15 Amazing Gifts That Also Benefit a Good Cause
Interchangeable Charm Bracelet
When you purchase a piece of Sseko Designs jewelry, you are helping a woman go to college. The brand, which employs underprivileged women in Uganda, sells accessories, bags, apparel, and beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces like these brass bangles with interchangeable symbolic charms.
$25, Brave Bracelet, ssekodesigns.com
$35, Wanderlust Charm Package, ssekodesigns.com
Organic Socks Assortment
Laia Baby makes their adorable baby socks, headbands, bibs, and more in partnership with Knitting Harmony, an organization that helps North Korean refugee women resettle into society and provides work opportunities.
Rainbow Pride Box
Need another excuse to break out some bubbly this holiday season? One Hope Wine has got you covered: purchases of their limited-edition Rainbow Pride Box fund operational costs for a LGBTQ youth hotline.
Two Chicago-based companies have come together to combine two of our favorite things this holiday season: cheesecake and chocolate. What's even sweeter about this collaboration between Eli's Cheescake and Wild Ophelia is that their chocolate banana cheesecake supports the Wild Ophelia Accelerator Program, which provides high school and college girls with grants and the mentorship needed to start a food business.
Whether you're running errands, making a quick stop at the farmer's market, or packing for a weekend getaway, this soft leather bag can fit everything you need. Handcrafted in Kenya, this tote bag is just one in a line of products that support social impact programs in Kenya.
FEED + West Elm Wood Serving Board
Impress your friend and provide 16 meals for families in America by purchasing this elegant wood serving board from FEED.
Rose Water Spray
We love this invigorating face spray from Happy Spritz both for its lovely rose water scent as well as the fact that a portion of their sales goes to animal rescue efforts.
Gray Winter Scarf
Offer the gift of warmth with a lush scarf from The Maker's Collection. Available in both light or dark marble gray hues, your purchase supports local Minnesota-made businesses, as well as the American Refugee Committee.
Hayden Flour Mills Artisan Bread Kit
Give the gift of fresh homemade bread with Hayden's boxed artisan bread kit. Not only will the recipient be supporting heritage grains grown on American soil, but they'll also get a vintage tea towel and wooden proofing bowl to accompany the yummy bread.
Multi Quad Kimono Bath Robe
Want a warm, fuzzy feeling? Anyone would love snuggling up in this all-cotton bathrobe, especially since it is handmade and ethically sourced from artisans in Mexico.
Fernweh is German for wanderlust and serves as the inspiration for this chic woven basket from Songa Designs. Each one is crafted from re-purposed cow horn (that would otherwise go to a landfill) and sisal plant.
The Baker's Box
The message behind this box is sweeter than any cookie that can come from it. Every purchase from The Little Market supports the maker's (various artisans around the globe) family and their business. Each Baker's Box contains five items handmade by artisans in different parts of the world.
Makeup Travel Set
This Baiser Beauty travel kit is cruelty-free, chemical-free, and vegan-friendly. It's also super versatile, making it a great gift for everyone from your mom to your best friend.
Aside from its seasonal scent of balsam fir, orange citrus, and cedar, this candle has a deeper meaning. The company, Rescued Wine, repurposes old wine bottles into eco-friendly candles. They also donate a portion of their proceeds to animals in need. So in a sense, both their scent and intentions are rather sweet.
Grey Skies & Ella's Pick Pack
This nail polish company is the perfect combination of sassy, classy, and eco-friendly. Not only are the polish colors vibrant and on trend, but they're also chemical and animal cruelty-free. Ella+Mila is certified vegan by PETA, and did we mention their gorgeous colors?