Christmas is a special time of year and you can make it even more magical for others by doing your Christmas shopping from charities. Not only are you getting amazing gifts but you supporting these charities who do incredible work.
per week (£4.34 per month), can make a world of
difference to dogs waiting for their forever home.
People can choose to sponsor an individual dog
such as Fidget or Stitch, or they can sponsor
Oakfield Oldies at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury - a
special home-from-home for older dogs who can
happily live with other dogs – they have their own
sitting rooms and garden area! Or they can
sponsor the Puppy Suite at Dogs Trust
Manchester which helps make sure pregnant
mums are cared for and puppies can have the best
start in life.
Every pack of ten Christmas cards you buy from
ActionAid UK will support the international
charity's vital work supporting women and girls
leading change around the world. Whether its
campaigning to end gender-based violence or
leading the response when a humanitarian disaster
strikes, ActionAid works alongside women and
girls to create the future they want.
a loved one, you are helping us care for the
vulnerable animals that need it most. With each
gift you buy, you will receive a special certificate
and gift pack that you can personalise yourself.
Or, for the perfect last minute present, you can
send one as an e-gift. Each of our thoughtful
and inspiring gifts help our dedicated SPANA
vets carry out the important work that they do.
teamed up with London’s boutique Ohros
candlemakers to produce a collection of scented
candles and a brand-new range of wax melts that
evoke memories of their homeland. Why not
try the Spicy Orange candle, created by Asiyo,
from Somalia, inspired by the fragrant citrus trees
of hometown. All Close to Home products are
made from vegan-friendly soy wax. Also
available in Fresh Lemongrass and Sweet Vanilla
daunting task – especially if they've already got
next year's dog calendar or the latest cute cat
ornament. Rehoming charity National Animal
Welfare Trust has four Christmas donation gift
cards available to purchase in lieu of a present.
Priced at £10 and £15, each donation card will help
keep a homeless cat or dog stay healthy, cosy and
warm this Christmas.
Dominican Republic single origin dark chocolate
and is Vegan. The £5 chocolate bars could help to
fund an important headline call and could provide
vital support for someone who reaches out for
these vulnerable young adults deserve a Christmas
just like everyone else. Through Centrepoint, the
UK’s leading charity for homeless young people,
you can buy a simple gift to help keep them safe,
well and inspired this Christmas. All the
indications are we will see another increase in the
number of homeless young people this Christmas,
so these ‘gifts’, which most of us take for granted,
are needed more than ever right now. With
life-changing gifts ranging from £10 to £144 any
donation small or large makes every bit of
difference to their lives this Christmas.
proceeds from sales go to GOSH Charity to help
support the hospital’s most urgent needs. These
include pioneering new treatments for children
with complex conditions, support services for
children and their families like parent
accommodation, state-of-the-art medical
equipment and the essential rebuilding and
refurbishment of the hospital.
for animals in danger, to educate on the needs of
neutering both pets and strays and to neuter stray
dogs and cats to prevent the birth of more animals
onto the streets. Mission Miracle also rehabilitate
and re-home dogs in need, often with disabilities,
from our UK rescue base. With lots of different
ways to support this including buying a Christmas
Dinner for a Cat or Dog for just £5 each to a book
full of recipes, there's plenty of ways to support
donkeys, mules and people who depend on them
for their livelihood all over the world. They work
tirelessly to rescue and prevent neglect and
affected by conflict, this Christmas launches its
first e-commerce shop 'Shop For Good', teaming
up with friends from the creative industry to offer
a wide range of gifts and stocking fillers,
including bespoke homeware, limited edition
prints and virtual gifts, alongside ethical clothing.
The new e-shop launches with an iconic design by
Bella Freud - a 'Peace And Love' Certified
Organic Cotton Sweatshirt (£40), printed in the
UK with low waste printing tech, and made in a
renewable energy powered factory audited for a
wide range of social and sustainability criteria. All
profits from 'Shop For Good' go to War Child's
efforts to support children affected by armed
conflict, with a focus on the war in Ukraine.
gift that not only makes them feel special, but
also helps to end homelessness across Great
Britain. National homelessness charity Crisis has a
lovingly curated range of gifts perfect for family
members and friends, with all profits going
towards helping Crisis support people who are
experiencing homelessness, providing housing
advice, education and training to help people
rebuild their lives.
and work hard to ensure all animals can live free
from pain and suffering. They rely on support to
help them to continue there hard work.
images created by Axel Scheffler and friends.
Each image was drawn specifically for the
making it the perfect Christmas gift for any cat
lover. 100% of the profits from the sale of the
calendar, which can be bought exclusively
through Catinaflat.com, will go to
bornfree.org.uk to help them care for and protect
endangered cats in the wild.
this year! Deliveroo teamed up with comedian
Kojo Anim and launched a range of charity
crackers, Crackers Cracking Hunger, to help
provide meals for families in need this winter.
Each box of crackers sold will provide a week of
meals for a UK household in need.
Gifts and all proceeds from the Poppy Shop go
directly towards supporting the Armed Forces
community. Therefore, by purchasing a gift from
the Poppy Shop you will be double gifting this
year, giving a fantastic gift to a friend or loved
one, whilst at the same time knowing they are
helping a charity provide life-long support to the
Armed Forces Community.
charity and has helped an average of 157,000
cats and kittens a year over the last five years
through its national network which includes
around 210 volunteer-run branches and 34
centres. To see cats for rehoming in your area,
find volunteer opportunities, get involved in the
charity's campaigns or learn more about caring for cats,
The charity provides expert end of life care for
people with any illness they are likely to die from,
and support for their family and friends, in our
hospices and where they live. It is the largest
charity funder of palliative and end of life care
research in the UK, and campaigns to ensure
everyone has a good end of life experience,
whatever their illness. We also provide free
information and support about death, dying and
highlighting the issue of child hunger worldwide,
and Must Have Gifts are a thoughtful and easy
way to give a child enough this Christmas, from
wherever you are in the world – from your home
to theirs. There are gifts to suit a range of budgets,
from one item for individuals to purchase, to
community projects that groups can fundraise for,
all of which provide a number of essentials to
allow children to experience fullness of life.
The best Charity gifts to put a smile on everyone’s faces.