Gift Guide #3: Gifts that Give Back
We admire brands that give back to charitable organizations and try to support them. And we’ve found some wonderful items that make perfect gifts and give to causes from human trafficking, homelessness, and animal shelters. And if you’re shopping on Amazon (hello) make sure you have signed up for Amazon Smile – you’ll be able to pick your favorite charities and a portion of your purchases will go there. Learn more here
Premium Hand Poured Scented Candles Helps Trafficking Victims
This candle was made to bring light to the darkness of human trafficking and slavery. A portion of each candle purchased donates to Zoe International, who works to stop the spread of human trafficking and provide healing to victims of such crime.8 oz | A Beautiful Pairing of Bergamot & Jasmine | 45 Hour Burn, Long Lasting, Highly Scented, All Natural Soy… $19.99 Amazon
Baroque Hoops – 100% of proceeds to International Sanctuary
Sustainably handcrafted by artisans escaping human trafficking; 100% of proceeds go to our non-profit, International Sanctuary, to provide each artisan with fair wages, education & holistic care;¾” hoop diameter;Available in 14k Gold plating with natural Baroque pearls – unique in shape and size; Comes in a beautiful box – perfect for gifting. $57 at purosejewlery.org
Ubuntu Life Suede Men Lamu Mule – Provides Jobs
These handmade mules are on Oprah’s Favorites this year. Handmade in Maai Mahiu, Kenya with Kenyan leather and hand beaded tab. Every product supports meaningful, full-time employment in Kenya. Get them on Amazon.
BRETT LAUREN Rose Handmade Bracelet – Handmade by Women in Shelters
These beautiful handmade beaded jewelry bracelets are designed in the USA and assembled by women from local residential homeless shelters. Available on Amazon.
Moroccan Mint Green Tea Supports at Risk Youths
Fair trade certified Moroccan mint loose green tea has a crisp and minty flavor ands is crafted to enjoy as a soothing hot tea or cooled for a refreshing iced tea. BLK & Bold is proud to contribute 5% of our profits to support at-risk youth both locally and nationally. Available on Amazon.
Gift this to a Front Line Worker
From Alex and Ani. Ten percent of net sales will go to the First Responders Children’s Foundation, which provides grants to first responders financially affected by COVID-19 and sets up scholarships for children who lost a parent on the frontline. Available at Alex and Ani.
Alex and Ani has bracelets that donate to many good causes. Check them out on Amazon.
Bobs from Sketchers help shelter animals
They have an entire line of slipper sand shoes that make a difference to shelter dogs and cats. They have donated over $5.9 million. Learn more about BOBS Charity. The slippers and other Bobs from Sketchers are available on Amazon.
Roma Chelsea Rain Boots – A Pair for You a Pair for a Child
These cute women’s boots come in several colors and patterns. For every pair of Roma boots sold, a brand new pair of rain boots is donated to a child living in poverty. Get them on Amazon.