2020 Advent calendar: full list

Thankful for: what we can share

Our health: 4 malaria nets for kids (Nothing But Nets)

Otis the dog: a dog bed and baby food (for medication) (Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)

Trees: 20 trees planted (One Tree Planted)

Healthy food: 200 pounds of food (160 meals) salvaged from farms to food banks (The Farmlink Project)

Healthy soil: fund education about regenerative agriculture (Kiss the Ground)

Our voices: resources, advocacy and mentoring for the families of deaf children (American Society for Deaf Children)

Our home: 3 hammers to build homes (Habitat for Humanity)

Our toys: a red wagon and a football for a child on Christmas (Toys for Tots)

Clean water: clean water to villages with polluted water sources (Charity:Water)

Electricity: solar, off-grid energy for 3 homes for multiple years (Let there be light International)

Warmth: one new winter coat for a child (Operation Warm)

Animals: otter conservation (otters are important and we love them!) (International Otter Survival Fund)

Doctors and nurses: one month of food to a malnourished child (Doctors without Borders)

The Earth: planted one redwood seedling (Save the Redwoods League)

Books: supported our local bookstore through donating books to local children without them (Old Town Books)

Eyesight: fund one cataract surgery to restore eyesight (Himalayan Cataract Project)

The ocean: 10 pounds of plastic removed from the ocean (Ocean Blue Project)

Cake: warm meals in the aftermath of disasters (World Central Kitchen)

Teachers: fees, books, and supplies for one year of school for two refugee girls (International Rescue Committee)

Pollinators: pollinator habitat restoration (Save Our Monarchs)

Plants: providing garden seeds and saplings to a family (Heifer International)

Farmers: supporting access to fresh food in underserved neighborhoods (Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture)

Elders: 5 meals for a senior (Senior Services of Alexandria)

Love: shelter, food and support for Alexandrians in need (ALIVE)

Friends: one tree planted with each Christmas card mailed (One Tree Planted)