Alternative Gift Markets don’t have to be held only during the Christmas season. Our mission is to inspire humanitarian gifting in honor of family, friends, and associates for all special occasions.
We love partnering with organizations who value the concept of alternative gifting to support people near and far.
One school we’ve…
Ethiopia Reads’ digital media is now addressing literacy through online media to promote project activities outside of the traditional library setting.
In addition to the mobile libraries that reside outside of a traditional library setting, the newly launched Ethiopia Reads Digital Literacy Project is an extension of
During this season of self-examination and reflection, consider an Alternative way to celebrate Lent. There are many ways you can join in the fun of giving back to uplift someone in need. Below are 3 impactful ways you can get involved with Alternative Gifts International for Lent!
Challenge #1: Give up…
AGI staff members were invited to participate in a Zoom call for long-term major supporters of Water for South Sudan (WFSS). We had the opportunity to hear from the founder, Salva Dut, about the challenges the organization has overcome during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Salva, because “water was…
We cordially invite you to attend our Annual Meeting this Saturday, October 31st, 2020 via ZOOM
The Board of Directors is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: AGI Annual Board of Directors Meeting
Time: Oct 31, 2020 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Open to the Public from…
2020 has given us a lot to think about. For some, there’s a helplessness as the world changed from pre-COVID to what we see today. You may have wondered what you and your family can do during this uncertain time. Some people around the world and here,…
Amidst a global pandemic, many individuals and faith organizations are struggling to find ways to safely make a difference. Those who have previously hosted Alternative Gift Markets in-person are now faced with a number of decisions to make about how to proceed in uncertain times. While this has posed challenges,…
Between March and June of 2020, about 4 in 10 people visited food banks. These are individuals who had previously not needed emergency food assistance. Many food banks reported seeing a new record, an average increase of 50% in visits across the nation.
Job loss has presented all kinds of…
To mark what would have been Alternative Gifts International's founder Harriet Prichard’s 92nd Birthday, (May 30), AGI renewed its loan of $5000 to support Fonkoze, a nonprofit which provides microloans to support the people of Haiti. Harriet had such a love and passion for Haiti and its people.…
On June 3 , 2020, Surinder Moore, Director of Alternative Gifts International, released the following statement regarding the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, on May 25, 2020:
The brutal murder of George Floyd is a reminder that America has a long way to go to achieve…