Holiday Gifts Flavored with Meaning


Don’t want to give someone a gift card this holiday season? How about a gift with meaning? Championing convenience, gift cards topped the list of popular holiday gifts for 2013 ( Inspire your readers to get creative this holiday season by giving their friends and loved ones delicious, poverty-fighting holiday gifts from the 2014 World Vision Gift Catalog.

More than 250 items, ranging in price from $10 to $39,000, are available online and in the print catalog to help improve quality of life for women, children and families in the U.S. and around the world. When your readers give where it is needed most, they can receive handcrafted gifts that are perfect for holiday baking or entertaining:

For someone who loves to bake! Prosperity Cinnamon: Know a friend or family member who loves to bake? Each beautifully-carved cinnamon bark box contains 3 oz. of cinnamon and bears a common Asian character for prosperity. Vietnam’s renowned sweet cinnamon is a renewable resource collected from the Cassia tree, sold to benefit generations of hard-working families. $85.

Hand-Carved Serving Spoons: A perfect gift for holiday entertaining, each beautiful set of two hand-carved olivewood serving spoons is delivered in a gift bag of African fabric hand-sewn by local women. The serving spoons are made to benefit orphans of the Kamba tribe in Kenya. $65.

For the coffee lover! I received a free sample of this one and love it! Just perfect for all coffee lovers! Fair-Trade Coffee Set: For the coffee lover, this 12 oz. coffee set is blended by, using delicious flavors from Ethiopia, Sumatra, and Costa Rica, and is delivered in a gift bag of African fabric hand-sewn by local women. $65.

Please check out World Vision Facebook page at /WorldVision and Twitter at@WorldVisionNews using the hashtag #GiftCatalog.

Since it began in 1996, the World Vision Gift Catalog has grown in popularity as a gift-giving alternative; more than 844,000 people helped someone through the Catalog in the last fiscal year alone.

To order from World Vision’s Gift Catalog, visit or call 855-WV-GIFTS.

We have teamed up for a Holiday Giveaway! One lucky winner will receive the Fair-Trade Coffee set! To enter, check out the World Vision’s Gift Catalog (see link above!) and tell us your favorite gift idea. Deadline to enter is November 11th, 2014 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be selected via

Self Disclosure: I received a free product sample to facilitate this holiday gift feature. Photo Credit: World Vision.


  1. I love the coffee idea!! Most of my family love coffee!

  2. I have to go with the coffee set too!

  3. Denise Taylor-Dennis says

    My favorite gift is Share of a deep well for clean drinking water.

  4. The coffee set!

  5. how sweet is the “career training for women”

  6. I love the Hand-Carved Serving Spoons. They’re so beautiful!

  7. The gift of education solar lantern

  8. Congrats Bo!

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