If you are sending Christmas cards to your animal loving family and friends this year then you are sure to want to give ones with meaning and heart. Many Vegan charities have holiday cards available for purchase at their online stores. Not only are these beautifully designed, but the money raised will be spent on animal welfare and projects that promote the ethical reasons for veganism. Here are some options, so you can make a compassionate choice when sending your seasonal good wishes!
There are a variety of cruelty free Christmas and other greetings cards available from the Animal Aid Shop. They even sell environmentally friendly pens and pencils (some are made from recycled vending machine cups!).
The Dr Hadwen Trust have a range of Christmas cards available. The Dr Hadwen Trust is a medical research charity that funds non-animal techniques to replace animal experiments, benefiting both humans and animals. All profits from shop sales go to the Dr Hadwen Trust.
There are some cute Christmas cards at “Viva!”. Viva! campaigns for a vegetarian/vegan world and are determined to end cruelty to animals and to work for a kinder and more sustainable future.
Farm Sanctuary, in America, was founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming and encourage a new awareness and understanding about farm animals. They have rescued thousands of animals and cared for them at their sanctuaries At Farm Sanctuary, these animals are regarded as friends, not food. They educate millions of people about their plight and the effects of factory farming on health and environment. Here’s their 2016 Holiday Cards.
Friends of the Earth believe that our dependence on the planet means we need to keep it in good shape. A healthy planet that works for people too, a positive relationship with the environment and acting together for the planet and everyone who lives on it. This year their eco-friendly (and completely recycled) cards have a lovely addition of a recipe on the back of each card to help transform your Christmas leftovers.
Alternatively, why not say it with an e-card to your friends, family or colleagues? They’re environmentally friendly, fast, and unlimited. At Friends of the Earth most e-cards are free, and for some they ask for a small donation.
So as you can see, there are MANY choices you can make which not only provide a beautiful and meaningful Christmas Card, but also do something good for the animals, the planet and our health.