Make this year's gifts extra special by purchasing products that give back to your favorite cause. Here's a few companies with amazing items and even more amazing practices:
1. Pura Vida Bracelets
: Fore every handmade bracelet sold, Pura Vida donates 1% to The Surfrider Foundation, which protects beaches and oceans worldwide In addition, Pura Vida Bracelets supports full-time work for more than 30 local Costa Rica artisans.
2. Warby Parker
: Along with providing cool, vintage-inspired frames and hip sunnies, Warby Parker partners with non-profits, such asVisionSpring, to ensure that for every pair of glasses sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need.
Purchases of their pretty scarves and cool accessories help to support women in African countries to create sustainable businesses and cooperatives.
4. Kiehl's Greatest Hits Collection
: 100% of Kiehl’s net profits up to $100,000 from the US sales of this Limited Edition set will help to support Feeding America. Beauty for a cause!
5. TOMS for Target
: For each item purchased, TOMS and Target are giving shoes, blankets and meals to those in need.
6. The Brave Collection: Handmade Cambodian jewelry that supports local artisans; 10% of profits are donated to empower women against human trafficking. How gorgeous are their pieces?!?
7. The Home T
: Portions of profits are donated to multiple sclerosis research.
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