To kick-start the gift-giving season, we rounded up the best gift ideas that go beyond just giving. From donating a book to a child in Africa to funding efforts to stop hunger around the world, each thoughtful (and stylish) present supports a unique cause. As a bonus, we’re sure your recipient will be extra appreciative of the gesture! Read on to fill your holiday shopping list with our favourite good-deed presents.
Click through to shop our picks and learn more about each heartwarming cause.
Global Goods Partners Afghan Gold Star Lapis Bracelet ($60)
Global Good Partners directs proceeds to support its artisan partners.
TOMS x Target Sweater ($32)
For each item purchased from the collection, Target is donating a blanket, meals, or shoes in partnership with TOMS and North America-based charities; American Red Cross Disaster Relief, Canadian Red Cross Disaster Relief, Feeding America, and Food Banks Canada. Items are available at all Target stores and online starting November 16.
Michael Kors Watch Hunger Stop Silver Stainless Steel Watch ($295)
Proceeds go to the Watch Hunger Stop foundation.
Kayu Jen Straw Clutch ($180) in Black
The California-based label works with mothers, grandmothers, and daughters in Southeast Asia to create jobs and support economic opportunities in developing nations.
Do you know of a brand that supports a good cause? Give us the details in the comments below!