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Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for the Home

Home is the place where your heart lies, so the best gifts can be found in our Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for the Home! 

Whether their favourite space is the kitchen, bathroom , living room or bedroom, we’ve got gift ideas for you! We even have some ideas for your furry friends with  several options for pets!

Each of these companies gives back to a cause and some of these products even offer a one-for-one donation! Purchase with purpose this year, and create social impact with your holiday gift giving.

Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for the Home

1. The Endy Weighted Blanket, $195 CAD

Gift a better, deeper sleep with The Endy Weighted Blanket! Designed to provide a more relaxing sleep by evenly distributing weight across your body, this personal-sized blanket will envelope you like a warm soothing hug. The best part about purchasing from Endy is that you’re supporting a company that donates mattresses that don’t make it past the 100 Night Trial period to Canadians in need. So far they’ve donated over 6,500 mattresses across Canada!

2. Zebra-Wood Satellite Bluetooth Speaker, $99.99 USD

This portable Zebra-Wood Satellite Bluetooth Speaker from LSTN Sound will allow you to play your holiday tunes wherever you go! At only 3.5″ tall, this real-wood speaker creates huge sound with a small footprint. Plus, every LSTN purchase helps give hearing aids through Starkey Hearing Foundation. They’ve helped over 30,000 people so far!

3. Nicaraguan Coffee, $12.99 USD

Nothing makes a good coffee like clean drinking water! This 100% Arabica, single origin Nicaraguan Coffee from Three Avocados donates 100% of its profits towards providing clean drinking water around the world! Their past projects include providing clean water to villages in Thailand, Bolivia, Uganda, and Ghana. So far, they’ve been able to reach 59,571 people!

4. Lump of Coal Soap, $10.99 USD

Has someone you know been naughty but not nice? This lucious and non-drying Lump of Coal Soap from B.A.R.E. Soaps is made with real charcoal and will help scrub away all the dirt and oil from your pores. Every purchase gives 20% back to support sustainable initiatives such as employing women in India to recycle used hotel soaps for distribution in slums & clinics.

5.  Perpetual Calendar, £16.00

This Perpetual Calendar from Little Difference is filled with scenes of our planet earth and can be used year after year, month after month. For every single calendar you buy 1 tree is planted, nursed and raised towards permanent reforestation in Madagascar.

6. The Hatch Kitchen Towel, $35 CAD

Everyone loves a good-quality kitchen towel, so check out the Hatch Kitchen Towel from Tofino Towel Co. This functional and luxurious kitchen towel combines both function and design. With its design and exquisite fabric, this is one kitchen towel you will want to proudly display. Tofino Towel Co. donates 1% of all profits to local non profits in order to help preserve the picturesque beaches and precious wildlife of the west coast.

7. Elephant-Themed Celadon Ceramic Salt and Pepper Shaker Set, $62.99 CAD

A charming addition to anyone’s dining room, this Elephant-Themed Celadon Ceramic Salt and Pepper Shaker Set from the UNICEF Market features two cute elephants made from ceramic with a crackled green celadon glaze. The proceeds from this item help provide immunizations for 26 children against measles, polio and tetanus.

8. Doi Chaang Coffee, $61.15 CAD

For the coffee lover in your life, why not go with some beyond-fair-trade coffee? Doi Chaang Coffee partnered with Doi Chaang Village to help the residents create a sustainable life system. With every bag of coffee you buy, you help this village achieve lasting self sufficiency.

9. Sauce Like A Boss Combo Kit, $31.99 CAD

For the chef in your life, try this Sauce Like a Boss combo kit from Good Food for Good. For every jar or organic sauce you buy, Good Food for Good donates a meal to a person in need. So far, they’ve provided 2,057,876 meals through their food bank partnerships. That’s a lot of Christmas dinners!

10. Limited Edition: Sitti x Millie Gift Box, $60 CAD

We all know how important sanitation is right now, so why not treat a loved one to this fabulous Limited Edition: Sitti x Millie Gift Box? [Si’-TEE], which means ‘my grandma’ in Arabic, is a social enterprise that aims to empower and restore hope to refugee women through the making of olive oil soap and other timeless products. This gift box in particular helps raise awareness of the importance of education for women and girls works towards Sitti’s goal of funding three university-level scholarships (4-year degree program) with Hopes for Women in Education. Don’t forget to use heartpress10 at the checkout to get 10% off your purchase!

11. Holiday Conversion Tote Bundle, $98 USD

Need a bag to store all your holiday gifts? Try this Holiday Conversion Tote Bundle. Split them up to gift, tuck other little gifts inside, or keep them all for yourself – no judgment here. Every FEED product is labelled with a number to mark how many meals will be provided to children around the world with each purchase. This particular FEED bundle will provide 30 school meals to children around the world. Not only does FEED provide useful and chic products but they help to engage customers in the fight against hunger.

12. Coast to Coast Hammock, $109.99 USD

Treat your pet (and your car) to this Coast to Coast Hammock from kurgo. Unlike other hammocks, the Coast-to-Coast features an extended design that covers the floor with kurgo’s tough as nails Rufftex® material. The best part is that the sales of kurgo products supply the Kurgo Foundation Fund which donates to organizations that identify & focus on creating long term and positive impacts on the lives and welfare of dogs. In the last two years, they have donated to over 715 non-profit organizations in 46 states and throughout Canada that help animals in need.

13. Nice Jerky Bites Chicken & Salmon Grain-Free Dog Treats, $5.99 USD

I and Love and You’s (ILY) Nice Jerky Bites Treats are the perfect way to spruce up your pets meal this holiday season. Since 2015, ILY has donated more than 1 million meals (and counting!) to pets in need. Every month, they feature a Rescue-Of-The-Month on our website and social media to put the spotlight on pets needing furever families across the nation. They also never let good food go to waste! When they’ve made too much,they donate surplus products to pets in need instead of letting it end up in a landfill.

Image credits: Endy, LSTN Sound Co., Three Avocados, Bare Soap, Little Difference, Tofino Towel Co., UNICEF, Doi Chaang Coffee, Good Food for Good, Sitti Soap, FEED, kurgo, I and Love and You

This post contains products that we use and love, and know you will too! Some items have affiliate links, which means we’ll receive a commission if you purchase through our link, at no extra cost to you. This doesn’t affect which products are included in our post, as we have specially curated our list for their quality and charitable components.

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