“When we created the gift catalogue 18 years ago, we had no idea that so many Canadians would embrace the idea of honouring a friend or family member at Christmas time by giving them a gift from our catalogue,” says Kathryn Goddard, Vice President, Products and Channels, World Vision Canada. “I am thrilled World Vision’s gift catalogue has become a valued giving tradition for some families and is an exciting discovery for others.”
An Ipsos survey conducted last year for World Vision found that the majority of Canadians (58%) would appreciate receiving a charitable gift in leu of a traditional Christmas gift. Canadians can choose from a wide array of gifts like goats, chickens, beekeeping kits, medicines, clean water and even supporting a small business, that all go directly to children and families in need. This year’s catalogue also offers new handcrafted fair trade gifts
, directly supporting the artisans who made them.
“So many people already have what they need, but still want to get that good feeling from “giving” to a loved one. The catalogue provides a great opportunity to tailor giving to what others care about most,” says Goddard.
- Over 90 gifts available in the gift catalogue
- Prices start at $10
- Since 2001, Canadians have purchased almost 2.5 million gifts from the Gift Catalogue
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MISSISSAUGA, ON – Since 2001, Canadians have purchased almost 2.5 million items from World Vision’s Gift Catalogue which now features over 90 gift ideas, including new offerings from international artisans.