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27 Companies Who Are Giving Back This Christmas

We often think of gift-giving as an activity between family members, friends, and even co-workers. But generosity isn’t limited to the individual.  This holiday season, dozens of businesses are reaching out in an effort to make this a magical time of year for as many as possible.

Below are 27 companies giving back  — and by making purchases through them, you can really make a difference this Christmas!

1. Alex and Ani (Charity By Design)

Alex and Ani not only sells adorable, trendy jewelry, they’ve also donated more than $45 million to non-profit charities around the world.


2. Bloom and Give

Purchases at Bloom and Give help pay for girls in India to go to school, and their gorgeous scarves, bags, and home goods make for perfect gifts.


3. Boutique Mexico

Boutique Mexico provides income for economically disadvantaged and handicapped women as well as offering educational resources for Mexican children. Their gorgeous bags and accessories are all handmade.

boutique mexico

4. Conscious Step

Conscious Step’s socks are known as “socks that fight poverty,” but they also work to protect the environment and offer HIV therapy.

conscious sock

5. WO Design

For every dog toy purchased, WO Design buys 2 meals for orphaned children and widows.

wo design

6. Fire Dept. Coffee

A portion of Fire Dept. Coffee’s earnings go towards firefighter and military-based charities.

fire department coffee

7. The Giving Keys

Giving Keys make for a unique gift. Each repurposed key is engraved with an inspiring word and made into jewelry, but it’s not for you to keep.

The idea is to give your key away to someone who needs its message more. Not only are you doing good for someone else, through purchasing jewelry from the Giving Keys, you’re also helping to provide income for those transitioning out of homelessness in the Los Angeles area.

the giving keys

8. Headbands Of Hope

For every headband purchased, Headbands of Hope gives a free headband to a child fighting cancer.

headbands of hope

9. Heifer International

Heifer International is fighting to end world hunger by providing livestock and training to struggling communities around the world.

You can order everything from handmade ornaments to chocolates to coffee and more through Heifer’s marketplace!

heifer international

10. The Home T.

The Home T. uses profits from purchases to help raise money for M.S. research. They have shirts, hats, mugs, and more– all representing your home state.


11. Joyn

Joyn handbags provide income for global workers, in addition to being part of the Fair Trade Federation.

joyn bags

12. Kate Spade’s “On Purpose” Collection

These Kate Spade bags were hand-crafted by 150 women from Masoro, Rwanda.

kate spade on purpose

13. Live FashionABLE

Live FashionABLE works with “women who have overcome” to sell products that help promote a life of independence and self-sustained income.

They offer a variety of goods, from apparel to shoes and accessories, and with your purchase you “are able to empower women and give them a job with dignity.”

live fashionABLE

14. Lotto Love Charity

The unique premise of Love Lotto Charity is simple: charitable scratch offs that can be used to help those in need.

lotto love

15. Love 41 

All Love 41 profits get donated to charities around the world. They’ve got everything from tote bags to stocking stuffers!

love 41

16. Love Your Melon

Love Your Melon is dedicated to fighting pediatric cancer and also donates hats to children currently battling cancer.

But they don’t just sell hats; they also have headbands, mugs, backpacks, blankets, and more!

love your melon

17. Macy’s Heart of Haiti & Rwanda Path to Peace

Every Holiday season for the past 10 years, Macy’s has partnered with artisans in Haiti and Rwanda to sell gorgeous, fair trade homegoods. This year collection is as gorgeous as ever!

macy's heart of haiti

18. Moyo

Earnings from Moyo Just Goods empower vulnerable populations throughout Africa by allowing them to earn a sustainable living. They sell bowties, neckties, hats, and mugs.

moyo just goods

19. OneGrid Candle

Every OneGrid Candle purchase provides a solar light for a person in need.

one grid candle

20. Philosophy

Roughly one percent of Philosophy Skin Care’s net United States-based earnings go towards supporting community-based mental health efforts.

philosophy us

21. Preemptive Love Coalition

Every Preemptive Love Coalition purchase helps refugees build new homes and imagine brighter futures for themselves and their families.

You can buy gifts directly for refugee families (such as sheep and water), or buy refugee-made Christmas presents for your loved ones and know proceeds from your purchase are bringing relief to those in need.

preemptive love

22. Purpose Jewelry

Purpose Jewelry was made by survivors of modern-day slavery.

purpose jewelry

23. Roma Boots

For every pair of Roma Boots purchased, a pair is donated to a child in need.

roma boots

24. Sevenly

Every week, Sevenly highlights a non-profit cause, to which earnings are donated. You choose to shop by cause or by collection.

sevenly facebook

25. Sudara

All of Sudara’s gorgeous clothing is made by women in India who have escaped sex trafficking. The company’s earnings go towards the fight to end modern-day slavery.


26. S’well

S’well, the reusable water bottle company, partnered with UNICEF to bring clean drinking water to vulnerable communities around the world. They’ve donated nearly $800,000 since 2015.

swell bottles

27. TOMS

TOMS gives one pair of shoes to an underprivileged child for every pair of shoes purchased. Toms also helps restore lost eyesight through money earned from eyewear purchases.

toms shoes

If you are looking to lend a hand while getting your Christmas shopping done, these are definitely businesses to check out.

If you want to spread helpful holiday cheer, please share this list!

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