It’s the holiday season! Are you already stressing about what to buy for the loved ones in your life? Stress no more! We’ve compiled a list of amazing gifts that are not only sure to please those special someones, but they also give back! This holiday season help those in need by purchasing gifts for your loved ones that give back to charities and humanitarian efforts.
Michael Kors – Watch Hunger Stop
Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign is a partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP). With every watch purchased, $25 is donated to WFP. $25 dollars is enough to provide 100 meals to those in need. Not only do these watches represent a a good cause, but they are unisex showstoppers. Amazing presents that you can buy for the man or woman in your life. You can also donate directly to WFP via the following link: https://www.wfp.org/donate/kors.
Macy’s — Rwanda Path to Peace
When the bread-winner of your home is wiped out by genocide, how do you restore hope to your family? The woman of Rwanda came up with a solution: basket-weaving. Their work was so coveted that in 2005 their baskets were picked up by Macy’s. The sales of the Rwanda Path to Peace Thanksgiving Baskets help provide income to the homes of these women artisans. The baskets are sold exclusively at Macys.com and their flagship store at Herald Square.
Target – FEED USA
Sometimes the plight of others in your own backyard can be overlooked, but FEED’s exclusive collection for Target, FEED USA aims to bring attention to hungry people in the U.S. The FEED USA collection for Target has over 50 items for sell from bags to scarves. Proceeds from the sale of these items go to the Feed America campaign started by Lauren Bush.
MARC JACOBS – Charitable Graphic Tees
From Aids to Skin Cancer, Marc Jacobs’ line of charitable graphic tees help fund important work. You can purchase a graphic tee from $28-$35.00 under the special items tab on his site. 100% of the proceeds go to the charity represented by the tee.
TOMS – One for One
What if there was an organization that gave a pair of shoes to a child in need for every shoe that you purchase? Look no further! Toms was built on philanthropy! Every time you buy a pair of TOMS shoes a pair is given to a child. That’s not all. TOMS now has an eyesight program through their TOMS eyewear collection. With every eyewear purchase you make, funding is provided to help restore or save the sight of one individuals. These campaigns are called One for One.
WARBY PARKER – VisionSpring
In partnership with VisionSpring, Warby Parker, has a one for one campaign of their own! With every eyeglass purchase from Warby Parker a pair of glasses is given to someone in need!
Do you know of charitable campaigns this holiday season? Share them in our comments below!
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