11 charity Christmas gifts for 2023 (that you can personalise!)

11 October 2023

Whether it’s a stocking filler, a secret Santa or classic goat gift for a loved one, our collection of charity Christmas gifts has something for everyone - from as little as £9!

Gifts in action breeding pair of goats

Our Gifts in Action collection includes something for everyone - including goat gifts and other farmyard friends. Photo: ActionAid

Looking for Christmas gift ideas that say something special, this year? 

From goats to school kits to training for beekeepers, our Gifts in Action collection has something for everyone. You can even choose from a range of unique greetings cards to personalise your gift. Opt for a printed card, an e-card, a print-at-home card or no card at all; then simply add your own special message and send it directly to the address of your choice. 

Your gift recipient will also receive details about how they're making a difference to the lives of women and girls living in poverty around the world. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit?

  • 1 Goat gift (£55)

    It’s a classic for a reason! For £55, this gift could help provide a goat for a family in Burundi. Thanks to the high-quality manure goats provide, your gift can help a farmer to grow vital crops.

    Buy a goat gift

  • 2 Period kit gift (£24)

    In emergency situations, women and girls are often forced to improvise when managing their periods, which can be dangerous. That's why our period kit gift can provide essential supplies like sanitary pads, clean underwear and soap.

    Buy a period kit gift

  • 3 Beehive gift (£35)

    Our beehive gift provides one farmer in Kenya with a beehive, which supports the nesting of honeybees while helping a woman and her family achieve financial security.

    So for just £35, you’ll be helping to support a woman’s sustainable future.

    Buy a beehive gift

  • 4 Counselling gift (£76)

    Brand new to the collection for Christmas 2023, this gift could provide a survivor of gender-based violence with a support session with a professional case worker.

    Buy a counselling gift

  • 5 School uniform gift (£22)

    When children get the education they deserve, their whole lives can change!

    So make a huge difference to a child's future with our school uniform gift, which can help them continue going to school following a disaster or emergency.

    Buy a school uniform gift

  • 6 School materials gift (£9)

    There’s nothing more important than a good education, and for just £9 your school materials gift can make a huge difference to a child's life. You can provide enough materials, like pencils and books, for a child for one year.

    Buy a school materials gift

  • 7 Piglet gift (£43)

    They’re cute and cuddly, but piglets also produce rich manure that can help improve a farmer’s crop yield. So when you buy our piglet gift, you’ll be support a farming family to achieve food security.

    Buy a piglet gift

  • 8 School backpack gift (£11)

    You could provide a child with a comfortable backpack so they can carry their books to school each day. What better way to support the future of a child living in poverty?

    Buy a school backpack gift

  • 9 Water gift (£16)

    In an emergency, having access to a clean, safe water supply makes all the difference. So for just £16, this classic water gift is the perfect way to give back (while you're giving!)

    It could supply a family with 75 litres of water to drink, cook or clean with.

    Buy a water gift

  • 10 Blankets gift (£25)

    When a family has lost everything in a disaster or emergency, this gift could provide four blankets to help them stay warm. You could make all the difference with this gift.

    Buy a blankets gift

  • 11 Baby kit gift (£30)

    This baby kit gift could protect a vulnerable baby in times of emergency, with vital supplies like clothing, nappies and food.

    Buy a baby kit gift