25 Charity Gifts Ideas to Make Celebrations Extra Special
Looking for a celebration gift? Oxfam charitable gifts are a great way to sprinkle extra magic on any occasion. With ethical gifts like these, you can show loved ones how much you care while helping protect people and planet at the same time.
1. Charity Gift Cards
2. Ethical chocolate from Tony's Chocolonely
A perfect gift for any chocolate lover! Tony's chocolonely chocolate bars come in fabulous rainbow colours and are slave-free. These chunky bars packed with flavour are sure to delight.
3. Classic and Contemporary Second Hand Vinyl
Buying for a music-lover? Choose from a huge variety of vinyl, including vintage and collectable pieces as well as new releases. Available online or in your nearest Oxfam shop.
4. Second Hand Books
Our extensive online second hand book shop boasts antique and collectable books, rare signed copies. Plus gorgeous art and photography books perfect for coffee tables. And classic kids books for bedtime. A picture of the book cover is shown online. The blurb is listed in the description. And you can filter by price, genre and condition to find what you're looking for.
5. Block Printed Animal Throws
These hand-sewn throws are from Gopalas, a family-run Fair Trade group in Jaipur, India. Their artisans use traditional block printing techniques. And create these cuddly quilted cotton throws. Perfect for keeping warm in bed and on the sofa over winter. Big enough to really snuggle into, they feature charming block printed animals. You can choose between tigers, elephants and monkeys.
6. Rainbow Oil Burner
This bright oil burner will keep any home cheerful and fragrant year-round. With this Fair Trade and hand painted gift, you’re also helping to support Oxfam’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
7. Ceramic Spice Chest
This Fair Trade mini chest of drawers is made of mango wood. It features gorgeous colourful hand-painted ceramic drawers. Perfect for the cook in your life. Or for storing jewellery, craft supplies, or other treasures.
8. Recycled Sari Pet Bed
9. Embroidered Clutch Bag
A glamorous and classy statement piece for the socially distanced do this year. In rich blue and metallic gold, this bag will keep your essentials safe in style.
10. Peas Felt Keyring
If you and your best friend are like two peas in a pod, this cute, soft and squishy keyring could be the perfect gift. It’s handmade from sheep’s wool by a Fair Trade group in Nepal. The group primarily employ women, and aim to develop traditional craft practices.
11. Brass Bee Pendant
Great for someone who’s buzzed about bees, this sweet hammered brass necklace is handmade by women in Tamil Nadu, India.
12. Countryside Charm Calendar
If you know someone who loves gardening, or who wants to get started, this is the perfect calendar to plan out a year of planting and harvesting, for a well-stocked table and a garden that’s always in bloom.
13. Cat Calendar
Purrr-fect for the cat lover in your life. This calendar is made of sustainably sourced paper and features a different cute kitty design for each month of the year.
14. The Invisible Child Book
A heartwarming, uplifting and thought-provoking short story for children. Set in the world of Tove Jansson’s Moomin Valley. The story of an isolated heroine who finds community through advocating for others. It shines a light on the importance of Oxfam’s work towards female empowerment for young minds. This book is printed on sustainably sourced paper.
15. William Morris Seaweed Design Coffee Cup
This reusable cup is made of bamboo. With a plastic-free silicone lid. It's decorated with the intricate and vibrantly coloured floral art of William Morris. And celebrates a long history of improving lives through traditional craft.
16. Kashmiri Box
A rich gold and deep blue lacquered wooden box, ideal for keeping trinkets and treasures safe and organised. Made by a Fair Trade group preserving traditional local crafts in Lajpat Nagar New Dehli.
17. Moomin Hug Mug
A lovely gift for anyone that you can’t hug in person this year, to show you're thinking of them.
18. Moomin Snap Cards
These colourful playing cards feature quotes and scenes from the Moomin Valley books - they're the perfect gift to share with kids, and of course, they're printed on sustainably sourced paper
19. Recycled Fair Trade Terracotta Pot
This gorgeous pot made of recycled terracotta is hand painted by artisans in rural areas of Bangladesh - so you know each one is unique and crafted with love and care.
20. Magic Stars
This hand block printedstar garland from India will bring joy to any room. The perfect gift for the dreamer in your life.
21. Kashmiri tray
This beautiful Kashmiri tray is perfect for serving mint tea on. Or as a home for a fragrant room diffuser. It's hand-painted by artisans in India.
22. Gardening books
Spice up your loved-one's life with some wonderful kitchen flavours. Sure to give your celebration dish a kick, this is a thoughtful gift for anyone who loves to cook.
24. A good night's sleep
What better gift than the gift of a good night's sleep? Block light and distractions at night and get a great night’s sleep. Oxfam block printed eye masks are handmade in India.