With the holidays right around the corner, you are probably scrambling to find last-minute gifts for your friends and family. It is easy to get caught up in excessive spending and the perfect presents this time of year. However, it is important not to lose sight of the less fortunate in both our local and global communities. These philanthropic brands allow you to get your shopping done while also giving back. Go selflessly shop!
An apparel brand dedicated to putting a hat on every child battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon has donated $3,828,259 to pediatric cancer research and provided 123,706 beanies to children battling cancer. 50% of profit from the sale of all LYM products is given to their nonprofit partners that lead the fight against pediatric cancer. Their adorable beanies, caps, scarves, and t-shirts are perfect stocking stuffers!
#2 DIFF Eyewear
Buy a pair, give a pair. DIFF Eyewear promises that for every pair of DIFF sunglasses purchased, a pair of reading glasses will be donated to someone in need. Whether you’re looking for classic everyday aviators or a fun pair of cat eyes, DIFF has a style for everyone!
One for One®. With every purchase, TOMS will help a person in need. TOMS helps provide shoes, sight, water, safe birth, and bullying prevention. Find the perfect pair of boots, flats, or slippers for every family member!
“Pure Life.” Pura Vida Bracelets, founded in Costa Rica, creates sustainable jobs for artisans worldwide and raises awareness for education, cancer, animals, women’s rights, military services, and the environment. These handcrafted accessories make the perfect gifts for friends without breaking your bank account!
One Bag at a Time. Since 2007, FEED, founded by Lauren Bush, has provided 100,287,174 meals. Every FEED product has a stamped number that represents the number of meals or micronutrient packets it provides for those in need. Check out Lauren’s gift guide and help fight world hunger!
Creating Jobs. Changing Lives. Krotchet Kids partners with KNOWN SUPPLY to provide job opportunities for women in need. All products are produced at KNOWN SUPPLY facilities, meaning you have the ability to meet the woman who made and hand-signed your purchase. You can get all of your gifts here with their wide selection of women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel!