Skip to main content

Holiday Giving, Find a Charity Near You to Spread Holiday Joy

It's the most wonderful time of the year, so why not share the love and give to those who are less fortunate? Everything She Wants will drop off a swag bag of toiletries and beauty products to Eve Salon (55 West 8th Street) in Manhattan's West Village nabe.

Eve Salon (@evesalon), along with Haven Spa (150 Mercer Street, @HavenSpaSoho) in Soho, has partnered with New York City's Women in Need to provide women and their families with new, everyday necessities in order to live a healthy and hygienic life.

New and unused toiletries of all kinds will be accepted including soaps, shampoos, sanitary napkins, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, razors, hair care products and children's bath products.  Additionally, Eve and Haven will donate one toothbrush for every three products donated.  The holiday toiletries drive begins Tuesday, Nov. 29 and runs through Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.

If you're looking for other holiday giving opportunities, check out New York Cares, a non-profit organization that hosts an annual coat drive and a Winter Wishes program that assists thousands of New York families and children in need.  And no matter where you live, you can participate in the JC Penny/Salvation Army Angel Giving Tree program online through Jan. 14, 2012.

So don't delay, make a donation (big or small) to the holiday charity or cause of your choice.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Win a $50 Gift Card for Fall Fashion Trends on Amazon.com!

Tweens and teens aren't the only ones who need new clothes for fall.  We also need new tops, frocks, and trousers for work and play.  Fortunately, Amazon.com has launched the new Amazon Contemporary Shop to suit our grown-up fashion needs. Me (r) and a model (l) wearing a MINKPINK maxi skirt from Amazon.com. The online boutique is stocked with trendy clothing, shoes and accessories for women and men by designer brands like Halston Heritage, Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent, Rock & Republic, BCBGeneration and more. I even picked up a great pair of Heidi Klum for New Balance (HKNB) sneakers for under $55! So, are you ready to shop?  Everything She Wants will help one lucky reader jazz up her fall wardrobe with a $50 gift card to use online in the Amazon Contemporary Shop. Here's how to win: Retweet this post (if you don't have a Twitter account it's easy to sign up on Twitter.com) Subscribe to Everything She Wants via Google Connect, email or RSS Feed.

Giveaway: Thank Your Friends with Merci Chocolates!

National Friendship Day was August 4, 2013, but Everything She Wants has decided to continue the celebration with a giveaway from merci fine European chocolates . While some friendships are for a season or a reason, other friendships are built to last a lifetime.  I’m fortunate to have two best friends: Cindy, whom I’ve known since junior high school and Deanna, who started out as my amusing intern.  Besides my mother and my husband, these girlfriends are my greatest confidants.  They’re like the sisters I never had and we’ve supported each other through personal trials and triumphs. So what better way to say ‘thank you’ to your friends than with merci chocolates?  One lucky reader will win a ‘Friendship Kit’  that you can either keep to reward yourself for being such a great friend or share with a deserving comrade. The kit includes: $25 Target gift card (yay!) 7 ounce box of merci chocolates A picture frame to display a photo of you and your friends A choc

Conway Discount Clothing Chain Closing in New York City

It's the end of an era. Conway discount stores are closing . As of this weekend, a sign on the sole Herald Square location (34th Street btwn 7th and 8th Ave) says the store will close in "7 Days." Before I relocated to New York City, I was introduced to the discount chain while on a bus trip from Baltimore.  I recall the first time I saw Conway's signature pink bags carried by hurried shoppers in midtown. And Miss Foster, the trip organizer and a bargain hunter from way back, took me to the store for the first time. Conway store in the Fulton Mall./Tracy E. Hopkins When I moved here in 1994, my love affair with Conway continued.  I furnished my first apartment with discount knick-knacks and home goods from the store.  And much to my chagrin, in hindsight, I curated most of my wardrobe for my first full-time job from the long-shuttered 42nd Street and Third Avenue store. One regretful ensemble: Lime green and white checkered pants with a matching lime green