Gift Guide : Gifts That Give Back | rolala loves

Gift Guide : Gifts That Give Back

December 4, 2013

The holiday season is a perfect time for giving back and you can feel good and spread the holiday cheer to those in need by purchasing charitable and socially conscious gifts. 

One : BKR Water Bottle : $28 : These pretty glass water bottles come in a stunning array of colors and a portion of each purchase support initiatives that fund early cancer detection and combat the global water crisis.

Two : Perfect 10 Kookie Tin : $22 : Model Karlie Kloss collaborated with Momofuku Milk Bar in NYC to create these healthy dairy and gluten free cookies which are sweetened with agave. A portion of the profits from each tin will go towards providing 60 school meals to hungry children around the world through a partnership with FEED.

Three : One Hope Wine : $18.99 : One Hope supports a number of notable causes and offers a wide selection of wines. Half the proceeds from each bottle benefits a specific cause like the fight against Breast Cancer, supporting our troops or ending childhood hunger among others.

Four : MAC Viva Glam Lipstick : $15 :  Every cent from the sales this lipstick goes to the MAC AIDS Fund dedicated to support the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Five : TOMS Shoes : $54 : This popular brand stands by it's longstanding policy of donating a pair of shoes or boots to someone in need for every pair sold. They also recently launched a Marketplace that features carefully selected socially conscious products from other like minded companies.

Six: Krochet Kids Hats : $19.95 - $35.95 : Krochet Kids International empowers women in Uganda and Peru by providing them with jobs, education and mentorships through handmade hats and accessories.

Seven : Warby Parker Sunglasses : $95 - $145 : Through a partnership with VisionSpring , Warby Parker distributes a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair of glasses or sunglasses sold. 

Eight : Wink Bags : $36 : Wink toiletry bags are filled with Soap & Paper Factory products and for each bag purchased, one is donated to the Ronald McDonald House Family Rooms which provides a resting place for the families of critically ill children in hospitals. 

Nine: Roma Rain Boots : $84 : For every pair of Roma Boots sold, a pair is donated to a child in need and 10% of all sales proceeds go to the Roma For All Foundation which fights childhood poverty and provides education.

Ten : Raven + Lily Leather Earrings : $24 : These earrings are handcrafted from locally sourced leather by marginalized Muslim women in Northern India. Proceeds from this jewelry collection fund literacy programs for women artisans and their children in the community.

Eleven : Michael Kors Watch Hunger Stop Watch : $295 : Michael Kors has joined forces with the United Nations World Food Program to fight global hunger. The WFC will deliver 100 meals to children in need for every sale of this watch.

Twelve : Hand in Hand Soap & Bath Products : $22 - $36 : Hand in Hand natural soap and bath products are made with resources and harvested ethically. For every bar of soap or bath product sold, they will donate one bar of soap and one month of clean water to a child in the developing world.
37 comments on "Gift Guide : Gifts That Give Back"
  1. Christmas is coming, the latest Michael Kors to see here
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  2. Such a great roundup! Love the knit cap!

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  3. Cute gifts!!! great selection!
    Have a good week, dear Rowena!! my g+ and heart for you!!!:)))

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  4. These are gorgeous gifts doll, love those wellie boots, so pretty!! Need them today too with the rain we have, haha!! I hope you have a gorgeous day xx

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  5. I will take number 2, 4, 8, 9 and 12, woah thats a lot to want but you have made it really hard to pick with all these pretty selections! You are so kind to visit, hope your week in going wonderfully.

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  6. These are such great gift ideas!

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  7. This its the type of gifts I love to give and receive great job.
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  8. Hi Rowena! You are right, during Christmas time, the purchase of charitable gifts is a perfect occasion for giving back. Your selection is great dear, I have a more reason to try that MAC lipstick in which I have recently got a huge obsession. I also like the Wink Bag and the MK watch. Kisses dear, have a good day! xo

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  9. this is a GREAT list. thanks for sharing rowena!

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  10. Oooh I'd definitely be happy with some of these gifts, hehe :-)

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  11. a lot of beautiful ideas!!! thanks for sharing Rowena!

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  12. oh i love the Roma boots! the spiky soles are fierce! lol.
    but honestly i love the color and the shape. they look better than hunter ones and could easily combat the slushy roads in the city after snow!!

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  13. What an awesome list, Rowena:) During the holiday season, it's always great to not only get gifts, but to get meaningful ones that give back.

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  14. I love this list Rowena, so important to give back this time of the year :)

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  15. Always love brands that have a mission. Thanks for sharing this list - definitely knew about TOMS but these other ones are new to me! xx Kat


    Love and Ace

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  16. Great selections! I was just finishing my gifting guide. I would definitely love those boots! the colour is amazing. Have a lovely week Rowena. xx/Madison

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  17. This is a very complete and wide selection of items, thank you for sharing!

    Arianna, Nymphashion ♡

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  18. MAC viva glam has always been my favorite fundraiser. :P
    I really like how companies are trying their best to do social campaigns to help people in need. It's good to know they're been conscientious.

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  19. Beautiful ideas!! I am in love with that watch! <3

    Diana
    www.ManhattanImageandStyle.com
    New Blog Post: How to Buy The Perfect Winter Coat For You

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  20. Big fan of Toms. I actually just bought a new pair the other day. Great giving back gift guide!

    Come enter the Boy Meets Girl personalized hoodie giveaway as part of my holiday gift guide!
    http://www.ohtobeamuse.com/2013/12/inspiring-style-muse-holiday-gift-guide.html

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  21. OOO love all the gift ideas!!! I love the beanie and the earrings the most! <3

    xoxo, Mango ❤
    MangoRabbitRabbit's Blog | Sweet Simple Sexy: Sweater Dress

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  22. I love the idea of getting gifts that give back and I certainly wouldn't mind receiving that mac lipstick or that cute beanie!

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  23. I want the lipsticks..But the other choices are nice as well....

    Have a nice evening dear...
    Chadlen
    http://chezmoibychadlen.blogspot.gr/

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  24. Great ideas Rowena, tnx for sharing!!!
    Kisses honey!

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  25. Great idea for a gift list, you did an amazing work ! Love it and will surely buy something off this list ! Kisses

    Fashion and Cookies

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  26. Gifts that give back are the best gifts of all. Thanks for posting this list. I will keep it mind when shopping.

    Allie of ALLIE NYC
    allienyc.com

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  27. That wine bottle is so cute I want to get it for myself!
    xoxo, Ty
    http://www.toastandgrits.com

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  28. Wonderful lust Rowena! My daughter wore the MAC lipstick as a sea gal for the Seattle sea hawks. I'm going to book mark this post:)

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  29. i really love the idea of this Rowena! so many more companies are doing this now. i think it's wonderful. thanks for posting. hahaha disney needs to make doll size items of their popular items!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  30. That lipstick looks like perfection! Right now I'm in a Laura Mercier phase but I may have to stray...
    xo Mary Jo

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  31. I love the idea of gifts that give back. You get to make the recipient happy, and help other people too. :D

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  32. Which software do you use to put the images together? The layout looks great!

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  33. Lovely beanie and lipstick!

    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr/

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