Unique & Ethical Christmas Gifts for Parents

You love your parents. You want to give back. But you’re struggling to find a gift that does that plus really captures what they mean to you. Well, it’s hard to go wrong with ethical and unique Christmas gifts from UNICEF Market , which are bound to delight mom and dad both for what they are and how they help someone else.

Every UNICEF Market purchase — be it a sweater, a mug, or piece of jewelry — can spread holiday cheer from your parents here at home to both artisans and children in need around the world.

Unique & Ethical Christmas Gifts for Your Dad

Surprise your dad with this special braided sterling silver bracelet designed and handcrafted by Balinese artist Putu Gede Darmawan. In the wake of Indonesia’s devastating earthquake, supporting artisans like Putu is a great way to support a region struggling to get back on its feet. What’s more, proceeds from this purchase are enough to provide 90 doses of measles vaccine to children whose parents don’t have the means to keep them up-to-date on lifesaving immunizations.

Sterling Silver Men’s Chain Bracelet

For the dad who loves to have a good time, these wide-rimmed Margarita glasses, handblown by Mexican designers Javier and Efren, are sure to brighten any fiesta. Javier and Efren say they “love blown glass because of the pure imagination poured into every piece created.” We’re certain your dad will too. He’ll also appreciate the fact that proceeds from this purchase are enough to provide 25 doses of measles vaccines to protect children.

Blue Rimmed Margarita Glasses Set of 4, $46.49

If your dad inspired your love for sports, tell him (and the world!) by sending a present from our Inspired charity Gifts collection in his name. Just $12 is enough to send three basketballs to kids in need.

Set of Three Basketballs, $12.00

Unique & Ethical Christmas Gifts for Your Mom

Looking for a unique way to say “I love you, Mom?” We think this sterling silver mother and child elephant pendant is it! Just like moms, elephants are fiercely loyal. And, they never forget — both the big things, like how old you were when you took your first step, and the small stuff, like where you left your keys! Linked by a single topaz stone, this mother and child duo would make a lovely testament to the bond you and your mom will share forever.

Sterling Silver Elephant Necklace, ‘We’re in This Together’, $49.99

If you got your fashion sense from your mom — or simply appreciate hers — this elegant pair of scarves crafted by Thai artist Vinita Tongtawat is a nice way to show mom she’s still got it!

Handwoven Cotton Scarf in Cool Tones from Thailand (Pair), $29.95

Mom’s love for you burns bright. Show her yours for her does, too, with this beautiful candle from UNICEF’s 2018 Holiday Collection, proceeds from which can provide 17 sachets of oral rehydration salts to help children who are sick fight dehydration.

UNICEF 2018 Holiday Candle in UNICEF-Branded Box, $9.00

Click here to learn how to sponsor a child with UNICEF USA. And learn more about which charities to donate to today.

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