This holiday season, purchase with a purpose by giving gifts that give back. Not only do the following companies make incredible products that will charm your family and friends, but they also support a variety of different causes. May your gifts inspire cheer and charity this Christmas.
Bangs Shoes: Your Adventure Helps Others Find Theirs.
Bangs is committed to helping folks in third world countries pursue their entrepreneurial adventures by investing in their businesses. To date, they have served 800 entrepreneurs in 64 different countries.
Purpose: wear freedom.
Purpose jewelry is crafted by young women rescued from sex trafficking. Purpose provides dignity, freedom, independence, and empowerment by employing rescued women to create, pack and ship your order. Their Solstice Necklace has been a staple accessory piece this fall and I am excited to tell folks where it came from and the why behind it.
works directly with farmers in La Union, Honduras. This company works alongside the farmers to produce quality coffee and fair trade sales. The sales from the coffee go towards building a better life and community for the farmers. I ordered coffee beans for all the men in my family last year and they were shocked to learn about Aldea’s efforts.
Bridgewater Candles: Light a candle, Feed a child.
In partnership with Rice Bowls, each candle purchased feeds three meals to an orphaned child around the world. Since they began their partnership with Rice Bowls, Bridgwater Candles has provided over 7 million meals to orphaned children. Once the last candle burned, I was quick to purchase more.
Parks Project: Defend the Parklands.
The Parks Project works with over 30 park conservancies to fund important projects in our National Parks. They also inspire Americans to get outside and enjoy the 84 million acres of land that were protected for our benefit.
Mitscoots Outfitters: Get + Give+ Employ
For every item purchased, Mitscoots gives an equal item to someone in need as well as, employing transitioning homeless. Mitscoots has a variety of winter items that will fit any person in your family. Last year my husband was gifted with socks from Mitscoots and they are by far his favorite socks to wear.