Stephanie likes the Skylight Frame. Email photos from your phone or computer to the WiFi enabled photo frame and they appear within moments. Great gift for grandparents, aunties and uncles you want to keep in the loop. $200 on Skylight Frame website.
Barry is fond of this tactical flashlight: The Outlite A100 Portable Ultra Bright Handheld LED Flashlight. $11 on Amazon.
Saving the best for last... give a goat or chickens! You can end a family's hunger and poverty by donating livestock on behalf of someone you love. Check out Heifer International. Prices range from $15 to $300+.