By: Haley Bosselman By: Haley Bosselman | November 9, 2021 | Lifestyle
The holidays are all about giving back, and you can do just that while holiday shopping. From sweatshirts to coffee to gadgets, put extra meaning into your gifts this year by choosing from our lineup of charitable items. And if you’re looking for gifts for the homebody, connoisseur or nostalgia enthusiast in your life, check out our other holiday gift guides.
See also: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
Support your body, your choice with this patriotic-colored fleece crewneck. Social Goods’ 1973 Sweatshirt honors the freedom granted by Roe v. Wade, and all the while you’ll also be kept warm. $10 from each sale goes to The National Institute for Reproductive Health. $85
Kenzo is known for its signature tiger, so it made all the more sense for the French fashion house to partner with the World Wide Fund for Nature to double the wild tiger population by 2022. From tiger-adorned jumpers to tracksuits, Kenzo will donate $10 of each piece sold to WWF. Varies
Made of upcycled printed canvas and calfskin leather, this Chloé backpack is an expressive pop of color that also functions as a high-quality, impactful piece. It’s all part of the French fashion house’s partnership with Sheltersuit, a non-profit that develops a multi-purpose, cold-weather resistant garment for the homeless. Each backpack sale funds the making of two Sheltersuits.
Present your holiday party host with this sparkling wine, ideal for sipping on while gathering around a plate of appetizers or sitting down to a dinner of seafood. This limited edition item from OneHope has aromas of green apple and nectarine and a palate of peach, berries and pear. And as with all OneHope products, each bottle gives back to local and global causes. $39
Any athlete or intense fitness enthusiast in your life will be forever grateful for this deep muscle treatment that’s even trusted by professionals. A smart percussive therapy device that enhances muscle recovery, releases stress and tension and soothes discomfort, the Theragun PRO (Red) is part of the line of RED products that contribute to the Global Fund in the fight against around-the-world pandemics. $599
Looking to brighten up someone’s work from home set up? Lula’s Garden Jewel Garden comes in a planter gift box ready to be displayed. The three small, pre-planted succulents just need to be cared for with the included water dropper, making it an easy addition to any office desk. By gifting a friend an easy-to-care plant friend, you also help provide six months of safe water for one person in the developing world. $42
It’s hard to find a person that doesn’t drink coffee, making a bag of beans a solid gift for anyone from your favorite coworker to your parents. Opt for Grounds & Hounds Coffee, which not only is committed to selling the best organic and eco-friendly specialty coffee, but it donates 20 percent of all profits to support rescue organizations that provide safe-havens for dogs between homes. Varies
Give the gift of stellar sound while helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic with the purchase of this Beats speaker. Designed to go anywhere and fill any space with rich, clear sound, the Beats Pill Plus’ intuitive interface makes it easy to get your favorite music playing on a moment’s notice. $179.97
Add some sparkle to the holidays all December long. Tiffany & Co.’s newest advent calendar comes from the Beyoncé and Jay-Z-starring “About Love” campaign, which features Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Equals Pi.” Inside, the white oak cabinet opens up to 24 boxes of Tiffany & Co. treasures. What’s more, the iconic jewelry retailer will donate $250,000 from advent calendar purchases to Free Arts NYC. $150,000
Photography by: Courtesy: Social Goods; Kenzo; Chloé; OneHope; Therabody; Lula Garden; Grounds & Hounds Coffee; Beats; Tiffany & Co.