support Iraqi women and children:
visit our CODEPINK store for
holiday cards and gifts:
are a time for giving, and we continue to be moved by the generosity
of CODEPINKers. Thanks to your beautiful
outpouring of support, we raised close to $10,000 to help Iraqi
women and children.
continues to make its peaceful mark around the world. Last week,
CODEPINK cofounder Medea Benjamin,
along with Cindy Sheehan and fourteen peace activists, traveled
to South Korea to stand with rice farmers whose lands were being
confiscated to make way for an expanded US military base--including
an 18-hole golf course! Read about Medea's journey and find out
how to support the Korean farmers here.
holiday season, you can support CODEPINK's
efforts worldwide and give the gift of peace to your friends and
loved ones by shopping at the CODEPINK
your HOPE for peace and justice in the coming year with our gorgeous
new holiday cards.
We have fun and inspiring gifts for all the people on your list,
including a wide variety of gift packages, such as our Activist-in-Training
Package for the young peace-loving girls in your life,
and our Kiss
My Activist and Pretty
in Pink Packages, both filled with charming pink
miss our great collection of Books
and Movies to Make You Think. Sharing thought-provoking
films such as The
Ground Truth with your family over the holiday season
can lead to some very fruitful discussion. Remember that holiday
gatherings offer a wonderful opportunity to talk about peace.
gear is a great gift any time of the year. You can find a CODEPINK
shirt for everyone in your circle, from Babies for Peace
to Moms for Peace. Be sure to check out our new We
Will Not Be Silent t-shirts
in Arabic and English or Spanish and English. This timely phrase
comes from the White Rose, a WWII non-violent resistance group in
Germany which called for active resistance to the Nazi regime. Many
travelers are now choosing to wear We Will Not Be Silent shirts
in solidarity with Raed Jarrar, the Iraq Project Director for our
sister organization Global Exchange, who was recently
forced to change the Arabic shirt before boarding a plane
in New York.
Exchange also has a beautiful selection of fair trade,
socially conscious gifts
for the holiday season.
And when you shop online at Alonovo
and designate CODEPINK as your chosen
cause, a portion of every purchase will directly benefit CODEPINK.
Together, we can use our holiday dollars to vote for peace and justice.
you for giving the gift of peace every day.
peace, love, and gratitude,
Andrea, Anedra, Dana, Farida, Gael, Gayle,
Jodie, Laura, Liz, Medea, Nancy, Patricia, Rae, Samantha, and Sonia
Don't forget to stock up on CODEPINK
gear for yourself and join us for the massive Mandate
for Peace march in Washington, DC on January 27.