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It feels good to give gifts every holiday. And when it’s holiday gifts that give back to communities and organizations, it’s even better! So if you’re getting through your holiday shopping and looking for some gifts that pull double-duty, you’re in luck! Keep reading for some seriously stylish holiday gifts that give back, from cozy blankets to statement tees.
1. Piecework Power Lunch Puzzle, $36
This gorgeous (and time-consuming) puzzle celebrates equal pay for equal work by donating 10 percent of sales to the National Women’s Law Center.
2. Parachute Linen Venice Set, $359-$459
For every Venice sheet set sold, Parachute will donate a life-saving bed net to Nothing But Nets, a campaign that raises funds toward malaria awareness.
3. adidas Ultra4d Shoes, $220
If you’re considering gifting some cushy running shoes or snappy outerwear, shop adidas! The company regularly partners with local organizations, like GAiN for humanitarian aid, Save the Children, Earth of Humanity and more.
4. Nordstrom Bliss Plush Throw, $39.50
Out of all the holiday gifts that give back, this one is by far the coziest. A portion of proceeds from this cozy blanket Nordstrom benefits Operation Warm, an organization that provides winter coats to children in your local community.
Support Revolve and you’re also supporting the fight against inequality. The company recently launched the Revolve Foundation, with a pledge of $1 million in contributions to George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor’s GoFundMe campaigns.
6. S’well Geode Rose Bottle, $25-45
Give your recipient the gift of hydration and they’ll pass it on. S’well has partnered with UNICEF Tap Project to provide clean water and sanitation facilities to children around the world.
7. Lush Charity Pot Lotion, $7.95+
If you’re looking for gifts that give back, this is a great option. Not only will this lotion keep your loved ones’ skin extra soft this season, but all proceeds from Charity Pot are donated to various organizations working to help protect the environment, animals and human rights.
8. Warby Parker Whalen Glasses, $95+
Gift a pair of Warby Parker specs or shades or just treat yourself! Every month, Warby Parker donates a portion of sales to donate PPE and supplies to healthcare workers and those in need.
9. Philosophy 2-piece Skin Care Set, $24
Purchasing a Philosophy product or gift set helps the Hope & Grace Initiative, which supports women’s mental health efforts with financial grants focused on empowering women through the prevention and treatment of related issues.
10. Hey Dewy Portable Facial Humidifier, $39
There are various benefits to using a humidifier. And you can add this one to the list — Hey Dewy donates 10 percent of every purchase to The Water Project — a charity that helps to provide access to clean, safe, and reliable water and sanitation across sub-Saharan Africa.
Clare V has partnered with Every Mother Counts to release a collection of clothing and totes to benefit the organization. So shop this collab and 100% of your purchase benefits making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere.
12. Shocks Of Love Woo-Woo Me Spray, $65
This queer and Latinx-owned natural aromatics and perfumery shop has permanently pledged 5 percent of profits to Activation Residency, a Black-led artist residency. So you can feel good about shopping their genderless fragrances, like this woody aromatherapy spray.
Ready to keep giving back and fighting the good fight? We at The E-Tailer and Blender Networks, Inc. strongly believe black lives matter and are committed to taking action and helping to spread the word on how others can take action too. We’ve rounded up a list of organizations that are fighting to end police brutality and racial injustice.
Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.