24 Gifts That Support Good Causes

Your holiday shopping just got more meaningful. Our do-good gift-guide features 24 presents that support charitable causes. 

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Softcover Notebook

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Softcover Notebook

The writer in your life can save her thoughts in a softcover notebook and the proceeds will help build schools around the globe. $10.

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Gourmet Cookies

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Gourmet Cookies

By sending a friend these gourmet cookies, you’ll support research at pediatric-cancer centers seeking less toxic, more effective treatments. $30 per dozen.

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Hand-Dyed Baskets

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Hand-Dyed Baskets

The women who weave these vibrant hand-dyed baskets receive free business education through the nonprofit Indego Africa. $75 and $60.

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The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce

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The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce

Made from fresh serrano pepper, this festive green and red The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce duo benefits the collaborative effort of more than 40 community gardens and the nonprofit GrowNYC. $7.95 each.

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Memory Game

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Memory Game

The customizable Paper Culture Memory Game is a gift and a good deed no one could forget: It’s made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper and a tree is planted for each purchase. $25.

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Corkscrews

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Corkscrews

Benefiting The Global Fund to fight AIDS, the Anna G. or Alessandro M. corkscrews will offer the recipient a good excuse to raise a glass. $70 Anna G., $55 Alessandro M.

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Rucksack

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Rucksack

The maker of this rucksack provides a fully stocked backpack to an American child in need for every bag sold. $110.

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Candle Votive

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Candle Votive

For each candle votive sold, Glassybaby donates 10 percent of the proceeds to aid people, animals, and the planet. $44.

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Three Blend Starter Kit

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Three Blend Starter Kit

Pet lovers will be paw-sitively grateful to know that 20 percent of the proceeds from the Three Blend Starter Kit goes to no-kill rescue organizations. $26.

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Custom Artwork

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Custom Artwork

The collage in this custom artwork is sure to delight grandparents. Half of the proceeds benefit Every Mother Counts, whose mission is to make childbirth safe. $74.

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Library Card Socks

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Library Card Socks

Bookworms will get a laugh out of these retro Library Card socks: For each pair, Out Of Print donates a book through Books for Africa. $10.

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Pink Bike

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Pink Bike

Ride in style on Kent’s pink bike that honors its $10-per-bike donation to Susan G. Komen and the fight to end breast cancer. $149.

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Good Karma Rope Toys

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Good Karma Rope Toys

You’ll be giving more furry friends a home when you stuff a doggy’s stocking with these Jax & Bones Good Karma Rope Toys that benefit The Rescue Train. $17 each.

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Blu Bag

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Blu Bag

The tote-ally chic Blu Bag supports Ocean Conservancy—a cause your eco-conscious recipient will appreciate. $10.

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Festive Spatulas

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Festive Spatulas

These festive spatulas will inspire your holiday baking and help support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. $19.95 each.

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BuddhiBox

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BuddhiBox

Yogis will love a holiday BuddhiBox benefiting homeless and at-risk youth through StandUp For Kids. Namaste, indeed. $35.

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Find Your Park Party Animal Onesie

Find Your Park Party Animal Onesie

Show your support for The National Park Service with this adorable baby onesie (sizes range from 3-6 months to 18-24 months), created through the partnership with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s user-generated production company, hitRECord, to celebrate the centennial of the Parks. Proceeds go to The National Park Foundation, which will help ensure the parks are around for the next generation.  $24.

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Growler

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Growler

Your favorite beer lover can drink with a clear conscience: MiiR supports clean-water initiatives with every purchase of its Growler. $55.

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Lucky Iron Fish

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Lucky Iron Fish

The Lucky Iron Fish boosts the iron content of food that’s cooking in a pot of boiling water—and another will be donated to a family in need with your purchase. $25.

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Cozy Slippers

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Cozy Slippers

TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need for each pair of cozy slippers you buy. $49.

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Crew-Neck Tee

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Crew-Neck Tee

Showcase home-state pride with the gift of a crew-neck tee from The Home T, which donates 10 percent of its profits to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $30.

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Locust Cider

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Locust Cider

Inspired by the cofounder’s daughter’s brain condition, Locust Cider donates a portion of its proceeds to the Hydrocephalus Association. $5 per 500mL bottle.

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Minnow Complete Cruiser Skateboard

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Minnow Complete Cruiser Skateboard

Be green and on-the-go with a cool Minnow Complete Cruiser Skateboard. The deck is made from recycled marine debris. $149.

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Gund Holiday Little Brown Bear

Gund Holiday Little Brown Bear

Sales of this super-soft bear from Bloomindales benefits the Child Mind Institute, dedicated to helping children with mental health and learning disorders. $20.