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    22 Gifts From Stores That Give Back To Good Causes

    Jewelry, clothes, coloring books, skincare products, and more amazing gifts that give back.

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    1. Axol and Friends offers adorable plushies and a world traveler backpack so your favorite traveler can have a buddy on their next big adventure.

    Impact: These products are eco-friendly, ethically produced, and sustainable. A portion of every purchase is donated to youth empowerment and environmental conservation programs!

    Get them from Axol and Friends: the Axol plushie for $18.99 (available in three colors), and the world traveler backpack for $49.99.

    2. Save the Children gives your loved ones the opportunity to support a number of causes this holiday season, and they will receive a greeting card about the impact of their gift.

    Save the Children

    Impact: When you sponsor a cause through Save the Children, you'll choose a gift from a number of causes and place your order online. You can also honor a friend or loved one by donating in their name, and then select a personalized eCard to send your honouree that educates them about the cause and the impact this gift has!

    Gift childhood health essentials like antibiotics, oral rehydration salts, and more for $50, or help the bees and the farmers who want to raise them by providing, a hive, bee suit, and training for $50.

    3. Sonnenglas makes a solar light reviewers absolutely swear by for camping, entertaining, and outdoor lighting — and it gives back to a worthy cause!


    Impact: The handmade solar-powered light jar is made by Sonnenglas, a startup company in South Africa that employs over 60 previously unemployed people from the townships, and promotes their training and education. Sonnenglas was designed as a source of light for parts of Africa with no access to the power grid, and is made of recycled materials.

    Promising review: "This is the third Sonnenglas solar light we've ordered. We have a small cabin in the woods off the grid. Lighting is an ongoing problem. Battery lights, if you hang them, have no down-light; and just when you need them, the batteries have gone dead. Kerosene and gas lamps represent a fire hazard when children are around. These solar lights are perfect. They shine more downlight than one might think; they are very well-engineered and well-made. We will buy more over time. We've tried others with a similar concept — they don't hold a charge, and the on-off mechanism seems to never work. Love the Sonnenglas — you will too." —cbinpa

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    4. Everyday offers the chance to help the Great Barrier Reef with their holiday kit filled with skincare goodies and their reusable snack baggies.


    Impact: A portion of proceeds will be donated to Green Peace to support long term climate change campaigns to help stop the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef.

    Set includes: Wrap It and Reef It Scarf, *sea*-chain, Oh My Bod! SPF50 Dry-Touch sunscreen, and Soothe Operator Hydrating Beauty Mist

    Get them from Everyday: the Tis the Sea-son Holiday Kit for $48 and the reusable, washable snack baggie for $12.

    5. Families Belong Together's Coloring Without Borders is a memorable gift for anyone who loves to color because it features illustrations from over 80 professional artists from around the world and bilingual copy (Spanish and English).

    Families Belong Together

    Impact: All proceeds go to Families Belong Together; an organization that works to permanently end family separation and detention, seek accountability for the harm that’s been done, and immediately reunite all families who remain torn apart.

    Get it from Families Belong Together for $24.95.

    6. We Are Knitters partnered with Jonah's Hands to bring avid knitters a very special beanie crochet kit they seriously won't be able to find anywhere else!

    We Are Knitters

    Impact: 20% of the sales from this hat-knitting kit will be donated to Roots Ethiopia, an organization that helps the village Jonah is from.

    This kit comes with everything they need, including a pattern, yarn, knitting needles, a sewing needle and tag, and a recyclable bag to keep all their knitting supplies in!

    Get it from We Are Knitters for $60.

    7. Natural Life's tiny stress block will make a thoughtful gift for anyone who struggles with anxiety, and it gives back to those struggling with mental health.

    Natural Life

    Impact: A portion of the proceeds goes to OCD Jax; an organization that educates, empowers, and reduces the stigma of OCD and its related disorders.

    Get it from Natural Life for $9.

    8. Zulily offers buy one, give one hardcover books your little one will be asking for at storytime over and over again.


    Impact: Select books from Zulily are buy one, give one to a child in need through the nonprofit First Book.

    Get them from Zulily: Llama Llama Mess Mess Mess for $11.99, The Wonders of Nature for $13, or The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns for $9.78.

    9. Be Nice makes a queer print (that supports LGBT youth) to warm the heart of the queer babe in your life.

    Be Nice

    Impact: Proceeds benefit The Trevor Project, a non-profit that focuses on suicide prevention, helping LGBTQ youth in crisis, and ending LGBTQ youth suicide.

    Get the (unframed) print from Be Nice for $15.

    10. Give Lotto Love is the perfect gift for your relative who loves scratch-off tickets, so they feel the thrill of playing the lotto for a good cause!

    Laura Beck

    Impact: The scratch-off cards either give clean water, solar light, literacy tools or nutritious meals to those in need; and each set comes with a greeting card and information card on how it works!

    Get them from Give Lotto Love: a two-pack of scratch-off tickets for $20 or the four-pack for $40 (mutiple styles avaialbe).

    11. PB&J's World makes custom collars to adorn your fur baby, who has been very good all year long!

    PB&J's World / Etsy

    Impact: 20% of sales go toward Underdogs Rescue, which is a foster-based volunteer rescue that takes in many dogs regardless of age, breed, health, or adoptability (the underdogs!) and gives them a second chance at life.

    Promising review: "Beautiful collar! Excited to have my new family member Shelly wear it! 💗" –nmurry

    Get them from PB&J's World on Etsy for $19.99+ (available in three sizes and multiple styles).

