cover toilet paper roll, adhere and put inside mason jar. Fill around the roll with favorite candy. This is the COOLEST way ever to give money! Instead of toilet paper roll I would cut a paper towel roll for sanitary reasons.
Use a sunglasses case to store cords and cables in your bag. I love using my old eyeglass cases. I use them all the time fo keep my jewelery in when I travel. and also for those cords for your iphone ipod, etc.