DONATE AS A GIFT FOR CHILDREN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

This holiday season, you can make change for children around the world by providing the gift of a bright future. Give hope this Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year’s. For holiday gift ideas and how to donate, browse our gift catalog. Questions? Read our FAQs.

 

The Gift of Supporting a Child in Need

When you visit our gift catalog and choose to donate a goat, cow, clean water, frontline health supplies for children and families impacted by Covid-19, or any of the other 60+ animals and items, you help give hope to a child in need. Your support helps create lasting change for children, their families and communities – ultimately, transforming the future we all share.

Featured holiday charity gifts

Give Gifts of Animals to Charity

$60 - Goats uniquely support a family’s health and help lift them out of poverty by providing nourishing, protein-rich dairy to satisfy hungry children. With multiple goats to breed, baby goats can be sold to help pay for essentials like school and medicine.

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Help Orphaned Children This Holiday

$100 - Orphans and vulnerable children find comfort in essentials like food, shelter, education and counseling. In addition, our programs target the age-specific needs of children affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Support Refugees' Basic Needs

$35 - Refugee basics bags are filled with essentials like soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shave supplies, shampoo, diapers, disinfectant, dishwashing liquid, women’s hygiene products and washing powder for those who have lost everything.

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YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT MATTERS

By supporting the spirit of charity, your gift this holiday season can help change the lives of millions of children right here in the U.S. and around the world.

And, when you give, 86% of every dollar goes directly to helping children.

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HELP COUNTER THE CORONAVIRUS

Wide-scale learning loss could be among the biggest impacts the coronavirus has on children in America.

With so many children unable to attend early childhood programs, there is a critical need for home-based educational toys. Learning materials can engage, inspire and provide a solid foundation for development.

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Gift Catalog Frequently Asked Questions

How can I donate to charity for the holidays?

When you choose to make a donation through our gift catalog, you'll help bring joy and a bright future to a child in need. Discover the wonderful feeling that comes with sharing warm holiday cheer with children and families living in poverty. Visit Gifts of Joy.

Where does my money go?

By selecting a gift through this catalog, you are making a donation to Save the Children. We are dedicated to using your dollars to give every child the best chance for success in life. Each gift in this catalog represents resources, services or support provided by Save the Children to a program area in which we work, and may change due to environmental, programmatic and economic considerations. Your donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within that program area or to address a similar need.

When you give, 87% of every dollar goes directly to helping children. Learn more.

Will I receive a receipt for my gift catalog purchase and is my gift tax-deductible?

Your gifts catalog donations are tax-deductible and we will automatically email you a receipt which will detail the tax-deductible and non-tax-deductible portions for your records.

What is included in the price of the gift?

Included in your gift catalog purchase is the cost of the item or service, plus any administrative costs associated with delivering the item or service to the children and families we serve.

Is Save the Children legitimate?

Charity watchers, prestigious publishers, consumer advocates and others have said that Save the Children has built a name that children, communities and supporters can trust.

These ratings reflect our high standards in financial management, accountability, and transparency.

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If you have a question about our gift catalog that is not addressed here, please email us at supportercare@savechildren.org or call 1.800.999.2445 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST.

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Save the Children is proud to be the leading expert on children.

By selecting a gift through this catalog, you are making a donation to Save the Children. We are dedicated to using your gift catalog donation to give every child the best chance for success.

Each gift in this catalog is representative of resources, services or support for programs provided across Save the Children's worldwide movement and may change due to environmental, programmatic and economic considerations.

Your donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within that program area or to address similar need.

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