Giving to Charity Christmas

This Christmas, Give a Gift That Counts Twice

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

We know it's the thought that counts, but this holiday, why not give a gift that counts, too? Each Water Rafiki Friend Chain is unique, handmade with love by Maasai mamas in Kenya. Proceeds from the $10 chain support Free The Children's clean water programming worldwide. One chain provides one person with clean water for an entire year.

How I Ditched My Inner Christmas Scrooge

Nikki Thomas | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Impact
Nikki Thomas

As I got older, the so-called "Christmas Spirit" started to wane, and eventually disappeared altogether. I couldn't stand the sound of Christmas music, I hated fighting for parking spots at the mall, and anxiety over whether I had purchased appropriate gifts for friends and family became overwhelming. Surprisingly, I found that the "Christmas Spirit" was restored in me, from an entirely unexpected source.

Giving Two Ways this Holiday Season

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

A poll for World Vision Canada indicates that 63 per cent of Canadians plan on giving to charity this holiday season. But many also want to buy gifts for loved ones. Learn how you can do both at the same time -- even with limited funds. This tough global economy is one of the reasons why so many children around the world need help this holiday season.