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The DailyCandy Charity Edition


Okay, so you indulged in that Fendi watch. Then you just had to have the leather pants to go with it.
Oh, and the Prada bowling bag that begged you to save it from its lonely life on the shelf.

So there you are, fully decked, eating dinner at Papillon, and suddenly it hits you: the overwhelming guilt. You are a consumptive, materialistic creature. You deserve to get food poisoning from a bad oyster.

Have no fear…DailyCandy is here to help. It’s the DailyCandy charity edition! Yes, you can shop and still go to Heaven!

The DailyCandy steps to salvation:

Wash away your sins with a pretty glycerin soap. Part of the proceeds go to breast-cancer research.

Hands not yet clean? How about some Philosophy nail strengthener? Proceeds goes to the Christopher ReeveParalysis Foundation. Cute packaging.

Start scrubbing with Origins Ginger Scrub. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Now you have a clean slate: the perfect white tee from Bliss. All proceeds goes to Dress for Success, a charity benefiting low-income women entering the workforce.

Now get going. Hit charitymall.com for some energy. Our favorite undercover candy bar, Nutz over Chocolate Clif Luna Bar from e.Nutrition. (Wheat- and dairy-free! You are such a pure soul!)

Or go for the real thing: Blondies from the God’s Love We Deliver catalog. (The November 1st edition also has Votivo candles, a Burberry’s apron, a Jonathan Adler vase, and lots of other very cool stuff.)

Back to charitymall.com: Snap up a bottle of Quelques Fleurs from La Parfumerie.

Feeling pretty yet? How about MAC Viva Glam Lipsticks? One hundred percent of proceeds goes to AIDS research.

Now for evening plans. Tonight’s $50 ticket to the Shopping for a Cause event at Anthropologie in SoHo (375 West Broadway) goes straight to charity. The rest?yes, you poor dear?is for you. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can shop and have free snacks and drinks and so on. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Center for Children and Families. (Need we encourage you so much? Everything is 20 percent off, too.)

Another fun evening plan: Jumpstart’s November 9 benefit performance of the Broadway hit Proof, staring Mary Louise Parker. Call 617-542-5867, ext. 13, for tickets.

And finally, a furry phone to tell all your friends what an angel you’ve been.

Be sure to mention DailyCandy in the comments box on the order form so they give to charity.