Bombas was founded on the philosophy of donating socks to those in need, but has evolved to go deeper into the community. The more clothing items they sell, the more they donate. One purchased = one donated.
To buy: $12+; Bombas.com
cuddle + kind
Started by parents of three, cuddle+kind was created because they wanted to make beautiful hand-knit dolls that help feed children. For every cuddle+kind doll sold, they give 10 meals to children in need. Dolls are made with natural, high-quality cotton to keep them safe, soft and cuddly, and they are lovingly handcrafted by incredible women artisans in Peru, providing them with sustainable, fair trade income.
To buy: 20” for $72 or 13” for $52; cuddleandkind.com
Uncommon Goods, featuring Greyston Bakery
Sinfully rich, these sweet baked treats have a saintly mission: to help people escape poverty. Greyston Bakery, a certified B Corp founded in 1982 by a Buddhist, hires workers who wouldn’t be hired by most companies because of their past or present circumstances—with no questions asked. Employees, instead, prove themselves on the job. Ben & Jerry’s uses only these brownies in their ice cream. They also have vegan options.
To buy: $35; uncommongoods.com/product/benevolent-brownies
By getting the official “Phenomenal Woman” T-shirts, you’re not only making a bold statement in support of women everywhere, you’re also supporting the critical work that’s being done for women’s rights on the ground by fearless organizations every day. Featured here is their “Phenomenally soft crewneck sweatshirt” supporting the Black Lives Matter cause.
To buy: $59; phenomenalwoman.us/collections/black-lives-matter
FEED Women’s Bag
Help children around the world get a good school meal when you purchase bags and accessories from FEED. All of their products—many of which are artisan made—list how many meals will be provided thanks to your purchase. FEED is partnered with the U.N. World Food Program, U.N. Children’s Fund, and Feeding America to fulfill its promises to help end child hunger in 63 different countries. Meet Harriet, a soft leather tote that brings fashion and mindfulness together like never before. Each bag in our Trailblazer Collection is made of genuine semi- vegetable tanned leather that is seriously soft, yet durable and structured for everyday wear. So much more than a leather bag, each Harriet Tote provides 100 meals to children in need when purchased.
To buy: $198; feedprojects.com
Love Your Melon Beanies
Knitwear company Love Your Melon is on a noble mission to give every child battling cancer in the U.S. a knit beanie and has so far given over 156,000 of their hats to children around the country. Additionally, the company donates 50% of all profits to charities working towards ending pediatric cancer and has given over $4.7 million to the cause to date.
To buy: From $30; loveyourmelon.com.
Plastic, especially plastic straws, have been on the outs as more people realize the environmental impact. That’s why this company is on a mission to create less waste in the world with a straw that will “last you a lifetime.” The compact, collapsible stainless-steel straw even comes with a carrying case you can clip right onto your key chain.
To buy: $25; finalstraw.com.
Each product purchased removes trash from the ocean and coastlines one pound at a time. We are a purpose-driven business, founded to help end the ocean plastic crisis. We are not a nonprofit and do not accept donations. We’re here to clean the ocean and coastlines while working to stop the inflow of plastic by changing consumption habits.
To buy: $20; 4ocean.com.
Every time you refill this 18-ounce Cupanion bottle, clean water is given to a person in need. Their Fill It Forward campaign has already filled more than three million cups of clean water. Have a favorite reusable water bottle? You can buy a sticker with a bar code on it and turn that water bottle into a Cupanion.
To buy: $14.95; cupanion.com.
TOMS has always stood for a better tomorrow—one where humanity thrives. That means no matter who you are or where you live, you feel physically safe, mentally healthy, and have equal access to opportunity. Every TOMS purchase enables them to invest in local partners around the world who are working to create positive change in these three areas. And for every $3 they make, they give $1 away.
To buy: $59.95; toms.com.
One Hope Sparkling Wine
’Tis the season to attend holiday dinners or parties with friends and colleagues. You can never go wrong by bringing a bottle of wine for the host. With One Hope, you can “cheers” and give back to charity–the company has donated more than $3 million to several causes, such as providing 46,000 people with global health care. If you’re feeling extra generous, you can even send a gift box of wine.
To buy: From $25; onehopewine.com.
Whether you need to find a gift for a 40-year-old or a 4-year-old, State Backpacks are a great option. These backpacks and accessories are colorful, functional, and beautifully designed. Plus, for every State bag purchased, the company donates a fully stocked knapsack to a child in an at-risk U.S. neighborhood. To buy: From $50; shopbop.com.