As we kick off the busiest shopping season of the year, here are some great gift-giving suggestions that will round out your holiday shopping list and give a much-needed helping hand to New York City’s homeless pets!
Your purchases of these wonderful items from Alex and Ani, Broadway Barks, BarkBox, ResQThreads, Who I Am, I Am, ThreadStart, Kobrick Coffee Co., Millie LaRue, Alliance Participating Organizations, and all of your favorite online stores will not only bring smiles to the pet lovers on your list, but will also raise funds to help the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals continue to save precious lives.
Give Your Regards to Broadway…and Homeless Pets
All Broadway Barks orders include a complimentary Broadway Barks 2013 Playbill, and all proceeds will be used by the Alliance to help save the lives of NYC’s shelter animals.
Broadway Barks 2014 Calendar
Broadway Barks Autographed Hounds
Don We Now Our Pet-Friendly Apparel
Who I Am, I Am
Deck Your Walls with Wonderful Pet Calendars
Each year, Alliance Participating Organizations (APOs) and other animal organizations offer beautiful calendars for sale to raise funds for their valuable work, all with beautiful photos or other artwork of cats and dogs. Decorate your home or office for the new year and help a worthy cause!
Holiday Glitter Doing Good
Alex and Ani is one of the Alliance’s top supporters, and this month we are proud to be celebrating an amazing two years of partnership! Their popular Charity By Design Paw Prints Bangle, featuring the Alliance’s NYC skyline and paw print logo and available in two finishes, makes a fantastic gift for the animal lovers in your life. And 20 percent of the proceeds go directly to support the Alliance and NYC’s homeless animals.
Fun for Your Dog in the New Year
BarkBox specializes in keeping your pups happy with an array of monthly toys and treats while doing their part to support animals in need. This holiday season, when you use the coupon code MAYRBBX1 when ordering your subscription at BarkBox.com, you will receive $5 off your purchase, and BarkBox will send the Alliance a $15 donation! You will also receive a complimentary goodie bag of “made in NY” holiday treats. This special offer extends through December 31, 2013.
Special Thanksgiving Weekend Offer: Place your order by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013, and receive $10 off with the code!
Freshly Roasted and Nipping at Your Nose
Kobrick Coffee Co. is a locally owned and family-operated company offering Fair Trade, Certified Organic, and Star K Kosher coffee blends. Their dedication to NYC’s animals and rescue groups has inspired one of their newest permanent coffee blends — the Fair Trade Certified Organic Brooklyn Blend. Fifteen cents for every pound of Brooklyn Blend coffee sold will be donated to animal rescue groups in the City, including the Alliance.
Cooking for a Cause
The unique Millie LaRue & Mummy: Cooking with Friends charity cookbook by Darsey Mitchell and her dog Millie LaRue brings together over 350 recipes from every corner of the world for people and their pets. Select “Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals” as your charity when you check out, and a portion of your purchase will benefit the Alliance!
Online Holiday Shopper? Sign Up for iGive.com
Your online purchases during the holidays and all-year-round can help save NYC’s shelter pets! Simply join iGive.com, install the iGive Button, and shop as usual at over 1,350 of your favorite online stores. There is nothing to remember, and the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals will automatically get a percentage of each purchase at no additional cost to you!
Brand New Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile
Are you an Amazon shopper? Designate the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals as your AmazonSmile charity, and Amazon will automatically donate 0.5 percent of your holiday and everyday purchases to help save the lives of NYC’s homeless pets! Almost every item is eligible — from pet supplies to Playstation games to pots and pans. Just start your shopping trip at smile.amazon.com and shop as usual to earn donations.