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100 Charitable Gifts

From One-For-One Kids' Clothes to Activism-Encouraging Friendship Bracelets

— December 10, 2014 — Social Good
With the holidays right around the corner, many are starting to think about what they can give their loved ones, including charitable gifts. This time of year many people choose to give back to the less fortunate in addition to giving presents to their loved ones, sometimes at the same time.

Whether you are looking for charities doing important work you can donate your finances or time to, or ways you can give a meaningful present in the form of charitable gifts, there are many ways to do so.

You can choose a social enterprise with a one-for-one model, such as one-for-one backpacks. You could support a crowdfunding campaign that is caused-based, like recycled fishnet skateboards. Or if you are planning on taking a trip over the holiday break, you might consider family-based service trips.

You could use any of these campaigns as inspiration to get more involved as well.
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Fashionable Food Campaigns
Fashionable Food Campaigns
Halle Berry is Helping Raise Funds For This World Food Day Campaign
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99
Social Enterprise Cooking Stalls
Social Enterprise Cooking Stalls
Hamlet Foods Empowers Poor People in the Philippines
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98
Charitable Shark Shirts
Charitable Shark Shirts
This Shark T-Shirt Cleverly Reminds That Sharks are Worthy Creatures Too
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97
Choosy Charity Search Engines
Choosy Charity Search Engines
Sleio Donates 100% of Profits to the Charitable Cause of Your Choice
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96
Charitable Space Adventures
Charitable Space Adventures
Donating to the Ticket to Rise Contest Could Win You a Ticket to Space
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95
Groovy Artist-Designed Shoes
Groovy Artist-Designed Shoes
The Jonathan Adler x Toms Shoe Collaboration is Too Rad
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94
Charitable Laundry Initiatives
Charitable Laundry Initiatives
Laundry Love's Serving the Community So the Poor Can Do It For Free
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93
Charitable Retail Collaborations
Charitable Retail Collaborations
Target and TOMS Are Teaming Up to Give Back This Holiday Season
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92
Charitable Paywall Initiatives
Charitable Paywall Initiatives
Esquire's The Falling Man is Driving Donors to a Scholarship Fund
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91
Charitable Dining Campaigns
Charitable Dining Campaigns
This Creative Fundraising Campaign Appeals to Restaurant-Goers
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90
Charitable Donation Boxes
Charitable Donation Boxes
The Salvation Army's Boxes for Goods Represent the Items It Accepts
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89
Canine Slogan Shirts
Canine Slogan Shirts
The Just Pug It Tee Proudly Boasts Dog-Focused Inspiration
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88
Empowering Culinary Education
Empowering Culinary Education
Knead-To-Feed is a Social Enterprise Specializing in Artisan Breads
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87
Charitable Frequent Fliers
Charitable Frequent Fliers
The Extra Mile Donates Flights To People Visiting Dying Loved Ones
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86
8-Bit Charity Build Campaigns
8-Bit Charity Build Campaigns
Clinic Craft Aims to Raise Money for Save the Children on Minecraft
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85
Charitable Logo-Recognizing Apps
Charitable Logo-Recognizing Apps
Based in the UK, This Donation App Makes Giving Easy for Donors
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84
Percussive Power Producers
Percussive Power Producers
Shake Your Power Involves an Energy-Harvesting Percussion Instrument
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83
Foster Care Organizations
Foster Care Organizations
The Red String Foundation Grants Wishes for Foster Care Children
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82
Medical Fundraising Sites
Medical Fundraising Sites
Thoughtful.org is a Free Crowdfunding Platform for Expensive Emergencies
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81
Mass-Packaging Meal Charities
Mass-Packaging Meal Charities
The ONEXONE Million Meals Event Looks to Feed the Masses
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80
Affordable Arboreal Shades
Affordable Arboreal Shades
The Yes Man Sunglasses are Handcrafted from Handpicked Bamboo
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79
Charitable Knotted Rugs
Charitable Knotted Rugs
Madeline Weinrib's Rug Design for the Mala Project Aids Kids in India
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78
Crowdsourced Rescue Mission Websites
Crowdsourced Rescue Mission Websites
This Website Lets Volunteers Help Locate a Missing Airline
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77
Empowering Sustainable Shoe Kits
Empowering Sustainable Shoe Kits
The KLEM Project Aims to Provide Every Malawian With Footwear
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76
Heating Monitor Technology
Heating Monitor Technology
Heat Seek NYC Allows People to Track Violations During Colder Seasons
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75
Gourmet Training for Homeless Youth
Gourmet Training for Homeless Youth
Streat Takes a Taste-Focused Approach to Employment Programs
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Charitable Musical Collections
Charitable Musical Collections
The OBEY Awarness Collection Partners with Adam Yauch's Foundation
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Public Bee-Saving Projects
Public Bee-Saving Projects
The Open Source Beehives Project Fights Colony Collapse Disorder
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72
Swag Donation Startup Giveaways
Swag Donation Startup Giveaways
