Global Volunteers Gift Catalog

MARKETPLACE TO HELP CHILDREN

Shop! Buy! Honor! Impact!
Every donation helps improve the life of a child or family by providing needed supplies and services.

Every purchase greatly improves the life of a child and their family.

HOW IT WORKS – 1, 2, 3!

SHOP

Browse the Gift Catalog to find the perfect gifts in honor of your loved ones.

BUY

Process your tax-deductible purchase.  You’ll immediately receive a tax receipt via email for your contribution. Under federal law, you can deduct up to $300 even if you don’t itemize your deductions in 2020. More information.

HONOR

Send a free greeting card with every gift to let your loved ones know you gave in their honor.  After you’ve processed your donation, you will have the opportunity to receive a printed card in the mail or download an e-card that you can print-at-home or email.  More information.

IMPACT

Your gift will make a direct impact on a child in need.

Our promise: We’re dedicated to using your donation to help children reach their full potential. All items in this catalog are representative of resources, services, or support for programs provided by Global Volunteers and our community partners. Some things may change due to environmental, programmatic, or economic considerations. Your donation will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within that program area or to address a similar need.

Frequently Asked Questions:

By purchasing an item through the Gift Catalog, you are making a donation to Global Volunteers. We are dedicated to using your donation to help children around the world reach their full potential. All items in the Gift Catalog are representative of resources, services, or support for programs provided by Global Volunteers and our community partners, and may change due to environmental, programmatic and economic considerations. Your donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within that program area or to address a similar need.

All donations help Global Volunteers help children around the world. Unless otherwise noted, you cannot select the country where your dollars will be put to work. Your donation will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most within the program area or to address a similar need or opportunity.

Yes, make your check payable to Global Volunteers. To designate your donation, write your gift(s) on the memo line of your check and mail to our office address:

Global Volunteers
375 East Little Canada Road
St. Paul, MN 55117

Yes, you will receive a receipt via email upon completing the transaction from aswanson@globalvolunteers.org. Your gifts are tax deductible under US law and your receipt will detail the tax-deductible portion for your record.  The CARES Act allows every US taxpayer to deduct up to $300 ($600 per couple) for donations made to nonprofits like Global Volunteers in 2020. This deduction is in addition to the standard deduction, even if you don’t itemize other deductions on your annual taxes.

After you’ve processed your donation, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide links to either request a printed card in the mail or download an e-card that you can print at home or email to your honoree.  We will mail you the greeting card and envelope within three business days featuring the exact gift item purchased.  You can also immediately download an e-card that you can print-at-home or email to your honoree on the date you choose.

Included in the gift amount is the cost of the item or service, plus any program costs associated with delivering the item or service to the children and families we serve.

Yes! All gifts in the catalog are great for year-round giving as well as for the holidays. Consider donating a gift in honor of a friend’s or family member’s birthday, anniversary, graduation, or other holidays such as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.

The “Gift Share” option enables you to contribute a portion of higher-cost gifts. Your donation is combined with other “Gift Share” donations to fund the full gift.

If you have a question that isn’t addressed here, please email aswanson@globalvolunteers.org or call 651-407-6112 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. central time.