This holiday season, give a gift that gives back

 
Browse our gift guide for sentimental gifts that give back. Send a charitable gift with an eCard or make a donation in honour or memory of your loved one. From family and friends, to coworkers, and everyone in between, a charitable gift makes the perfect present.

Here’s how:

Choose your gift

Find the perfect charitable gift starting at $10 or less – support a charity close to their heart from sponsoring animals to providing books for children to planting trees and hundreds more.

Personalize it with a custom eCard

Write a personalized message and pick your favourite design or add your dedication in honour or in memory of a loved one.

Make a difference

Send your eCard and make a tangible difference for the causes you care about. You’ll make the seasons brighter for the lives you touch.

Shop Gifts That Make a Difference For Every Budget

The best holiday gifts can’t be found in-store. Instead, give a gift that represents tangible ways that charities are making a difference this holiday season. Find gifts that provide food to the hungry, provide education to those in need, protect and care for animals, and much more.

Gifts Under $25

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Gifts Under $100

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Gifts Under $250

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Can’t decide on a charitable gift?
Give a charity gift card.

Give a meaningful gift to your friends and family that can make an impact for many. Dedicate your donation and help a loved one support a cause close to their heart. You choose the design and gift card value, and your recipient can choose from one, or many, of Canada’s 86,000 charities to donate the funds to.

 
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Shop Gifts For a Cause Close to Their Heart

Find hundreds of gifts for dozens of causes that make the world a better place. Whether your loved one is passionate about social justice, the environment, or animal rights, you are sure to find the perfect present.


Protect Animals
Gifts that rescue, rehome, and rehabilitate injured and abandoned animals.
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Help Children
Gifts that uplift vulnerable children through education, music, clothing & more.
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Feed the Hungry
Gifts that fight food insecurity through advocacy, meal programs for & more.
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Protect the Environment
Gifts that fight climate change by planting trees, conservation & more.
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Improve Health
Gifts that provide medical care to those in need, offer mental health supports & more.
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Make a Global Impact
Gifts that feed, educate, and provide shelter to people in countries impacted by poverty.
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Support their favorite charity and send an eCard

Forgot someone on your list? It happens to the best of us! We believe that last-minute gifts can still be meaningful. Our eCards let you send your gift instantly, to anyone in the world, without having to worry about Canada Post delivering on time. Select the charity to support and donation value and gift it to your recipient. Choose from several holiday designs that spread joy!

 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are Charitable Gifts available year-round?

Yes they are! Charitable gifts are available for any occasion. Be it graduations, birthdays, retirements, weddings, back-to-school, or just because you can.

Will I receive a tax receipt for my Charitable Gift?

As with every donation on CanadaHelps, you will receive an instant tax receipt upon donation of the charitable gift, eCards, and gift cards. Learn about charitable tax credits.


Have more questions? Browse more of our FAQ’s here.