Need some last-minute shopping ideas? Then check out these suggestions by the POZ staff. Spread some holiday cheer while raising money and awareness for HIV/AIDS.
Recommended by Jennifer Morton (Managing Editor)
Viva Glam Nicki Lipstick, $15
MAC and hip-hop diva Nicki Minaj joined forces to create Viva Glam Nicki, a hot new lipstick that’s sure to please any woman on your Christmas list. Every cent from each sale goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Recommended by Michael Halliday (Art Production Manager)
Chuck’s Famous Brownies, $19-$75
For almost 20 years, “Chuck the Baker” has made life just a little bit sweeter for the clients at God’s Love We Deliver. Your purchase of these scrumptious, homemade brownies will help provide delicious meals for someone living with HIV or another life-altering illness.
Recommended by Ian Anderson (President)
ADO(RED) Onesie by (RED), $18
Dress up the bundle of joy in your life in this adorable new baby onesie brought to you by Product (RED). It’s available in sizes 6-12 months and 12-18 months, and 100 percent of profits go to the Global Fund to help deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015.
Recommended by Oriol Gutierrez (Editor-in-Chief)
2011 ONEHOPE California Merlot, $18.99
You’ll be the hit of the holiday party when you show up with this bottle of ONEHOPE California Merlot. ONEHOPE donates 50 percent of the profits generated from the sale of every bottle to AIDS/Lifecycle (a seven-day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles) in the effort to increase knowledge and awareness about HIV/AIDS.
Recommended by Dennis Daniel (Comptroller)
Broadway Cares Classic Collection Playbill Ornament: Set of 6, $50
Support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by giving this new series of collectable ornaments featuring Playbill covers from the top six longest-running musicals in Broadway history. The first in this annual series includes The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Les Miserables, Chicago, The Lion King and A Chorus Line.
Recommended by Kate Ferguson (Senior Editor)
Jellycat Cordy Roy Cat, $24
Support those who are coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C by purchasing this cute and cuddly kitty for someone on your holiday shopping list. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Hepatitis C Research Foundation.
Recommended by Trenton Straube (Senior Editor)
“Men in the Alps” Charity Calendar, $19.40
Is there anyone on your list who wouldn’t enjoy this 2013 calendar of sexy men frolicking in the Alps? The net proceeds for this annual charity calendar go to AIDS Help Desk Pro Positive in Italy, AIDS Help Desk in Munich and DEBRA (for kids with a skin illness).