These Start-Ups are Donating Their SXSW Swag to the Homeless
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71
Sign Language Translating Devices
Sign Language Translating Devices
The Uni Sign Language Translator Helps the Deaf Communicate
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70
One-for-One Hosiery Brands
One-for-One Hosiery Brands
Bombas Socks Help Give Customers and Those in Need Quality Garments
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69
Water-Purifying Books
Water-Purifying Books
The Drinkable Book is an Educational Tool That Offers Clean Drinking Water
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68
One-for-One Book-Inspired Sacks
One-for-One Book-Inspired Sacks
The 'Out of Print' Pouches Follow Along the Same Business Model
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67
Portugal-Made Parisienne Shoes
Portugal-Made Parisienne Shoes
The Equal for All Kickstarter Relaunches the Ethical Brand
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66
One-for-One Exercise Totes
One-for-One Exercise Totes
'Babar's Yoga for Elephants' by Out of Print is Made in the USA
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65
Collaborative Charity Art
Collaborative Charity Art
Over 75 ArtistsCome Together Through Paddle8 for Hurricane Haiyan
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Poverty-Aiding Wooden Watches
Poverty-Aiding Wooden Watches
This Eco Wooden Watch Feeds 10 Meals to Hungry Children
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Charitable Cartoon Cat Macarons
Charitable Cartoon Cat Macarons
The Pierre Hermé Hello Kitty Macarons Benefit Make-A-Wish HK
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Patriotic Sports Apparel
Patriotic Sports Apparel
Yesler Creates Jobs With Quality and Design-Focused Athetic Gear
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61
Charitable Missing Piece Pastries
Charitable Missing Piece Pastries
World Vision Japan's Love Cakes Help to Feed Children in Africa
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60
Celeb-Designed Ornaments
Celeb-Designed Ornaments
These Celebrity Christmas Ornaments Will Be Auctioned Off for Charity
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59
Crowdsourced Wish-Granting Services (UPDATE)
Crowdsourced Wish-Granting Services (UPDATE)
The Crowdwish Site Works to Make Wishes Come True
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Marvelous Movember Apps
Marvelous Movember Apps
The Movember Mobile App Helps You Manage Your Movember Journey
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57
Charitable Camera Straps
Charitable Camera Straps
The ONA Camera Strap Raises Awareness for Clean Drinking Water
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56
Family-Based Service Trips
Family-Based Service Trips
A Me to We Family Volunteer Trip is Life Changing for Everyone
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55
Disability Cooking Magazines
Disability Cooking Magazines
Look, Cook and Eat Teaches Disabled People to Cook Their Own Meals
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54
All-American Children's Shoes
All-American Children's Shoes
United Shoes of America is Making Kids' Shoes in the USA
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53
Cartoon-Inspired Charity Dolls
Cartoon-Inspired Charity Dolls
The Lanvin Christmas Doll Collection is for a Good Cause
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52
Artisan-Made Canvas Totes
Artisan-Made Canvas Totes
Mend Empowers Women Affected by Conflict in Uganda
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51
Well-Building Phone Cases
Well-Building Phone Cases
Bonobos and Charity Water Collaborate to Create a Charitable iPhone Skin
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50
Animal-Saving Notebooks
Animal-Saving Notebooks
Julie Joliat's Kids Drawing Notebook Teaches About & Aids Wild Animals
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49
Activism-Encouraging Friendship Bracelets
Activism-Encouraging Friendship Bracelets
The Aldo Fights AIDS Campaign Makes Standing Up Look Hot
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48
Artsy Composition Cards
Artsy Composition Cards
The 'Love Cells' Valentine's Day Cards Takes a Microscopic Look at Love
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47
Tree Planting Search Sites
Tree Planting Search Sites
Ecosia is an Expanding, Socially Conscious, Green Search Engine
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46
Female Empowerment Campaigns
Female Empowerment Campaigns
The Girl Effect Initiative is Championed By the Nike Foundation
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Brick-Dropping Campaigns
Brick-Dropping Campaigns
This Indiegogo Project Aims to Save Water and Help Drought Victims
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44
Charitable Leather Totes
Charitable Leather Totes
Purchasing These Bags for Charity Provides Kids with Education
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Model-Designed Sunnies
Model-Designed Sunnies
The Karlie Kloss x Warby Parker Sunglasses is Timelessly Feminine
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42
LGBT Sports Apparel
LGBT Sports Apparel
The Nike 2014 #BETRUE Collection Features Vibrant Rainbow Colours
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41
Animal-Saving Tees
Animal-Saving Tees
The Akomplice x The Nature Conservancy Eco T-Shirts Aid Conservation Projects
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40
Positive Female Action Figures
Positive Female Action Figures
IAmElemental Action Figures Boast Strong Quads Not Big Breasts
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Collaborative Food Drives
Collaborative Food Drives
The Stamp Out Hunger Drive Helps to End Hunger Across America
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38
Charitable Sock Businesses
Charitable Sock Businesses
Cole and Parker and Kiva Collaborate to Help Entrepreneurs Worldwide
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37
Unlikely Fashion Collaborations
Unlikely Fashion Collaborations
Saks Fifth and SNL Team Up for a Key to the Cure Collection
