Emergency Essentials' Holiday Gift Guide
December 6, 2012
Holidays are a great time to give the gift of preparedness. We've put together a list of 40 gift ideas to fit any budget. Order by December 17th to receive your items by Christmas.*
10 Gifts Under $5
during outdoor activities like skiing, sporting events, and winter camping. Up
to 2 hours of heat. Simply boil to restore to its original state for reuse.
handy, ready-to-use toothbrush. Up to 30 brushings’ worth of toothpaste in the
when exposed to wind, rain, or after being submerged in water. Great for the
outdoor enthusiast who “has it all.”
A practical addition for emergency kits, car kits, or for carrying with you. A
stocking stuffer that could make a big difference in unexpected storms.
$3.50 Basic Chow Set (Knife, Fork, & Spoon – This
3-piece utensil kit locks together and comes in a vinyl case (included), so it
fits easily in a backpack or pocket.
this water bottle. Great for everyday use, outdoor activities, and emergencies.
multi-purpose tool fits in your pocket and makes a useful addition to emergency
kits. Includes a 2” knife blade, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, a bottle
opener, and more.
and whistle. No chemicals. Flashes for over 200 hours. Great for emergency
$4.95 100-hour Candle – Give the gift of long-lasting emergency light with our
liquid paraffin 100-hour candle. Clean-burning, odorless, and smokeless.
than 13 functions in one tool, including pliers, wire cutters, and a can opener.
A great stocking stuffer.
10 Gifts Under $10
These just-add-water meals are a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts and
preparedness-minded individuals. Perfect for emergency kits. Consider giving
one of these great meals as a gift:
$6.50 New Orleans Rice with Shrimp and Ham
as a flashlight, glow stick, and emergency flasher. Flashes for over 400 hours.
It even has a storage compartment in the handle for carrying additional
market today. This kit consists of a spark wheel and flint lighter, 8
Tinder-Quik Fire Tabs and instructions packaged in a small plastic container
with a flip lid for easy opening. A useful tool for emergency and outdoor use.
water storage plan. Makes it easy to store, move, rotate, and use water.
gallons of water in a metallized bag in a box, but the box can also be used as
an emergency toilet. A great addition to any emergency preparedness plan.
needs. This medium-sized backpack is great for emergency kits, car kits, or
now or years from now. A great way to share a delicious treat and the message
of food storage with family and friends.
10 Gifts Under $25
$12.99 Venture 6 Tool
– This compact and handy tool converts from shovel into a saw, hammer, and
hatchet. Also pulls nails and opens bottles. Carrying pouch included.
$15.99 High Uinta Gear Trekking Poles (set of 2) – These trekking poles add extra stability while
backpacking and hiking, especially on steep climbs. A great gift for outdoor
and fitness enthusiasts. Adjustable length and anti-shock technology.
$16.95 Wavelength Radio, Phone Charger, and Flashlight – An
AM/FM radio, cell phone charger, and rechargeable flashlight all in one. Hand
crank charges the built-in battery and runs the radio for up to 12 minutes from
just 1 minute of cranking.
$16.95 Yoders Canned Bacon – A fun, yet practical gift for any bacon lover. One can
contains up to 50 slices of bacon. 2-year manufacturer shelf life guarantee and
up to a 10-year shelf life.
$17.95 Heirloom Seed Garden Combo – A great gift for the gardener in your family. Contains enough seeds to plant a quarter-acre
of non-hybrid, non GMO vegetables. Also an essential part of any long-term
emergency preparedness plan.
$18.95 Emergency Essentials’ Tips for Preparedness Book – An important resource for starting or improving an
emergency preparedness plan. A helpful gift for sharing preparedness.
$18.99 NEW! SOL 2-Person Emergency Bivvy – This
ultra-lightweight emergency sleeping bag can keep 2 people warm in and
emergency. A great gift for couples.
$19.99 NEW! Volcano Lite Canister Stove – An affordable, lightweight camping stove for the outdoor
enthusiast in your family. 10,000 BTU burner lights without matches using built-in piezo ignition. Fits standard iso-butane canisters (sold
$21.99 Snapware 10-piece Pantry Set – A
great addition to any kitchen. Five containers ranging from 32-120 oz. with a
patented freshness seal, easy-open, extra wide mouth lid.
$22.99 MyChoice Hot Cocoa Combo – An indulgent assortment of Milk Chocolate, Mint Truffle,
Raspberry, and French Vanilla Hot Cocoa mixes. A great gift for any chocolate
lover. Each can contains 1lb. 6oz. of mix.
10 Gifts Under $50
This comfortable 3-season sleeping bag makes a great gift for people who enjoy
camping. Comes with a compression stuff sack to save space. Great for car kits.
3-Day Lite Emergency Kit – A great gift for college students. This economical 3-day
kit includes the basic supplies needed in an emergency.
$33.99 Kaito Short Wave Radio – An important addition to anyone’s emergency supplies. Has
10 bands, including AM/FM bands, a NOAA band for instant weather information,
TV 1-2 bands, aviation band, and four continuous shortwave bands. Four power sources, including its hand-crank
generator, solar collector, three "AA" batteries (not included), and
AC adapter (included).
Volcano 4-Piece Anodized Cook Set – The innovative compact nesting design of this cook set
saves space and allows you to also store a canister stove. Anodized aluminum
heats up fast and distributes heat evenly.
SOL Origin Survival Tool Kit – This pocket-sized kit makes a great gift for hikers,
backpackers, or anyone with an emergency kit. Includes an array of survival
tools including fire starting tinder, 150 ft of 1 lb.-test cord, stainless steel wire,
an emergency sewing and fishing kit, knife, compass, and more, all inside of a
$38.95 3-Day MRE (Meals Ready to Eat) Food Supply – A great gift for
anyone who likes to hike, camp, or hunt. Includes 3 days’ worth of delicious
meals that require little or no preparation, heating, or clean-up. Long storage
life also makes them perfect for emergency kits.
MyChoice FD Fruit Combo – Share the joy of food storage with this tasty combo. Our
MyChoice cans have the same shelf life as our #10 cans, but work great for
sampling, snacking, rotation, or for ingredients you use every day. Consider
giving individual cans as gifts to friends and family.
$39.99 SOL Escape Bivvy – This revolutionary
emergency shelter allows moisture to escape while keeping warmth in. Makes a
great lightweight and compact shelter item for emergency kits, car kits, or in
Fired Up! Emergency Fuel and Firestarter (4-gallon bucket) – This safe, simple, and versatile
emergency fuel and fire starter makes a great gift for outdoor enthusiasts or
anyone interested in emergency preparedness. Use to light campfires, prepare
charcoal briquettes or as a safe and reliable fuel source for cooking or
heating in emergency situations.
Grinds fine bread-quality flour or courser cracked cereals without electricity.
Also an essential tool for food storage.