There is nothing more festive than a bit of snow and opening the first door in your Advent Calendar (I’m 32 – thanks Mum). So as I whistled the 12 days of Christmas to myself this morning I thought I would do the 12 Days of Christmas charity gifts! Having done a bit of research on the actual meaning of the song, it turns out that the first day of Christmas is in fact … Christmas Day. Makes sense I guess when you think about it.
But never let the truth get in the way of a good story. So over the coming 12 days the Donation4Charity team will be picking 12 Christmas Charity Gifts for you to give to your loved ones, trying to keep as close to the actual song as possible.. not as easy as you may think! So …
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me … Tiny Trees from Practical Presents for £18.00
It may not quite be a partridge in a pair tree but the fruit of the baobab tree provides three times more vitamin C than an orange and more calcium than spinach, helping to prevent a wide range of ailments in third world countries.