Choosing the right gift — be it for the holidays, or birthdays, or just cause you wanna let someone know how cool you think they are — can be hard. But if the person you’re shopping for is someone who would appreciate a meaningful gift that does good for the world, well, lucky for you, our community at DoneGood has voted with their wallets on some of the gift ideas they like most! Here are 10 brands doing good for people and the planet that are popular among our community this year.
What They Make | Women’s and Men’s Clothing
Price Range | $20 – $92
Discount | 20% OFF with ‘DoneGoodVIP‘
Fair trade garments handmade by women in India who take great pride in their work! Passion Lilie is dedicated to preserving the environment through the use of natural (plant or vegetable based) dyes and energy, waste and water reduction in the production process. They believe that positive job opportunities lead to sustainable societies and a better world. We couldn’t agree more!
What They Make | Inflatable Solar Lights
Price Range | $15 – $45
Discount | 20% OFF your first order with promo ‘DONEGOOD‘
Lightweight, solar lights that help bring light to those living without reliable electricity. Their inflatable lights create the perfect camping companion, outdoor party decorations, or even nightlight for the indoors. Thanks to the generosity of customers, donors, and non-profit partners, more than 65,000 of MPOWERD’s Luci lights were delivered as part of the company’s ongoing disaster relief efforts!
The Tote Project
What They Make | Pouches & Totes
Price Range | $21 – $30
Discount | 20% OFF with promo code ‘DONEGOOD‘
The Tote Project‘s purposeful pouches and totes are made from sustainable materials and sewn in fair trade factories. Twenty percent of profits are donated to empower human trafficking survivors in L.A. Co-founder Michelle Chavez is also an established writer in the conscious consumerism space who first got involved with the business-as-a-force-for-good movement in college and hasn’t looked back since!
What They Make | Candles
Price Range | $12 – $120
Discount | 15% OFF with promo code ‘DONEGOOD15‘
This Certified B Corporation’s unique candles are handpoured by women artisan refugees creating a brighter future in the U.S. for themselves and their families. Prosperity Candle uses a soy blend wax, premium fragrances, and natural wicks. Never any dyes or enhancers.
What They Make | Craft Kits for Kids
Price Range | $10 – $30
Discount | 20% OFF with promo code ‘DONEGOOD‘
Tingomo‘s passport craft kits help kids learn about the world’s many cultures. Like creating Nepalese prayer flags while learning about the mountainous country. Or making a Mexican embroidered pillow (pictured), while learning about our southern neighbors. The best part… a portion of each sale supports non-profits around the world!
What They Make | Women’s & Men’s Footwear
Price Range | $80 – $200
Discount | 20% OFF with promo code ‘DoSomeGood‘
Mamahuhu not only pays fair wages, but also empowers artisans in Colombia to become owners of their own shoemaking shops. They also use vegetable tanning methods, free of gross toxins like chromium, so you can feel good knowing your footwear has a lighter carbon footprint.
What They Make | Jewelry
Price Range | $20 – $80
Discount | 20% OFF first order with promo code ‘DONEGOOD‘
The Starfish Project is making really cool jewelry made by women in Asia empowered with living wage jobs and hope, following a life in the sex trade. The women are also trained to develop new skills so they can move up to roles as managers, accountants, graphic designers and photographers, and on to fulfilling careers.
What They Make | Leggings & Yoga Apparel
Price Range | $40 -$90
Discount | 20% off your order with promo code ‘donegood20‘
Made in Cave Creek, Arizona, Yoga Democracy’s vibrant designs scream individualism in an otherwise homogeneous industry. Their production processes stand apart too with 95% of products made from recycled fibers and dyed using a waterless transfer process. The zen on the nirvana cake is how people rave about how comfortable and affordable their apparel is compared to the typical big-name competitors.
What They Make | Bags & Accessories
Price Range | $16 -$235
Discount | 20% OFF with promo code ‘CGGOOD20‘
Handcrafted with care by women and men freed from trafficking and extreme poverty in India. Every purchase provides life’s essentials to craftspeople through a dignified job that pays five times the norm. CAUSEGEAR invests 90% of profits into their makers!
Under the Canopy
What They Make | Bedding & Bath
Price Range | $25 -$170
Discount | $25 off orders $100 or more with promo code ‘DONEGOOD‘
Under the Canopy bedding looks and feels great, and you can rest easy knowing that getting between your sheets is good for the earth and good for your (and whomever else’s) body. What you don’t get: formaldehyde, carcinogenic dyes, heavy metals, and an alphabet soup of other chemicals the big guys use. Eck. What you do get: 100% GOTS Certified Organic cotton, reduced water use, production powered by renewable energy and Fair Trade wages, and, it’s affordable!