Charity Christmas gift ideas: Our top picks

Friday 26 November 2021
3 siblings laughing and laying on top of each other with Christmas presents

The season of giving is here. This Christmas, give a gift that gives back and support a vulnerable child

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For most of us, Christmas is a time of excitement, laughter and magical memories. But there are children all over the UK who face something very different. A Christmas without food, warmth, or love.

We’re doing everything we can to change this. And you can help.

If you're looking for a Christmas gift for a loved one, why not choose one that supports a vulnerable child?

Christmas Jumper

Olivia and Alex Bowen Christmas Merch

Your friends and family will be sure to thank Santa for this gift. Choose from our new collection of warm and cosy of festive jumpers, and know you’ll be helping us keep children happy, safe and warm.

Price: £35

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Tote bag

Wintery Happy Tote Bag

Say goodbye to plastic and give the perfect accessory for shopping this season – our Christmas tote bag. Your loved ones can step out and show they’re supporting vulnerable children across the UK.

Price: £12

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Christmas Cards

Selection of Action for Children Christmas Cards

What’s a better way to spread the Christmas cheer this season? Send a special message to loved ones with one of our festive Christmas cards. Every purchase goes towards giving children a safe and happy childhood.

Price: from £3.50

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Wonder Worker Multi-tasking balm

Blossom&Bloom Wonder Worker Multi-tasking balm

The multi-tasking balm from Bloom & Blossom is moisturising, nourishing and soothing to the skin. The best part? 10% of the proceeds go to Action for Children.

Price: £15

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Little girl wearing Santa hat and using laptop while relaxing at home for Christmas. Her mother is in the background

You can support us while you shop on Amazon this Christmas. Head to AmazonSmile and select Action for Children as your chosen charity. Amazon will do the rest and donate a percentage of what you spend at no extra cost to you

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Virtual Christmas gifts

Give the gift of being a Secret Santa.

Choose from our range of virtual gifts and dedicate it to a loved one. They’ll receive a virtual card (which you can personalise) so they’ll know their gift is bringing happiness, warmth and safety to vulnerable children across the UK.

A present

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For some children, this Christmas will be like any other day. They’ll wake up to no lights, no tree and no presents. Your gift could give a child the joy of opening up a Christmas present where they’d otherwise miss out.

Price: £25

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Food and winter boots

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Families are struggling to afford the basics, like food and clothes. And Christmas can be the hardest time of all. You could help us change this and prevent a child from being cold and hungry.

Price: £35

Buy food and winter boots >

A bed for a child

Girl in bed hugging teddy

Children across the UK are growing up without a bed of their own. A comfortable place to sleep would give them a decent night’s sleep and so much more. You can make a difference with this gift.

Price: £100

Buy a bed >

A day's food for a child

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It can be difficult to imagine a Christmas day without a Christmas dinner. But for some families, food on the table for Christmas isn’t guaranteed. Your gift could pay for a day’s food for the most vulnerable children in the UK.

Price: £10

Buy food for a day >

Warm winter clothes

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For children who lack essentials like warm clothes, coats and shoes, Christmas isn’t a magical time. This Christmas, your gift could change this and keep a vulnerable child warm.

Price: £40

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Be a Secret Santa

Many children in the UK face a Christmas without food, warmth or love. Your gift could help change this.

Find out how