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Giving Tuesday: The Gifts that Give Back 2022

November 29, 2022

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Giving gifts can be fun, but it can also make a meaningful impact in more than one way. For Giving Tuesday, we wanted to share some shops and products that “give back” to a good cause when you make a purchase! It’s the perfect time of year to make a difference in the world and your community while also checking something off your Christmas list!

These cute dolls are our girls’ favorites. We love the addition of Polly the Panda! Plus, for every doll purchased, 20 meals are provided to children in need around the world through our respected giving partners.

We’re big fans of everything Our Place has to offer, from their Always Pan and Perfect Pot to their incredible Bakeware. From now until the end of 2022, they will be donating ten meals to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

Explore iconic sites and National Parks across the U.S. with this fun, quick game that can be played in 20 mins. Great gift for couples and families. A portion of every game sale is donated to the National Park Service!

These blankets are warm and woolen and made in America. They’re stunners on every bed, and best of all — for every blanket sold, Faribault donates a high-quality blanket to nonprofits serving youth experiencing homelessness across the country.

Get the adventurer on your list a National Parks mug as a bucket-list promise to check off more parks this year than ever before. Of course, proceeds go to protecting and preserving our parklands.

The book lover in your life with love this literary tote, and Out of Print has donated more than 5 million books to communities in need and supports a variety of literacy initiatives.

Stepping out in style got a lot more sustainable when Rothy’s entered the shoe scene. They’ve recycled more than 146 million single-use bottles in making some of our favorite shoes — and what they’re doing to remove plastic waste from our oceans is inspiring.

The only thing that makes us feel more warm and fuzzy inside than hot chocolate on the go is knowing that every purchase goes toward Charity: Water to bring clean water to people in need.

I’m obsessed with these Fair Isle socks, and they make a great stocking stuffer! For every sock, shirt, and underwear purchase you make — Bombas donates the same piece of essential clothing to a homeless shelter.

For the home cook, get Chris’s Essential Bundle from Material — our tried-and-true favorites. For every purchase you make, you have the opportunity to direct a portion of your savings to this year’s recipient, The Lower Eastside Girls Club.

This handsome canvas toiletry bag was made in Peru. This purchase can provide 46 packets of lifesaving nourishment to children suffering from acute malnutrition.

These rainbow stripe towels look classic and colorful poolside. Special bonus — they were created in collaboration with The Trevor Project, and each towel sold benefits their lifesaving suicide prevention and crisis intervention services for LGBTQ youth.

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  1. Jen C says:

    Thank you for the great gift suggestions. I have bought several of the Bombas items and they are fantastic. I will be checking into the other suggestions.

  2. KC says:

    This isn’t really what giving tuesday is about. Perhaps a note about philanthropy and genorosity instead of consumerism? Great that these companies are giving back, but you don’t have to make a purchase to make a difference.

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