HQ Holiday Gift Ideas

December 11, 2013 3:58 PM

Avoid the mall this holiday season and support your fellow entrepreneurs, instead! Whether it's a crowd-funding contribution that will help a local startup achieve its goals, a charitable donation that supports community initiatives around the globe, or a product developed by an HQ member, we've got a list of unique and interesting gift ideas sure to please your friends and family.

Scroll down to see the full list! 

Support fellow HQ'ers: Several HQ members are running IndieGoGo campaigns -- why not support their goals in someone's name for the holidays?

  • Sanitation Creations: Help provide clean sanitation for all - or own your own Dungaroo!

  • ThinkHouse NC: Support Raleigh's newest innovators right in Boylan Heights.

  • Raleigh City Farm: Your contribution could get you a farm-to-table dinner for 2-10 people!

Charitable donations: HQ members Help One Now and SuNica both have unique ways you can help those in need this holiday season:

  • SuNica's Thrive campaign helps Nicaraguan children get an education.

  • Help One Now's "Legacy Project" will support community education in Africa. Give the gift of a Backpack for Hope!

HQ Products: Want something you can wrap in a box? Check out these products from HQ members:

  • Vital Plan: Their natural supplements are the perfect way to jumpstart those New Years resolutions!

  • Clique Publique: Beautiful bags handcrafted right here in NC! **Check the new link for pre-orders!

  • Jubala Coffee: Treat someone to delicious local coffee and goodies with a gift card to Jubala!

  • Lawson Hammock Company:  A camping hammock for the outdoorsy folks in your life.

  • Symbology Clothing: Fair-trade fashion, including scarves, clutches, and headwraps!

  • Videri Chocolate Factory: Looking for a tasty stocking stuffer? Grab some handcrafted chocolates from our friends at Videri.

​...and of course, you can always gift your fellow entrepreneurs with a Community Membership to HQ! Those purchased before January 15th will include a limited-edition HQ Raleigh t-shirt and a mug!


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