Gifts That Give Back

The end of the year is the best time to rack up some good karma and bestow goodwill to your fellow man. Pair that with crossing lines off of your shopping list and it really couldn’t get any better. Give a gift to someone you care for and benefit a cause near and dear to your heart, and know that the spirit of the season is still thriving.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 08 Dec, 2010 by Rene

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  • Wish For The Perfect Pout

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    Six different holiday-exclusive shades benefiting The Children’s Miracle Network mean no pouting all around.

    $29 at Smashbox | Buy

    | Posted 08 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • FroliCat Bolt

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    Help support the ASPCA and keep Kitty occupied for hours.

    $20 at ASPCA | Buy

    | Posted 07 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Cranberry Pear Infusions

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    The perfect gourmet gift for the foodies and amateur mixologists on your list, with a karma-boosting benefit: fresh fruit will be donated to food banks with each purchase.

    $35 at Donate Fruit | Buy

    | Posted 07 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Turner Owl

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    Build-A-Bear Workshop will donate to First Book, which supplies low-income families with books, for every snuggable owl sold.

    $18 at Build-A-Bear | Buy

    | Posted 06 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Batik Baby Bib

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    Cute and colorful handmade bibs from Ghana are a useful and unique gift for the littlest ones on your list. The purchase will fund 25 cups of food via The Hunger Site and support women entrepreneurs in Ghana.

    $10 at The Hunger Site | Buy

    | Posted 06 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Leather Dog Collar & Leash

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    Happy Holidays to the most stylish pooch on the block. This handmade leather set is Fair Trade produced by displaced women in Peru who benefit from the proceeds.

    $38 at Global Goods Partners | Buy

    | Posted 03 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Maria Scarf

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    Winter seriously lacks in cheerful colors, but this vibrant yellow scarf will brighten anyone’s day. Bonus: the scarves are handmade by women using micro loans in Guatemala.

    $25 at Nest | Buy

    | Posted 03 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Thai Ginger Citrus Candle

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    A fruity scented soy candle that gives back: $5 from each candle sold will be donated to your choice from a list of charitable organizations.

    $20 at Jimmy Belasco | Buy

    | Posted 02 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Pink House Poster

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    100% of the proceeds from sales of this cool pink and black print by New Orleans artist Lionel Milton go to the Make It Right Foundation.

    $15 at Make It Right Foundation | Buy

    | Posted 02 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Archana Peace Napkin Ring

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    Give a little peace to your loved ones, and Archana assists third-world artisans with developing their own businesses and products.

    $8 at World of Good | Buy

    | Posted 02 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Gray Accent Arm Chair

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    A slim accent chair for any living room, with proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project.

    $250 at Overstock.com | Buy

    | Posted 02 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Carolina Bucci (Product) RED Bracelet

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    The Global Fund to eliminate AIDS will benefit from your good taste and gift giving prowess. A darling bee charm accents this rose gold and silk bracelet.

    $250 at Net-a-Porter | Buy

    | Posted 01 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • Stop Violence in the Home Lip Treatment

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    Make lips soft and shiny and help aid The Body Shop’s Stop Violence in the Home campaign which raises awareness and donates funds to victims of domestic abuse.

    $13 at The Body Shop | Buy

    | Posted 01 Dec, 2010 by Rene
  • White Hamsa Necklace

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    The Hamsa will protect you from all bad things while Jewelry For A Cause will donate proceeds to Do Something, a non-profit that enables and encourages teens to volunteer and activate change.

    $28 at Jewelry For A Cause | Buy

    | Posted 30 Nov, 2010 by Rene
  • Gia From Italy Doll

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    Not just another pretty face: Each international doll comes with an online access code that allows your child to choose where they will donate 3% of the proceeds.

    $100 at Karito Kids | Buy

    | Posted 30 Nov, 2010 by Rene
  • Simon Pearce Franconia Collection Limited-Edition Centerpiece

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    Garnet Hill will donate $50 to Heifer International for each hand-blown centerpiece sold, and this stunner is a piece everyone on your list will want.

    $256 at Garnet Hill | Buy

    | Posted 29 Nov, 2010 by Rene