Here are a couple of suggestions:
1. Call your local elementary school and ask for coat sizes of children who need coats.
You can purchase a child's coat for just 20.00 at Target this year! Click here for an example.
Maybe even tell the school you will match up to 5 coat donations, or whatever fits in your budget. Get the giving rolling!
2. Donate what you can to small business owners in third world countries.
Micro loan organizations help give people dignity, funds, and in Opportunity International's case, skills to start and sustain a small business. I was privileged to visit with Opportunity International in Columbia this summer. While there I met people who are now able to dream of things bigger then their day to day needs, something they had never experienced before!
See what it is all about and read micro loan recipient bio's here - http://www.opportunity.org/give.
*MC Design & Services, LLC does NOT recieve any money for suggesting the organizations or links in this post.