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ORGANIZATION: World Vision
PERFECT FOR: Gifts of apparel; stocking stuffers of, well, apparel (or perhaps a gift certificate to buy apparel)
COST: $24 – $50
WHAT YOU GET: T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, polos, and jacket hoodies
WHAT YOU GIVE: Emergency assistance to children and families, development of long-term solutions to alleviate poverty, and advocacy for justice on behalf of the poor
BOASTS: World Vision serves close to 100 million people in nearly 100 countries around the world. They have an interactive map on their website here that shows their efforts and accomplishments in each country.
LEGITIMACY: World Vision is a BBB accredited charity and a registered 501c3.
MORE DETAILS: You’ve probably heard about World Vision (and others like it) for years, asking you to sponsor a child. But there are many ways to give and support World Vision or to use their resources to benefit your own community. Flip through the “Get Involved” tab to get ideas for how you can help, not just with World Vision but in your own area of the world as well.