Let’s face it: nothing feels better than giving a gift that helps others at Christmas, so we’ve rounded up the best Christmas charity gifts. Whether you’re looking for a gift for the person that has everything, or a life-changing stock-stuffer for the whole family, consider one of these worthwhile causes, from guide dogs to sending an underprivileged girl to school.
Guide Dogs Victoria Bow Project
Purchasing a gift card from The Bow Project helps fund a range of vital, life-changing projects by Guide Dogs Victoria, from providing food for a Guide Dog in training for one week ($18), paying for a Guide Dog’s vet check-up ($55) or going all out and enabling a 10-week old Guide Dog litter to attend their very first puppy training class ($1,050).
Purchase your Bow Project gift here.
CARE have an entire Santa sack of gift ideas that can change people’s lives starting at only $10, from training a village health volunteer to sending a girl to school. Wouldn’t it be great to give your kids a gift that helps others and show them the true spirit of Christmas?
Browse all CARE Gifts here.
Global Goods Partners
Not just an amazing source for charity gifts, but your new go-to destination for fashion, accessories, homewares and year-round gifts. Global Goods Partners is a non-profit organisation that sells handmade, fair trade products in order to improve the economic status of women in marginalised communities around the world. How stunning is this decorative woven vase made by women in Swaziland – hmm, may keep this one for myself!
Buy online at Global Goods Partners.
Hands Across the Water
Every year between 700,000 and 4 million children are trafficked around the world, with Thailand being one of the prime locations for child trafficking. Hands Across The Water is an Australian charity that is helping to change the fate of these young Thai girls by providing them with a stable home, education, healthcare and food. You can sponsor a child, which is a life-changing gift for both the child and you, or purchase a Hands Across the Kitchen cookbook, with 81 delicious childhood recipes from top chefs.
Visit the Hands Across the Water Online Shop.
What are your favourite charities/causes? Share them in the comments!