2015 Gifts that give back: Possessionista Gift Guide

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1/ One Hope rainbow glitter edition: This bottle of sparkling brut funds operational costs for The Trevor Project’s lifeline, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth

2/ For every Hand in Hand soap and lip balm purchased, 2 bars of soap and 2 months of clean water are donated to a child in Haiti.

3/ This white wine gift box includes includes a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay (you pick!), rosemary flatbread crackers, lemon artichoke pesto, mixed pistachio and almonds and garden vegetable cheese, and One Hope plants a tree in global reforestation efforts.

4/ FashionABLE creates gorgeous scarves, leather goods and sustainable working opportunities for women globally and locally.

5/ These 2 Degrees bars have a big mission: to end childhood hunger. In addition to providing healthy, gluten-free bars, 2 Degrees works with organizations globally to provide nutritional meals for children in need.

6/For every serape sold on Local + Lejos, the artist can provide one month’s worth of electricity for her family in Guatemala.

7/ This neri tray is handmade in Rwanda, and provides chickens and rabbits to the artist’s farm.

8/ These pies-in-a-jar come in flavors like fudge mint chip, monkey madness and funfetti are the perfect portable dessert. For each box sold, Love with Food donates a meal to a food bank.

9/ Warm heads and hearts. Buy this heathered beanie from Twice as Warm and they’ll provide winter clothes to those in need.

10/ Better World Books provides text books and popular fiction and non-fiction at unbelievable prices, and donate books to those in need with every purchase. To date, they’ve donated more than 17 million books!

11/ This edgy caliber cuff  from Perfect Provenance bares the serial number of a gun voluntarily surrendered. 20% of all proceeds will fund future gun buyback and amnesty programs.

12/ Protect your teeth and the turtles with this bedazzled, reusable straw by Straw Envy. These snazzy sippers are BPA-free, reusable, dishwasher safe and 20% of proceeds go towards sea turtle research at Texas A&M after saving a sea turtle that had a disposable straw stuck in it’s nostril.

13/ One smart hat! A percentage of Ticamide’s net sales go to the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey, helping survivors and thrivers of brain injury.

As with last year’s gift guide, this post does not feature any affiliate links to ensure that these organizations receive the full benefit of your contributions. For more mindful gifts, check out last year’s give back gift guide.


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