We Heart: FEED Bag
We here at The Blonde & The Brunette want to spread the love and encourage you to buy gifts that give back.
Not only do I love the design and look of the FEED bags, but the meaning behind them is even better. The FEED foundation is on a tireless mission to raise money through the sale of products to provide over 60 million school meals to children around the world through UN World Food Programme (WFP). FEED has also partnered with the US Fund for UNICEF to supply food supplements for needy children.
I keep these bags stocked in my house to give as gifts for any occasion. I use my FEED bags as my grocery shopping bag, a day-to-night bag, a gym bag; the uses are endless.
a.) FEED Guatemala Bag $45
This bag will provide 15 school meals through the UN World Food Programme (WFP). The FEED Guatemala Bag is handmade in Guatemala by Nest, a nonprofit organization that empowers artist and artisans around the world, using traditional Ikat fabrics.
- 100% cotton woven fabric
- Handmade in Guatemala
- 18″ W x 12″ H x 3″ D
- Drop handle 11 inches
b.) FEED 2 Kenya Bag $225.00
Each FEED 2 Kenya Bag is handcrafted in Kenya by a co-op of women and deaf Kenyans. Not only does this purchase support Kenyan artisans, but the donation also provides school meals to 2 children in Kenya for 1 year through the UN World Food Programme (WFP).
- Handmade in Kenya
- Natural burlap and cotton
- One-of-a-kind hand-beading overlaying the FEED logo
- Genuine leather handles and messenger strap
- Lined with beautiful red and purple plaid masai tribal fabric – an iconic fabric used to ward off lions in the wild
- Each bag comes with a hand-beaded bracelet secured around the handles
- 14.5″ H x 13.5″ W
- 6″ drop handles
c.) FEED Peace Bag $45
- 100% organic cotton
- Light gray fabric
- 17″ W x 15″ H
- 11″ drop handles
d.) FEED Love Bag $45
Each FEED Love Bag will provide 25 meals in areas with high rates of HIV/AIDS patients through the UN World Food Programme (WFP).
e.) FEED Our Small World Tote Bag $48
Each purchase of this bag will generate funding to help UNICEF supply 500 children with a year’s worth of essential Vitamin A supplements – a nutrient proven to be particularly crucial to the health of a growing child.
f.) FEED 10 Pouch $25
This is so cute as an evening clutch, wallet, and cosmetic pouch, all in one. Each FEED 10 Pouch will provide 10 school meals through the UN World Food Programme (WFP).
- Natural burlap
- Luxurious plum-colored recycled nylon lining
- Interior small pocket for credit cards
- Gold zipper
- 8.5″ W x 5″ H
The FEED program began in 2006 when Lauren Bush designed a bag to benefit the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) School Feeding program. Lauren “took a special interest in WFP’s School Feeding program, which feeds and educates hungry children. She first created the FEED 1 bag, a reversible burlap and organic cotton bag reminiscent of the bags of food distributed by WFP, to help raise funds and awareness around these school feeding operations. It was stamped with “FEED the children of the world” and the number ‘1’ to signify that each bag feeds one child in school for one year.” -FEED Foundation
I support this wonderful cause and I encourage you to pay it forward as well.
– Kathryn, The Blonde
It always makes me laugh when rich people make charity with other people’s money. For the record Lauren Bush is married to David Lauren whose family business is worth $13 billion. So what? We are going to buy a bag for her charity? She could easily make charity with no bags and no personnal publicity.
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