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A Year for Especially Meaningful Gifts

When I was a kid, I used to love getting Christmas presents. Birthday gifts, too. Now as an adult, I love giving them – when I can think of something that seems like just the right thing for the person I have in mind.

There is a particular present that I have often wanted to give but always hesitated to do so because I wasn’t sure what the recipient would think. That’s the gift of contributing, in the recipient’s name, to someone who needs a gift far more than anyone in my gift-exchange community.

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A Year for Especially Meaningful Gifts

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  1. Most of the communities that are on the receiving end of Heifer’s contributions are likely to have more of an extended family structure. That means singles live in the same home with everyone else in the family – no discrimination there. The Western notion of an insular nuclear family is quite different from the dominant paradigm of the extended family.

    • Good to hear that. Thanks.

  2. You made some nice points there. I did a search on the issue and found most people will approve with your website.


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