Preparedness Gift Guides

PreparedBC Gift Guide

Searching for the perfect holiday gift? PreparedBC has you covered with our Preparedness Gift Guides. You'll find something for everyone on your list.

Disaster-Ready Stocking Stuffers

Stuff your stockings with a few preparedness essentials. These small items are a great addition to the usual mix.

  1. Whistle
  2. Glow sticks 
  3. Emergency water pouches
  4. Thermal emergency blanket
  5. First aid kit
  6. Personal hygiene comfort kit (hand sanitizer, wet wipes, lip balm)
  7. Hand crank phone charger, radio or flashlight
  8. Batteries
  9. Life straws 

Preparedness Gifts for the Whole Family 

Preparedness gifts keep on giving long after the holidays are over. Consider stocking up your household and vehicle emergency kits. While you're at it, take time to talk to your family about your emergency plan

  1. Emergency power source
  2. Radios 
  3. Headlamps 
  4. Car phone chargers
  5. Cell phone battery bank and charging cables  
  6. Water filter 
  7. Emergency energy bars
  8. Earthquake and power outage lights
  9. Individualized grab-and-go bags for school or work
  10. Emergency toilet (you’ll thank us later)

Gifts for the Road Tripper

Santa always makes sure to replenish his sleigh emergency kit before his yearly trip around the world.  Here are the items he never leaves the North Pole without: 

  1. First aid kit
  2. Gloves
  3. Blanket or space blanket 
  4. Headlamp/flashlight with extra batteries
  5. Jumper cables
  6. Flares or triangle reflectors
  7. Motor oil (aka reindeer treats)
  8. Tool kit with screwdrivers, pliers, adjustable wrench, pocket knife
  9. A can of tire inflator 
  10. Tire pressure gauge

Gifts for the Pet Lover

Show your furry friends some extra love by making them an emergency grab-and-go bag. For more details on how to prepare your pet for disasters, check out our Pet Preparedness Guide (PDF)

  1. Collapsible food and water dishes
  2. Leash, pet restraint, muzzle or harness
  3. Pet carrier
  4. Pet food and water for three days (or more) 
  5. Treats and a few toys
  6. Waterproof backpack or bag for pet supplies 

Secret Santa Gifts

Prepared or not, whoever you drew for Secret Santa will love these gifts for their emergency kit. Trust us; these will be the most popular items at the gift exchange! 

  1. Emergency power source 
  2. Cell phone battery bank and charging cables  
  3. Favourite treats
  4. Hand crank phone changer, flashlight, radio combo 
  5. Reusable emergency blanket
  6. Emergency water 
  7. Life straw
  8. Pack of emergency energy bars

Treat Yourself Gifts

You’ve picked up gifts for friends and family; now it's time to treat yourself! Add your favourite comfort and hygiene items to your kit.

  1. Chocolate and other treats
  2. Favourite Foods Emergency Meals 
  3. Dry Shampoo, face wash, body lotion
  4. Cozy socks
  5. Wine
  6. Coffee