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V-Day Featured in ABC Carpet & Home's "Gifts of Compassion"


Help fund shelter for abused Egyptian women and their families
Give 1 year of shelter and education for a young girl trying to escape FGM in Africa

ABC Home & Planet Foundation is encouraging consumers to actively build a better world by aligning their spending choices with their values this holiday season via “Gifts Of Compassion.”

Two unique Gifts of Compassion benefit V-Day programs:

  1. Shelter for an abused Egyptian Women- Provide food, shelter and counseling services to an abused Egyptian woman and family at the Arab world’s first comprehensive domestic violence shelter- $100.
  2. Protection from Female Genital Mutilation – Offer 1 year of shelter, food, school and training for a 12 year-old Maasai girl who refuses to submit to the ritual of female genial mutilation- $1,000

Through ABC’s new offering, holiday shoppers will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and families—both in America and around the world. Gift givers receive an embroidered silk pouch, fashioned from a vintage sari, containing a “Gift of Compassion” certificate that fully describes the gift, indicating that a special gift has been made on behalf of the recipient.

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