17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Finding the perfect holiday gifts can sometimes be stressful, but we have all had enough stress this year. Don’t let that extra energy take time away from enjoying the holidays. Give the perfect gifts that give back this holiday season. These charity donating gifts are an easy way to support great causes while bringing smiles to everyone’s faces. Ideas range from beauty products to backpacks, clothing and so much more. There is sure to be something on our holiday gift list for every recipient. Kick back, do some shopping, and feel good that you’ve both finished up your Christmas list and helped support a great cause.

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Orangewood Guitars

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

If you have a music lover in your life this holiday season then look no further than Orangewood Guitars for a gift that will be more than just appreciated. Built right in Los Angeles, these premium guitars inspired by the City of Angels itself are more than just musical instruments, they are meant to bring music, life, and guitar culture back into being. Built by a team of musicians, Orangewood Guitars feature a simple, sleek design with classic acoustic guitar shapes to give those a truly timeless experience. On a mission to empower and transform the world by bringing back the music with every guitar sold Orangewood Guitars gives back by supporting music education programs.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

This holiday season we love the Echo Torrified Spruce Live. This special edition acrostic electric guitar comes complete with a vintage-inspired solid torrefied spruce top, ebony fretboard, and mother of pearl details. The Echo also features a bold tone with full-bodied dreadnought projection, a solid spruce top for dynamic range with a modern look, and a Fishman Flex Plus-T EQ built-in tuner/onboard volume and tone controls. With the included Gig Bag, all Orangewood Guitars are ready to play, at home or on the road. Finally, make sure to include the accessory kit for your gifted musician which includes everything they need for immediate play. This kit includes a tuner, guitar strap, cap, picks, string winder, chord chart, and cleaning cloth. Bring music back into one’s like, and back into the holidays this season with a beautifully crafted guitar or ukelele from Orangewood Guitars.

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Echo Torrified Spruce Live | Accessory Kit
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Nu Skin

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

This holiday season give the gift of smooth, healthy, younger, more vibrant looking skin with the best skincare products from Nu Skin. The ageLOC LumiSpa Essential Kit is a must-have beauty tool that massages and cleanses your face for a spa-like experience. With its powerful counter-rotating brush, it will eliminate all the yucky stuff such as dirt, oils, makeup, and toxins that otherwise damage your skin.

Nu Skin offers multiple treatment heads and cleansers for the LumiSpa so that you can have what is best for you and your skin. Use the LumiSpa first thing in the morning to give yourself a fresh and youthful glow and right before bed to keep your skin and pillow clean at night. While you rest simply place the LumiSpa in the charging base so that it is ready for use in the morning.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

The LumiSpa Essential Kit is used twice a day with results starting as early as two weeks. The treatment is quick, painless, non-invasive, and can even be used in the shower. If you are looking to gift someone the best skincare products, be sure to snag Nu Skin’s ageLOC LumiSpa Essential Kit. If you want to spoil your loved one this holiday season, just put this beauty tool under the tree or in their stocking. Go ahead and treat yourself as well, we won’t tell anyone.

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ageLOC LumiSpa Essential Kit
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Nu Skin | Facebook | Instagram | Youtube

Grounds & Hounds Coffee

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

This holiday season give the gift of a delicious cup of joe while also helping out our furry friends in need with Grounds & Hounds Coffee. Like our furry friends, coffee is basically man’s best friend, the one we depend on to get us up in the morning, keep us running throughout the day, and especially to keep us warm during this chilly winter season. This holiday whether you are searching for a gift for that impossible to buy for in-law, boss, teacher, or friend, you can never go wrong with a great cup of coffee.

