Ideas for Nontraditional Gifts

holiday giving1 150x150 Ideas for Nontraditional GiftsStill puzzled about what to give friends and family this holiday season?

Here are a few out-of-the box suggestions:

  • Offer help to friends or family who have not yet registered to vote, going so far as helping them attain a photo ID if needed.
  • Gift cards to the local grocer are always appreciated – whether under the tree or in the stocking.
  • If you’re giving a smart tablet or smartphone, include instructions on how to install the BBB Mobile App (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bbb-search-find-local-businesses/id440014505?mt=8) so the receiver will be just a click away from finding trustworthy businesses.
  • Coupons for home-cooked meals – hosted or delivered by you; or make a meal for a family in need (this becomes a feel-good gift for you, too).
  • Make it easy for friends, family, even colleagues, to join in a volunteer activity by providing transportation or needed supplies.

What non-traditional gift ideas have you come up with for this holiday season?

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About Luanne Kadlub

Luanne Kadlub, communications editor for BBB Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming, has been a writer/editor for newspapers, magazines and nonprofits for more than 30 years.