The Barnes & Noble supports pre-K-12 schools and not-for-profit arts & literacy organizations. Fundraising opportunities at the local level include in-store bookfairs & holiday gift-wrapping. Programs are set up at the store level. Ask store manager for info. They also offer a limited # of sponsorships & donations located in the community or communities in which they operate. Information: http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/sponsorship_local/donations_local.html
Getting the home ready for the holidays is both easy and creative with the Starbucks Gingerbread Café. The gingerbread walls, candy embellishments and snow frosting can be assembled to form the unique decorative piece in approximately one hour. A relaxing indoor activity that can be shared with the whole family, the kit is also versatile, so feel free to get creative and make it your own. And yes, most of the Gingerbread Café is edible. Available online as well as in Starbucks stores.