Partnership Sparks National Movement to #RedefineGifting

The holiday season is marketed as the most wonderful time of the year. However, it is also the most expensive. According to the National Retail Federation, the average amount spent on gifts from 2016 through 2020 was $629. That does not include additional purchases such as decorations, food, and gift wrap — most of which end up in the trash. Consider this: The amount of money spent on candy gifting over the holidays is greater than the annual budgets of the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and Habitat for Humanity combined. TisBest is on a mission to #RedefineGifting this holiday season and invites you to join the movement.

Multi-Million Dollar Partnership Sparks National Movement to #RedefineGifting

Thousands Join the Movement to #RedefineGifting

Imagine our impact on this world if even a portion of our holiday budget supports those who need it most. In 2020, investor and philanthropist Ray Dalio partnered with TisBest to launch a national movement to #RedefineGifting – by replacing gifts of stuff with gifts of good. Through Ray’s generosity and the support of other donors, including Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Gayle King, and Arianna Huffington, TisBest gave the public 30,000 FREE Charity Gift Cards. As a result, a total of $2 million was donated to their favorite U.S. charities!

In 2021, Ray Dalio and friends announced another massive #RedefineGifting giveaway! 40,000 recipients have paid forward $2 million to over 5,600 U.S. charities. We are overjoyed with the more than 14,500 thank you emails we received from participants. So, we thought we’d share a few with you!

TisBest Charity Gift Cards Do a World of Good

“Hi , I am Scarlett.  I am eight years old. Thank you for your money. You are kind.”

“Thank you very much for this amazing opportunity to gift to those who are in need. It really made me realise that there are much better options to spend money on, than candy for example. I will definitely give it a try!”

“Thank you for the opportunity to pass on a Charity Gift Card! It encourages me to show the same generosity, but more importantly, it makes the world a kinder and warmer place.”

“Thank you for the TisBest Charity Gift Card! It is so cool that you put your trust in strangers, allowing us to distribute this money where we see fit. So humble of you to move past your ego and allow the community to share and grow in a way that feels right. I donated to an organization run by the Hopi people, who are often underrepresented and looked over in charity efforts because they lack the resources to reach a very wide public base, isolated far out on the reservation in Arizona. Thank you for allowing this money to trickle into the places that need it, like a stream running off a desert creek, reaching far and wide.”
— Luna

“This was awesome! Loved the opportunity to discover some new organizations doing really good work in the world. As a former fundraiser, the convenience of the website/app was spectacular and I can’t wait to share TisBest with friends, family, and co-workers!” Thank you for the gift card and for all you do to help make the world a better place.”

“Ray, I was too late to claim one last year so I was quick to claim it this year!  Thanks for doing this again! This motivated me to buy [charity] gift cards for all my kids (5) for Christmas this year.  I’m looking forward to seeing their reaction and where they direct their gift.”

Be the Change You Wish To See in the World

Not everyone has the means to donate to charity. Your gift gives recipients a chance to experience the power and joy of giving. TisBest Charity Gift Cards work like any other gift card, except 100% of the card’s value goes to the charities of their choice. Unlike store-branded gift cards, TisBest Charity Gift Cards can be custom-designed for a personal touch. You can send a bio-plastic card by mail, print a card at home, or send an e-card to your gift recipient. With more than 1.8 million U.S.-registered charities to choose from, your recipient can easily support the charities that are most meaningful to them. 

Rather than buying stuff people don’t need, #RedefineGifting with a gift that will be well received by all. TisBest Charity Gift Cards are a meaningful gift for your family and friends and a much-needed gift for the charities they hold near and dear to their hearts. With cards starting as low as $10, they’re the perfect gift for everyone on your list.