Cheap Christmas Gifts: Affordable and ethical gifts for budgets from £ 10 to £ 100


Bandanas for dogs, £ 4.99

It will be a winner for anyone with a dog: stylish dog bandanas from Koko Collective. The Koko collective manufactures all of its accessories for pets and people with the charity Calcutta Rescue in India. The association employs around 15 people who would otherwise find it difficult to find a job.

Pack of 6 A6 Christmas cards with envelopes: £ 4.50

This year you can make a difference with your Christmas cards – all proceeds from this card pack go directly to The Big Issue to give a helping hand to those living on the fringes, not a freebie.

The gorgeous Santa Claus design – made up of images from our sellers – is printed on recycled paper.

Little Kisses Bow Beanie, £ 7.90

This adorable unisex baby hat is perfect for anyone with young children in your life, and every purchase will help a child in need.

From Babies With love will channel every penny of profit from its ethical designs to help abandoned children around the world.

Every penny of profit from our unique and ethical designs goes to support abandoned children around the world.

Geo Layered Paper Earring, Coral: £ 5

Handcrafted from 100% magazine paper, these earrings are elegant and ethical.

They are produced by Quazi Design, a company founded in 2009 with the aim of creating much needed jobs in Swaziland, Southern Africa.

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As a non-profit organization, every penny we earn goes back to the organization. With a gift subscription to The Big Issue, not only will your friend receive an award-winning magazine every week, but you will also be contributing to The Big Issue’s fight to end poverty – by employing our frontline staff, who provide support to suppliers. vital, to enable us to campaign for policy change at the national level… every subscription really makes a difference.

Cheap Christmas Gifts: £ 20 and less

Will.I.Am Mug: £ 12.99

One for fans of the Black Eyed Peas or Will.I.Am: an exclusive mug designed by the art director of Big Issue. Purchasing this mug will contribute to Big Issue’s mission to fight poverty.

Below Surface Street Art Print: £ 20

Each week in The Big Issue, the Street Art page offers talented and marginalized individuals an outlet for creative expression, as well as a platform to sell their prints through The Big Issue Shop.

Here you can buy a print of Mary, who has worked as an artist in London for over 10 years.

Lady Muck Hand Cream: £ 13.99

A must-have for cold seasons, this hand cream is scented with pomegranate and is a nourishing treat for hard-working hands.

The product supports ARTHOUSE Unlimited, a collective of artists living with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities who all require different levels of support.

Original Elephant brand wallet: £ 20

For each of these wallets you buy, Elephant Branded will hand deliver a school stationery to a child in Africa or Asia.

The wallet is made from bags of cement recycled by villagers in Cambodia.

Organic elephant plush: £ 12.99

Why not skip plastic gifts for kids and opt for this adorable elephant toy, ethically made and made from sustainably sourced cotton.

The product comes from Best Years, a fair trade cooperative that creates fairly paid and flexible jobs in rural Bangladesh.

Pebble unicorn rattle: £ 14.99

Another toy for the babies in your life, this rattle is handmade and ethically sourced.

It also comes from the best years, which creates fairly paying and flexible jobs in rural Bangladesh.

Fight Like a Girl T-Shirt: £ 20

Buy Social with this Big Issue T-shirt with a feminist message. All profits generated will be donated to Big Issue’s mission to help the most vulnerable in society.

Cheap Christmas Gifts: £ 30 and under

Sari Yoga Mat Bag: £ 25

These unique sari yoga mat bags are made by the woman and girls supported by partner Corkiyogis Destiny Reflection in Kolkata, India.

Fate gives women the skills to turn unwanted sarees into beautiful yoga mat bags, thus empowering them to make a living.

Porcelain star decorations: £ 22

This set of four handmade porcelain stars is strung with a red Christmas ribbon and would make the perfect decoration for a Christmas tree.

He comes from Studio 306, a collective that has been set up to help with recovery from mental health issues.

ADD dog leash: £ 20

The Shaded Red Leash from the “A Dogs Dream” collection is available in warm autumnal tones, ideal for a dog who likes to warm up by the fireside.

It is made by Koko Collective design, a charity that employs around 15 people in India who would otherwise have a hard time looking for a job.

A hug in a box: £ 28

If there’s someone you can’t really hug this year, try this “hug in a box”: a box full of tasty treats including cookies and hot chocolate.

Each product comes with a “social story”, each of which is described with each giveaway.

£ 40 and over

Helene sports leggings, glitch print: £ 79

Escape the fast fashion with these leggings, which are perfect for the gym, running or hot yoga. They are also suitable for hiking, water sports, swimming or as surf leggings.

They come from Ruby Moon, a company with a positive environmental and social impact.

Vanna Multisport Crop Top: £ 69

Also from Ruby Moon, this crop top is fully lined with no padding and is perfect for low impact sports and for use at the pool or the beach.

Moyo tote bag: £ 45

The Moyo tote bag is perfect for carrying books or groceries with internal and external pockets to hold all key items and add some everyday color

Moyo uses Tanzanian artists to design his products, working with locals who are excited to use their craft skills in order to earn an income.


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