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FALL/WINTER Newsletter

Inside this issue you will learn about the impact gift markets have, and a couple of cause spotlights! DOWNLOAD IT HERE! *All links in this newsletter are clickable.

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How To Choose The Perfect Holiday Gift For Everyone On Your List

December 10, 2019

This time of year is filled with long shopping lines, credit card debt through the roof, and temporarily satisfied kids. After the holidays have passed, a lot of kids stop playing with their new toys. Some toys even remain unopened. Then there’s the issue of shopping for your…

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Local artist Brent Rosenberger

And The Winner Is...

November 18, 2019

Near the end of our last catalog season, we advertised a greeting card contest to help us come up with a new design to be sold by us, but created by one of you! After reviewing the entries, we are proud to announce Brent Rosenberger as the winner of our…

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup

Yummy Recipes For Halloween From Around The World!

October 31, 2019

As you’re searching for a recipe for a fun Halloween night, consider these from around the world from places where our causes are at!


Kar Assaly - Egypt

Pumpkin Pie

How to make it: https://www.food.com/recipe/egyptian-pumpkin-pie-a-k-a-kar-assaly-194443

Check out our cause in Egypt here: https://alternativegifts.org/giving/gifting/causes/13-pathways-out-of-poverty-haiti


Canh bi do thit - Vietnam

Kabocha Squash Soup…

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Food Pantry

World Food Day

October 16, 2019

In the US, one in six people suffer from food insecurity. The fact of this statistic is, it takes just one devastating life event for things to spiral out of control, causing one to need assistance for basic daily necessities. Think about that for a moment. We are a nation…

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Underwater

Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 14, 2019

Many cities across America have adopted and declared October 14th as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. It’s a celebration in remembrance of the many indigenous people who lived and currently live in the U.S.A. As you may know, AGI’s office is based in Wichita, KS and on October 9, 2019…

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Water For South Sudan - Girl Fetching Water

Day Of The Girl

October 11, 2019

"We need to uphold the equal rights, voices and influence of girls in our families, communities and nations. Girls can be powerful agents of change, and nothing should keep them from participating fully in all areas of life." — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Right now, in an undeveloped country, a…

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Children by a fire.

International Day Of Charity

September 5, 2019

Today we celebrate International Day of Charity as a way to commemorate the rewarding impact we’ve been able to make because of you. Our partnerships with nonprofits around the country, dedicated volunteers, and loyal donor base, make it possible for us to reach the darkest corners of the world,…

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Girl staring at camera smiling.

Celebrate World Day of Social Justice With AGI

February 20, 2019

Social justice is a concept based on human rights and equality in regards to the distribution of wealth, opportunities and privilege in society. This idea was formed during the Industrial Revolution as a way to stop the capitalistic exploitation of human labor. Eventually, social justice expanded to included other forms of…

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Donor Wade Anderson Uses YouTube To Gift Alternatively

Subscribe, Enter to Win, Change the World!

February 7, 2019

When we think of all the creative and inspiring ways our supporters gift, one name comes to mind: Wade Anderson. Wade hosts a YouTube Channel and blog titled “Tesla Social”, and each month he runs a contest where subscribers to his channel must solve mysteries, answer questions, and spot…

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