What's New » charity gift

Teach someone to read on World Book Day

It's World Book day this week and we'd like to share Melissa's story with you. She was taught to read thanks to one of our bestselling World Gifts. Teach someone to read Melissa's story  Change a life, teach someone to read. Melissa lived on the streets of Mabanga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where she had to beg to survive.   When we met her, she told us that she had to drop out of school as she   couldn't pay the fees. Melissa joined a CAFOD-funded school and learned to read and write. She has now completed primary and   secondary school and  has spoken on TV and radio to encourage girls to go to school, and to highlight the   challenge...

Read more →

Valentine's love birds

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift that's a little different? Show you really care and buy a Valentine’s Day gift that gives something back to people living in poverty. World Gifts provide cute presents that are a little different and will make more than just your husband, wife, boyfriend or girlfriend smile. If you are two love birds and can’t survive without one another, we’ve just the gift! Our Brilliant birds at £10 are a simple charity gift that can help a family earn a living. Two loyal love birds are perfect for families like Bikash’s in Bangladesh. They don’t take up a lot of room, are cheap to feed and have enabled Bikash to create a sustainable pigeon breeding...

Read more →

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...

Read more →

Valentine’s Day gifts

Cute Valentine’s gifts that show you really care. Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your wife, husband, boyfriend or girlfriend? Ethical gifts that make a world of difference Because World Gifts help people living in poverty, they are the perfect ethical gift to buy your loved one this February. There’s something for everyone with our cute designs and inspiring stories, and best of all you’ll get that heart-warming feeling that you’ve helped someone in need. This gift will last long after flowers have wilted or chocolates are scoffed! Our LOVEliest Gifts ❤ Let love grow and buy the Trees for life World Gift. Just £8 will supply a family with five fruit tree saplings plus the tools and training...

Read more →

Wonderful World Gifts Support from Schools

Take a look at the weird and wonderful ways that schools have been fundraising for World Gifts. Inspired? Take a look at our A-Z of fundraising ideas over on the CAFOD website and browse our favourite World Gifts for group fundraising. Remember, World Gifts are for life, not just for Christmas, so you can fundraise towards a Marvellous moo cow, Save the rainforest or fund a Health clinic throughout 2019! Our Lady of Lourdes in Southport raised £345 doing a Christmas jumper day! Gifts they were considering included a cow, a pig or a school starter kit - maybe even all three.   St Bonifaces College in Plymouth raised money to buy a Goat that Gives. We're not 100% sure if this is a real goat or a cunning...

Read more →