If you’re looking for a great gift for everyone on your Christmas list, look no further than this list of gifts that give back. Not only can you get someone a great gift, you can feel good that your purchase is giving back to the charities and causes you care about.
This year is one for the record books. With so much going on in the world today, many of us are looking for simple ways to help our local and global community through these tough times. Did you know something as simple as purchasing your holiday gifts could make a huge impact this year?
Below is a list of 12 mission-driven companies that are making a difference through the products they sell. There’s sure to be something great for just about everyone on your list.
Of course, making a donation directly to charities and organizations that you care about is also a great way to make an impact this holiday season. We always suggest going directly to the charity’s website to make a donation.
Show off your love of fruits and veggies with these fun shirts. They come in a variety of colors and sizes (including womens and childrens) to fit everyone in your family. Plus, 100% of proceeds will help feed those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic through Feeding America.
You can find something for just about anyone on your list at BoxLunch. From Funko Pop! to T-shirts, bags and accessories donning your favorite pop culture characters and references. For every $10 spent, BoxLunch will donate a meal to someone in need through Feeding America.
As a kid, opening socks was kind of a bummer. As an adult, bring on all the practical gifts! Bombas socks are bright, fun and comfortable. For every purchase made, Bombas donated an item to one of 2,500 community organizations to help those experiencing homelessness. To date, they’ve donated more than 40 million items!
FEED offers a variety of bags, accessories and home goods aimed at feeding the world. For every purchase, meals are donated to school here in the US and around the world. To date, FEED has donated over 100 million meals to children in need.
These stainless steel water bottles are known for keeping your beverages nice and cold. They come in a variety of colors and patterns to fit any personality. S’well partners with UNICEF to help provide clean and safe water to the world’s most vulnerable communities, donating $1.4 million since 2017.
Keep warm in cooler weather with a fun beanie from Love Your Melon. For every sale, 50% of net profits is given to nonprofits in support of charitable programming and research in the fight against pediatric cancer. Since 2012, Love Your Melon has donated over $7.2 million and 20,000+ beanies.
Whether your kids are heading back to school after the holidays or continuing distance learning, they could probably use a refresh of school supplies. Why not stuff their stockings with some fun supplies from Yoobi? Yoobi donates an item to a classroom in need for every item purchased.
Stylish bags, including luggage, backpacks, lunchboxes, totes and more, for the whole family. For every bag purchased, State supports children and families in need by donating fully-packed backpacks, fueling #WhatDoWeTellTheKids activations to shed light on social injustice and other special projects with partner charities and schools.
For the littlest ones in your life, Bella Tunno has a great selection of silicone bibs, suction plates, eating utensils and more. For every item purchased, one meal (sometimes more!) is donated to Feeding America or Global FoodBanking Network.
Toms was one of the first companies to do offer a “one-for-one” model and they continue to make a difference today (after nearly 100 million pairs of shoes have been donated). More than just shoes now, they also offer sunglasses, apparel and accessories.
4Ocean is a purpose-driven business on a mission to end the ocean plastic crisis. Each product purchased provides the necessary resources to remove 1 pound of trash from the ocean. Choose from a variety of bracelets, beach gear, drinkware, stickers and more.
Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.