| Shoes :: $5 per pair
Many impoverished people overseas never own a pair of shoes. Not having shoes makes even the simplest tasks such as fetching water and walking to a market more complicated – and painful on rocky roads and trails. You can provide a child or adult with their very own pair of shoes this Christmas for just $5 a pair.
|Powdered Milk :: $10 feeds 100 babies
Save a malnourished baby by providing a package of nutritious milk powder. It is easily shipped, doesn’t need to be refrigerated, and can be stored on a shelf six months without spoiling. When mixed with water it creates whole milk rich in vitamin A and D, perfect for babies and young malnourished children. You can provide a bottle of milk - 8 ounces - to about 100 babies for only $10.
| Personal Energy Transportation :: $100 per cart
Personal Energy Transportation Carts provide a handicapped child or adult with the freedom of mobility! These sturdy, simple and cost effective carts provide dignity and transportation to those who could not otherwise get around. They operate with a hand crank and moves at the speed of a fast walk. There are also “pull” PET carts for people lacking upper body strength. Your gift will provide a cart to a handicapped person overseas.
| Vitamins :: $15 for one month per classroom
Malnutrition and vitamin deficiency are often leading causes of children’s growth and development being stunted. You can provide life sustaining vitamins and minerals to a classroom of kids for an entire month.
| Over the Counter Medicine :: $25 for one month per family
In America we often take the availability of over-the-counter medicines for granted. However in third world countries, medicines that reduce pain and lower fevers are rare or non-existent. You can provide a packet of OTC medicine to a family.
| Personal Care Kit :: $10 per kit
Help keep a poor child or adult clean by providing a hygiene kit. These Zip Lock bag-enclosed kits include a washcloth, deodorant, shampoo, body wash, a toothbrush and toothpaste, a comb, and antibacterial soap. The adult kits also contain a twin-blade razor and shaving cream.
| Mattresses :: $30 each
Sleeping on a mat is hard, and sleeping on the ground is harder. But for many poor families, that’s the only choice they have. Your gift of $30 will provide a mattress to a family in need overseas.
| Vitafood :: $50 for one month per classroom
Vitafood is a mixture of rice, soy protein, dried vegetables, and minerals that together provide a very nutrient-rich meal. The nutrition a Vitafood meal provides can often save the life of a severely malnourished child. Your gift will help provide Vitafood meals to an entire classroom of children for one month.
| Greatest Need :: any amount
A gift to General Need goes to where the most desperate and urgent needs are and works to fill those needs. There are so many different needs and projects around the world that raising enough support to fully fund all of them can be difficult. Your gift of any amount will help provide housing, feeding, education for children, clean water, micro-loans, and more.
| Orphans :: any amount
Due to the worldwide AIDS pandemic, nearly an entire generation of parents has disappeared, leaving millions of children orphaned and vulnerable. Your gift of any amount will help provide immediate needs for these precious children including food, education, and shelter in a loving environment.