Your Holiday Guide to Ethical Gifts

 
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This holiday season, find the perfect gifts for friends and family that make an impact on the people behind the product. Whether you’re shopping for a trend-setter, an adventurer, or a bookworm, find the perfect gift while making a big impact in the lives of others.


Gifts that Give Back

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IJM's Gift Catalog

Product featured: Help a widow start a small business

International Justice Mission works worldwide to bring justice to the poor. We proudly support their mission to rescue victims of trafficking through large grants given through Dressember. Their holiday catalog allows you to gift a wide variety of life-saving services, starting at just $7.

Shop IJM's Holiday Catalog | $7+

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Out of Print Clothing

Product featured: Baby Bodysuit "Corduroy"

Unique gifts for book-lovers of all ages. From tote bags to clothing for all genders and ages, Out of Print Clothing has something for every book-lover on your list. Every purchase helps provide books to underserved areas.

Shop Out of Print Clothing | $10-$42

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The Arise Box

Product featured: Winter Box

The perfect gift for someone who is obsessed with ethical, sustainable, & philanthropic businesses. This subscription box features usable & beautiful products from companies who give back. Plus part of the profits from each box sold goes towards building care packages for human trafficking survivors.

Shop The Arise Box | $50

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The Charity Wrap

Product featured: Falsa Blanket

For the trendy friend, check out The Charity Wrap’s generously sized falsa blankets for those cold winter nights by the fireplace. Part of the profits go towards domestic violence shelters.

Shop The Charity Wrap | $20-$45

 

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Cuddle & Kind

Product featured: Isla the Mermaid  

Ethically produced, handmade, and oh-so cute dolls that feed children. Each doll comes in two sizes. 1 doll = 10 meals

Shop Cuddle & Kind | $48-$68

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Imani Collective   

Product featured: Llama Animal Pillow

Gifts for quirky minimalists are hard to come by but Imani Collective’s handmade pillows are the perfect solution. Made by artisans on natural canvas, these pillows feature simple designs and provide sustainable jobs for 59 women and education for 140 kids in Kenya.
 

Shop Imani Collective  | $22-$178

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Youme Clothing

Product featured: Sweatshirt (Unisex)

A cozy sweatshirt featuring a patch sewn in from a child’s old school uniform. Children in developing countries turn in their old unwearable uniforms for new ones. Then Youme repurposes the old uniforms into something new!

Shop Youme | $28-$50

 

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Nectar Republic

Product featured: Apothecary Candles

Candles are a must for Holiday gifts. Nectar Republic candles and wax melts are handmade with soy beeswax, essential oils, and come in a beautiful reusable glass containers. 5% of the profits to “Save the Bees.”

Shop Nectar Republic | $5-$32

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Mitscoots

Product featured: Travel Bags

For the adventurer on your list. These Traveler Bags are roomy and rainproof and for each bag purchased an equal quality item is given to the homeless. Mitscoots also provides jobs for transitioning homeless.

Shop Mitscoots | $8-$79

 

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Slumlove Sweaters

Product featured: The Vee Sweater

Ethically made cozy sweater from Kenyan artisans and dyed with natural and organic dyes. Each purchase from Slumlove also provides high school scholarships to children living in the world’s largest slums.

Shop Slumlove | $29-$95

 

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Bombas

Products featured: Athletic socks

A gift for the runners, the athletes, and the sock aficionados in your life. Every pair of Bombas socks donates a pair of socks to the homeless.   

Shop Bombas | $12+

 

Happy Holiday Shopping. Click on the next blog post to view our ideas for stocking stuffer picks! 

XO

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About the Author

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Cassidy believes everyone can make a difference in the world. Through her lifestyle subscription box, The Arise Box, she introduces people to products that change the world while using part of the profits to fight human trafficking. She spends her free time attempting (often failing) to be graceful on aerial silks and trapeze, reading, or hanging out with her three-legged dog.