10 ways to give back this holiday season

Gifts that give.
This year, WWF has something for everyone on your holiday gift list. It feels great to give that perfect gift to someone you love, especially when you know your purchase helps us contribute to a healthy, living planet. Here are 10 ways your holiday gifts help WWF-Canada’s conservation efforts:

1. Symbolic Adoptions

For the animal lover, child or even your significant other, our symbolic adoption kits are perfect for anyone on your holiday list.  Aside from being cuddly and adorable, these animal stuffies are made with high standards for quality and environmental responsibility, with no harmful dyes or PVCs.
Our online store has over 30 adoption kits to choose from, including four new species added for this holiday season.  Each adoption kit includes a high-quality wildlife plush, personalized adoption certificate, gift bag, educational pamphlet and poster about your species, and a charitable tax receipt for a portion of your purchase.


2. Calendars from Calendar Club

With the New Year approaching, a calendar always makes a great holiday gift, coming in handy at home, work, and dorm rooms. The Calendar Club offers a wide variety of exclusive WWF 2016 calendars, featuring incredible photos of beautiful species.  Each calendar is made from FSC sourced paper.

3. Silk Scarves from Slow Factory

Sold exclusively online, Slow Factory has launched Petit Atlas, a limited edition collection of Italian scarves to help support WWF’s conservation efforts.
Featuring NASA imagery, scarves are Fair Trade using 100% silk twill. All dyes and inks are ecofriendly, and are packaged in FSC and SFI certified packaging.

slowfactor4. Tote Bags from Talented

In support of WWF-Canada, Talented has launched a line of fair-trade tote bags featuring a series of wildlife illustrations by British designer Cherith Harrison. Ecologically printed on 100% cotton, 10% of your purchase goes to supporting WWF’s conservation efforts.
Talented Totes are available online and across various independent boutiques.

totebag5. Toys and Games from Merchant Ambassador

These puzzles and games are great for the mind, and you’ll learn all about animals while you play!
merchant ambassador
This wild, funky and fun 48-piece tumble tower game is great for the whole family. Combining design and sustainability, this game features animal prints from Africa and is made from FSC wood. Games and puzzles are available at Toys“R”Us and on WWF-Canada’s online store.

6. Holt Renfrew Bear in Stella McCartney Kids

In a t-shirt designed by Stella McCartney Kids, Holt Renfrew has introduced a limited edition 2015 Holts Holiday Bear. You can find the Holts Holiday Bear at Holt Renfrew locations. $5 from the sale of every bear will be donated to support WWF’s vital work in conserving critical Arctic habitat for people and species.

holts bear7. Hats and Accessories from Knitwits

Show off your wild fashion sense with a Knitwits™ animal hats, scarves and mittens.  Made from 100% New Zealand wool using Azo free natural dyes, these Fair Trade accessories are hand crafted, water resistant and super warm with their fleecy lining.  A total of 20% of all online sales support WWF-Canada’s conservation efforts. Knitwits WWF accessories are available on WWF-Canada’s online store and at Knitwits.com.

Orca_Hat-Mitts_Set_grande8. Apparel and Accessories from Ezzy Lynn

Ezzy Lynn is a lifestyle brand, where all apparel and accessories are handcrafted from vegan and upcycled materials. Each item, from scrunchies to crop tops to wrist warmers represents a unique species. Ezzy Lynn symbolically adopts species through WWF-Canada using proceeds from each sale. With every purchase, you help a species at risk and support WWF’s conservation efforts.

ezzylynn red panda scrunchie9. BMO WWF-Canada MasterCard

Holiday shopping just got even more rewarding. Apply for a BMO® WWF-Canada AIR MILES® MasterCard®* before January 3, 2016 and you can earn 400 Bonus Miles twice: 400 Bonus Miles after your first card purchase and another 400 Bonus Miles when you spend $1,000 in the first three months. That’s enough for $80 towards your purchases with AIR MILES Cash!** Plus every time you use your card to make a purchase, a payment is made to WWF from BMO to support critical conservation work, at no additional cost to you. Click here to learn more. Terms and conditions apply.

mastercard10. ChangeIt – increase the impact of every gift with virtual change

How can you make a world of difference? ChangeIt allows you to donate to WWF in a big way simply by allowing you to automatically round up your debit, credit, or mobile wallet purchases, and donating the difference to our conservation efforts.

For more great gift ideas visit shop.wwf.ca. Happy shopping!

** Use Cash Miles from your AIR MILES Collector Account in increments of 95 Miles for $10 off your purchases at participating AIR MILES Partner locations to a maximum of $750 per day. Visit airmiles.ca/cash to learn more. You must have accumulated sufficient Miles in the Cash balance of your Collector Account in order to use Miles towards your purchases at participating Partner locations. All Rewards offered are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the AIR MILES Reward Program, are subject to change and may be withdrawn without notice. For complete details, visit airmiles.ca.