2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Give Back

There’s no better way to celebrate the season of giving than gifting a charitable present that pays it forward! Here’s a list of nine gifts for everyone on your list (and maybe yourself) that give back!

2016_gift_guide-gifts-that-give-back1. For the kiddo: The Doll Kind is a soft and huggable doll that comes with 10 tokens to encourage kids to perform random acts of kindness. The tokens imprinted with “Pay it Forward” remind the recipient to spread kindness. For each doll purchased, a doll is donated to a less fortunate child in an orphanage, shelter, or hospital.

2. For the pet lover: Geopetric Dog Collars are stylish, vegan, and cruelty-free pet products that give your beloved fur friend bragging rights as the most stylish pet at the dog park! Ten percent of your purchase is donated to an animal rescue or adoption center. November’s donation recipient is Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersberg, Florida.

3. For him: Bombas Americanos Socks donates a pair of socks for every purchase made. The Americanos line’s donation socks go to organizations that support homeless veterans.

4. For the music lover: LSTN Wood Bluetooth Speaker is made with reclaimed wood from furniture and floor manufactures, this portable Bluetooth speaker is great for the music lover on the go! For every speaker sold, LSTN helps provide hearing aides through the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

5. For the fashionista:  GoRings were created to fund the co-founder’s 11-month mission trip around the world. Since then, GoRings has funded nearly 50 organizations and individuals throughout the world. During November and December, 25% of all sales go to Cherish Uganda, paying tuition for HIV affected teens to attend the first high school in the world committed to enrolling and empowering teens with HIV.

6. For your Insta-famous friend: Instagraham Cookies lets you turn your selfies, sunsets, or pet pics into edible goodies! Ranging from animals to disaster relief to youth philanthropy, 5% of your purchase price goes to the cause of your choice!

7. For the #GIRLBOSS: The Created Co Hustle Mug is a daily reminder to your favorite #girlboss to hustle, hustle, hard with a portion of the purchase price donated to fund clean water wells with charity:water.

8. For the techie: FashionABLE Laptop Case is a sleek, functional, and great for those techies with a laptop lifestyle. Hand crafted in Ethiopia, FashionABLE is committed to creating jobs for those lacking opportunity and supporting women. Recently opening a LOCAL component in Nashville which creates opportunities for women that have overcome life obstacles.

9. For her: TOMs House Slippers are great for that special woman in your life that doesn’t spend enough time on herself. Always on the go and worried about the well-being of others, she needs these house slippers to remind her to slow down, relax by the fire, and dive into a good book.

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1 Comment

  1. November 26, 2016 / 12:22 pm

    Some of my favorite give-back companies include Out of Print, Musana, and 31 Bits.

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