Posted December 7, 2012 by Caitlin Clark in Beauty

Gifts That Give Back


uying thoughtful gifts for friends and family can be one of the most rewarding parts of the holidays. Make that experience even more special by choosing gifts that give back. Here a few gift ideas and stocking stuffers that will do a world of good with every purchase.


Lush Charity Pot ($10): Not only are these amazing little pots filled with the finest ingredients including almond oil and Fair Trade, organic cocoa butter, but every single penny made from this product goes to fund and support grassroots charities all around the world. {Purchase here}

Falling Whistles ($34-59): Be a whistleblower for peace. Each whistle is a symbol of protest and part of a campaign for peace in Congo. Read the inspiring story behind the whistles on their site. {Purchase here}

Tory Burch Pom Pom Keyfob ($55): It’s a chic accessory that everyone can use and all proceeds go towards the Tory Burch Foundation, committed to providing economic opportunities for women and their families. Learn more about the Tory Burch Foundation here. {Purchase here}

Kwiat Diamond Waterdrop Bracelet ($100): This one is a bit pricier, but it’s something that the receiver can wear and feel good about every day. All proceeds go to the charity: water organization allowing them to give ONE hundred percent of public donations to fund water projects. {Purchase here}

FEED 2 Kenya Bag ($250): This amazing bag is handcrafted in Kenya by a co-op of women and deaf Kenyans. Proceeds support Kenyan artisans and provides school meals to two children in Kenya for an entire year as part of The FEED Foundation. Order online or pick up a bag at Five and Ten in Highland Park Village.


Caitlin Clark

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Caitlin Clark is contributing author and Social Media Director for YouPlusMedia, focusing primarily on Style, Uptown, and Arts and Entertainment.