The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) shop in Via Torino 96 is selling Christmas cards Mon-Fri 09.30-18.20. Cards may also be ordered on-line at www.prodottiunicef.it. For information, tel. 0647809264.

You can also buy cards from the Fondazione Sue Ryder, which provides home-care for cancer sufferers. The foundations shop is open Mon, 09.00-13.00 and Tues, Thurs and Fri, 09.00-16.00. Fondazione Sue Ryder Shop, Largo degli Osci 15 (S. Lorenzo area), tel. 064456136.

The human rights organization Amnesty International is also selling Christmas candles and calendars in squares all around Italy on 18 and 19 Dec. For more information, tel. 0644901 or www.amnesty.it.