The Most Important Gifts: Pass It On.

The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization. In 2010 year, they’ve  helped ban puppy mills in many states through new legislation, fought for more humane animal farming conditions, been on the leading edge of rescuing homeless animals in our cities and across the world, fought against the transportation and slaughter of American horses across our borders for use as food in other countries, and lead numerous animal rescues throughout the U.S. In the year ahead, they’ll be fighting against the inhumane treatment at Smithfield Farms for gestation pigs confined to crates all their lives and continue with their many humane rescue missions. Learn more at

Heifer International is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help end world hunger and poverty through self-reliance & sustainability.The organization works in the areas of livestock and agriculture to develop programs that alleviate hunger and poverty. Your gift of  anything from honey bees, a pig, heifer or goat, starts a family on the road to self-reliance. The family then passes the gift tradition on to a new family. Learn more at

– The Blonde and The Brunette Team