Give your friends a lump of coal!

Give someone you love a big bag of coal this Christmas. Seriously! Charcoal is what many people in refugee camps use to cook their daily meals and without it, none of the children we support get fed.

If you don’t know what to get the person who has everything, why not get them a Munch or Snuggle Basket?  If for no other reason than they are fun to say, Munch and Snuggle baskets are quick and easy to give. When you donate funds on someone’s behalf for Christmas, you will be giving food, blankets and school supplies to a child on the Thai-Burma border. Your friend will get a certificate telling them all about their gift and both of you can feel warm and fuzzy inside. Most importantly, so, too, can a child living in a boarding house in a refugee camp here in Thailand, wrapped up in a nice big blanket with a clean pair of underwear on and a belly full of rice.

The Munch Basket costs $20CDN and contains:

  • 4 kg of rice
  • One chicken
  • One month’s food (vegetables and protein once a week)
  • One school pack with school supplies
  • Christmas treats

The Snuggle Basket costs $30 CDN and contains:

  • 1 pair of slippers (flip-flaps, sandals, or whatever you call them)
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • 3 pairs of underwear
  • 1 large blanket (comforter, cotton duvet or whatever you call it)
  • A whole lotta lumps of coal (otherwise known as cooking fuel or charcoal)
  • School supplies
  • Christmas treats

The easiest way to purchase is by using Paypal either through our website or through the Paypal website. Please remember to send us an email with the information on those receiving your gift(s),  so we can send their certificates. If you have any questions or want to get in touch, please send us an email:

Happy Holidays!

1 Reply to "Give your friends a lump of coal!"

  • Ginette Rawlinson
    December 9, 2009 (2:19 am)

    Hi Jen,

    Adam Stone sent me a link to your website via FB. Wow, it’s amazing what you have set up!

    I volunteered in Sri Lanka with Adam in 2007, so can understand the amount of work that you have put in for this Chariety.

    I am from NZ and know of some other volunteers that are currently in Mae Sot.

    I thought you might want to check out their website and perhaps link up with them? Their chariety is called ‘The Good Karma Project’.

    The Good Karma Project is a youth-development multi-media project that joins the art of New Zealand/Aotearoa with the creativity of Burmese refugee children.

    The children will take part in art, photography and writing workshops. Their work will feature in a GKP magazine and charity exhibition in New Zealand.

    I wish all the very best with your chariety in the future. Have a fantastic Christmas!

    x Ginette

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