Sammie, a girl from New Jersey, learned at school that many people around the world lack enough food and access to clean water. She wanted to help, and her father found a way through World Vision’s Gift Catalog. With money she raised through a lemonade and cookie stand, she was able to purchase the gift of 10 goats to help equip families to overcome poverty.
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5 reasons to share your blessings on Giving Tuesday
Why should you donate on Giving Tuesday? Here are five reasons why sharing your blessings on Giving Tuesday, November 29, will brighten your holidays — and kids’ and families’ lives.
Hope and joy abound after family in Zambia receives goats
In rural Zambia, parents struggled to provide for their children, meaning kids were often unable to go to school or even have regular meals. But with goats from World Vision’s Gift Catalog program, families now are thriving — and blessing others in their community.
Chileleko chooses her sponsor
Watch as Chileleko, a Zambian girl, chooses her sponsor, and read her new sponsor’s reaction to being chosen.
Choose joy: These artisan-made gifts give back
This Christmas, the World Vision Gift Catalog includes new artisan-crafted celebrity gift options. Read the stories behind the fair-trade artisans around the world who create these unique handcrafted gifts.
Favorite photos of 2021
In 2021, the world continued to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic along with wars and political unrest. Refugees and displaced peoples fled violence. Natural disasters spread destruction in their wake. But there were also small and big moments of joy to celebrate. See what World Vision’s communicators captured in this extraordinary year.
Q&A with Kristoffer Polaha, author and actor
Read our Q&A with Kristoffer Polaha to learn what the actor and author’s Christmas traditions are and why he chose to design a handcrafted gift for the 2021 World Vision Gift Catalog.
Q&A with Patricia Heaton, actor and World Vision supporter
Emmy-winning actor, producer, bestselling author, and World Vision supporter Patricia Heaton sat down with us for a Q&A this Christmas to talk about her handcrafted gift in the 2021 World Vision Gift Catalog and more.
Q&A: Actress Meagan Good
We spoke with actress and model Meagan Good about why she’s partnering with World Vision to create a Gift Catalog handcrafted gift this Christmas season and what Christmas means to her.
Best Christmas gifts for 2021 to help you choose joy
As you plan your holiday shopping this year, here are our top 12 best Christmas gifts for 2021. Hear from 12 of our celebrity and influencer partners about their favorite ways to choose joy!