Gifts That Give Back

HAWKINS MIKITA HOLIDAY GUIDE 2018

The holidays are here and there's no better way to shop for friends and family than by making a positive impact on the world. There's never been an easier time to shop with a social conscious. Entertainment influencers and humanitarians alike are creating a world in which our every move can have an indirect or even direct positive impact on society. This holiday season,  make your gift a little bit more special by choosing a gift that gives back in support of the environment, education, equality, or another cause close to your heart. 


HERE ARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITE PRODUCTS THAT GIVE BACK:

 

Parks Project Hat

Parks Project
$36

How You Give Back: This Yosemite Throwback Hat supports the Yosemite Conservancy. With over 800 miles, that’s a lot to maintain. This hat helps preserve the parks’ trails for years to come. For each Yosemite product sold, one meter of trail is restored in the Park.

Project Contrast Book

Project Contrast
$40

How You Give Back: Project Contrast was created to help share the stories of, and give a voice to LGBTQ+ youth across the country. 100% of proceeds will help Project Contrast create a platform for LGBTQ+ youth to become advocates for each other and in their own communities.

6 Eco-Toothbrushes

Mable
$40

How You Give Back: For each toothbrush sold, Mable gives one to a child here in the U.S. But they didn’t stop with just the “one-for-one” approach. The toothbrushes are eco-friendly!

Bow Tie Jewelry

LZZR Jewelry
$130

How You Give Back: Los Angeles-based LZZR Jewelry has teamed up with Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Tie The Knot and donates 100% of its profits from this collection to LGBTQ advocacy worldwide.

 

Face & Body Lotion

Kiehl's
$35

How You Give Back: The purchase of this gift set provides 282 meals* for Feeding America®. 100% of net profits from the sale of this set benefits Feeding America, up to $100,000.

Purpose Backback

Joggo
$80

How You Give Back: Made with sustainable natural canvas , 10% of the proceeds go towards helping educate refugee children around the world through out partnership with CARE Canada. Fair trade production supporting women entrepreneurs in Nepal.

5 Graphite Pencils

Sprout
$13

How You Give Back: By planting a Sprout pencil instead of just throwing it out, you can make sustainability visible to others. And inspire them to make small changes in their daily life.

Bow Ties

Tie The Knot
$25

How You Give Back: Founded by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, $20 of every $25 purchase is donated to Tie The Knot, which works with various international partners to advocate for LGBTQ equality worldwide.

 

Tea Block Ornaments

Downtown Women's Center
$12

How You Give Back: One hundred percent of the proceeds fund the programs and services at the Downtown Women's Center. Your purchase goes towards ending homelessness for women in Skid Row.

Giving Key

Giving Key
$42

How You Give Back: The Giving Keys provides full-time jobs at the living wage in the city of Los Angeles to people transitioning out of homelessness. The Giving Keys has generated 146,287 hours of work for people transitioning out of homelessness.

Marcella Bootie

Italeau
$325

How You Give Back: With every product purchased on italeau.com, ITALEAU will provide long-term clean water access to a person in need.

Equality Ornament

Human Rights Campaign
$14

How You Give Back: Designed by Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and West Elm exclusively for HRC, proceeds support the fight for full equality.

 

Planter

Adia
$65

How You Give Back: Each piece is handcrafted by a group of 15 woodworkers in the Nakawa region of Uganda, made exclusively in a fair trade environment. In the spirit of sustainability, the cooperative replants trees to replenish this precious resource for future generations.

Soap

B.A.R.E. SOAPS
$7

How You Give Back: 20% of proceeds are reinvested in economic development in Africa. Provide for basic health care and hygiene awareness, in addition to soap distribution for children and women.

Pride Scarf

The Tie Bar
$20

How You Give Back: Founded by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 100% of all profits are donated to Tie The Knot, which works with various international partners to advocate for LGBTQ equality worldwide.

Baby Turtles Bracelet

Pura Vida
$6

How You Give Back: 6 out of 7 species of sea turtles around the world are endangered or threatened due to poaching, getting caught in fishing gear, and plastic pollution. 10% of net profits of this bracelet will be donated to the SEE Turtles and their Billion Baby Turtles project.

 

Wool Socks

Bombas
$78

How You Give Back: Socks are the #1 most requested clothing item in homeless shelters, so they donate 1 pair of socks for every pair purchased. From the beginning, the Bombas mission has been to contribute to the homeless community and encourage others to get involved.

Lotion

Lush
$8

How You Give Back: With every purchase of Charity Pot, Lush donates 100% of the price (minus the taxes) to small grassroots organizations working in the areas of environmental conservation, animal welfare and human rights.

Fine Chocolates

Compartes
$20

How You Give Back: Give the gift of charitable chocolate caramels, and a donation to Relief International in Darfur all with one box of gourmet chocolates!

Room & Linen Spray

Thread Experiment
$24

How You Give Back: Thread Experiment works with organiational patners nation-wide to support homeless youth and others in need via their one-for-one campaign.

 

Bedding for Men

Thread Experiment
$128+

How You Give Back: For each full set of bedding purchased, Thread Experiment donates a sheet set to those in need. Thread Experiment works with organizational patners nation-wide to support homeless youth and others in need via their one-for-one giveback campaign.

The Shine Doll

Kind Culture Company
$59

How You Give Back: Each doll includes 10 tokens with special phrases on them to show gratitude, love, and kindness. One for one: for each doll sold a doll is donated to a child less fortunate.

Christmas Coffee

Fire Dept. Coffee
$15

How You Give Back: This year was particularly hard for fire fighters. 10% of proceeds from every order goes towards supporting ill or injured firefighters and first responders.

Glass Bottle

Fluidstance
$25

How You Give Back: Fluidstance donates 1% of all sales to First Descents, an adventure experience for young adults surviving cancer.

 

GLAAD T-Shirt

ASOS x GLAAD
$32

How You Give Back: For every T-shirt sold, 25% of the proceeds will be donated to GLAAD. GLAAD works to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance and create meaningful change.

Harness Poster

Harness
$87

How You Give Back: Limited-edition screen printed posters (of 200) designed by Ernesto Yerena. Each print is signed by Yerena, and Harness co-founders America Ferrera, Wilmer Valderrama, and Ryan Piers Williams. Harness connects communities through conversation to inspire action and power change. 100% of the proceeds support Harness programs.

California Brut

ONEHOPE
$30

How You Give Back: Sales from every bottle of this California Brut Sparkling Wine provides 2 meals to a child in need. So far 2,084,153 children have been provided with meals.

Wool Throw

Thread Experiment
$88

How You Give Back: Thread Experiment works with organizational patners nation-wide to support homeless youth and others in need via their one-for-one giveback campaign.

 

Morning Walk Coffee

Grounds & Hounds
$15

How You Give Back: 20% of all Grounds & Hounds profits are deployed to their rescue organizations working to save abandoned dogs.

i-Phone Case

Pela
$35

How You Give Back: As part of our mission to create a waste free future, Pela is a proud member of 1% for the Planet so we can support organizations who are working hard to better the planet.

Pop Grip

Popsockets
$15

How You Give Back: 50% of every sale supports (RED)’s fight to end AIDS.

“HERd” Shirt

SheHerdPower x Omaze
$32

How You Give Back: Proceeds from these shirts support SheHerdPower, an Equine-Guided Empowerment program founded by Beth Behrs to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse.