10 Gifts for Mom That Give Back

May 6th, 2014

Why not give Mom a gift that keeps on giving? We’ve scoured the internet to find awesome gifts for all types of moms.  Want to know the best part? A portion of the proceeds from all of these fab finds goes to help make the world a better place.

1. For the Fashionista:

Alex and Ani American Heart

Bohemian Bangles


A portion of the proceeds from Alex and Ani’s Charity by Design collection goes to various organizations throughout the world.  They have created customized symbolic charms that capture the essence of each charity. Pick the cause that is near and dear to your mom, such as the American Heart Association (pictured).

($48, alexandani.com)



2. For the Wine Enthusiast:


one hope veterans1



Half of profits from this California Sweet Red support Team Rubicon to unite the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

($18.99, onehopewine.com)




3. For the Athlete:

miir bottles

An Endless Supply of H20


Every bottle purchased provides clean drinking water for one year to a person in need.

($25, miir.com)




 4. For the Sentimentalist:

honor polaroid

Vintage Prints


Upload a picture of your and your mom and tell the world why she’s so amazing. Make a donation to support safe births and life-changing medical treatments for women throughout the world, and Honor Your Mom will dedicate a page to your mom and send her an awesome personalized gift.

(minimum $5 donation, honoryourmom.io)



5. For the Environmentalist:


Flowers in the Park


With a minimum donation of $50, the Central Park Conservancy will plant daffodils, tulips or mums (pun intended) in Central Park in honor of your mom.

(minimum $50 donation, centralparknyc.org)




6. For the Animal Lover:


Pet Gear


Every member of your family (even your pets) can help protect the future of nature. With a $50 donation, help fund global conservation efforts and get this cute collar and leash set.

(minimum $50 donation, worldwildlife.org)



7. For the Caffeine Junkie:


Coffee, Tea & Accessories


Founded by Hugh Jackman, Laughing man sells coffee, tea, chocolate and accessories to help entrepreneurs across the globe. 100% of profits go toward education, community development and small businesses.

($11-$30 for coffees and teas, laughingman.com)




8. For the Spiritual Guru:

Prayer Beads


Each In Gratitude Mala is hand wrapped and strung and the colors come from natural plant dye. No two are the same. Your purchase helps the women of Uganda create a sustainable and dignified source of income for their families and communities.

($60, jewelryforacause.net)




9. For the Beauty Fanatic:



Lip Balm, Soap & Body Butter


A portion of the profits from these shea butter products go towards organizing and training women-owned cooperatives in rural West Africa.

($20, sheayeleen.com)




10. For the Woman-on-the-Go:



iPad Protection


The perfect gift the professional mom, this ipad case helps provides scholarships for students in need throughout the world.

($39, stoneandcloth.com)




Happy Shopping!


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