Unique Christmas gift ideas

We all have that hard-to-buy-for person at Christmas. World Vision Gifts are perfect for that unique, special someone.

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Our best unique Christmas gifts

Christmas is a special time of year to spend with friends and family, sharing meals and creating memories. But the stress of thinking of great gift ideas for everyone can spoil the season! Take the drama out of Christmas shopping by giving loved ones a World Vision Gift. Our unique charity Christmas gifts can be easily purchased online and deliver joy to your loved ones – as well as hope and change to communities in need.

So when thinking of gift ideas this Christmas, forget boring socks for your brother, a mug for mum, or candles for your cousin! Choose from our range of unique gifts for family and friends – gifts that match their interests and passions, but that last long after the Boxing Day sales.

Here are 10 Christmas gift ideas to pop under your tree, put in a stocking, or add to a present for a meaningful touch. There are Christmas presents for those who have everything, for those who asked for nothing – and for every budget! With 71 different gifts in our charity gift shop, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list! 


World Vision gift of a goat

1. A goat

The perfect present for animal lovers. Who wouldn't love these cute kids?!

A goat is a great way for families to provide children with a healthy source of calcium. A dairy goat can give up to 16 cups of milk a day, which can also be made into cheese or yoghurt to sell for income.

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World Vision gift of childhood immunisation

2. Childhood immunisation

A great gift for new mums and dads. Here's to good health this holiday season!

A gift of childhood immunisation is a simple and effective way to save precious lives. Infants can be protected from deadly diseases such as polio, tetanus and tuberculosis.

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World Vision gift of six Christmas cards

3. Pack of six Christmas cards

World Vision Christmas cards are a meaningful addition to any Christmas gift!

Make your gift extra-special with our pack of Christmas cards, including six different heart-warming artworks by children from World Vision-supported communities. Proceeds support our work to fight global poverty and injustice.

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World Vision gift of clean water

4. Clean drinking water

For those who have everything. And those who appreciate the simple things.

Help protect children from waterborne disease. By sinking new wells, repairing water pumps, building toilets and providing hygiene education, communities can enjoy a healthier future.

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World Vision gift of solar lights

5. Solar lights

A great idea for the tech-savvy or environmentally friendly. 

During emergencies, safe and inexpensive lighting is essential for the health and wellbeing of survivors. A gift of solar lights is a clean and effective energy solution for families forced to flee their homes because of conflict or disaster.

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World Vision gift of nutrition for playgroups

6. Nutrition for Indigenous playgroups

A gift for your health-conscious loved ones – or those looking to create change in their own backyard!

The gift of healthy snacks and nutrition education at playgroups helps create lifelong change by improving wellbeing and build healthy eating habits among Indigenous Australian children.

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World Vision gift of eco-cooking stove

7. Eco-cooking stove

A gift for the cook in your life – we bet they couldn’t imagine life without their stove!

Kitchens are something we take for granted in Australia, but not everyone is as lucky as us. An eco-cook stove helps prevent smoke-related illnesses and saves time spent collecting firewood.

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World Vision gift of family favourites

8. Family favourites

A bundle of six life-changing gifts your whole family will love!

Why choose just one gift when you can get six? This bundle contains 2 x School pencils, 2 x Chickens and eggs and 2 x Fast-growing seeds. Give it as a single gift or split it between your loved ones!

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World Vision gift of school toilets

9. School toilets

A gift for someone who buys themselves whatever they want.

Don’t flush your money down the toilet with useless gifts this Christmas! Give the gift of school toilets – a gift that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of children across the globe.

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World Vision gift of emergency hygiene kits

10. Emergency hygiene kit

A gift for someone who is unimpressed by everything at Christmas.

We’ve all got that one person in our lives who’s a bit of a grinch. They don’t care about the decorations, the tree or the pudding – but we bet they DO care about families in crisis staying safe and healthy!

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Whichever of our special gifts you choose, you’ll be helping to create lasting change for vulnerable children and families around the world. And with many Australians turning away from wasteful gifts, a World Vision Gift is the perfect way to add meaning to your Christmas giving.

Wishing you could give yourself charity gifts for Christmas after reading that list? Why not sponsor a child for Christmas to change their life – and yours! Or you could give a donation for Christmas to help those who need it most.

Choose a World Vision charity gift - a gift that lasts a lifetime

Choose a World Vision charity gift - a gift that lasts a lifetime

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