These gift ideas benefit a range of organizations working to make the world a better place — from the United Nations World Food Program to the ACLU and more — plus, we tapped the hosts of the Today show for their favorite causes. Feel free to drop more than one in your cart!
This French-inspired tote makes everyday errands a little more chic, and there's meaning behind the message: 100% of proceeds go to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for moms everywhere.
Savannah Guthrie says: "Christy Turlington has made this her life's mission, and I think she's so inspiring as a person and as a businesswoman, but most importantly as a mom. She's my neighbor and my friend. In short: I love supporting her, I love supporting moms, and I love cute bags that carry all your stuff."
These floral rain boots are not only cute, they're practical for the icy slush in the late winter months. For every pair of boots sold, a new pair is donated to a child in need and on top of that, 10% of all proceeds fund educational initiatives around the world.
Hoda Kotb says: "Imagine you're buying a pair of boots that you need to trudge around in the rain in your and meantime you're helping a young kid on the other side of the world with a necessity. Something he needs. I think this is an awesome product."
These adorable animal ornaments were hand-stitched by members of a women's self-help group in Angra, India. A portion of each purchase goes to supporting Heifer's mission of empowering women and helping small businesses around the world.
Al Roker says: "I chose because they do such amazing work helping developing nations and countries. The people there help themselves through gifts of livestock, fresh water, and basically life-giving infrastructure."
This earth-friendly kit offers travel-size skin savers in delicious scents like Lavender and Citrus Wood. Plus, proceeds go to helping women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction by providing safe housing, economic independence, and a strong support system.
Kathie Lee Gifford says: "I love what they stand for. It's one thing to save people from a life of bondage and then quite another to care for them afterwards."
This moisturizing body lotion is good for the skin, and even better for the planet — 100% of proceeds go to grassroots organizations working for environmental conservation.
While soaking in these grapefruit bergamot bath salts, your gift recipient can relax even easier knowing a part of the purchase price went to the , which helps kids who have long hospital stays.
With each purchase of this killer rouge cream lipstick, Sephora donates $10 to , which supports programs that empower women.
These soft, 100% cotton tees have a subtle message on the front, and $5 of every purchase goes to the .
Fill a home with light, and help a kid in need: With each candle purchased, Bridgwater donates enough to provide three meals to a hungry child.
Who could resist a gift pack of brownies and blondies? These treats are all the sweeter since they come from the Greyston Bakery — the same bakery that makes brownies for Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Greyston uses an "open hiring" system, which means that jobs are filled with no-questions-asked of the applicants; people who normally face barriers to employment — like refugees, former prisoners, or those living in poverty — are given a chance at a job. They make darn good brownies, too!
When you buy a pair of Marc Skid underwear — which are also available in and styles — not only is the equivalent of one water bottle recycled into every waistband, the company donates $4, and you get to help direct where it goes.
Alex and Ani's "When Life Gives You Lemons" bracelet is a reminder to stay resilient. Better yet, 20% goes to , which helps fund pediatric cancer research.
This is the perfect gift for a bestie: It's designed to look like a friendship bracelet, and it'll make your BFF feel good to know that $2 of every purchase go to the , which helps young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
donates 10% of the sales of its boho-inspired jewelry to one of a few charities; when you make your purchase, you get to select from a drop-down menu of where you'd like your money directed.
These cuties may be on the pricey side, but each doll sold provides a whopping 10 meals to a hungry child through organizations like the United Nations World Food Program and the Children's Hunger Fund, among others.
These high-performance socks are engineered for the athlete in your life. With every pair purchased, a pair will be donated to those in need.
The website Out of Print turns beloved books into wearable fashions like tote bags and t-shirts to spread the joy (and importance) of reading to communities in need. For each product sold, a book is donated through their partner .
Bird & Stone's socially-conscious jewelry line partners with the to provide financial help to widowed women starting their own businesses in Kenya. This turquoise and gold bracelet is a chic way to support their worthy cause.
This three-blend pack will wow any coffee lover, as will the 20% of all Grounds & Hounds proceeds that are donated to animal rescue partners around the country.
You know TOMS for their one-for-one shoe program, but the same goes for shades: With every purchase of the brand's 100% UVA/UVB protective sunglasses, a pair will be given to a person in need.
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