With the holidays so often plagued with excess, many church-going members love ideas to stay more focused on the true meaning of Christmas. These four Christian nonprofits offer gifts that give back.
Choose one of these charities to shop at this holiday season with a gift in the name of your church travel group. Or share the idea with your members in case they, too, are seeking some faith-based gift ideas.
All rated A+ by CharityWatch, these four nonprofits offer gift ideas that make a big impact.
1.) Save the Children
Buy a goat for a hungry family, mosquito net for protection and materials for education at Save the Children’s online gift catalogue. All gifts support children across the world in crisis. Decide from 63 gifts, each of which come with greeting cards with information about the difference the gift has made in a child’s life.
2.) Catholic Relief Services
This international humanitarian agency assists 130 million people in more than 90 countries. The nonprofit aids in breaking cycles of poverty and providing relief in emergency situations.
Cooperative for Assistance and Relive Everywhere (CARE) provides emergency relief and long-term international development projects. It is one of the oldes and largest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global poverty. Chose impactful gifts, such as a human-powered water pump, emergency shelter kit or training on alternative farming methods. Each gift comes with a personalized message or card you can send the recipient.
4.) International Rescue Committee
Provide warm blankets, a year of school, clean water or temporary shelters with the International Rescue Committee’s gift options. The global humanitarian aid organization offers emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution or natural disaster.