Alternative Gifts: Presents That Make a Difference

December 16, 2009

NEW YORK (UMNS) - Consider skipping the malls and giving a gift that will make a life-changing difference. Several websites offer ideas for gifts ranging from helping train a woman to be a midwife in Afghanistan to buying food for thousands of vulnerable families in Zimbabwe. Check out these gift catalogs: The Advance: Alternative Gift Ideas; United Methodist Committee on Relief; and Best Gifts Catalog, sponsored by the global humanitarian agency Church World Service.