For those of you who celebrate Hanukkah, you know it begins this evening. While giving gifts as part of the Hanukkah celebration isn't universal or originally part of the Jewish holiday, there are many Jewish children who receive a gift for each of the eight nights.

If you are planning on gift-giving this Hanukkah, I hope you'll consider giving a donation to Heifer. The gift of a sheep, goat, fish fingerlings, bees or tree seedlings could make a great Hanukkah gift for your loved ones.

Happy Hanukkah!

Author

Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She has a master's in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is married, a mother of two, and a wannabe urban farmer, raising her own chickens and killing most of her vegetable crops.