Periwinkle Holiday Gift Guide

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Explore Periwinkle’s Holiday Gift Guide to spread some cheer this season and advance the Periwinkle mission!

Are you looking for some stocking stuffers, hostess gifts, or just looking for an excuse to share some joy?  Read below for item descriptions and links to participate, donate, or buy. What a great way to spread some holiday cheer while also supporting Periwinkle’s mission to provide emotionally-healing camps, arts, and survivor programs for children, teens, and families challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Happy Holidays!

1. Postcards From The Road

Looking for an activity to do while the kids are home on break? Spread some holiday cheer by writing a Virtual Postcard From The Road to a talented Periwinkle artist. Your message will be transcribed on a physical postcard and will be sent directly to the artist! For some winter inspiration, be sure to view Queen of Snow, artwork number 17 by Tama’a, age 9. Click here to view the virtual Making A Mark® gallery, and click here to submit your virtual Postcard From The Road!

2. Periwinkle Charity Wine by Nice Wines

Nice Winery is again partnering with The Periwinkle Foundation by offering a new vintage of their award-winning charity wine, a 2017 Periwinkle Red Wine from Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley. The beautiful label artwork was created by Sophia, age 7, courtesy of Periwinkle’s Making A Mark® Program. 30% of the proceeds from every $50 bottle sold benefits Periwinkle’s Camps, Arts, and Survivor Programs. Order your bottle here!

3. Handmade Ornaments by SHYN Salon

Are you decorating for the holidays? These beautiful hand-made ornaments are part of the SHYN Salon holiday fundraiser benefiting The Periwinkle Foundation. One of the trees in the Periwinkle office is adorned with these beautiful felt ornaments, and we know they’d look great with any holiday decor! Click here to make a donation towards their initiative, and make arrangements to pick up your ornament(s) at the Periwinkle office or at Shyn Salon in Montrose!

4. Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive

For the last five years, Periwinkle has been the beneficiary of the Barnes & Noble Town and Country Holiday Book Drive. As holiday shopping  continues, customers  may choose to purchase books to donate to Periwinkle – which will be distributed to patients and siblings at the annual Periwinkle Book Fair at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers in 2021. While visiting Barnes & Noble Town and Country, gift your favorite book or choose a new title for a Periwinkle reader to enjoy!

5. Making A Mark® Reusable Shopping Bag at H-E-B

Grocery shop in style while showing off some incredible artwork! Once again, H-E-B is proud to join Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers and The Periwinkle Foundation in sharing the importance of Childhood Cancer Awareness. Look for this bag featuring Making A Mark® artwork at your H-E-B! For a full list of stores, please visit our page here!

5. Shop using Amazon Smile

Are you last minute shopping and need that two day shipping? Or has Amazon become your go-to online merchant? Shop for a cause! You can make a difference while shopping on Amazon by using AmazonSmile and choosing The Periwinkle Foundation. Each time you visit Amazon on your browser, be sure to use this link first! If you are using an Amazon app, make sure Smile button is turned on. A portion of each of your purchases will be donated to Periwinkle!

So whether you are buying for yourself, a friend, a family member – just spreading some holiday cheer – we hope you enjoy some of these lovely gifts and activities which help to further the Periwinkle community of healing. Happy shopping, and Happy Holidays!