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Woman working with food in a pan
Price:
$100
Ubuntu: the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity. The Organization of African Instituted Churches draws on ubuntu to advocate for the continent’s most marginalized... Read more
Hands on a bee hive
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$25
Saint Columba House, in Montréal, QC, installed two beehives on its rooftop garden. Children in the Point Saint Charles neighbourhood are now learning about pollination in urban agriculture. They... Read more
Group of people
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$100
In 2016, the United Nations reported a record number of forcible displacements of people around the world. The after-effects continue to ripple across the globe. More than 65 million people are... Read more
Children performing
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$40
We create peace together. The Latin American Centre for Popular Communication (CEPALC) works with children who have experienced violence or who live in poverty in war-torn Colombia. Through music,... Read more
Pastors riding bicycles
Price:
$100
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Because of your generosity, 44 bicycles and four motorbikes were purchased for Zambian pastors in 2013.... Read more
People getting water at a well
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$100
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Because of your generosity, the town of Bipemba in the Democratic Republic of Congo will soon be able to... Read more
Man eating
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$85
A living wage is $20.01 per hour in Victoria, BC, while the minimum wage is $11.35. For people who travel to low-wage jobs, a bus pass alleviates daily stress and offers a small slice of freedom.... Read more
Women preparing meals
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$50
Mamawintowin is the Cree word for community. And community is the focus of River Bend Integrated Community Ministries’ weekly meal program for people who live in poverty and are being displaced... Read more
Teepee
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$35
Mini Thni (“Cold Water” in Stoney) First Nation has a population of 6,300, and 2,000 of its members are between the ages of 12 and 18. Over half of these youth are in care, and a high... Read more
Members of Toronto Urban Native Ministry
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$20
In Anishinaabemowin, “We are strong” is Daamishkooziimin. This is also the name of a monthly healing circle for Sixties Scoop survivors and Indigenous adoptees. The Rev. Evan Smith of... Read more
A group of men in a kitchen
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$15
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! With your help, volunteers at the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre in St. John’s, NL, served up... Read more
A man and a woman standing in front of a building
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$20
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Your Gifts have provided more than 500 children in India with backpacks full of school supplies. Thank you... Read more
Youth singing
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$20
Music was a vital part of life for many Syrian children before the war, but it may be out of reach in Canada. Montréal City Mission heard this lament from newcomer Syrian children and responded with... Read more
People gathered around a bull
Price:
$130
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Your previous Gifts improved women’s livelihoods by providing goats and chickens through the... Read more
A group of people learning about farming
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$25
The Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (ECLOF) is building an organic demo farm on the Philippine island of Palawan. With lessons learned on the farm and an ECLOF micro loan, farmers can increase food... Read more
Children playing
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$30
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Your Gifts in 2013–14 provided generous support through the United Church in the Philippines (UCCP)... Read more
Illustration of a grocery store receipt
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$10
In First Nations of the far north, people may go hungry even when food is available in stores. For instance, at Oxford House First Nation, 950 km north of Winnipeg, community members pay about $11... Read more
A garden
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$100
Friends can make life a garden. Toronto partner Fred Victor, runs the Friends Restaurant. This healthy hub serves nutritious, low-cost meals for people who are homeless and/or are living on low... Read more
Mission and Service partners
Mission & Service, the unified fund, is the heart and soul of The United Church of Canada. Together, we minister to our world’s needs: We act for peace and justice globally. We engage... Read more
Man posing for a photo
Price:
$250
The security and pride in finding a place to live and making a home can establish lasting change in a person’s life. “Housing First” is the approach at the Bissell Centre in... Read more
Performers at the Cordillera Peoples Alliance
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$10
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Thanks to your generosity, Indigenous peoples in the central mountain region of the Philippines’... Read more
Man on the telephone
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$75
No mailing address or phone? That’s not a problem if you live near First United Community Ministry in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. A community help desk gives people use of free public... Read more
People looking at clothing
Price:
$25
Residents of Toronto’s downtown east side know they can find warm clothing, hygiene products, bedding, and housing starter kits free of charge at CRC’s Clothing Room. Community volunteers... Read more
A baby laying down
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$30
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Thank you for the nearly 60 strollers your Gifts provided in 2016–17! The view to the future is brighter... Read more
Olive trees
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$25
Olive trees offer a livelihood and nutrition for many Palestinians. Over decades of Israeli military occupation, hundreds of thousands of olive trees have been systematically destroyed. Plant a tree... Read more