It’s November 28, Giving Tuesday which is a global day of giving to kick off the charitable season. The holidays are all about giving and helping others, and these retailers have all pledged a commitment to give back.
Handcrafted by artisans in Costa Rica supporting creative communities, Pure Vida Bracelets has partnered with more than 190 charities worldwide tackling important causes. By purchasing a unique bracelet from the charitable collection, you can help support that’s important to the world, like The Foundation for Women’s Cancer, Mental Health America, and The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Not to mention these bracelets make great stocking stuffers for women of all ages.
Imagine buying a pair of glasses and helping someone in need. That’s what Warby Parker is trying to do. For every pair of glasses sold, you are helping someone who needs help. Warby has distributed more than 3 million pairs of glasses through their “Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program.” We love the Haley Eyeglasses for their wide fit and modern take on the cat-eye; perfect for someone with a prescription or just for fashion purposes. The Welty Eyeglasses are ideal for someone who is no-frills about their glasses, but still wants to make a statement. For the person who has it all, the classic Aubrey jet-black sunglasses are sure to wow.
Everyone needs a new pair of shoes. TOMS transforms everyday purchases into helping others. With every product you buy, TOMS helps someone in need. The Vista Boots are stylish and I’m loving the fur coating on them, comfy and functional to get through the winter. The Porter Boots check off all his boxes for the man in your life, and the Navy Light Burst Tiny Toms Classics are sure to sparkle on the kiddo who wears them this season.
Ivory Ella lives life devoted to animals, helping others, and doing everything they can to support the community. Ten percent of the brand’s profits are donated to charitable organizations that benefit both humans and animals alike. One of their best-sellers the Snowflake Tee is great for that busy student on your list while supporting “Save the Elephants.” Jewelry fanatics will love the fashion and social statement the ALEX AND ANI Rosemale Gold Charm Bangle makes in an effort to support Boston Children’s Hospital. Join the fight to cure breast cancer, something my own aunt suffered through with the Breast Cancer Research’s Neon Pink Ribbon Tee which also makes a great stocking stuffer for women of all ages.
Bombas has donated more than 5 million pairs of socks to 650 different homeless shelters throughout the United States. That’s a lot of warm feet through the winter. The perfect stocking stuffer comes packed into a beautiful gift box (no wrapping needed) which I’m kinda loving, Bombas Socks has options the whole family will love. Shop the limited edition Holiday Sock 4-Pair Gift Boxes for kids, women, and men.
Little Lotus gives back by donating a portion of proceeds from each of their products sold to ensure a pre-term baby in the developing world receives and infant incubator. Little Lotus has helped more than 200,000 babies in 22 different countries. Swaddles keeps preemies and newborns as safe and cozy as can be. For kiddos ages 3-24 months, the Sleeping Bag helps them sleep better and longer with NASA fabric that keeps them at the perfect temperature.
Snack smart and do good. Every box sent, a meal is donated to feed hungry children which is no greater cause. Love With Food has donated almost 700,000 meals. The Tasting Box includes 7+snacks which is a great option for the friend who doesn’t plan to share, like my son. The Deluxe Box has 15+ snacks, great for family and friends to enjoy together. I love that they even have a Gluten Free Box with 10+ snacks, perfect for the person with the allergy to new and different snacking options. Each snack included are different each month, organic and natural, and contain no trans fats, hydrogenated oils, corn syrup, high fructose, or artificial flavors.