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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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Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break

February 11, 2020

Alternative Spring Break, is a volunteering opportunity for students who are looking for a way to make a difference in the world, while they are on a break from school. Through fun activities, students with a service mindset can create lasting change for communities around the world. 

Through this free two-day…

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save the world

Three Unique Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

December 18, 2019

The holidays remind us of what is the most important. For some, it may be family—others, may value community. There are numerous humanitarian efforts that are common around the holidays: turkey drives, volunteering at a soup kitchen, and buying toys for orphan kids are just a few. However, there are…

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Gifts

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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