Gift Catalog

Mar 1, 2017

Bottles, Stamps, and Piggy Banks

These are the kinds of gems we hear about, and the things the funds are designated to support: World Renew World Hunger Campaign (Peter Fish) Klaas Bosma walks and bikes around Richmond, BC, for exercise, and collects recycling while he does it. We received a check with a note penned by his wife Gerda:

Feb 10, 2017 by Ida Kaastra Mutoigo

David vs. Goliath

Meet David, a courageous young man with a huge heart. At first sight, he may not seem like much of a threat. But, his small “stones” of love and compassion have been powerful weapons in putting an end to the “goliath” of poverty in this world.

Dec 13, 2016

Give the Best Gifts Ever

Pen Kanya, 31, worked in the garment factories for nearly 10 years. “I left home to earn higher wages, starting at $45 a month. I wanted to save money to send home, but after covering my living expenses there was very little left over.”

May 19, 2015 by Adele Konyndyk

Honoring God through the Gift Catalog

Every year, men, women, and children with a passion for helping families in poverty generously use what God has given them to bless others by giving to World Renew’s Gift Catalog. So far this year, over $1,457,183.53 has been raised through the Gift Catalog –and orders are still coming in!

Dec 19, 2014 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

Churches Use "Giving Trees" to Help People in Need

During this time of year, families across North America may be pulling their artificial Christmas trees out of storage or making a trek to a Christmas tree farm to cut down a fresh tree. Real or artificial, these trees are then lit up and decorated to mark the upcoming celebration of our Lord’s birth. In many churches across the continent, however, the trees are being decorated in an unusual and life-changing way.

Dec 12, 2014

Put Things Right with the Gift Catalog!

When you select items from this World Renew Gift Catalog, you accomplish several things that matter deeply.

Dec 1, 2014

Prepare for Christmas with Our Advent Calendar

Advent is coming! Let Free A Family mothers, fathers, and children connect you to the the reason for the season through World Renew's Advent Calendar.

Apr 11, 2014 by Vanessa Mathews Hanna

Gift Catalog Funds 8 Wells in Indonesia

“The children no longer have to wake up early in the morning to get water from the river before they go to school, or go to fetch water after school. Every time we need water we can go to the well in our village, and get the water we need for the day. It’s so much easier now!”

Jan 22, 2014 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

David's Gift to God Through the Gift Catalog

David attends John Knox Christian School in Stoney Creek, Ontario. At one of the school’s chapels, a teacher told the students about the life of people in Uganda and her own visits to that country. David came home with a heavy heart.

Jan 20, 2014 by Tom Post

Churches, Communities, Cows, and Children

Pastor Pharek walked with us to the humble home of a couple that is working hard to support their kids in school. Yun, the husband, and Neum, the wife, received one cow from the Love Cambodia cow bank and will pay its $300 value back with 10% interest at the end of this year—so that another family can receive a cow.