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Giving Back with Shop for Hope and Giveaway #HolidayGifts2014

‘Tis the season to give hope with gifts that lift women and children in your community beyond abuse, and help build better tomorrows. Canadian Women’s Foundation empowers women and girls in Canada to move out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence. This year Canadian Women’s Foundation has partnered with Winners and HomeSense to bring a line of Holiday gifts which will bring happiness to the receiver while also bringing hope to women and children because 100% of net proceeds help support local shelters and violence prevention programs in your community.

Think about that for a moment, 100% of proceeds go directly to helping others! I am totally into this because the foundation is dedicated to ending violence against women and that’s a cause we choose to support wholeheartedly.

The statistics provided by Canadian Women’s Foundation are alarming:

  • Half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16
  • 67% of all Canadians say they personally know at least one woman who has been sexually or physically assaulted
  • On average, every six days a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. In 2011, In 2011, from the 89 police reported spousal homicides, 76 of the victims (over 85%) were women
  • On any given day in Canada, more than 3,300 women (along with their 3,000 children) are forced to sleep in an emergency shelter to escape domestic violence. Every night, about 200 women are turned away because the shelters are full.


With our Holiday Gift Guide, each of the bloggers has a charity which they’re donating to, we plan on adding to our donation by purchasing Gifts of Hope for those on our lists! These items are so amazingly pretty and again, 100% of the profits go to charity!

To find out more about Canadian Women’s Foundation head to their website, Follow them on Twitter and on Facebook.

Shop for Hope Chunky Knit Throws – $39.99 ea

gifts of hope blanket

Shop for Hope Plush Owl – $14.99 ea

gifts of hope owl

Shop for Hope Crochet Dachshund – $14.99 ea

gifts of hope croched dog

Shop for Hope Seasonal Coffee Mugs – $5.99 ea

gifts of hope coffee

Shop for Hope Faux Tabletop Tree – $9.99 ea

gifts of hope tree

Shop for Hope Musical Snow Globe – $16.99


Shop for Hope Cheese Board with Knife – $12.99


Shop for Hope Decorative Linen Cushion – $24.99 ea


Shop for Hope Decorative Linen Cushion – $19.99 ea


Shop for Hope Burlap Totes – $2.99 ea ea


Shop for Hope Burlap Santa Sacks – $5.99 ea

tri_holiday-charity_tjx43293santasacksShop for Hope Shop for Hope Reuseable Shopping Totes – $1.79 ea



Shop for Hope Knit Stockings – $16.99 ea


You can find all of the lovely gift items at your local Winners or HomeSense stores in Canada.

#HolidayGifts2014 Twitter Party

If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas for more people on your list, make sure to check our the rest of our Holiday Gift Guide features and don’t forget to join us for the #HolidayGifts2014 Twitter Party on December 9th at 9pm EST where we’ll will be giving away amazing prizes! RSVP HERE.



WIN a HUGE Shop for Hope Prize Pack

gifts of hope prize

To celebrate the Christmas season, Canadian Women’s Foundation has provided us with a giveaway prize pack filled with select products in Shop for Hope line valued over $150! That’s over $200 in value and some amazing gifts.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own.

22 comments on “Giving Back with Shop for Hope and Giveaway #HolidayGifts2014”

  1. I’ve donated toys to the Salvation Army and donated used clothing to the Canadian Diabetes Clothesline

  2. I donate to the food bank, RBC Christmas toy drive, The shoeboxcanada Project collects & distributes gifts to women in shelters across Canada, give to the homeless on the streets, animal shelter & salvation army. I do my best .

  3. This year we are volunteering to put on a Community Christmas supper Christmas Eve. WE also put together 4 Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes.

  4. I’m helping others by donating non perishable food to our soup kitchen and gently used winter coats to the out of the cold program in our area

  5. We have bought groceries for the local food bank, bought a toy for a little girl and boy for the local SOS Toy Drive and donated coats for the local Winter Coat Drive.

  6. We have been helping my mother-in-law clean her house and we have been buying toys for the local toy drive.

  7. I have donated to the goodwill and toy drive.

  8. I just dropped off a very large box of new toys to our local Christmas Bureau earlier this week. They told me that they had 300 new families register with them this year, so the need is huge. I was happy to help.

  9. We donate food to local food bank

  10. We made a large donation to the food bank.

  11. I am donating to local food banks and volunteering

  12. I have a big bag done up for the food bank and I have volunteered my time for the next two weeks to do forms for Santa photos at our local mall 🙂

  13. We donate clothes, toys, and food to our local shelter.

  14. I help organize gift and food hampers for 3 needy families.

  15. We donate to the House of Blessings every year.

  16. I give food for the food drives, toys for Toys for Tots. I go through closets this time of year, and give clothes, winter stuff, books and such to the Salvation Army.

  17. I’ve donated a lot of clothes.

  18. Donated food to the food bank and toys to our local police station for their toy drive

  19. I have been donating food and toys to several individuals.

  20. I will be giving gifts to those who are less fortunate

  21. Donating to the food bank and also donating used clothes.

  22. We bought Christmas presents for a little boy who is homeless through a local program.

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