This season a few of our favorites include the Snow Day Winter Roast, a dark roast with hints of dark chocolate, graham cracker, and brown sugar, the Nice List Holiday Blend, a dark roast with hints of dark chocolate, cranberry, and gingerbread, and Madagascar Vanilla, a medium roast with hints of vanilla, cherry, and graham crackers. Perfect for putting together a coffee basket as a gift, or featuring at your holiday coffee bar, these blends are a fabulous selection for the holiday season. You can even add a splash of Bailey’s or whiskey for a warm winter treat.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Finally, for the time spent with the kids, or even just relaxing in front of the fire on a cold winter’s night, we love the Hot Chocolate Gift Set full of three different hot chocolate blends perfect for pairing with those excellent Christmas cookies. Sample or gift the gluten-free, vegan, hot chocolate, Mexican hot chocolate, and peppermint hot chocolate all in this conveniently boxed set. This season finish off your Christmas list and give back at the same time with Grounds & Hounds Coffee where 20% of all proceeds go to rescue organizations working to give the pups of this world a second chance.

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Snow Day Winter Roast | Nice List Holiday Blend | Madagascar Vanilla | Hot Chocolate Gift Set
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World Vision

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice. This organization gives you a chance to empower kids and families that have been hit hard by the effects of the global pandemic. Your generosity will help them recover, survive, and thrive. 

The “Loving Heart” enameled-iron Christmas ornament, designed by actor, director, producer, and World Vision supporter, Melissa Joan Hart, is the perfect addition to any tree. The delicate ornament suspended on a fabric ribbon is handmade by an artisan in India who helps to support his mother and two younger sisters. With your donation, you are helping to meet the critical needs both today and tomorrow, equipping people to rebuild in the wake of disasters and helping empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season
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This “Bonded Together” tote, by singer, author, and World Vision supporter, Wé McDonald is an embroidered cotton tote made by women artisans in Vietnam. Made from faux suede and cotton, it is the perfect gift for the mom or aunt in your life who enjoys a little splash with their outfit. With your donation, you are helping to meet the critical needs both today and tomorrow, equipping people to rebuild in the wake of disasters and helping empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

This beautiful, handcrafted “Unity” Tassel Necklace, designed by Emmy®-winning actor, producer, best-selling author, and World Vision Celebrity Ambassador, Patricia Heaton, is handmade by artisans in India. A beautiful piece for the woman in your life (or yourself!), that enjoys a statement necklace that can be dressed up or down. The necklace features a 24″ chain, gray druzy stone, silk tassel, and a starburst charm. With your donation, you are helping to meet the critical needs both today and tomorrow, equipping people to rebuild in the wake of disasters and helping empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty.

SHOP:
“Loving Heart” Christmas Ornament |“Bonded Together” Tote | “Unity” Tassel Necklace
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Hollyhoux®

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Start the holiday season off right with the basics. The basic moisture enriching and youthful glow we all crave in beautiful, healthful skin. Hollyhoux® has a “Basic” (even though it’s any but) Reversaline “The Basics” 5-Piece Set that will sustain and strengthen your skin’s outermost layer. So, basically, all you need is the:

Not only are you providing a loved one with a basic, beautifying skin care regimen, you’re also helping to make the earth a bit greener and more sustainable in the future years with so many of their gifts that give back. For every purchase, 1% goes back to those special charities that help build and sustain a greener world…and that’s beautiful.

We all work hard, but we don’t want to look like it by midday. Say good-byyee shiny, happy face and hello Cool Liquid Cushion Compact Flawless Skin Pact to cut the greasy shine, instantly. Get that airbrushed, no large pores, look as if you spent all day in front of your own personal A/C unit. It’s a cooling, pore-reducing, and skin-protecting “cushion” of 16 amazing herbs and a fresh new water powder to soothe your skin as it blocks excessive sebum production. No need to keep applying more heavy makeup powders when you can cool to perfection with just a tap. Give beautiful, stay green, and be sustainable with Hollyhoux®.

