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Buy Father’s Day charity gifts

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Looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day? We’ve got you sorted

When is Father’s Day in the UK? Father's Day 2024 is just around the corner - it’s on Sunday 16 June!

This year, go beyond the classic gifts like beer or golf equipment and give something truly meaningful and unique —a charity gift that not only honours your father but also makes a lasting difference in the lives of vulnerable children.

Celebrate Father's Day with a gift that gives back

Our Must Have Gifts are an ideal solution for when you don’t know what to get for Father’s Day... Buy a football for a community. Donate a gardening starter kit to a family. Provide mental health support to those living in poverty.

You can find the perfect alternative Father’s Day card and gift today. Choose between a printed card or an e-card. You'll receive the printed card straight to your door, enabling you to add a message and send on to your loved one. Please allow 5-7 working days to get your printed cards. Alternatively, you can add your message to a free e-card which will be sent to their email within 24 hours.

Explore our collection of unique charity gifts and make this Father's Day special.

Free downloadable cookbook when you spend over £20 on a single gift.

What to get your dad or father-figure for Father’s Day

Whilst this day can be a difficult time for some, it’s a great way to show appreciation for the hard work of the fathers, husbands and family friends in our lives.

With our wide selection of charity gifts, you can choose the best Father’s Day gift that is personalised to your father-figure's interests. Why not choose to focus on a cause close to their heart, or find a charity gift that is inspired by their hobbies and passions? Buying a gift for an animal lover? Bring joy and immediate health benefits to a vulnerable child with a goat. Is your dad a keen gardener? Help families improve their health and livelihood with a kitchen garden starter kit.

What are Must Have Gifts?

Must Have Gifts are extra-ordinary charity gifts that could help make the world a better place. Choosing from one of these Father’s Day gift ideas means you’ll be transforming lives and helping children living in the world’s toughest places.

Every one of the unique gifts we offer is an item specifically requested by communities to create better futures for their children. When you buy a Father’s Day charity gift, your donation will be used where the need is greatest. This is why these are some of the best charity gifts in the UK.

Pick between a free printed card or an e-card to let them know what you’ve bought on their behalf. For every virtual gift you buy this year, you’ll be benefiting at least two people; your loved one, and a child, family or even a community overseas. Join our charitable supporters in having an immediate and lasting impact today!

How it works

Ordering Must Have Gifts is so easy! Simply follow these steps.

What's new?

In order to make the most of your charity gift donations, we’re giving you the choice to go digital with our gift cards. This year, you’ll be able to send a printed card or e-card to your loved ones when buying from our range of alternative charity gifts.

Choosing an e-card is a small change that has a big impact. By switching to online charity gifts and cards, we’re able to offer a more eco-friendly gift option, and it means your generous donations can reach more children and families living in the world’s toughest places.

Our Promise

Every one of our charity gifts is specifically requested by communities to create better futures for their children. To make sure we fulfil our promise to deliver these gifts when and where it is needed most, when you buy a charity gift in the UK, your money is pooled together to be used right where the need is greatest. This could be anywhere around the world.

The benefit is real

A real child is benefiting because their community has been given the ‘must have’ help they needed.​

The price is real

It has been calculated from actual costs to provide the best and most effective support.​

The change is real

Your gift, full of love and compassion, will make a real and lasting difference for children in need – promising them hope for a brighter and happier future, and to become all God intended them to be.

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Together we've impacted the lives of over 200 million children by tackling the root causes of poverty.

Other ways to support World Vision

Along with these alternative gifts, there are other ways to support the work we do around the world. As a Christian charity, we are inspired by our faith to help children living in some of the hardest places. If you aren’t sure that a charity gift is right for your recipient or are looking for different ways to donate on your own behalf, you could also consider sponsoring a child or giving a one-off donation.

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