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Gifts That Give Back by Jennifer Iacovelli

by Jennifer Iacovelli, posted to Gifts

This gift guide brings the term "giving" to a whole new level. All of the items in this list not only make great gifts, but they all somehow give back when you make the purchase. Perfect for holiday shopping, birthdays, teachers, etc.

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Prosperity Candle

Handmade candles and gifts designed to do good.

Prosperity Candle creates opportunities for women and families to flourish, earning a living wage while creating beautiful candles and gifts.

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Find cool and unusual gifts for any occasion at UncommonGoods. We have...more

You shop for awesome stuff made by makers and artists from around the world, pick a charity when you checkout and then UncommonGoods donates to that charity!

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Sevenly | Shirts for a Cause

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Each week, $7 from every purchase on Sevenly goes to a chosen charity.

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Given Goods

Given Goods is the marketplace for products that give back. Every...more

Home decor, kitchen and dining, bags and totes, jewelry and scarves. There's even a Men's Shop. And everything gives back in some way!

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Po Campo - Bike Bags | Yoga Bags | Casual travel bags

Functional & versatile handbags, women's shoulder bags and laptop bags...more

For every 25 bags Po Campo sells, a girl in Africa receives a bike to help her get to school. Great bags for active women!

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Your purchase of a fashionABLE scarf creates sustainable business for...more

fashionABLE sells beautiful hand-woven scarves and leather goods made in Ethiopia to create sustainable business opportunities for Africans.

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Save the Children - Gifts of Joy for Lasting Change

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Over 60 unique gifts that help strengthen families, deliver healthcare, provide education and more.

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Empowered By You

Luxury seamless thong panties by Empowered By You are comfortable,...more

Looking for a sexy gift? 20% Of profits from each panty sold on Empowered by You helps women through microfinance via the Seven Bar Foundation.

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Zelda's Biscuit Bakery

Grain free dog treats made in Maine. We donate 10% of our proceeds to...more

Yes, you can even give back when you purchase dog biscuits for your favorite furry friend! 10% of Zelda’s proceeds to the Dog Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary of Maine.

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Love With Food

Love With Food helps you discover new, organic, all-natural snacks....more

Great gift for the food lover. Love With Food helps you discover new organic, all-natural snacks delivered to your door every month. For every box sold, a meal is donated to food banks around the United States.

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Gifts for the Altruist Pinterest Board from

ONEMoms | ONEMums | ONE Dads is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to...more

Great gift ideas for the altruist from ONEMom, ONEMums and ONEDads on Pinterest.

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(RED) Products

Founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver, (RED) was established to to...more

Up to 50% of profits made from the sales of (RED) products go to fight AIDS in Africa.

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Shabby Apple

A return to what dresses were always meant to be—a one piece outfit....more

Shabby Apple has gorgeous vintage style women's apparel and accessories. Their dresses are beautiful. They also donate 5% of net sales to support work with 62 microfinance institutions in 31 countries throughout the world.

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Jolica: Changing Lives through Conscious Commerce and Giving Back

Jolica has a beautiful collection of hand-made jewelry, scarves and...more

Jolica is a fair trade company that features beautiful jewelry, scarves and handbags made by artisans around the world.

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Indigenous Designs

Indigenous offers premium quality fair trade, organic clothing for men...more

Indigenous sells organic, artisan made, fair trade fashions for women and men. Their mission is to support and preserve fair trade wages and artisan cooperatives, while designing apparel from organic and natural fibers.

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Shop Haiti 2013 | View Finder Workshop


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View Finder was created to help disadvantaged children discover self-expression, self-confidence and self-worth through photography. You can purchase some of their beautiful photography and support their work!

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Ugandan women turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful beads and...more

BeadForLife is a fair trade company that offers beautiful handmade paper beads, jewelry, soaps and cosmetics made by Ugandan women.

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1000 Shillings

1000 Shillings aims to connect people around the world through...more

When you buy jewelry from 1000 Shillings, your money is going to help women in Uganda start their own small businesses with the ultimate goal of empowering them to stand alone as small business owners.

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Gardener's Supply Company

Gardener's Supply Company - Garden Supplies and Tools on Sale for a...more

If you have a gardener in your life, Garderner's Supply is a great place to shop. Since 1983, they've donated 8% of their profits to support nonprofit gardening, hunger-relief and community organizations.

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Andrea Koehle Jones:

 Great list - I love gifts that give back! : )


 Thanks for creating this amazing list!!