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Reversaline “The Basics” 5-Piece Set | Cool Liquid Cushion Compact Flawless Skin Pact
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Hollyhoux® | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube

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Beekeeper’s Naturals

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

This holiday season, we’re talking about gifts that give back when you give a special someone a gift that matters. Active Essentials is one of those gifts that is two-fold on giving back. First, for those go-getters in your life, support their active body with the superfood fuel to energize, recover, and stay resilient through times like these. The bundle includes three powerhouses to support even the busiest of persons:

Propolis Spray – Immune support that’s just a spray away.

Raw Bee Pollen – Refuel with nutrient-dense B vitamins and minerals is just handful away.

B.Powered – A mental and fortifying superfood of royal jelly, bee pollen, propolis, and raw honey for optimal body-balance.

B.Chill Honey, need we say more? Since hemp is known for assisting with a calmer state of mind, why not pair it with raw honey for a restorative self-care ritual? No need to consider other relaxation alternatives with questionable side-effects because nature’s prescription of calm has no worrisome side effects to think about. We love that not only do these gifts promote optimal health and well-being, Beekeeper’s Naturals partners with leading bee-research institutions to raise awareness and support pollinator protection. 10% of your gift-giving funds from their apparel line is donated to support their charity partners.

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Active Essentials | B.Chill Honey
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Kibou

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Looking for a gift for a new mom or a mom on the go who also is passionate about giving back during the holiday season? Check out Kibou‘s great Fanny pack options and feel good about each purchase helping another mother in need. Fanny packs are the trendy fashion statement of the year, and Kibou makes “mom life” easier without sacrificing fashion. The Kibou-Olive is bound to catch some attention. The gorgeous olive color and practicality make this fanny pack desirable for the park, quick shopping trips, and all around town.

Kibou not only gives parents a break from holding everything, but the Kibou-Olive also provides a quick and easy option for your child to have a diaper change or clean surface to rest. Bandage boo-boos, clean hands, wipe faces, and change clothes using the changing pad in the back flap of the fanny pack. Pack wipes and dirty clothes in the ingenious built-in waterproof pocket that is easily sanitized. Give the gift of convenience with the Kibou-Olive fanny pack this holiday while also contributing to gifts that give back.

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Kibou – Olive
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Adventurist Backpack Co.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season
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Looking for a travel bag as adventurous as you? The Weekender Bag from The Adventurist Backpack Co. is exactly what you need! Made with waterproof material and extra padding for extra protection, you can head just about anywhere with this! Not only will you have a durable, travel-worthy bag, but you’ll also be feeding 25 families in need with your purchase. So spread your wings, see the world, and most importantly, do some good.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Baby, it’s cold outside! Just because the weather is changing doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still be out there adventuring! These cozy beanies from The Adventurist Backpack Co. will not only keep your noggin warm but it will feed 5 families in need! Do you know of any other beanie that can do that? Give the gift of warmth in more ways than one with any one of their vintage knit beanies this holiday!

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The Weekender Bag | Beanies
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The Adventurist Backpack Co. | Instagram

Humblemaker Coffee Co.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Mmmmm coffee. So many people fall asleep dreaming about the smell and taste of morning coffee. And so many of those people are parents. Because…kids. An alternative to alcohol gifts (and drinks) this Christmas is coffee. Because…kids. Humblemaker Coffee Co. has a wide range of coffee products perfect for a stocking stuffer or Christmas gift. If looking for a medium roast, try the Alabama Hills blend which is a house favorite.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Or if you are more into a lighter roast, the Ethiopia Sidamo is sure to brighten any morning. This medium-bodied brew has notes of milk-chocolate, caramel, and blueberry. To keep these coffee beans fresh, store in a cool, dark place and use the beans as close to the roast date as possible.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season
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Another great lighter option is the Kenya Nyeri. With a hunt of citrus zest, this blend will help you tackle your day with a smile. Whichever Humblemaker Coffee Co. product you choose to purchase this year, know that 10% of annual profits support children with autism. For a great company and an even better product, check out Humblemaker Coffee Co. for a great selection of gifts that give back this year.

