Thanks to social media, Giving Tuesday has become a global day of giving. So to kick off the charitable season (especially after the Black Friday and Cyber Monday craze), we’re highlighting 10 brands that are giving back — all you have to do is shop!
When you buy a pair of Warby Parker glasses, a donation is made to one of their nonprofit partners and covers the cost of a pair of glasses for someone in need. They also train men and women to give basic eye exams, creating sustainable jobs and affordable vision care for growing communities.
Did you know Amazon donates .5 percent of your AmazonSmile purchases to a charity of your choice? Yep, your one-stop shop is making it easy to give back this season. Simply input the charity on smile.amazon.com and shop as you normally would!
Not only does Patagonia make trekking the cold a breeze, but last year, the brand also took 100 percent of their Black Friday profits and donated them to grassroots environmental organizations. Plus, they even pledged to donate one percent of all of their sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment.
Darling donates a portion of its magazine sales to International Justice Mission, an organization that works to end sex trafficking. Plus, how could would it be to scatter your Darling magazines on your coffee table?
In the past years, H&M has made a strong commitment to sustainability. Currently, 43 percent of their cotton is sustainably sourced, and their current goal is to increase that to 100 percent by 2020.
Every Pura Vida Bracelet is handcrafted by artisans in Costa Rica, and in addition to donating one percent of their annual revenue to environmental organizations, they’ve also partnered with over 190 charities (donating nearly one-million dollars!).
Their online shop makes it easy to get yourself a great blanket anywhere you live — plus, you’ll be helping someone in need because for every blanket purchased, they give a blanket to your local homeless shelter!
Get all of your holiday shopping done while giving back with BoxLunch’s wide selection of pop culture-themed apparel, accessories, home goods, and collectibles. For every $10 you spend, BoxLunch will help provide a meal to a person in need through Feeding America.
This company has built itself around creating jobs for people who are transitioning out of homelessness in downtown Los Angeles. Pick a stylish key necklace or bracelet and help break the cycle of generational poverty and homelessness.
Stock up on some comfy shoes, and celebrate Giving Tuesday in the best way possible. TOMS helps provide shoes, sight, water, safe birth, and bullying prevention services to people in need.
xx, The FabFitFun Team