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Celebrating Easter with World Gifts

We know that the world is pretty strange right now, and that celebrating Easter, no matter how important it is to us, will be just as challenging and strange. But things have adapted so quickly to allow us to try and continue on as normal. Priests are holding mass online, musicians are giving concerts via social media and big theaters are sharing footage of their shows. They are all small steps to make us try and carry on as much as normal, but they really do help. World Gifts has had an online option for several years but you might not have used it! Now could be the time to start by sending an ecard or print at home Easter card...

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Showing you care in lockdown

In the UK we're still getting used to the idea of lockdown. In the last couple of weeks our lives have changed so much, and for many of us, it's taking some getting used to. One of the things people are struggling with is not being able to celebrate things with their loved ones. Most people were unable to see their mum on Mother's Day and the longer this goes on the more celebrations we are missing. One way of reaching out to our loved ones, while helping those living in poverty across the world, is to choose a World Gifts ecard. The card goes straight to their inbox and can be personalised with your own message so your loved...

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Charity gifts chosen with love for Valentine's Day

If you’re a wedding guest this year, there’s a good chance that you’ll hear 1 Corinthians 13 – the famous letter from St Paul that tells us that while faith, hope and love endure, love is the greatest of these three.It’s certainly what we think of most at a wedding, when we celebrate the beginning of a marriage, but it’s also there when we mark a special anniversary, welcome a new baby or mark Valentine's Day.The pressure to select the perfect present for our spouse can be particularly intense at this time of year. Of course, we should do our best to demonstrate our love for our partner every day, but there is the temptation to try and buy that...

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How can we say thank you?

Every year we are astounded by the generosity of supporters in England and Wales. World Gifts is particularly busy around Christmas and we see small and large donations alike adding up to mean we can reach even more people in need around the World. In case you missed it, we wrote a blog listing the top gifts you bought over Christmas! This year we wanted to be able to say thank you for all that support. We can't reduce the price of poverty but we have reduced the price of our stocking fillers. Those little extra treats that show your loved ones you care.  All of the money raised still changes the lives of those living in poverty, so either...

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Your favourite Christmas World Gifts!

World Gifts make great alternative gifts all year round, but we know you particularly love them for Christmas!Here is a rundown of your favourites from the festive season:You’ve taught 2,720 people to read, opening opportunities to those who would normally never have a chance to learn.   Paid for 1,906 queen bees – a queen brings more money to the hive meaning more honey! Provided 1,887 vegetable gardens – providing nourishing food for families to eat and sell. Sourced 1,600 water for a family – having clean safe water easily accessible for a family is life-changing as well as life-saving!   You have raised over £700,000 just over Christmas meaning we can continue to reach those most in need with...

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