2022 Year of the Tiger
Another year has passed, and Vietnam is heading into the most festive time of the year, "Tet Nguyen Dan". Based on the Lunar Calendar, it’s the most important and traditional Vietnamese holiday. Tet 2022 welcomes the start of the year of the Tiger and will be celebrated on February 1st.
During Tet, Vietnamese gather with their families, enjoy traditional dishes, visit their relatives and pay tribute to their ancestors. One of the most important activities during Tet is giving Li xi (Lucky money) for children and elders.
The continued spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the poorest in Vietnam the most. The lasting effects of strict and complete closures markets, business, and schools earlier in the year are having lasting impacts on families. This year’s Tet gifts have extra meaning as families strive to make positive start of the year by welcoming the Year of the Tiger with a bit of extra luck.
Here are this year's Tet gift options. Can also add "Lucky Money" to your gift by adding $5 at check out to any option.
Option A - $20, Traditional Tet Pack - several bánh chưng (glutinous rice cakes) or sticky rice and mung bean cake and/or, giò (Vietnamese sausage), and sweet Tet candies.
Option B - $30, Daily Supplies Pack – Tet Essentials – Essential Tet ingredients and treats such as cooking oil, fish sauce, sugar, salt, bánh chưng (glutinous rice cakes), giò (Vietnamese sausage), Tet candies.
Option C - $40, Cozy Tet Pack – New warm clothes for children, bánh chưng (glutinous rice cakes), giò (Vietnamese sausage and Tet candies.
Option D - $50, Tet Celebration Pack – New warm clothes for children, chicken, bánh chưng (glutinous rice cakes), and Tet candies
*The continued COVID pandemic has increased costs and created shortages. Exact items may vary based on availability and costs.
You'll be able to enter any amount at checkout and include a note with your donation. Don't forget to add an extra $5 for Lucky Money! If your sending a gift to a particular family please add your family's code if you have/know it.
If you aren't currently sponsoring a family we will send your gifts to the most needy family on our list.
All donors will receive a photo of your gift being giving to the family.
Please send your gifts by January 20th to ensure delivery in time for Tet!
Happy Year of the Tiger!