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Unique presents with purpose

Tis the season of giving – so we’ve put together a collection of unique gift ideas that also give back. Presenting our social good stocking fillers or Kris Kringle gift ideas from Dreamstarter.

ING DIRECT Dreamstarter is a community initiative that helps projects for social good get off the ground. These projects not only help make the holidays shine a bit brighter for those benefitting from their contributions, but they also offer fantastic presents for all the family.

Check out these gift ideas below and help bring some joy to the world.

The Social Outfit

This boutique fashion retailer in Newtown employs refugees and new migrants who hand make the designer items. They also offer training via their sewing school. You can buy vibrantly printed purses from $15 and chunky jewellery from $19 from their online store.


Crema Joe

Australians use close to 3 million coffee pods every day – with most of these ending up in landfill. Crema Joe sell reusable eco-coffee pods starter pack from $25. Ideal for those with a thirst for coffee and saving the environment.


Fergus and Delilah

Fergus and Delilah is a beautifully illustrated, unique story that helps teach kids how to create an inclusive environment for everyone. The story celebrates two characters’ differences by focusing on their abilities. Copies from $18.


Clean Coast Collective

This passionate collective are helping to save our oceans by discouraging the use of plastics and running beach clean ups around Australia. Any ocean lover will love this stylish recyclable bamboo toothbrush for $14.99


Words with Heart

This company creates stationary with inspirational messages, with their proceeds going to educating women and girls in developing countries. Notepads from $8.95 for any girl (or boy) who dreams of taking on the world.


We hope we’ve helped you fill some stockings, while you’ve helped make the world a little better.

Dreamstarter projects only succeed with the support from our community and people like you. We all have the power to make change this festive season. Click here to find out more.

Happy holidays from ING DIRECT Dreamstarter.

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