Receiving gifts is fun, but it feels just as great to give, too! Whether you’re checking off items on your holiday list, shopping for birthdays or anniversaries, or looking for a special surprise, it’s easy to find a gift that truly keeps giving. The following products support important causes around the world with proceeds going to charities, nonprofits, and other organizations. Shop for a cause that matters to you and give back!
LSTN Sound Co. Zebra Wood Wireless Speaker
Sleek, elegant, and portable, the Zebra Wood Wireless Speaker from LSTN Sound Co. is a great gift idea for the music lover in your life! More importantly, proceeds from every purchase go to Starkey Hearing Foundation, which helps deliver hearing aids for people in need throughout the world.
Thistle Farms Gift Basket
Give the gift of relaxation this year with a gift basket featuring soap, linen spray, a candle, and lotion from Thistle Farms, an organization that provides jobs for American women who have escaped trafficking and addiction. Each of the products is handcrafted by survivors, and proceeds go toward programs that help women get back on their feet during and after recovery.
Warby Parker Glasses & Sunglasses
More than 3 million glasses have been distributed across the globe through Warby Parker’s Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program. Not only can you try a pair of glasses on before you buy them, but with each pair you buy, you can also help a person in need get a pair of glasses. Now that’s some good you can truly see!
Lush Charity Pot Lotion
Support the environment and your skin with Lush’s popular Charity Pot lotion. Not only do 100% of the proceeds (minus taxes) go toward environmental nonprofits around the world, but some of the ingredients are made from Sustainable Lush Fund projects as well, supporting responsible farming around the world.
Dancing Deer’s Sweet Home Winter Holidays Gift Box
These delicious gift ideas for Christmas from Dancing Deer Baking Co. have a variety of delicious cookies and brownies everyone will love! Sweet Home is a collaboration project between Dancing Deer and One Family Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness in Massachusetts. With each purchase, a percentage of proceeds goes toward scholarship and empowerment programs for families in need.
STATE Backpacks & Totes
Whether you need a school backpack, a work tote, or a travel duffel, STATE‘s unique collection of bags has you covered! For every bag purchased, STATE delivers a backpack filled with essentials to families in need. These sturdy yet stylish backpacks and totes are excellent gifts that give back!
Give LottoLove Scratch Cards
Give LottoLove Scratch Cards aren’t your typical scratch card. Instead, when you win with Give LottoLove, you provide clean water, solar power, food, educational tools, and other necessities for those in need!
PBteen Harry Potter Bedding
PBteen’s pillow covers and other bedding from the Harry Potter Collection are the perfect gift for any Harry Potter lover in your life! The entire collection is filled with variety of fun items that help you show off your love for Harry Potter, from each house logo to helping you see the content of the marauders map!
Conscious Step Socks
Who doesn’t love a pair of colorful socks? Conscious Step offers charitable gift collections like Socks that Fight for Equality and Socks that Prevent Breast Cancer. Each pair of socks represents where the proceeds of the gift purchase goes, such as breast cancer research, the fight to end poverty, helping fund youth LGBTQ suicide prevention, and more.
Same Sky HEAL Ring
Same Sky is a fair trade jewelry company that works with women in Rwanda and donates money toward empowerment programs to lift women out of extreme poverty. In partnership with the UN Women for Peace Association, Same Sky’s HEAL Ring is artisan-made in Rwanda and provides advancement opportunities for women through education, job training, and more. In fact, 20% of the product’s proceeds supports saving lives in rural communities through employment of professional community health workers.
Fire Department Coffee Ground or Whole Bean Coffee
Created specifically for firefighters, Fire Department Coffee has now gained such a following that they offer their delicious coffee to everyone! With unique combinations like bourbon and rum available in ground and whole bean, there’s something that will hit the spot for everyone. Best of all, a portion of every purchase goes to firefighter and military charities. Support our brave men and women in uniform with every sip!
BoxLunch Rick & Morty Sweater
Apparel company BoxLunch provides a meal through Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, for every $10 spent on their products. That means when you buy this amazing, tie-dyed Rick & Morty sweater, you can help BoxLunch secure multiple meals for those in need!
Original Grain Whiskey Barrel Watch
This gorgeous watch from Original Grain is more than a show-stopper. For each watch sold, Original Grain plants a tree to replace it. Partnering with Trees for The Future in Senegal, the proceeds from each sale help with sustainable agriculture programs, alleviate hunger, and reduce poverty.
Faucet Face Glass Water Bottle
Eliminating plastic water bottles is one of the many goals at Faucet Face. But they also care about providing clean drinking water as a way to give back. When you buy their “Tap is Terrific,” “Hose Water,” or “Hummingbird Feeder” glass water bottles, 2.5% of the sales are donated to the clean drinking water charity Third Millennium Awakening. Also, for each sale of five or more bottles, a BioSand filter is donated.
