**World Vision Alternative Gifts**

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  1. glitzyglamgirl

    glitzyglamgirl Well-Known Member

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    Ive just bought a couple of gifts from this website, and its fab. The gift can be something like farming tools, school books, or even a llama goat or chicks, that go to developing countries and are sent on behalf of your gift recipient. Its a worldvision incentive which imo are one of the more pro-active charities.

    Have a look before you decide but as soon as I saw this website (I was actually looking for alternative gifts as in trying to find something different for OH lol) I knew it was a worthwhile thing to do at xmas, and if just a few more people from here do the same we could make a real difference!! :pray: :pray: :pray:

    http://www.greatgifts.org/
     
  2. Squiglet

    Squiglet Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry but.... that is one of the most...

















    Wonderful ideas I've ever seen... :shock: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: It's too late now as all the xmas shopping was done early this year... but I will certainly be looking at it for birthdays and the future for peeps I have no idea what to get for them... (like my parents :roll:)
     
  3. glitzyglamgirl

    glitzyglamgirl Well-Known Member

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    its great isnt it! I had no idea it even existed but I'll definitely be using it more than just for xmas :lol:
     
  4. lella

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    Ive just ordered a few things off there for my hubbie and little one for xmas. I was wondering what to get them as stocking fillers. Its such a wonderful idea. Thanks for the link xx
     
  5. Fluffy Bunny

    Fluffy Bunny Well-Known Member

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    They are brill aren't they :D

    We asked for gifts from this site for our wedding as didn't need toasters/ towels/ tea cups or the like - had been together for 13 years and already set up house aaaaggggesss ago :lol:
     
  6. glitzyglamgirl

    glitzyglamgirl Well-Known Member

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    awww thats lovely, I think i'll do that when we get married aswell as theres nothing "weddingy" we really need :D
     
  7. Melly+2

    Melly+2 Well-Known Member

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    aww thats such a sweet idea wish id hav e seen it sooner :)
     
  8. Lou

    Lou Well-Known Member

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    I sent off for the catalogue last year but I never bought anything for anyone. You can pay for a school to be built can't you? :D
     
  9. glitzyglamgirl

    glitzyglamgirl Well-Known Member

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    yeah but its about 3/4k, bit mad when you think about it :shock:

    But you can buy equipment, uniforms, school meals, even lessons for under £50 :D
     
  10. Lou

    Lou Well-Known Member

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    Maybe next year we could have a whip round on the forum and buy a gift from all of us :D
     
  11. glitzyglamgirl

    glitzyglamgirl Well-Known Member

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    what a fantastic idea!!!

    I'll make sure I remember that :D :hug:
     
  12. jenni32

    jenni32 Well-Known Member

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    We buy gifts from the catalogue every year. So much more worthwhile than another pair of socks/gloves/slippers !!!!!
     
  13. Kylie1007

    Kylie1007 Well-Known Member

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    I did this last year and what was good was that the recipient had no idea of the cost either even if it's only a fiver you've spent
     

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