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Kenya Nyeri | Ethiopia Sidamo | Alabama Hills
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Humblemaker Coffee Co. | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

aden + anais

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

aden + anais has become a favorite with parents all over the world. Their billowy fabrics are the perfect texture for your little one to do tummy time, swaddle up or just plain relax in comfort! Their newest addition, The Dream Blanket, boasts four layers of cotton muslin, making this their softest blanket yet! Better still, every product from the, “In This Together,” collection pays it forward by donating a swaddle blanket to a needy family in New York City! For all your baby and gifts that give back needs, aden + anais is at the top of the list.

SHOP:
Dream Blanket
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aden + anais | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest

Ornament Anchor

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Don’t get your ‘tinsel in a tangle’. Keep all those meaningful, heavy, and expensive ornaments safe and from shattering on the floor with the coolest Christmas innovation around, Ornament Anchor. The patent-pending loop-and-pull will keep ornaments of all sizes and heft safe and secure on the Christmas tree through curious children and animals, bumps and accidents, cleaning, and redecorating. Buy them for yourself, or throw them in with any ornament gifts given to someone this year. The 48 Pack of Anchors is the perfect size for any tree.

With each purchase of an ornament anchor, you’ll be helping raise money for Shelter pets in need to avoid euthanizing homeless pets. Let’s get them a Christmas home, shall we? One, unbroken ornament at a time!

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48 Pack of Anchors
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Ornament Anchor | Facebook | Instagram | Youtube

What’s Wrong With Grown Ups

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Do you have a curious kid in your life? One that asks 101 questions about everything? Well, this holiday season satisfy their curiosity and engage as a family with the fun and exciting card game What’s Wrong with Grown Ups. Roll the dice and connect with each other through the 500 cards of thought-provoking questions geared at giving kids and teens a chance to voice their opinions in a fun and non-judgmental way. Questions fit into one of 5 categories including Play, Connect, Imagine, Challenge, Grow. This game is great as an icebreaker or conversation starter and can be played with an unlimited number of players.  This holiday season you can even give back as every purchase of What’s Wrong with Grown Ups donates a portion of proceeds from your purchase to organizations advancing education and entrepreneurship.

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What’s Wrong with Grown Ups
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Authentic Agility | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube | LinkedIn

Cubles

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Sometimes the simple things in life are what get loved the most. Had enough of expensive and complicated toys with tiny parts that easily break? It doesn’t take more than a little bit of imagination and some sturdy paperboard to have a fun time with Cubles. Their Dog Man 3D Paperboard Model Kit 3 Pack will be a hit with any fans of this popular book series, when they make Dog Man, Petey, and Philly come together before their very eyes.

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Seeking something slightly scarier? Pick up a Cubles Dinosaur Set. They transform from a greeting card-sized package to a sturdy 3D paperboard figure without scissors, glue, or any mess! The kids will enjoy building a TRex, Brontosaurus, and Triceratops and you’ll enjoy the fact that they were made in the USA out of 100% recyclable material. Better yet, Cubles has partnered with OneTreePlanted to plant 100 trees for every one tree used to make Cubles toys. How cool is that? Nothing spreads holiday cheer better than gifts that give back!

SHOP:
Dog Man 3D Paperboard Model Kit 3 Pack | Cubles Dinosaur Set
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Cubles | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube

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Pangea Movement

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Pangea Movement is an eco-brand for the outdoors created by a group of travelers that uses part of its funds to clean the planet, and inspire the world, so this holiday season, give the gift of mother earth to your loved ones and allow them to become part of earth’s rejuvenation! Did you know that one million plastic water bottles are purchased each minute throughout the world? These bottles end up in landfills and our oceans, so the Pangea Bamboo Bottle is the perfect gift option for lovers of mother nature on your nice list.

For each bottle sold, Pangea Movement is able to collect 2 pounds of trash. This bottle is crafted from stainless steel and bamboo, so it is strong, durable, and long-lasting. It is double insulated with a bamboo finish, so it is comfortable to the touch. Bamboo is a great natural insulator and grows back after being cut, so this water bottle is not only helping to replace plastic water bottles throughout the planet, it’s also a sustainable option!

