Gifts That Give Back – Your Guide to Holiday Shopping with a Cause!

November 08, 2018

Gifts That Give Back – Your Guide to Holiday Shopping with a Cause!

Let’s do some gift giving this holiday season – emphasis on the giving! Finding the perfect gift for friends and family while making a difference and supporting a great cause is a win-win if you ask us. We absolutely love that there are so many rockstar brands out there – making one of a kind products & spreading goodness through missions that give back. To make your holiday shopping list a little easier, we’ve curated some of our favorite gifts with a cause that your family and friends are sure to love (and you’ll reap all the benefits of feel good gifting!)


giving keys necklace

The Giving Keys: Classic Key Necklace

Mission: With every purchase, you create employment opportunities for people transitioning out of homelessness.

With words to choose from like Believe, Hope, and Love, there’s a positive reminder for all of us. Have a special word that has a place in your heart? You can even customize with your own word choice!


bella tunno harriett

Bella Tunno: Harriett the Hare Happy Sidekick 

Mission: For every product purchased, a meal is bought for a hungry child.

What a great gift for the little ones on your list! This soft lovey is designed for cuddles and teething with a mix of wood and silicone teething rings to make both baby and mom happy.


oola peace tea

Oola Tea: Peace Cinnamon Chai

Mission: Every bag of OolaTea purchased provides one meal to a child in need through Rice Bowls. (yep you guessed it, Oola supports the same mission as Bridgewater!)

We could all use a little peace from time to time! If you have a tea lover in your life, OolaTea makes a great stocking stuffer. This Masala Chai tea is the perfect tea to curl up with next to a fire or wind down with after a long day.


krochet kids beanie

Krochet Kids: Brix Beanie

Mission: Help people break the cycle of poverty by providing life-changing job opportunities to women in need.

Know a picky teenager that’s hard to shop for? Enter: The Krochet Kids Brix Beanie. This casual, cuffed beanie has just the right amount slouch and will keep you warm and stylish on cold days. Added bonus: each product is hand-signed by the woman who made it!


 FEED Messenger Bag

FEED: Olive Field Messenger Bag

Mission: With every purchase, FEED provides meals to combat the global hunger crisis, supporting strategic malnutrition interventions globally through giving partners: United Nations World Food Programme, No Kid Hungry and Feeding America.

Because you can never have too many bags! The Olive Field Messenger Bag is a structured canvas bag, perfect for everyday adventures of the woman on the move. For a personal touch, customize this bag with your recipient’s initials. Plus, this purchase provides 50 school meals through FEED’s give back program!


BRIDGEWATER: Cup of Cheer Holiday Jar Candle 

Mission: For every jar candle, holiday candle and Sweet Grace Candle purchased, Bridgewater donates 3 meals to a child in need through Rice Bowls.

Hey that’s us! If you’re reading this, you probably already know that we’re super passionate about our Light a Candle Feed a Child program. Just a friendly reminder, that candles are great gifts – for office friends, neighbors, really anyone on your list. You’ll be providing 3 meals to some super awesome kids AND sharing great fragrance.


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Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Giving Tuesday on November 27th. This global movement kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. To learn more about this Giving Tuesday, click here.



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