    12. Purpose Jewelry crafts gorgeous, hand-made earring studs the one you love will absolutely adore.

    Purpose Jewelry

    Impact: 100% of proceeds go to the non-profit International Sanctuary, which helps young women escaping human trafficking. This pair of earrings is made in their Uganda Sanctuary, and it provides the artisan with fair wages, education, and holistic care.

    Get it from Purpose Jewelry for $24 (available in gold and silver).

    13. The National Parks 2020 calendar features sprawling landscapes the avid hiker will enjoy all year long!


    Impact: Proceeds benefit the National Park Foundation, which is the official charity of America's National Parks. The NPF protects the nation's most special places through innovative and collaborative projects.

    Promising review: "Beautiful pictures and big squares for the dates. We are a busy family with lots of things to write, so I love it has space for that!" —V gillis

    Get it from Amazon for $7.91.

    14. Bombas donates a pair of socks for every pair purchased. Their super cozy merino wool socks come in a Holiday pack and, for the little ones, a Sesame Street pack!, Bombas

    Impact: For every pair of socks sold, Bombas donates a pair to the homeless community. Socks are the most requested item of clothing in homeless shelters across the country, and Bombas has donated over 25+ million pairs so far.

    Get an eight-pack of merino wool calf socks for $129.60 (available in sizes S-L and eight styles), a four-pack of holiday calf socks for $57 (available in sizes S-XL and two styles), or the four-pack toddler Seasame Street socks for $32 (available in two styles).

    15. The St. Jude Gift Shop is stocked with thoughtful gifts that symbolize hope and give back this season, like this layered necklace made with a 14k gold plated–chain.

    St. Jude

    Impact: the proceeds go directly to St. Jude Children's Hospital, to support families and children that are in need of hope. You can also make a direct donation to help end childhood cancer here.

    Get it from the St. Jude Gift Shop for $46.

    16. Box Lunch partnered up with Feeding America this holiday season, which means all your favorite fandom gear ⁠— like Marvel Funkos, waffle makers, and Disney-themed makeup bags — all give back!

    Box Lunch

    Impact: with every $10 spent in-store or online, BoxLunch will help provide one meal to a person in need through its partnership with Feeding America.

    Get them from Box Lunch: the Thanos Holiday Funko for $9, the Mickey Mouse mini waffle maker for $74.90, or the Winnie the Pooh cosmetic bag set for $29.90.

    17. And if you've got someone on your shopping list with a passion for skincare, Kiehl's also partnered with Feeding America, and they offer luscious skin care collections that give back.


    Impact: $1 from the sale of each Kiehl’s x Janine Rewell Collection for Feeding America (Collection for a Cause, Merry Masking, and Body Besties), with a minimum donation of $100,000 to Feeding America.

    The Collection For A Cause includes a foaming face wash, a rare earth deep pore cleansing mask, a calendula herbal-extract toner, and a calendula serum-infused water cream.

    The Merry Masking Collection includes a rare earth deep pore cleansing mask, a calendula and aloe soothing hydration masque, and a hibiscus and ginger leaf firming mask.

    The Body Besties Collection includes a grapefruit-scented exfoliating body scrub and a whipped body butter made with jojoba and shea butter.

    Get them from Kiehls: the Collection For A Cause for $50, the Merry Masking for $39, or Body Besties for $25.

    18. Chavez for Charity's Erase Hate tote bag is an empowering gift that benefits the queer community in partnership with the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

    Chavez for Charity

    Impact: In honor of the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's passing, 25% of profits from this campaign is donated to the Matthew Shepard Foundation; an LGBT nonprofit organization that empowers individuals to embrace human dignity and diversity through outreach, advocacy, education, and resource programs.

    Get it from Chavez for Charity for $10.

    19. Ten Tree offers eco-conscious clothing and accessories that help the earth! They plant ten trees for every item sold, so you can give someone the gift of a more sustainable wardrobe.

    Ten Tree

    Impact: Ten Tree has planted over 25 million trees so far! They also have a special collection that helps plant trees in areas of California and British Columbia that have been devastated by wildfires.

    Get then from Ten Tree: the Cotton Diamond Blanket Scarf for $58 (available in two colors), or the Wildfire Crew for $60 (available in sizes S–XL).

    20. Tea Collection's super cute holiday pjs will have the little ones in your life cozy and ready for those Christmas morning pictures.

    Tea Collection

    Impact: Since 2003, Tea Collection has partnered with The Global Fund for Children and has donated nearly 500k to local grassroots organizations that advance the dignity of children and young people around the world. This season they have partnered with the Little Sisters Fund to give 1,000 uniforms to schoolgirls in Nepal.

    Get them from Tea Collection for $42.50 per set (available in sizes 2–12 and in 40+ styles).

    21. Wakami Global bracelets are unqiue and hand-woven, and will light-up the heart of anyone who loves to give back.

    Wakami Global

    Impact: The purchase of each bracelet provides a job and income for women in rural Guatemala. A portion of the funds also helps cover the costs of clean water, healthy food, and a safe home for the artisan and their family.

    Each bracelet is hand-woven with slight variations; making each piece one of a kind. There is a sliding closure on three strands, and button closure on four strands.

    Get the seven-strand bracelet set for $31.20 (available in three color schemes).

    22. And a subscription to Enchantment Box is an excellent gift for anyone who loves animals ⁠— this box is packed with cruelty-free beauty products worthy of fawning over!

    Enchantment Box

    Impact: Each box donates a portion of proceeds to Enchantment Farm Sanctuary, a non-profit animal rescue that provides a forever home to nearly 150 animals.

    Get a single box from Enchantment Box for $39.95+ (will arrive by the holidays) or a subscription for $39.95/month.

    You giving out gifts that give back to the deserving angels in your life:

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