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Pangea Bamboo Bottle
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This Saves Lives

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

Cute, colorful, and yummy treats are what stockings are made of. This season pile your kiddos stockings full of Krispy Treats made by This Saves Lives. Each bar has a serving of fruits and vegetables (undercover nutrition of course) and is non-GMO, dairy-free, and nut-free. Feed these delicious bars to buddies and classmates with no worries for all the holiday parties at school this year. With fun and friendly animals on each package, your kids won’t be able to resist tearing it open and seeing what treat is inside.

The fun doesn’t stop with the eye-catching package and super rad names. This Saves Lives has brought their A-game with the deliciousness in each bar. The Unicorn Sprinkle Surprise has colorful sprinkles and a yummy vanilla flavor. If you prefer a chocolatey flavor, reach for a Crocodile Chocolate Crunch. You can never go wrong with a classic like the Mammoth Marshmallow Krisp. With every bite you take, This Saves Lives sends life-saving food to children suffering from severe acute malnutrition globally with every single purchase? Ending severe acute malnutrition in children around the world is a core part of This Saves Lives and their mission!

For your adventurous side of chewing, This Saves Lives brings you the Dragon’s Dream Cookies N’ Cream. However, this holiday season stock up on the Bigfoot Campfire S’mores to keep you feeling full while your warm and toasty by the fire. Either way, you can’t go wrong with gifts that give back this holiday season. A sweet thumbs up to This Saves Lives Krispy Treats.

SHOP:
Unicorn Sprinkle Surprise | Crocodile Chocolate Crunch | Mammoth Marshmallow Krisp | Dragon’s Dream Cookies N’ Cream | Bigfoot Campfire S’mores
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This Saves Lives | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

One Less Case

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

One Less Case is giving the gift of security this holiday season. The Essential and The Starter are two convenient and easy to use, portable options for holding your mask when you are not wearing it and can hold up to two masks depending on which style and size you go with. Hook onto backpacks, keychains, purses or even belt loops and make wearing a mask an easy part of your day to day. The silicone material makes washing and reusing a no-brainer to keep germs off your mask and mask case. And an added bonus is One Less Case provides 10% of sales to COVID-19 recovery and relief organizations. Gifts that give back are the gifts that keep giving!

Read More: Top Favorite Holiday Treats You Need To Try This Season

SHOP:
The Essential | The Starter
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One Less Case | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

grabease

17 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts That Give Back This Season

What better way to give this year than with gifts that give back? Grabese has you covered with great baby gift ideas in addition to helping end childhood hunger. The Silicone Self Feeding Essentials features a handy dandy silicone suction bowl that suctions to the table or high chair to keep your little one’s bowl stay put and ergonomic utensils to promote self-feeding. Mealtime with babies can be super messy and thankfully, grabease can help eliminate extra meal time clean up.

Grabease silicone utensils are a perfect size and shape for little hands that are learning to utilize utensils. They even have a choke protection barrier to reduce the chances of your baby gagging themselves with the utensils. A bonus is that these utensils can be used to soothe aching gums and new teeth. Grabease Silicone Self Feeding Essentials are not only BPA, latex, PVC, lead, and phthalate-free, but they are also made of bacteria, odor, and stain-resistant food-grade silicone, ensuring the health and happiness of your baby. Every purchase helps grabease donate to a child in need.

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SHOP:
Silicone Self Feeding Essentials
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grabease | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube | Pinterest

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The holidays are just around the corner and with everything going on this year, shopping and decorating are two things a lot of people are looking forward to. Whether the person on your list is a new mom, loves beauty products, is an adventurer or just needs a good cup of coffee, this list of gifts that give back is sure to have something for everyone. Buying gifts that pay it forward is a great way to end the year and begin the next. Cheers and happy holidays!

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