Geese, cookies and iPods: Buying gifts that give back

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Some charities are selling tangible holiday gifts that further a cause

About half of Americans will give to a charity this holiday season

Some nonprofits are experiencing an uptick in donations, experts say

Purchasing food, crafts and electronics are ways to help support a cause

(CNN) -- If you want to feel twice as nice about holiday gift giving, try donating to a charity.

About half of American adults say they will give money to charity this holiday, an increase from 29 percent in 2009, according to a November study from World