Support Charities When You Shop for a Tea Pot

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Tea And Art and other Tea topics.

Can I buy a tea pot and support a charity at the same time?

Support Charities When You Shop for a Tea Pot

You want a new tea pot, but you'd like to spend your money where it could do some good. Are there any charities that sell one of a kind or artistic tea pots that you could shop for? There are several options for people who want to give back as they are adding a beautiful new tea pot by a talented artist to their collections. To find tea pots or other tea themed art pieces that have a charitable tie in, you should:

  • Check auction sites. Many celebrities enjoy giving their time and talents to worthy charities by making something that can be auctioned off. Sometimes, the item being created is a tea pot or other tea related item. It would certainly be fun to casually mention that you are brewing tea in a tea pot designed and painted by Patricia Arquette or another television star the next time you throw a party and a guest admires your new find.
  • Look for fair trade shops. You can support an artisan in a third world country and find a beautiful piece for your collection at the same time.
  • Make your own contribution by buying goodies for a tea basket from when you shop for a new pot. Then, donate the basket to a local charity so that it can be auctioned off to raise much needed funds.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Tea Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.