharing! #client

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