Cuddle + Kind Stuffed Animals
For the ultimate baby gift that gives back, pick up Hudson the Polar Bear or one of the many cuddly animals available at Cuddle + Kind. These soft stuffed animals are perfect for both babies and toddlers. Handmade in Peru, each purchase provides ten meals to kids in need through the Giving Partners programs.
TOMS Apparel & Accessories
TOMS made a name for themselves with their one-for-one charity. With every purchase, the company is able to provide shoes, glasses, clean water, and more for people around the world. In other words, you buy a pair of shoes, then TOMS donates a pair of shoes. You buy a pair of sunglasses, then TOMS provides prescription glasses, sight-saving surgery, and medical care for those in need. You buy a tote bag, then TOMS helps a pregnant woman deliver in a safe, medical establishment. Go spread the love!
Yoga Design Lab Yoga Mats
Yoga mats and towels from Yoga Design Lab are sustainably made in Bali and make the perfect gift for the yogi in your life. With each purchase, $1 goes to Urban Youth Yoga Programs that bring yoga to school children on the East Coast.
Founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006, (RED) is an organization that partners with major retailers to raise money for the fight against AIDS. Up to 50% of profits from (RED) products are donated to The Global Fund. (RED) is also available on Amazon, making shopping a breeze! With brands like Beats, Starbucks, and Apple promoting (RED), it’s easy to find a gift your loved one will enjoy while also giving back to a great cause!
Sunshine Nut Co. Cashews
This pack of four delicious cashew varieties from Sunshine Nut Co. are great stocking stuffers or just a fun, healthy treat. The company grows and harvests their cashews in Mozambique, employing adult orphans from the area. Sunshine Nut Co. also invests 90% of their proceeds into Mozambique orphanages and community organizations, so you know you’re giving a gift that pays it forward.
Bird + Stone Cleopatra Bracelet
Celebrate your special someone by giving them jewelry that gives back! Bird + Stone has tons of gorgeous pieces that support education, women’s rights, and environmental causes. The Cleopatra Bracelet is a bestseller, and 15% of its sales help female entrepreneurs in Kenya!
A Donation to The Nature Conservancy
For those who love the environment, The Nature Conservancy is the perfect place to find a gift that gives back! Make a donation in a friend or family member’s name. Not only will they receive a certificate explaining where their donation has gone, but they’ll feel good about helping protect our land and water, tackling climate change, and more!
Sudara is a sustainable clothing company that employs high-risk women in India, empowering them by paying a living wage. Famous for their colorful Punjammies, their wide selection of clothing is great for everyone, and they have sizes for kids, too! Buy comfortable lounge wear and support women escaping from human trafficking all in one!
Amazon Smile Products
Whether you need a corporate gift, Mother’s Day gift, or just something for yourself, Amazon Smile makes it easy to buy the things you want and give to charity at the same time. Select the charity of your choice before you start shopping, and a portion of your purchase will go toward that organization. It’s that simple!
ROMA Rain Boots
Whether you’re looking for rain boots for an adult or rain boots for a child, ROMA has what you need in a variety of styles and colors! And when you purchase a pair of rain boots, ROMA will donate rain boots to a child in need through the Roma Foundation.
Bureo Minnow Cruiser Skateboard
Handmade in Chile, this Minnow Cruiser skateboard from Bureo is made from recycled marine netting and vegetable oil wheels, making it the coolest eco-friendly skateboard on the market! Unique and colorful, this gift prevents 30 square feet of harmful plastic from entering the oceans. Each purchase also helps to create positive solutions for end-of-use fishing nets, employment opportunities for local workers, and funding for community programs to help keep netting and additional plastics out of the ocean.
Parks Project Park Lover Beanie
Parks Project is an apparel company dedicated to preserving America’s parks. The company works with more than 30 park conservancies, helping to preserve habitats and wildlife, as well as support education programs. So when you buy this cozy Park Lover Beanie or any of their other products, a portion of the proceeds go toward volunteer projects like trail cleanups, invasive plant removal, and more!
FEED Bags & Totes
Started in 2009 by Lauren Bush, FEED is an organization that works with nonprofit organizations around the world to eradicate hunger. Each one of their beautiful, custom bags has a number with it that signifies the amount of school meals that its purchase will provide. Like this Help Feed the Children of the World market tote, which provides 50 school meals for kids around the world.
Whether you’re looking for educational games and crafts, journals for young writers, backpacks and totes, or simply stocking up on school supplies, Yoobi has everything! And they’re a one-for-one organization. For every purchase made, Yoobi donates one school supply item to a child in need, right here in the US!
Raven + Lily Candle Taita Baskets
The beautiful Taita Baskets from Raven + Lily are hand-woven baskets from a group of Kenyan women, who started weaving the baskets in 2012 to raise funds to send their children to school. But best of all, the purchase of any item from Raven + Lily gives back to a micro-loan program supporting female entrepreneurs in East Africa!
What are your favorite companies or gifts that give back? Tell us in the comments!