The story of saint valentine, the legendary figure modern day Valentine’s Day celebration is based on, is no completely clear. What is crystal clear about Valentine’s Day, is that many people attach love and romantic symbolism to the day; couples exchange cards and gifts, men and women hope the object of their love or romantic interest take notice of them and so on.
As with most important events and occasions, on Valentine’s day, most of us send cards, ecards and gift to our loved ones and our love interest. In some quarters, Valentine’s day is seen as a consumerism invention, whipped up by businesses to sell seats at expensive restaurants, sell expensive perfumes and chocolate.
Modern ethically aware consumers, see Valentine’s Day as a way to participate in a long established tradition, without getting trapped in the consumerist aspect of it. To this end, ethically aware individuals choose Valentine’s Day gifts, greeting cards and ecards that benefits good causes, rather than commercial organisations.
This post, is to help conscious consumers find it easy to choose Valentine’s Day greetings cards, ecards and small gifts items that benefit charities and other good causes. To add your business or organisation to this list, please contact us.