Every year I choose a charitable organization to contribute 10% of my sales throughout the entire year. The donation is made the following January, in hopes that I am able to contribute the full year's earnings and grab as many Christmas/Holiday sales as possible. As an artist, even a struggling artist, I sincerely believe in giving back in some shape or form. This year I have chosen the "Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry" campaign, an initiative that you can find on the Food Network's website with all the information about the organization, their mission and how you can contribute. There are two ways to get there and the sites are as follows... http://www.strength.org or http://www.foodnetwork.com/share-our-strength/package/index.html.
Here is more information about the problem of childhood hunger in America taken from the Share Our Strength website:
Childhood Hunger in America
Nearly one in five children in America canít count on having enough to eat....