There are two great 2011 calendars out now for sale. They make a perfect Christmas or birthday gift for your family, friends and colleagues, and give you that warm and fuzzy feeling inside because you know you’ve made a difference to the lives of some of the most underprivileged children in China.
1. Starfish Foster Home
Starfish Foster Home (SCS) rescues children in need of medical care by working in collaboration with local orphanages. The 2011 calendar contains many of the pictures that Starfish took of the babies in their care. The sale proceeds from the calendars will go towards their medical fund to help more babies who need life saving surgeries for heart, spina bifida and other serious medical conditions.
If you are interested, go here to see what the calendar looks like. The calendar is USD 30 each. For order and payment details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Compassion for Migrant Children
Compassion for Migrant Children (CMC) is a local NGO established to give migrant children and their communities a future and a hope. According to the CMC, one sixth of the world’s population currently lives in migrant slums. In addition, the UN Habitat predicts that number to double in the next 30 years.
CMC’s 2011 calendar features world-class photos by professional artist Stephen Gleadow. The money raised will directly benefit a migrant child. To order a calendar, go to their online shop or contact them at email@example.com . Please note that the calendar is currently priced at $0.00 in their online shop. It’s not a typo! Instead, you are asked to give a minimum donation of RMB 100/ HKD 150/ USD 25/ GBP 15. Of course, any further contributions are greatly appreciated.