2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Donation Gifts

This year has been a challenging time for many families across the world due to the pandemic. Every year we publish a donation gift guide to help those that want to give more than just a gift. This year we added a few more donation options than the previous years given all that has occurred during 2020.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

There are several ways to donate to St. Jude’s first by donating on behalf of a loved one, and send them a holiday or Christmas card or e-card. The St. Jude Gift Shop allows you to shop holiday gifts for women, men, kids and home. You can also dedicate a brick that makes up the walkway around the St. Jude campus. They start at $1,000. Shop these different holiday donation options here.

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree

Walmart and Salvation Army are joining forces to #RescueChristmas for over 2.6M children in need through their Angel Tree Partnership. Supporters can donate in person at most Walmart Stores or online here: https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/walmart-angel-tree/.

Red Cross

Give a gift that gives back by supporting the mission of the Red Cross. Honor the people you love with a donation to one of our meaningful causes listed on their donation page that include donating to help those who need it most, those effected by disaster, the troops and more. To donate please visit: https://www.redcross.org/donations/ways-to-donate/holiday-gifts.html.

Feeding America

The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Every dollar you give can provide at least 10 meals to families in need through the Feeding America network of food banks which is very much needed during this pandemic when families are in dire need. To donate please click here

Americares: Supporting frontline #Heroes4Health

Your gift’s impact is multiplied because Americares deliver medicine and aid to local health providers that live & work in the community. Your gift goes where it is needed most, because it’s put in the hands of people the community knows and trusts. Save lives in the United States & more than 90 countries around the world. To donate please click here.


UNICEF works with governments, civic leaders, celebrities, corporations, campus groups, churches, teachers and people just like you willing to help advocate for the survival and well-being of every child. Now more than ever they need donations, to donate please click here. You can also purchase unique gifts from the UNICEF Market. Every gift you purchase from UNICEF Market helps UNICEF to save and protect the world’s most vulnerable children. For unique gifts save 10% on stunning artisan-crafted gifts that give back here.

Toys for Tots

Every dollar Toys for Tots receive means more toys for children in need! With the economic challenges of 2020 families more than ever before will need our help. Your gift today will bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children. To donate please click here.

Doctors Without Borders

For Doctors Without Borders, the ability to respond quickly to medical humanitarian emergencies is crucial to saving more lives. To donate please click here. It is possible to have your gift directed toward Doctors Without Borders COVID-19 Crisis Fund. If you wish to do so or have any questions, please contact us at (888) 392-0392 or donations@newyork.msf.org.

ASPCA: Help Recovering Animals This Holiday Season

For many, the holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends. But for recovering animals whose journeys have only just begun, the holidays will go by without celebration or festivities. Make a lifesaving gift today to give vulnerable animals nationwide the second chances and bright futures they deserve. To donate click here.

We hope this list of donation options for this holiday season gives you gift ideas on how to give back. Please keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic for more product ideas throughout the holiday season.


Source: Salvation Army, ASPCA, St. Jude, Toys for Tots, UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders, Americares, Red Cross, Feeding America