Issues + Advocacy Gift Guide

 

It’s time to reveal our 5 favorite holiday gifts that give back to the community.


For supporting women’s rights:

Phenomenal Woman Shirt $35

 

Each shirt purchase benefits the Dr. Maya Angelou Foundation, Essie Justice Group, Girls Who Code, Higher Heights, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood, and The United State of Women.  @phenomenal.ly

 
Image by  Phenomenal Woman     | T-Shirt | $35

Image by Phenomenal Woman | T-Shirt | $35


For supporting sustainability efforts:

Green Dreamer Planner $35

 

This planner features earth awareness dates, self-care tips and research-based goal-setting. Your purchase contributes to the planting of 50 trees in partnership with 501(c)3 nonprofit, Eden Reforestation Projects. @kameachayne

 
Image by  Eco Friendly Planners  | Green Dreamer Planner | $35

Image by Eco Friendly Planners | Green Dreamer Planner | $35


For supporting wildlife:

Endangered Species Chocolate Bars $2.69

 

Premium, non-GMO, Fairtrade chocolate. 10% of the proceeds go to wildlife nonprofits, including Rainforest Fund and Wildlife Conservation Net. @eschocolate

 
 
Image by    Endangered Species Chocolate    | Chocolate Bar | $2.69

Image by Endangered Species Chocolate | Chocolate Bar | $2.69

 

For supporting mental health:

Define Normal Tee $20

 

A tee with a strong message: de-stigmatize mental illness. A portion of your purchase goes to NYC nonprofits addressing the struggle of the mentally-ill homeless. @schizophrenic.nyc

 
Image by  Schizophrenic.NYC  | Starting at $20

Image by Schizophrenic.NYC | Starting at $20


For supporting humanitarian efforts:

Conscious Step Gift Box $44.95

 

Each box purchase supports the movement to end malaria, prevent the transmission of HIV, and provide much needed disaster relief kits. @counsciousstep

 
Image by  Conscious Step  | Conscious Sock Pack  | $44.95

Image by Conscious Step | Conscious Sock Pack | $44.95

What are your favorite gifts that give back? Share them with us.


Author

Marushka Hirshon is a Tahitian-American nonprofit founder, community organizer and freelance journalist. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Science, Technology and Society with a focus in Environment and Sustainability. Follow