Alternative Gift Market at Cobb's Hill

Saturday, November 15 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.
Sunday, November 16 from 11:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.

An Alternative Gift Market is a gathering of charities where you can learn about their wonderful work and make donations in the name of someone else as a gift. These extraordinary organizations provide a wide range of services, such as childcare or shelter for homeless families, health services for the needy, protection of animals and the environment, ensuring justice for vulnerable populations, and education to make our community a kinder, safer place for us all.

For more information:
View a PDF poster Contact the organizer Susan Brinckerhoff

UCB Alternative Gift Fair 2014 Participating Non-Profit Organizations:
  • Audible Local Ledger is a radio reading service serving Cape Cod and the Islands for the blind, visually impaired, and print disabled.
  • Barnstable Land Trust protects land in its natural state in order to preserve the natural resources of our community; its wetlands, woodlands, wildlife and water quality. We work solely in the Town of Barnstable and have protected 1023 acres in the seven villages.
  • Cape Cod Volunteers matching people to meaninful volunteer opportunities on Cape Cod
  • Cape Wildlife Center, a program of the Humane Society of the United States in partnership with the Fund for Animals, is one of only three major wildlife rehabilitation center in Massachusetts. It provides veterinary and rehabilitative care to nearly 2.000 injured, ill and orphaned animals annually, helps residents resolve human/animal conflicts and offers training in wildlife medicine and rehabilitation to wildlife professionals and veterinary students from around the world.
  • CHAMP Homes offering hope and a home-away-from-home for the homeless
  • Duffy Health Center 's mission is to prevent or end homelessness through the provision of medical, behavioral health, case management and housing services to persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Equal Exchange Fair Trade Coffee Project is an ongoing project of the Unitarian Church of Barnstable which purchases fair trade products from Equal Exchange, a worker-owned cooperative dedicated to fair trade, which then pays a percentage to the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee – so your purchases count twice! These projects help to conserve the environment and support sustainable agriculture, assist young girls, and provide youth education on nutrition.
  • Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod works in partnership with families in need, to build homes, hope, lives and community on Cape Cod. Founded in 1988 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, we have built homes in all fifteen towns of Cape Cod to provide the opportunity of affordable homeownership to families in situations of critical housing need.
  • Independence House is the only comprehensive community-based resource on Cape Ciod, providing free and confidential services for families impacted by domestic and sexual violence.
  • Massachusetts Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. Locally, we manage the Ashumet Holly, Barnstable Great Marsh, Long Pasture and Skunknett River Sanctuaries.
  • National Marine Life Center is an independent marine wildlife hospital and science and education center located in Bourne, Massachusetts. Our mission is to rehabilitate and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife and conservation.
  • Sight Loss Services is a peer-based self-help human services organization OF and FOR the visually impaired.
  • South Coastal Counties Legal Services, located at 460 West Main Street in Hyannis, has been providing free non-criminal, civil legal services to low-income and poor residents of Barnstable County since 1964. When vulnerable people face critical legal matters that threaten their quality-of- life, SCCLS responds by providing caring, competent, and free legal representation.
  • Thrive @ CIGSYA, celebrating the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender questioning and straight youth.
  • WE CAN For more than ten years, WE CAN has been dedicated to empowering Cape Cod women of all ages to successfully navigate challenging life transitions such as career change, job loss, illness, divorce or retirement. Whether the situation is acute or chronic, WE CAN helps – with information and referrals, mentoring, free legal services, one-to-one financial sessions, training and workshops – empowering women to achieve lasting positive change for themselves, their families and ultimately for the entire community.
  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. Our vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.

All donations are tax deductible. Credit Cards accepted.

Refreshments served. Bakery items available for purchase.

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