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Inside this issue you will learn how AGI is responding to the Coronavirus, what you can do to help others during COVID-19, how to host a successful market, and more! DOWNLOAD IT HERE! *All links in this newsletter are clickable.

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How To Volunteer With AGI

April 24, 2020

Content Writer

If you have a passion for writing, and love what we do, we could use your help! Storytelling is a critical tool used to garner support for programs that change the lives of many around the world. This position requires writing content for our website, and newsletters. 

Office Assistant

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HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD DURING A PANDEMIC

March 27, 2020

The state of our country, and many other countries around the world, are in complete panic over the Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic. The uncertainty is affecting us all; particularly those who are especially vulnerable: the elderly, expectant mothers, kids, and people with autoimmune deficiencies. There are also those who were…

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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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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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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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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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