The Thing I am Loving Today. The FEED 2 Bracelet.

December 16, 2010 • Yahoo


Still trying to come up with a memorable gift for that person who has everything? Well we found this sweet little item that gives back in a big way. The FEED 2 bracelet sold exclusively at Forever 21, provide 2 school meals for children through the United Nations World Food Program. Handcrafted by artisans in Guatemala, these charming glass-beaded, nylon-strung bracelets come in 6 colors—red, yellow, blue, gold, silver, and black—each color denoting a country that the proceeds will go to help. 

RED: Provides 2 school meals in Swaziland, a country with the highest HIV prevalence in the world.

YELLOW: Provides 2 school meals in Sri Lanka, aiding millions of citizens still struggling with the effects of 2004's devastating tsunami, coupled with a quarter century of civil war.

BLUE: Provides 2 school meals in Haiti, a country in which approximately 70% of children under 5 years old suffer from malnutrition.

GOLD: Provides 2 school meals in Honduras, which houses the third largest School Feeding Operation in the world.

SILVER: Provides 2 school meals in Pakistan to aid victims of the recent flood and earthquake that devastated millions Pakistani children.

BLACK: Provides 2 school meals in Kenya, benefiting over one million children within the U.N. World Food Program's School Feeding Operations in Kenya.

So scoop up a stack of these bangles as stock stuffers for those most special to you.  Why wouldn't you? For less than 5 dollars you're able to provide a priceless gesture to kids in need, and show off your compassion as a serious style statement.

The Feed 2 Bracelet at Forever 21, $4.80

-Alia Rajput

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