Double the Impact with World Vision and Thirty-One Gifts this #GivingTuesday

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In the midst of the retail frenzy following Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday provides an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others by focusing on charitable giving. On Dec. 1, 2015 – the 4th annual #GivingTuesday – World Vision will partner with Thirty-One Gifts to help charitable donations make twice the impact.

On #GivingTuesday, every donation made by phone (1-888-511-6588) or online (Worldvisiongifts.org) to World Vision will be matched by Thirty-One Gifts – a direct-selling company offering totes, purses and more – with a donation of one of their products, such as a tote bag or blanket, up to a total of $1MM worth of products for women and girls in need around the world.

This year, we invite you to feature the partnership between World Vision and Thirty-One gifts on your blog leading up to #GivingTuesday. We will send you a Zip-Top Organizing Utility Tote – similar to those being sent to women and girls around the world – for review, and are offering a second identical tote as a giveaway. Winners may get free embroidery on their totes and Thirty-One will fulfill prize distribution for you.

Why the Need?

Bags like the one you will receive have recently been distributed to volunteers in Burundi who use the totes to carry materials for educating families about malnutrition. Before receiving the totes, volunteers like Renathe Kabageni, pictured below, carried all of their materials and equipment by hand. The simple gift of these tote bags preserves teaching materials and makes it easier for volunteers to visit each home.

Products donated to World Vision on #GivingTuesday through this partnership will be shared with communities in need so that women like Renathe are able to continue the important education they are providing.

I received a  Zip-Top Organizing Utility Tote ($35 value) from Thirty-One to review and I love the size and quality!

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This #GivingTuesday  please check out this unique way to multiply your charitable impact!

You can find the World Vision Facebook page at /WorldVision and Twitter at @WorldVisionNews

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! One winner will win this amazing Zip-Top Organizing Utility Tote (free embroidery included..$7 value). (U.S. entries only please) To enter leave a comment below telling us one of your favorite gift ideas from the World Vision’s Gift Catalog, visit http://bit.ly/1gcUYvT. Deadline to enter is December 5th, 2015 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be selected via Random.org. 

More info:

Since it began in 1996, the World Vision Gift Catalog has grown in popularity as a gift-giving alternative; featuring over 100 ways to improve the lives of children through gifts such as: clean water, food, medicine, education, job training and small business loans, among others. Gifts range in price from $16 to $39,000 and can be made in a loved one’s name.  Last year alone more than 822,000 people were helped through the Catalog.

To order from World Vision’s Gift Catalog, visit http://bit.ly/1gcUYvT or call 855-WV-GIFTS.

Thirty-One Gifts was founded on the principle of helping women and is known for their charitable heart. In 2012 they founded a philanthropic initiative called Thirty-One Gives and to-date has donated more than $80 million in cash and products to nonprofit organizations that empower women and girls and support families. The product you are receiving, from the Thirty-One Gives line, gives back as well with a donation of 31 cents from every sale going to a philanthropic fund. It also delivers an inspiring message on the inside with encouraging words for women. For more information, visit their website at www.thirtyonegifts.com.

Self Disclosure: I received a free product to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received.

Comments

  1. Debbie moretti says:

    I love that you can give school supplies! I am a teacher and truly know the value of this. The tote would be perfect for my job, too. Thanks! Have a great Christmas.

  2. I like all the beautiful handmade jewerly in the catalog. Some amazing talent. I like this necklace, Drops of Turquoise Necklace.

  3. I like the Drops of Turquoise Necklace..its so pretty!

  4. I like the silver vines cuff

  5. Great for all kinds of uses, I love everything!

  6. I love the scarf.

  7. Joan Kubes says:

    The Drops of Turquoise Necklace would be a nice gift!

  8. Congrats Debbie M!

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