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The COVID-19 pandemic may be keeping loved ones apart this year, but there are still ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day wherever you are. Companies are offering contactless delivery and items that give back to those in need with every purchase.
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Here are some thoughtful gift-giving ideas sure to brighten up mom’s special day:
Thrive Market Subscription gift card
You can never have enough pantry essentials. Help mom stock up on her favorite foods with a subscription to Thrive Market, which offers food products at a reduced cost. For every subscription purchased, Thrive will match a paid membership with a free one for first responders, low-income families, teachers, veterans or students.
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Give her something she can look forward to — like an all-expenses-paid vacation post-pandemic. Buy One, Give One, an initiative launched by hospitality industry leaders, is letting people buy future travel packages while giving back to front-line workers. Participants include CheapCaribbean, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Florida’s four-star Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa among many others globally. Each will donate hotel stays, gift cards and loyalty points to select charities for every booking.