Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts That Give Back

Instead of just giving a holiday gift this season, how about considering one that gives back? Below are our picks of holiday gifts that give back and donate a percentage of sales to charity.

Holiday Gifts That Give Back

1. GlobeIn Savour Box, $60


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GlobeIn is supporting artisans around the world by curating extraordinary handmade items from local artisans in impoverished third world countries. Every GlobeIn product helps provide jobs to local artisans and donate to support groups in developing countries. Additionally, GlobeIn’s signature curated Artisan Boxes can be set up for subscription delivering a fresh collection of useful and unique items every month. Inside the Savour basket is a Hand Painted Spoon Rest from Palestinian Territories, Salt & Pepper Shakers from Palestinian Territories, a Wooden Spice Bowl from India a Sea Salt Basket OR Handwoven Palm Leaf Basket

2. Dogly Wyatt Waterproof Coat, $44

The Wyatt Coat dog coat is reversible and versatile – a brown, waxed canvas lined with a bright heritage plaid wool. Each coat is a Limited Edition, as they’re made from vintage, dead stock, and American-made fabrics in New York City. Once a style is sold out, it will never be produced again. Dogly will donate 20% of the purchase price to YOUR chosen rescue.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Save on all things Billy Wolf with 25% off Billy products (including the Wyatt of course) + 20% donated to the rescue of your choice today till Friday 12/1/17 midnight!

3. Bright Endeavors Holiday Retreat Tin Gift Set, $44.99

This one comes from the city where I left my heart. Chicago. Give someone four 8oz candles or break them up for stocking stuffers! The set includes The Whitebark Pine, Holiday Citrus, Pumpkin Chai, and Almond Berry Galette. Hard to pick a favorite right? These candles are made with soy wax & phthalate-free fragrance. 100% of proceeds support the young moms who create these candles.

4. Vanity Planet Blend Baby – Makeup Sponge w/ Silicone Applicator (2-pack), $ 14.99

Who doesn’t love make sponges? Vanity Planet has partnerned with Coin Up and EmpowHer Institute to help support girls in underserved communities. Simply enter “COINUP20” at the checkout to enjoy 20 percent off your entire purchase, and Vanity Planet will donate 20 percent to EmpowHer Institute, a non-profit organization that provides education, training, and mentorship to marginalized girls, empowering them to seek fulfilling, productive lives.

5. TGIN Green Tea Super Moist Leave in Conditioner, $14.99

Chris-Tia Donaldson, CEO of Thank God It’s Natural (TGIN), is on a mission to educate women of color about the true faces of cancer and the importance of early detection. She hopes to share her story of running a successful corporation while battling and overcoming cancer, and highlight the disparities of this disease as it pertains to race and economic class. TGIN’s Breast Cancer Under 40 cancer campaign aims to highlight the many faces of those who may be underrepresented in the efforts to inform the public about breast cancer and who is affected. A portion of the proceeds from this limited edition pink Green Tea Super Moist Leave in Conditioner will be donated to breast cancer research and early detection education and outreach services. They have already donated over $10,000 this year to the Metropolitan Breast Cancer Task Force of Chicago, a not for profit organization based in Chicago that provides free mammograms and breast navigation services to un- and under- insured women.

6. Golden Door 3 Pack Delightful Honey, 3 Jars of Honey-Sweet, Smokey, and Spicy, $36.95

Experiment with these 3 tasty honey flavors and enjoy! Golden Door’s honey collection includes; Delightful Sweet Peppermint Honey, Delightful Applewood Smoked Honey and Delightful Spicy Serrano Honey. The more honey you eat the more bee jobs you save! Also, 100% proceeds from this set go to children’s charities.

7. KIDBOX Giftcard, $98

KIDBOX is the first kids’ personalized style box that provides parents with a convenient way to dress kids in cool brands at significant savings. It’s a opt-in/opt-out service service for kids clothes. They will send you a box of clothes to try on at home, keep what you like, exchange any items that don’t fit or return. For every full box kept, they will donate an outfit to a child in need. Better yet, the receiver and kiddo can chose which organization to help!

8. Women Around The World, $174

Purchasing this gift truly does help women in need. This lovely gift includes Olivine Atelier’s Love + Peace butter bath soak and Amongst The Waves lotion, a beautiful Bloom & Give cotton scarf, and a gratitude candle from Prosperity Candle.

Olivine Atelier’ donates 5% of every sale is donated to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit founded by Christy Turlington Burns to make childbirth and pregnancy safe for women everywhere. Bloom & Give supports education of girls in India by donating 50% of their profits to grassroots programs to send girls to school. Prosperity Candle was founded on the idea of creating economic opportunity for women in developing countries by training them to be artisan candle-makers and currently employs women refugees in their Massachusetts studio. So you can see this one gift does a lot of good!

9. Roma Boots Chelsea Lace Claret Rain Boots, $58

These pull on booties will keep her feet warm and dry while looking fashionable. They are made from natural rubber and have a multi-layer cushioned sole. They are also vegan and eco-friendly. For every pair of ROMA Boots sold, a brand new pair of rain boots are donated to a child living in poverty.

10. Elephant Pants Mona Harem Pants, $24

These black and gold elephant print harem pants from Thailand are lightweight and comfortable!With 2 pocket they are prefect for lounging, yoga or adventure. A portion of all profits are donated to help save our elephant friends! Visit to learn more.

11. MarigoldStyle Malabar Large Paisley Runner – Deep Blue, $60

The Malabar Large Paisley pattern displays a bold intricate paisley motif reminiscent of classic Indian design. A beautifully detailed border makes for a striking finish. This would look gorgeous on a dining room table or on a bedroom dresser! MarigoldStyle’s mission is to preserve the ancient techniques and the rich design heritage that set Indian textiles apart from all others. They support the largely rural and small town based handicraft communities that carry on this legacy, including artisans working from their own homes.

12. Life Token Bracelets Positive Vibes Bracelet, $14.99

Remind yourself to not take life too seriously with a Positive Vibes Life Token Bracelet. Select a color your friend might and have a message that means something engraved, The adjustable string bracelet is hand tied in Los Angeles. By purchasing a Life Token bracelet you will be prompted to choose to donate to a charity of your choice.

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