Still on the hunt for a meaningful Father’s Day gift? This year, pay tribute to your favorite dad by giving another dad a UNICEF Inspired Gift of supplies that will help him keep his family safe.
There is a UNICEF Inspired Gift for every type of dad. Whether your favorite is the outdoorsy type, a Mr. Fixit or a new dad just learning the ropes, you'll find a UNICEF Inspired Gift to suit his interests and the needs of dads who are struggling to give their children what they need to grow up healthy and strong.
Below is a guide to help you make the perfect match. After you’ve made your pick, personalize one of our Father's Day e-cards, and we'll send it to him to let him know about his gift and the life-changing difference it's making to other dads and their kids around the world.
For the resourceful dad
The UNICEF Father’s Day Gift Basket is the perfect way to recognize a dad in your life who is always ready to help — the dad who loves to solve problems but also knows that sometimes emergencies happen that are beyond even his control. When hurricanes, earthquakes or other natural disasters destroy homes, any dad could use help protecting his family. This Father's Day, honor the dad who's always prepared by sending supplies — a tarp, therapeutic food, even a soccer ball — that help another father ensure his family can weather the storm.
For the sports-enthusiast dad
For the dad who loves playing sports and rooting for his favorite teams, and never misses the chance to stand on the sidelines to cheer his family on, a present from the UNICEF Inspired Gift sports collection is sure to be a slam dunk. Athletic dads know that sports and play are good for kids, but sports equipment is scarce in some parts of the world. This Father’s Day, honor the playful dad in your life with a UNICEF Inspired Gift of basketballs, soccer balls or jump ropes so he can give kids who aren’t as fortunate as his own the gift of play.
For the new dad
Looking for a meaningful way to honor a new dad who's starting a family of his own? Celebrate his devotion to his family with a UNICEF Inspired Gift that will help another father care for his new baby, too. The Newborn Kit and Bundle of Joy gift baskets contain many items on most parents’ new-baby checklist. The Newborn Kit offers baby clothes, diapers, blankets, prenatal supplements for moms and essential vaccines to protect against measles, polio and tetanus. For parents who are tending to a child who is malnourished, the Bundle of Joy provides both treatment and comfort: Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), a protein-packed peanut paste that helps babies recover, and blankets to keep them warm and cozy.
For the health-conscious dad
Health-minded dads know they must play an active role in their children’s well-being. But in parts of the world where food, water and medical care are hard to come by, dads and moms look to UNICEF to provide essentials like vaccines that children need to grow up healthy and strong. This Father's Day, donate a UNICEF Inspired Gift from the immunization collection and give your favorite dad the gift of knowing he's helped another father protect his kids from serious, even deadly diseases.
For the granddad
Granddads know what’s best for little ones, and they love to help make sure they get it! The UNICEF Healthy Start Gift Basket contains blankets, mosquito nets, polio vaccines, first aid kits, oral rehydration salts and essential water and hygiene supplies — things that empower parents who live in places where ensuring children can survive and thrive is no easy task.
For the outdoorsy dad
Dads who cherish family time in the great outdoors are experts on all things safety-related — from pitching tents to ensuring proper hygiene. But when earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters strike without warning, even dads who like braving the elements can get caught unaware. The UNICEF Emergency Relief Inspired Gift collection offers the supplies — tents that can serve as schools or clinics, emergency water and hygiene kits, tarps and soap — families whose homes are damaged or destroyed will need to survive.
For the dad who does good
UNICEF Inspired Gifts are perfect for the dad who makes a difference — volunteering in his community, helping people who are in between homes and going above and beyond for others — near or far. Honor his commitment to service by giving a gift that secures vulnerable children’s future health and well-being. The Prevention Is the Best Medicine Gift Basket contains all the vaccines kids need to fight off polio, tetanus, measles, yellow fever and other deadly infections along with anti-malarial tablets and mosquito nets.
Top photo: When the Afghanistan government announced the reopening of the country after the COVID-19 lockdown, Rahimullah and his 7-year-old daughter, Rahila, headed to the park. © UNICEF/UNI358977/Fazel