10 Stocking Stuffers That Give Back
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. provides Fair Trade and organic specialty coffees, with 20 percent of their profits being donated to organizations that provide second chances for dogs. Their Rescue Roast donates a whopping 100 percent of profits to a new animal organization each month, too. So you can feel good while sipping on a cup of full-bodied and balanced coffee.
No Kid Hungry Heart Silicone Spatula
No Kid Hungry, a non-profit dedicated to eradicating childhood hunger in the United States, has partnered with Williams Sonoma for several years to create beautifully designed spatulas (often drawn by celebrities like Kevin Bacon and Al Roker). This shiny golden version would make a great stocking stuffer for your favorite baker.
Sea Salt Bar Soap
Hand in Hand is a sustainable soap company with the motto, "Buy a bar. Give a bar." For every soap bar purchased, they donate a bar to people and organizations in Haiti. Shea and cocoa butters moisturize, while sweet mint and eucalyptus add a lovely scent.
J.M. Thomason Cardamom Seasoning Blends
Heifer International is an organization that works to establish paths to income in third-world countries. Support Guatemalan farmers, some of Heifer International's tradespeople, by purchasing this unique trio of spices. The set features Garam Masala, Gaucho Espresso, and Parisian Pastry blends.
Endangered Species Dark Chocolate Bar Cranberries & Almonds
It can't be a stocking without some sweets! Endangered Species Chocolate gives 10 percent of their net profits to organization with a focus on species and habitat conservation — which will make this cranberry and almond dark chocolate taste all the richer when you know it goes towards a good cause.
Vanilla Cream Candle
Bridgwater Candle Company gives back through a partnership with Rice Bowls, a non-profit that provides meals in orphanages. For each candle purchased, three meals are served to a child. This eight-ounce candle may be small enough to stuff in a stocking, but it boasts a burn time of up to 70 hours. Plus, the vanilla cream scent will make you feel like you've just stepped into your favorite bakery.
UNICEF Cedar Wood Serving Spoons
UNICEF works across the world to benefit children, in everything from accessing safe drinking water to encouraging continued education for girls. By buying these unique hand-carved cedar spoons from the UNICEF Market, you'll have given enough money for the organization to provide 24 polio vaccines to kids in need.
Socks That Plant Trees
Conscious Step is a sock company that puts their money where their mouth is. Shop by design or cause, since the business has sock pairs that give back to everything from providing disaster relief to protecting the oceans. This particular pair of socks, made of a cotton-poly blend, plants 10 trees in Uganda.
Purr Over Coffee Maker & Mug Set
BoxLunch may look like any other pop culture outlet online, but this one is partnered with the non-profit Feeding America to give a meal to a local food bank for every $10 spent. So why not grab this purr-fectly adorable coffee set and also donate two meals in the process?
Lucky Iron Fish
The Lucky Iron Fish may look like a decoration in the kitchen, but it's actually a handy little tool for adding iron to dishes. Just boil the fish in water or broth for a few minutes to infuse the entire meal with easily absorbable iron. For each Lucky Iron Fish purchased the company puts part of the proceeds towards providing Lucky Iron Fish to communities in need.