From Buddha Bread to Drinks for Social Causes

 - Dec 19, 2009   Updated: Jun 6 2011
This collection of charitable gift ideas shows just a few of the ways you can maximize your giving this holiday, and throughout the year. This cluster includes items for which part of the proceeds go to charity, and charity auctionsâ€"including gingerbread houses that support Architecture for Humanity. Check out these unique charitable gift ideas, from SpongeKarl SquarePants figurines to the Gucci UNICEF Collection.

Implications - Giving a gift to someone while knowing that the proceeds are going to a charity feels like a big dose of good karma. Give the gift of charity designer handbags, charitable paper jewelry, social cause beverages, or if you are feeling really generous, a charitable sports car!