Sometimes giving one present is just not enough. Here are some great items that make excellent gifts for your friends an family, but also give back to a charitable cause! Read more to learn what these items are, where they’re from, what causes they support and links to where you can get them 🙂 Ann Taylor – Brilliant Bow Bracelet – $49.50
Everyone knows the holidays should be filled with sparkle! Now till December 30th, 2013, Ann Taylor will donate 70% of each bracelet purchase to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.
There are currently 4 different types of plushes available from PetSmart right now. For only $5.00, PetSmart is selling these stuffed toys to help homeless pets across the US and Canada. There are so many homeless animals out there and every little bit helps in purchasing blankets, beds, food, and even medical related costs. Presley and I have already purchased ours and even donated our plush to an animal shelter toy drop-off. 🙂
The Awearness Kenneth Cole Foundation promotes meaningful social changes and supports many different organizations. Its great that Kenneth Cole not only has a single item that goes to a good cause but an entire foundation that has an entire range of pieces to choose from with all sorts of causes. From boots to bracelets to shirts, gift items can be found in various price ranges.
1:Face has put together a great looking watch with great ways of giving back! Featured here is the Cancer watch model. Every Cancer watch purchased supports 8 cancer patients. There are different colours to choose from, each with a different cause! (Cancer/AIDS/Hunger/RedCross/Water/BreastCancer/Education/Environment)
(Red) Products – $-$$$
There are so many different products in the (Red) campaign to choose from, from clothing, music, home-goods, electronics to even vodka. Up to 50% of each purchase goes to supporting HIV/AIDS-related programs, helping with Tuberculosis and Malaria victims, for treatment, research, and prevention all over the world.
An inexpensive yet chic gift to give, Donna Karen and Harney & Sons partnered up for this caffeine-free Ginger root, chamomile & peppermint blend tea. Proceeds go to the Urban Zen Foundation.
Another bear on the list. Bloomingdales usually does a holiday bear every year, this year is no different. Created by Gund, this holiday bear helps support the Child Mind Institute. A great gift for kids and a great way to help others 🙂
The Giving Keys – Classic Pendant – From $35
A neat way to reuse keys and spread positive messages. The Giving Keys are partnered with the United Way, and provide transitional jobs to homeless people, spreads a ‘pay it forward’ kind of message, and make great unique and inspiring gifts. No two keys are alike and they come in various sizes and prices.
A super rich, moisturizing body creme makes for an excellent present during the cold, dry holiday months! 100% of the net profits of this product go to the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, helping to end childhood hunger in America.
Michael Kors has teamed up with the United Nations World Food Programme to help put a stop to world hunger by using the proceeds from these items to provide and deliver meals to those in need all over the world. There are four models available.
Toms has a huge selection of shoes in various styles. Comfortable, trendy, and shoes for men, women and children, there are plenty of items to choose from. For every pair of shoes sold, a pair is given to those in need all over the world.