Doing good during the holiday season is simple! Shopping ethically and locally is a great way to knock out your holiday shopping and give back all at once! Our team loves to do good in this way. That’s why we’ve created a list of our favorite “gifts that give back”! Whether the gift is fair trade, eco-friendly, made by local artisans, or sold by a small business – every gift on this list will do good.
And if you don’t find the perfect match? That’s okay! Click on any link to take you to the business’s website and browse around the rest of their collection until you find something perfect. Each and every product gives back!
Every one of us understands what it means to overcome, and we are all ABLE to find purpose in the work we do. That is what the brand, ABLE, strives to provide for its employees too. ABLE is an ethical fashion brand that employs and empowers women as a solution to end poverty.
Their Rachel Crossbody is the perfect gift that gives back! This bag is a unique addition to anyone’s closet.
Remedy Road’s Borneo Basket is a unique and useful gift for any home! Use it to hold blankets, plants, or just as a decorative piece! Remedy Road donates 100% of proceeds to nonprofit organizations that work with or support the artisans who create their wares, and local nonprofits in the store’s community. If you’re not in the market for a basket, check out all of their other home gifts and accessories on their website.
Our friends at Haiti Design Co. have the perfect accessory for your friend or family member this holiday season. Their Gigi Earrings are fun, trendy, and a neutral color, meaning they will pair perfectly with any outfit.
Haiti Design Co. was founded in 2014 to bring about sustainable development through design, training, and job creation. Since then, they have established shops in Haiti and provided dozens of jobs for Haitian families.
Haiti Design Co.’s incredible leather goods don’t just apply to their jewelry! They create additional pieces such as this cardholder – which are artisan-made. Haiti Design Co. has designed the perfect men’s cardholder for your father, brother, or significant other.
The Flourish Market’s Crimson Abalone Small Hoop is the perfect gift for any gal on your list! The bright crimson color brings personality to an outfit but is small enough to not overpower your look.
The Flourish Market partners with 200+ brands that work worldwide, including right here at home in the United States. They invite you to use your purchasing power for good, supporting causes and change-makers and creating sustainable impact. Our friends at The Flourish Market have supported the mission of Help One Now for years. We invite you to support them this holiday season!
The Flourish Market has compiled incredible gift bundles so that you can put a gift together with the click of a button! Each gift bundle is $30 and under. Plus, you can add a personalized note if you are mailing it to a loved one. Want to add something extra to your bundle to make it perfect? You can do that too! Go to The Flourish Market’s website and pick out the bundle that is perfect for anyone on your wishlist!
Do you have anyone on your Christmas list who always makes you feel at home? Consider buying them this Charcuterie Board as a special gift for their home! It’s perfect for anyone who loves to host, and of course, any charcuterie lover. Ten Thousand Villages’ fair trade partner, Sasha Exports, helps textile makers earn sustainable incomes and preserve their traditional craft skills through access to new markets. This rustic serving set is handcrafted by artisans working with Sasha Exports.
JOYN’s Nubuck belt bag is unique, trendy, fun, and useful! It’s an excellent gift for anyone looking to spice up their wardrobe. JOYN’s vision is to be a conduit for opportunities in underserved communities and bring their handmade products to people worldwide. “Joyn” them in giving back this holiday season.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And also the busiest! Take a holiday spin on relaxing and get your loved one Musee’s limited-edition Merry and Bright Set. This set comes with a candle, bath soak, and a bath bomb.
Musee makes handcrafted, natural bath products in Madison County, Mississippi, with the mission of restoring lives by providing dignified work for vulnerable people in their community. Whoever receives this gift is sure to have a peaceful and relaxing holiday night!
Thistle Farms Leather Dopp Kit is a perfect gift! Their design is practical, sleek, and stylish – so you can’t go wrong! Thistle Farms is a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to helping women survivors recover from prostitution, trafficking, and addiction. They do this by providing a safe place to live, a meaningful job, and a lifelong sisterhood of support. Empower women this holiday season with a purchase of their Leather Dopp Kit.
Who doesn’t love their daily cup of coffee? Hounds and Grounds has endless flavors of incredible coffee to choose from! You can select any variety of coffee, whether it’s single origin, blends, or even coffee pods.
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. was born out of our passion for giving back to the animals who selflessly provide us with so much happiness. It’s a great gift to any coffee or animal lover in your life!
Thistle Farms has an abundance of unique gifts to choose from! Their “Gratitude” candle is the perfect way to bring joy to your shopping list. This candle is scented with Vanilla and Vetiver, creating a rich and warm atmosphere. Remind your loved ones how grateful you are for them while also giving back to women survivors.
We love the statement that this Paper Mache Vase from Caribbean Craft will make in your home! Timeless and elegant, the bold Dahlia floral pattern helps this piece take center stage on any surface. It’s handmade, meaning it will be a unique gift unlike any other!
All Caribbean Craft materials are sustainably sourced and eco-friendly. Each item is handmade by skillful artisans in Haiti, so no two pieces are exactly alike.
We can’t forget about the kids on our lists this Christmas! Luckily, Gift of Hope makes the most adorable stuffed animals that any kid is sure to love! Available in a variety of colors, Gift of Hope’s elephant stuffed animal will charm your child with beautiful fabric and a crinkle sound.
Gift of Hope is changing lives through stable income, discipleship, education, and the investment of relationships in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. They employ over 70 Haitians with a living wage that is at least three times above minimum wage and support local artists and entrepreneurs.
Happy Shopping, Help One Now Fam!