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'Gifts of Hope' is The Salvation Army’s ethical giving program. Purchasing a ‘Gift of Hope’ can make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of many who live in low-income countries throughout the world.  

Holidays and family celebrations often provide opportunities to exchange gifts as an expression of our love and affection for special people in our lives. Choosing the right gift is always a challenge! As an alternative to, or extension of your gift giving tradition, a tax-deductible “Gift of Hope” can be given to honour a loved one at a special occasion or in memory of a loved one who has passed away.  Once your gift has been processed, you will receive a tax-deductible receipt and be given an opportunity to secure a gift enclosure card suitable for the occasion.

The gift items in our on-line Gifts of Hope Catalogue have been carefully chosen to complement the international work of The Salvation Army in the over 130 countries in which it operates. Each ‘Gift of Hope’ contributes to the Army’s strategic priorities in order to support and facilitate holistic and sustainable integrated projects.

Please join us in ‘making a world of difference’ one gift at a time!

On behalf of the people whose live you have changed, we thank you for your heartfelt generosity.

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Gift options available in this program are as follows:

Hope through Farming:

One must eat to survive, but eat nutritionally to thrive. Our farming gift options offer a way to obtain protein, essential vitamins, and nutritious sustenance for families to grow, learn, work and contribute positively to their community.

Gifts in this category are:

  • Chickens, Pig, Goat
  • Plant a Garden
  • Train a Farmer

Hope through Education:

Learning to read or do basic math can help write a success story!

Gifts in this category are:

  • Children’s Education
  • Adult Literacy
  • Vocational Training
  • Ministry Resources

Hope through Health:

We can take for granted the many things that help us live a healthy life, from clean, safe water and flushing toilets to accessing health care. These gifts help families and communities live healthier lives. 

Gifts in this category are:

  • Water and Sanitation
  • Family Health
  • Mosquito Net

Hope through Communities:

These gifts will help communities grow, work and play together as they move towards a better future. 

Gifts in this category are:

  • Sports and Recreation
  • Eco-Friendly Resources
  • Transportation (ox cart, bush ambulance, and bicycle)
  • Disaster Relief

Donations to this program can be made to honour a loved one at a special occasion or in memory of a loved one. Once your donation has been processed, you will be given an opportunity to download a gift enclosure card suitable for the occasion.

The Salvation Army is at work in over 130 countries worldwide. We are committed to empowering people and giving support and resources to those who need it most. 

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Gifts of Hope donations are tax deductible.

Together, we're making a world of difference!