Gifts at Changing The Present

Poverty Alleviation Add to favorites

$60 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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With a Flock of Hope, egg production will begin in almost no time! Where families, especially children, are malnourished, delicious eggs will mean daily protein. Where families are impoverished, eggs will be taken to market and sold, raising much-needed funds for clothing, medicine and more. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will leverage $1000 in microloans. This could be used by a seamstress in Bolivia, allowing her to buy a sewing machine and materials to start a business that creates two additional jobs and livelihood for three households. more

$175 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Give A Goat Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One goat for a family

Mercy Corps

Goats are low-cost, high-yield livestock that can quickly and sustainably improve a family's livelihood, providing milk and offspring for food and income. Your gift will provide one goat for a family, a warm, fuzzy gift that keeps on giving. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Start Saving Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Homeowner savings plan

Mercy Housing

Your gift helps a resident begin their own homeownership savings plan through Mercy Housing's down-payment assistance program. more

$120 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will help provide a family with a high-quality sheep, training in its care, and the opportunity to escape relentless hunger and poverty. Since sheep often give birth to twins or triplets, your generosity will quickly spread as partner families pass on the gift. more

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Trees have many functions on small family farms. Their roots hold precious top soil in place, and the branches of some varieties provide vitamin-laden fruit--a ready source of both nutrition and income. more

$1,250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide one full semester of one-to-one mentoring by a trained Jumpstart Corps member and an at-risk preschool child. For over a decade we’ve been bringing at-risk preschool children and caring adults together. more

$50 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Added income from a $50 loan can help a Tanzanian mother expand her business and feed her children more nutritious food.. And you're providing a self-employment loan, not a gift. Your donation will build discipline, responsibility, and self-confidence as women create their own business. more

$250 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will provide a KickStart pump for one family, lifting them out of poverty forever. What does "out of poverty" look like? It means a family has enough food to eat, decent clothes and shelter, enough money to send ALL of their children to school and STILL have money left over to invest in the future. more

$160 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Provide Job Training Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Adult job skill training

National Housing Trust

A donation of $160 will help an adult pursue a better life through job training and counseling. Our residents receive career counseling, resume assistance, pre-employment training and direct job placement. more

$25 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Promote Fair Trade Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Education materials

TransFair USA

Your gift will allow us to teach consumers about Fair Trade and its benefits with TransFair USA’s point-of-purchase promotional materials. Help make it possible for TransFair USA to distribute informational and educational materials to the public for free. more

$20 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Llamas and alpacas have special hooves that do not damage the fragile ecosystem--helping communities preserve what little resources are available. And unlike other animals, they can carry heavy loads at high altitudes. more