8 Gifts That Give Back

One of the most cherished, and sometimes stressful, holiday traditions is gift giving. The perfect present can provide so much joy to an energetic toddler, a cherished aunt, or a beloved friend. How about a complete stranger? It’s possible with gifts that give back! The following companies provide a portion, or all, of their profits to charitable causes, plus a few of them employ some of the very people they help. With some products $50 or less, there’s something for everybody. If you’re in the giving spirit, give one of these companies a try!

8 Gifts That Give Back

 Love Your Melon

Fifty percent of profits are donated to their nonprofit partners helping to fight pediatric cancer.  

You can find beanies of any color, plus caps, headbands, scarves and even shirts. Items for kids and adults.

8 Gifts That Give Back 01 Love Your Melon
(photo source: Love Your Melon Facebook)

Cuddle + Kind

Ten meals are donated to children in need with every doll purchase through partners including the World Food Program.

With a variety of designs, including deer and mermaids, there’s something for everybody. Plus, they have prints too (5 meals per print).

8 Gifts That Give Back 02 Cuddle+Kind
(photo source: Cuddle+Kind website)

 Paper Culture

One tree planted per order through partners like the Arbor Day Foundation.

Find customized wall decals, coasters, memory games and greeting cards, including Holiday cards! Not only do they plant a tree per order, they also use post-consumer goods for their products.

8 Gifts That Give Back 03 Paper Culture
(photo source: Paper Culture Facebook)

Out of Print Clothing

Percentage of profits for Books for Africa and other local libraries and schools to help provide books for schools in need. Roughly one book is donated per item sold.

A tee for dad, a cute necklace for the teen in your life, socks for the baby and a mug for your coffee-loving friend. All designs are book related and perfect for the bookworm in your life.

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(photo source: Out of Print Website)

Box Lunch

One meal donated to Feeding America per $10 spent in products.

You can find everything pop culture related for anyone in the family, even Funko Pop! dolls. Apparel, items for the home, barware, pet gifts, everything!

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(photo source: Box Lunch Facebook)


$7 per purchase in their 7-Day Campaigns (different cause per week) and 7% of its cause-themed Collections sales go to the specific non-profit.

Comfy shirts with empowering and positive messages are a perfect gift year-round. Kid items and drink ware also available.

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(photo source: Sevenly Website)

Roma Boots

One pair of boots is donated to children in need per pair of boots sold.

Made with natural rubber, you’ll find short or regular boots, patterned boots, even laced ones. Check out their sales for some awesome deals!

8 Gifts That Give Back 07 Roma Boots
(photo source: Roma Boots Website)

The Tote Project

20% of profits go to Two Wings in support of human trafficking survivors in the United States.

Made by women in India who have escaped sex trade, these totes and pouches have gorgeous designs and empowering messages.

8 Gifts That Give Back 08 The Tote Project
(photo source: The Tote Project Website)

Other Great Options:

St. Jude Gift Shop: 100% of proceeds (after related expenses) go to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help the fight against childhood cancer. 

Sudara: Provides training and employment for women in India who have escaped human trafficking. A portion of the proceeds also go to their children’s education.

Cotton On: 100% of proceeds from their Cotton On Foundation products go to help educational projects in Uganda, South Africa, Thailand and Australia.

Jax and Bones: 10% of sales from the Good Karma Rope Toys go to animal rescue groups across the United States.

Pura Vida Bracelets: 10% of profits from their Charity Collection items are donated to the indicated charity.      

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