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22 Charitable Companies That Actually Give Back

These companies follow the TOMS model to donate a product to someone in need for every product you purchase.

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1. Project 7

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Project 7 sells gum, snacks, bottled water and clothing. For each product purchased they make a corresponding donations for things like fruit trees, meals, digging wells, and providing education. Products are available in many retail stores, as well as on their website.

3. TOMS

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Probably the most well known of the one-for-one companies, TOMS has expanded beyond their classic canvas shoe model to sell boots, eyeglasses and more, all with their one-for-one donation match. Products are sold in many stores, as well as online.

5. Warby Parker

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For every pair of glasses purchased from Warby Parker, the company donates the equivilent of a pair of glasses to non-profits throughout the world, as well as the training for locals to give eye exams. Learn more here.

9. Out of Print

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Out of Print clothing, which sells T-shirts and apparel printed with covers of classic literature, donates one book to Books for Africa for every product purchased. Products are available at many bookstores, as well as their website.

11. Faucet Face

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For each of their glass water bottles purchased, Faucet Face donates the profit from the sale as well as a water filter to the clean drinking water charity Third Millennium Awakening (TMA). See the full story here.

14. Baby Teresa

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For each baby outfit purchased on Baby Teresa, an outfit is donated to another child. The company also donates a portion of their accessories sales to provide baby formula in orphanages. See more here.

15. Panda

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Panda sells bamboo sunglasses and proceed from each purchase provide an eye exam and prescription glasses for school-aged children through the Optometry Giving Sight organization. See more here.

18. Good Spread

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For every packet or jar of peanut butter purchased from Good Spread, the company donates an equivalent amount of "therapeutic food" to a malnourished child. See more about them here.