Love is in the air this week as millions prepare to celebrate Valentine's Day. There's certainly nothing wrong with wanting to spoil your loved ones; we all do it occasionally.
At the same time, we wanted to ask the question: How much money do Americans spend each year on Valentine's Day -- and what impact could that amount make in fighting global poverty?
This isn't meant to induce guilt; instead, consider it a source of encouragement as to how effectively you can make a difference with the resources you have!
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Honor loved ones this Valentine's Day by making a donation in their name through our Gift Catalog. Browse through more than 100 gift ideas that help equip a child, family, or entire community with the resources they need to escape poverty.
Spread the word by downloading our Valentine's Day cards (pdf) to share with your friends. Here's a preview: