30+ Gifts That Give Back to Those in Need

Feel good about this season's shopping.

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Christmas is a time for giving, so celebrate with a gift that gives back. Every item on this list provides for someone in need, so you can feel extra good about where your money goes this season.

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Gifts That Give Back - One Hope Wine
One Hope


You honestly can't beat the gift of booze, and this bottle of cabernet helps fund therapy for children with autism. (Bottles purchased so far have supported over of treatment.)

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Lush Charity Pot - Gifts That Give Back
LUSH Charity Pot


Minus taxes, every penny of this sweet moisturizer — made with hydrating cocoa butter and soothing shea butter — is donated to organizations focused on environmental conservation, animal welfare, and human rights.

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Gifts that give back TOMS Shoes


With every shoe purchased, TOMS donates a pair to a child in need. Since 2006, the company over 60 million pairs of shoes.

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Gifts That Give Back Tatcha Exfoliant
Tatcha Exfoliant


Polish your pores with this creamy and ultra-moisturizing rice enzyme exfoliant that also supports girls’ education through a partnership with .

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Gifts that give back LSTN The Satellite Speakers
LSTN The Satellite Speakers


These speakers are so stylish that guests may not realize what they are until you start blasting Christmas music. It doesn't hurt that LSTN partners with the , an organization that's helped over in Kenya and Rwanda hear for the first time.

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Adventurist Backpacks - Gifts That Give Back
Adventurist Classic Backpack


Everyone can use a classic backpack in the new year, so gift your friends with one that provides 25 meals to families in need across the U.S.

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MudLOVE Hanging Planter - Gifts That Give Back
MudLOVE Hanging Planter


Gift your boss a handcrafted planter that brightens up their office, and smile knowing that your purchase provided a week's worth of clean water to a family in the Central African Republic.

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gifts that give back s'well water bottle
S'well Water Bottle


While these bottles are famous for keeping drinks cold for up to 24 hours, the company also helps provide clean water to communities around the world that need it most.

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Gifts That Give Back Rumba Jane Watch
Rumba Jane Watch


Named after the famous cobblestone street in New York City's West Village, $2 from each sale of these colorful watches goes to the , which offers free resources and educational materials to young women with breast cancer.

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gifts that give back my red tea
My Red Tea
My Red Tea Rooibos Tea


This tea will warm you and your heart up: The company donates 10% of its profits to supporting education in Rooibos farming communities.

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gifts that give back warby parker
Warby Parker
Warby Parker Renee Sunglasses


For every pair purchased, Warby Parker donates a second set to one of the around the world that needs glasses but doesn’t have access to them.

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gifts that give back purity cleanser
Purity Made Simple Cleanser


Your sister will love this magical product that cleanses, tones, and hydrates, especially once she learns that the company donates 1% of all USA net product profits to charities that support community-based mental health efforts.

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Love Your Melon Pom Beanie Gifts That Give Back
Love Your Melon
Love Your Melon Pom Beanie


donates 50% of its profits to support pediatric cancer research and families affected by cancer.

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sundance and soma bangles Gifts That Give Back
Courtesy of 31 Bits
31 Bits Sundance and Soma Bangles


Sales of handmade jewelry help Ugandan and Indonesian artisans by giving them fair wages and safe working conditions.

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Lula's Garden Jewel Garden Gifts That Give Back
Lula's Garden
Lula's Garden Jewel Garden


For the friend who has a green thumb, purchasing this succulent arrangement that provide access to clean water, including .

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State Kane Coney Island Kids' Backpack Gifts That Give Back
State Kane Coney Island Kids' Backpack


For every sale of this signature kids backpack, State gives a bag to a U.S. child in need.

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Cuddle+Kind Aspen the Penguin Gifts That Give Back
Cuddle+Kind Aspen the Penguin


partners with hunger organizations around the world to give meals to children. Your purchase of this precious penguin provides 10 meals to children in North America and around the world.

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Mayfair Soap Foundry Sea Lily Jasmine Bath Salts Gifts That Give Back
Mayfair Soap Foundry Sea Lily Jasmine Bath Salts


For every product sold, makes a donation to to help improve the quality of life for kids and families around the U.S. experiencing difficult health challenges.

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Gifts That Give Back Starling Candle
The Starling Project
Starling Candle


Sales of fragrant soy candles from help provide solar energy to under-resourced countries across the globe, granting needy communities access to electricity, clean water, safety, health, education, and more.

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Thistle Farms Soy Candle and Room Spray Gifts That Give Back
Thistle Farms
Thistle Farms Soy Candle and Room Spray in Lavender

lavender soy candle, $30

lavender room spray, $10

Give a gift that warms someone's house and heart — empowers and employs survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.

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b.a.r.e. deep cleanse mask Gifts That Give Back
B.A.R.E. Soaps
B.A.R.E. Soaps Deep Cleanse Face Bask


When you purchase an all-natural mask or any handmade product from , you support the company's mission to "bring antiseptic resources to everyone." Proceeds go toward helping communities in Uganda and India by providing vitamins, soap, and other immediate needs to children.

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gifts that give back hand in hand soap
Hand in Hand
Hand in Hand Lavender Bar Soap


Buy this all-natural, lightly fragranced soap and will give a bar and a month of clean water to a community in need.

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BeeLove Restore & Protect Ultimate Body Balm Gifts That Give Back
BeeLove Restore & Protect Ultimate Body Balm


BeeLove's skin salve is made by , an employment program that brings formerly incarcerated people back into the workforce.

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Gifts That Give Back Found My Animal Teal Ombre Cotton Rope Adjustable Dog Leash
Found My Animal
Teal Ombre Cotton Rope Adjustable Dog Leash


supports animal adoption and donates profits from their rope and leather collars, harnesses, and other pet accessories to animal rescue organizations around the country.

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Gifts That Give Back Better World Books
Better World Books
'Why Not Me?' By Mindy Kaling


Find the perfect gift for the bibliophile in your life at . For every book sold on the site, the company donates one to someone in need. To date, the company has given nearly 25 million books to charity, and they've recycled and reused more than 285 million titles.

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Gifts That Give Back Soap Box Soaps
Soap Box
Citrus & Peach Rose Reviving Moisture Body Wash


For every sale of hand and body soap or haircare products on , a bar of soap is donated to a person in need. Each product bears a special Hope Code, which allows you to see exactly what project your purchase helped support.

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Gifts That Give Back Bloom and Give Santorini Silk Cotton Scarf
Bloom and Give
Santorini Silk Cotton Scarf


A girl's education is of the upmost importance, which is why 55% of goes to programs that send young ladies to school. The grassroots program is run by the non-profit , and they've enrolled 100,000 out-of-school girls in India.

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Sudara Girl's Future World Changer Tee Gifts That Give Back
Girl's Future World Changer Tee


products provide training and living-wage employment to women who have escaped from, or are at the highest risk of, human trafficking in India. The brand also started , which equips more women and children with education, housing, and micro-loans through donations.

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Gifts That Give Back The Giving Keys Dream Classic Key Necklace
The Giving Keys
Dream Classic Key Necklace


encourages consumers to "pay it forward" by embracing the word on your key and then giving it to a person who needs the message. In addition to spreading positivity, each purchase supports job creation for individuals transitioning out of homelessness.

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Sseko Brown Leather Ribbon Sandals Gifts That Give Back
Brown Leather Ribbon Sandals


provides employment and scholarship opportunities to women in Uganda. Thus far, they've enabled 87 women to go to college and employed 50 more.

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