Do you ever struggle between wanting to find the perfect gift and making that gift meaningful? There’s no better feeling than spreading good cheer to others. If you want to celebrate the true reason for the season, consider giving gifts that give back!
Do Good. Feel Good.
- DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS
In gratitude to the first responders and health-care workers on the frontlines of our current public health crisis, 25 percent of the purchase price from these masks to directly support Doctors Without Borders.
2. NO KID HUNGRY
These fun spatulas designed by celebrities aren’t just a cute way to spruce up your kitchen—they also help fight childhood hunger in America. For each one you purchase, 30 percent of the retail price goes to No Kid Hungry.
3. NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
This trendy engraved gold (or rose gold, or silver) bracelet says “self care isn’t selfish” and gives back to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Buy one, and $5 will go toward raising public awareness, and supporting and advocating for people with and families affected by mental illness.
4. HAITI CLEAN WATER PROJECT
For each bar of soap you buy, another bar is donated to children in Haiti as part of the brand’s clean water program. Since 2012, the company has donated 1.6 million bars of soap and built and repaired four wells, helping to provide clean water to thousands of people.
5. FEED PROJECTS
Everything you buy from this online shop helps provide free school meals for children in America and around the world. Each product, like these socks, includes a number in the listing that tells you exactly how many meals are given. These cozy cashmere socks provide 10 meals for children in need.
6. HELPING WOMEN OVERCOME ADVERSITY
Nut-Butter Cookbook. In addition to curating gluten-, peanut-, and dairy-free recipes, Ground Up helps strengthen their community by providing job opportunities to women overcoming adversity through a special employment training program.
7. ANOTHER ROUND RALLY
Red Devil Cocktail Kit. 100 percent of the proceeds benefit Another Round Another Rally, which supports U.S. hospitality workers who’ve lost their job due to COVID-19.
8. NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
The Strength Candle is hand-poured with love, this candle features a motivational quote and is made from essential oils that come in several soothing and uplifting scents. This company donates 10 percent of profits of this candle to the National Domestic Violence hotline.
9. EVERY MOTHER COUNTS
Change-It-Up Clutch. This functional clutch is actually a diaper bag in disguise. It’s small enough for a quick run to the store, but large enough to fit the necessities such as a changing mat, diapers and wipes. For every purchase, a portion of the proceeds are given to Every Mother Counts, which supports safe pregnancy and delivery for mothers everywhere.
10. COATS FOR KIDS
The Essential Oils Sampler Pack come in this handmade wooden box with six popular organic oils including lavender, peppermint, and sweet orange. Ten percent of the profits benefit Coats Four Kids,
11. WORLD VISION FUND
The “Circle of Hope” ring by TV personality, best-selling author, speaker, and World Vision supporter, Sadie Robertson Huff, isn’t just beautiful jewelry, it supports beautiful works: Each item helps meet critical needs through the World Vision Fund.
Crafted by women artisans in India, this adjustable, gold-tone brass ring shines as bright as the purpose it serves: Your donation of $50 or more through the World Vision Fund helps meet critical needs both today and tomorrow. It equips people to rebuild in the wake of disasters and helps empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty.
12. TWO WINGS
The “Free to Soar” Pouch is one of many made by former victims of the sex trade in India. The best part: 10 percent of proceeds from each purchase go to Two Wings, a non-profit that uses education, mentoring, and life coaching to empower at-risk youth and survivors of sex trafficking.
13. SWEET BEGINNINGS
Ultimate Body Balm This skin salve is made by Sweet Beginnings, an employment program that brings formerly incarcerated people back into the workforce.
14. HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
25 percent of the proceeds of this sweet, house-covered coffee mug go to Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit that builds homes for families in need of a place to live.
15. SHOES FOR CHILDREN IN NEED
Espadrilles Take a step in the right direction with these beachy TOMS espadrilles. The shoe brand is renowned for its charitable efforts working with more than 100 philanthropic partners. Not only does TOMS match every pair of shoes purchased with a new pair of shoes for a child in need, but they’ve expanded their mission to eyewear, clean water, and safe birth.