Camels, snails, pineapple plants make 'Top Ten Charity Christmas Gifts' list!Byline: ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A camel might sound bizarre as a Christmas gift, but the desert animal has been named as the most favoured choice in the top ten list of charity gifts for 2008.
The independent watchdog 'Intelligent Giving' has compiled the top ten charity gifts from a search of more than 200 charities.
Available via Oxfam for 95 pounds, the camels emerged as the winner because they "provide a whole host of services to their owners: you can ride them, and even us their dung for fertiliser," reports the Telegraph.
Standing second in the list are fish cages costing 20 pounds from Practical Action, which enable flood-prone Bangladeshis to breed fish.
At the third place in the list is destroying pistols, rifles, grenades and submachine guns This is a list of submachine guns with articles available on Wikipedia. Because the exact definition of a submachine gun can vary much from source to source it includes assault rifles chambered for submachine gun or pistol cartridges, some machine pistols, and personal defense by giving 20 pounds to the Collect and Destroy a Weapon Fund.
Rounding of at the fourth and fifth place are pineapple plants worth13 pounds given to Concern and 5 pounds for the Dogs Trust The Dogs Trust, formerly known as the National Canine Defence League, is an animal welfare charity and humane society in the United Kingdom which specialises in the wellbeing of dogs. The charity provides kennels for dogs which are abandoned or given up by their owners. asking one of its carers to "give a dog a cuddle," respectively.
Lindsay Boswell, director of the Institute of Fund-raising, said: "Charities are trying to stand out among shoppers who are looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. ever more original gifts and that is what we are seeing this year."
Top Ten Charity Christmas Gifts:
1 Camel 95 pounds, Oxfam
2 Fish cages 20 pounds, Practical Action
3 Destroy recent war-zone guns 20-75 pounds, Good Gifts
4 Pineapple plants 13 pounds, Concern
5 Give a dog a cuddle 5, pounds Dogs Trust
6 Girl's school uniform 20 pounds, World Vision
7 Sponsor a brain cell for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research 15 pounds, good gifts
8 100 snails for Liberian family 8 pounds, Samaritan's Purse Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical organization engaged in crisis relief and community development. Founded in 1970 and active around the world, Samaritan's Purse offers aid to the victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine in response to an
9 Heart repair kit for stem cell stem cell
In living organisms, an undifferentiated cell that can produce other cells that eventually make up specialized tissues and organs. There are two major types of stem cells, embryonic and adult. research 40 pounds, British Heart oundation
10 Sea boots 36 pounds, RNLI RNLI (in Britain) Royal National Lifeboat Institution
RNLI n abbr (BRIT) (= Royal National Lifeboat Institution) → organización benéfica que proporciona un servicio de lanchas de socorro
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