CHARITY GIFTS CANADA

Buy charity gifts for as little as $12* and give children in Canada and internationally the gift of a brighter future.

*You’ll be emailed a tax receipt upon donation.

CHARITY GIFTS CANADA


Charity Gifts Canada help First Nations communities in Canada

Fresh produce boxes with handy recipe guides and nutrition tips are welcome in Indigenous communities where fruits and vegetables are often unavailable or unaffordable.

Support a Youth Champion to participate in healthy food preparation and distribution activities at school and within their community.

Traditional First Nations activities like food gathering and preparation activities are a fun and educational way to connect students with community Elders and their culture.

Supply a classroom with indoor garden supplies for students to learn about growing healthy foods and prepare for planting in their school or community garden in the Spring.

School breakfasts and lunches feed hungry tummies and fuel learning each school day.

School and community gardens give students hands-on experience to grow, harvest and prepare food from seed to table. Children, youth and community members come together to improve food security for all.

In the event that money raised for a particular item exceeds the demand for that item, your donation will be directed to a related gift from the Charity Gifts Canada category.

INTERNATIONAL GIFTS


Popular Gifts Used as Part of Our Broader International Programs

Goat$75

Fast to reproduce, hardy, and easy to care for, the gift of a goat gives a rural family a welcome form of nutrition as well as sustainable income.

Cute chicks grow up to give excellent nutrition: three can provide 1,000 eggs a year. Your gift includes feed, training, and hen house construction.

Often mandatory yet unaffordable, a school uniform allows a child to enroll in school, boosts their confidence and gives them a sense of belonging.

Orange, banana and mango starter trees give farm families fresh fruit for food and income.

Sheep$60

Sheep provide rural families with a sustainable source of nutrition and income. Your gift includes feed and training on care and breeding.

Bees$54

Beekeeping training and start-up supplies yield tangible products (honey, wax), promote biodiversity, and aid in pollination for better crops.

Seeds$36

Seeds are often costly and many farmers are unable to obtain them easily. Give the gift that grows into healthy crops for consumption and sale, and sow hope!

Drought-resistant veggie seeds and supplies help farm families diversify their diets and bring in extra income year-round.

A fish farming kit gives a family in Ghana a new source of protein and a good livelihood!

In the event that money raised for a particular item exceeds the demand for that item, your donation will be directed to a related gift in our catalogue.

How It Works


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Buy it here. We'll source it there

The charity gift you purchase will be sourced locally, i.e. as close to the recipient as possible. This approach provides an extra boost to local economies while keeping transport costs to a minimum.

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Send a Free Card to a Special Somebody

When you buy a charity gift from our Best.Gift.Ever catalogue you will be able to select a FREE Printed, PDF or eCard to send to a special somebody. Card designs include Christmas (pictured), goat-themed, birthday, teacher, wedding plus many more. You can also buy charity gifts without selecting a card.

When you buy charity gifts Canada you'll receive a free Christmas Card
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Pay & Instantly Receive a Tax Receipt

When you buy charity gifts online you will immediately receive a charitable tax receipt in PDF format by email. You can pay for your charity gifts using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Amex) or via PayPal. Canadian Feed The Children is a registered Canadian charity.

How Charity Gifts
Change Lives


Right now in Canada and countries around the world children’s lives are being changed because of purchases made from CFTC's Best.Gift.Ever charity gift catalogue.
From giving a goatto empowering a motherto feeding a child, when you give the Best.Gift.Ever you are helping to make a real difference.
Zemu (pictured on the right) was empowered with the gift of a goat last year. The extra income helped her feed her grandchildren and send them to school. Now she is saving money to start a small business.

Why Canadian Feed The Children


Award-Winning

We are proud to have been named one of the Charities of the Year 2016 by the Financial Post. We were among the first to be accredited by Imagine Canada’s Standards Program and were awarded “Exemplar” status for 2014-2017 by the Voluntary Sector Reporting Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting Transparency.

Accountable

PricewaterhouseCoopers independently audits our financials before being published each year, while our volunteer Board of Directors sets and exceeds the highest standards in governance. When you buy a Charity Gifts Canada or any other gift, you can count on the highest standards when it comes to use and stewardship of your generous donation. For more information please download our latest Annual Report.

Frequently Asked Questions


Payment Options

You can purchase charity gifts online using MasterCard, Visa, American Express or PayPal. You can also buy charity gifts by calling 1-800-387-1221 between 9am – 5pm EST, Monday to Friday.

Needs Identified by Local Communities

The communities we support have identified the gifts listed in our Best Gift Ever catalogue, as being vitally important to ensure children’s health and well-being. Canadian Feed The Children along with our local partners provide goats, school supplies, water taps, fish farms, etc as part of our broader programming initiatives.

Beyond the Gifts

When you purchase a Best.Gift.Ever, funds go towards the range of development programs in the communities we support. The projects go beyond the simple provision of items; they also include training, project monitoring and evaluation, local expertise and support – everything needed to deliver effective, sustainable, high-impact and meaningful change in a community.

The gift/s you purchase will benefit the communities we support in our countries of operation: Bolivia, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda.

Yes. We have a line of gifts that we call Charity Gifts Canada. These gifts – Fresh Produce Boxes, Youth Champions, Traditional Activities, Classroom Gardens, School Meals and School Gardens – contribute to our broader food security programs in Canada. With 1 in 4 First Nations children growing up in poverty, our focus in Canada is to support First Nations communities with community-led, culturally-sensitive school feeding and nutrition education. By purchasing a Charity Gifts Canada gift you’ll be directly supporting our efforts here in Canada.

Printed cards send within 48hrs, eCards sent instantly

You have three choices for cards: email, PDF (for printing at home), or print. If you choose a printed card, we can send the card by post to you or to your honouree, whichever you prefer.

While we can’t guarantee delivery time, your card will be processed and sent by mail within 48 hours of purchase and by email within one hour. Note that if you send an eCard you will be able to schedule its delivery for sometime in the future, e.g. on Christmas day or the card recipient’s birthday.

Includes a tax receipt

When you buy a charity gift online, you will receive an immediate charitable tax receipt in PDF format by email. When you order charity gifts by phone, you can choose to receive an electronic receipt or have one mailed to you, usually within two weeks. Canadian Feed The Children’s charitable registration number is 11883 0983 RR0001. See the Government of Canada’s policy statement for charitable tax receipts for more information about charity tax receipts.

HST isn’t charged

Your charity gift purchase is a donation to Canadian Feed The Children, so no taxes are charged.

Yes! A new gift catalogue is launched each year in mid-October, and runs until the next October. All items are available throughout the year and make excellent gifts for any occasion.

© 2017 Canadian Feed The Children

Canadian Feed The Children is a Canadian Registered Charity. Charitable Registration Number 118830983 RR0001