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One-for-One Kids' Clothes
One-for-One Kids' Clothes
The Out of Print Baby Bodysuits Use the Same Stories
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35
Magical Presidential Campaign Tees
Magical Presidential Campaign Tees
The Granger Lovegood 2016 T-Shirt Supports the HP Alliance
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Accessible Shower Buses
Accessible Shower Buses
Lava Mae Provides Showers For the Homeless Using Renovated Automobiles
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Chess Set Packaging
Chess Set Packaging
Water & Wisdom Delivers Clean H2O and a Thought-Provoking Pastime to the Needy
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Educational Indian Groceries
Educational Indian Groceries
Pansaari Offers Indian Cooking Classes and Authentic Indian Spices
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31
Homeless Mannequin Charities
Homeless Mannequin Charities
JWT Amsterdam Set Up Mannequins to Raise Money for the Homeless
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Anti-Poaching Stamps
Anti-Poaching Stamps
Pro Wildlife's Endangered Species Stamps Show Animals Becoming Trophies
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Charitable Empty Cardboard Boxes
Charitable Empty Cardboard Boxes
Children's Charities Are Helped by Buying an Empty Box from Bawx
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Tattooed Cancer-Fighting Charities
Tattooed Cancer-Fighting Charities
'Why We Ink' is a Charity That Battles Cancer with Creativity
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Recycled Fishnet Skateboards
Recycled Fishnet Skateboards
Bureo is Raising Funds for a Cleaner Ocean
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Charitable Online Marketplaces
Charitable Online Marketplaces
The New TOMS Marketplace Sells a Variety of Products for Good
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Infectious Wrapping Paper
Infectious Wrapping Paper
Wrapping Paper by WCRS Helps the Homeless
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Energy-Sharing Networks
Energy-Sharing Networks
The Gridmates Platform Allows Users to Donate Energy to Their Neighbors
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Beard Voting Websites
Beard Voting Websites
No Shave Showdown Helps Raise Awareness for Prostate Cancer
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Charitable Bling Champagne Bottles
Charitable Bling Champagne Bottles
This Artist Crafted a Studded Perrier-Jouet Bottle for Charity
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Diabetes-Teaching Teddies
Diabetes-Teaching Teddies
This Educational Teddy Bear Shows Kids How To Monitor Their Disease
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Impact-Focused Branding
Impact-Focused Branding
The Me to We New Packaging Reflects Where Your Money is Going
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Abstracted Mental Illness Tees
Abstracted Mental Illness Tees
These Mental Illness T-shirts by 'Living With' Destigmatize Illness
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18
Hunger-Fighting Campaigns
Hunger-Fighting Campaigns
India's Rice Bucket Challenge Immediately Helps the Hungry
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Eco-Friendly School Supplies
Eco-Friendly School Supplies
This New Line of School Goodies is Fun and Makes a Difference
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Socially Conscious Timepieces
Socially Conscious Timepieces
The Purchase of a 1:Face Watch Brings Awareness to Global Issues
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15
Kindness-Celebrating Cards
Kindness-Celebrating Cards
These Simple Thank You Cards Let You Express Gratitude For Nice Acts
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Educational Plush Toys
Educational Plush Toys
Prismland Encourages Children to Learn About 3D Shapes and Geometry
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13
Anti-Poverty Jewelry
Anti-Poverty Jewelry
'Me to We Artisans' Empowers Women & Promotes Tribal Style
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12
Visual Storytelling Cards
Visual Storytelling Cards
Debbie Millman's Poetic Word Play Cards Let You Create Your Own Stories
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11
Homeless Survival Kits
Homeless Survival Kits
Edmundas Jankauskas's Kit Design Prepares People for Life on the Street
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10
Kaleidoscopic Christmas Cards
Kaleidoscopic Christmas Cards
MOO's Charitable Christmas Cards Are a Great Way to Give Back
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9
Solar-Powered Stoves
Solar-Powered Stoves
The ACE 1 Stove Uses Solar and Biomass Energy
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8
One-for-One Backpacks
One-for-One Backpacks
Schoolbags Follows the Popular TOMS Shoes Model
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7
Charitable Housing Designs
Charitable Housing Designs
Casa Uno by Hans Mayr Helps Homeless Mexican Families Find Shelter
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6
Life-Saving Granola Bars
Life-Saving Granola Bars
This Snack Bar Packaging States Its Bold Mission to Save Lives
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5
Mobile Metropolitan Microfarms
Mobile Metropolitan Microfarms
The Bowery Project Uses Vacant Lots to Support Urban Agriculture
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4
Homeless Housing Solutions
Homeless Housing Solutions
Utah's Housing Works Program is Set to End Homelessness This Year
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3
Feline-Friendly Architecture
Feline-Friendly Architecture
These Outdoor Cat Shelter Designs Raised Money For the FixNation NGO
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2
Homeless Microhouse Communities
Homeless Microhouse Communities
This Project Provides Sustainable Tiny Housing for the Homeless
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1
Revolutionary Micro-Home Initiatives
Revolutionary Micro-Home Initiatives
The Miniature Housing Project of Portland is Making Waves
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