They do say that it is better to give than to receive, so when your hand is hovering over yet another bath bomb set or scented candle, why not think about giving something that will really make a difference?
Charity adoption schemes make a fantastic present and you can purchase with one click on your computer instead of having to brave the crowds. Visit WWF and you can choose anything from an orang-utan to a panda.
Oxfam Unwrapped gives you the opportunity to ‘Change the World, One Gift at a Time’ and gives you the choice of buying anything from fertilizer to a health check or teacher training for a developing country. Visit Oxfam Unwrapped for more.
With the Good Gifts Catalogue you can send a gift to someone in need across the globe. Be it a bike for a midwife in a developing country, funding a child’s education or sending a Christmas hamper to an elderly person with no relatives.