Looking for last-minute holiday gift ideas? Then check out these suggestions by the POZ staff. These holiday favorites will bring joy to those who receive them--and also benefit the HIV/AIDS community. So start shopping and raise awareness this holiday season!

Recommended by Dennis Daniel (Comptroller)
Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 12; $20
broadwaycares.gifGive the gift of music and support Broadway Cares/Equity Finds AIDS. This 2-CD set features the best voices from Broadway, Off-Broadway and National Tours and features the companies of Memphis, Fela!, La Cage aux Folles and American Idiot, among others. Celebrity guests include Bernadette Peters, Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge, Christine Andreas, Carole Shelley, Jackie Hoffman, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, Hunter Foster, Andy Karl, Sebastian Arcelus and Amy Spanger.

Recommended by Cristina González (Associate Editor)
MAC Cosmetics lipsticks and lipglosses; $14.50
vivaglam.jpgGive one lucky girl more than just a new holiday look. Every cent of VIVA Glam Lipsticks and Lipglosses goes to the MAC AIDS Fund, which supports men, women, and children living with HIV and AIDS. Gifting just one lipstick or lipgloss also means gifting 23 female condoms or 233 male condoms, 1 month of public transportation for a woman to travel to doctors visits, 37 deliveries of nutritionally sound meals, or so much more.

Recommended by Kenny Miles (Researcher)
(Penguin Classics) RED; $6-12
PRODUCTS_Penguin-Classics_groupshot-side-angle.jpgSupport the Global Fund by sharing the written word. Penguin Classics has partnered with (Product) RED and is offering a selection of classic titles such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth. Penguin Classics will contribute 50% of the profits to the Global Fund to help eliminate HIV/AIDS in Africa.



Recommended by Michael Halliday (Art Production Manager)
God’s Love Coffee Mug; $12
GLWDmug.jpgFill a cup full of holiday cheer and support God’s Love We Deliver. Your purchase will help provide delicious meals and nutrition counseling for someone living with a life-altering illness. Check out their annual holiday catalog for more gift ideas that truly come from the heart.




Recommended by Oriol Gutierrez (Deputy Editor)
Kenneth Cole Rubber iPad Case; $48
KennethCole.jpgKeep your iPad safe and secure in this rubber case and help raise AIDS awareness. 100% of the net profits from the sale of this and other Kenneth Cole Awearness products will be donated the Kenneth Cole Foundation in support of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research.




Recommended by Jennifer Morton (Managing Editor)
Unicef’s Mother-Baby Pack; $87.50
Unicef.jpgWith this gift, you can truly give the gift of life. This little box from Unicef contains all the antiretroviral drugs and antibiotics needed to reduce the transmission of HIV from a mother to her baby.






Recommended by Lauren Tuck (Intern)
Safe Sax’s Classic Tote; $42
classic.jpgYou’ll never be out of fashion with this gift. Safe Sax’s classic tote features 16 condoms sealed in high quality clear vinyl on each side. The recipient of this gift will spread awareness and look good! A portion of the proceeds goes to non-profit organizations aligned with AIDS prevention and education.