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Giving back is always top of mind during the holidays season, and one easy, economical way to do that is to purchase gifts that give for those on your holiday gift list.
For us, it’s a great opportunity to give to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Fourteen years ago St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital launched their first #GiveThanks holiday campaign and today, their Thanks and Giving program continues to thrive. With more than 70 brands encouraging customers to give as they shop, the campaign helps St. Jude reach their mission of helping children fight cancer.
As in previous seasons, Thanks and Giving retail partners are making it easy for shoppers to give as they shop with special promotions and checkout donations.
Kmart’s #UglySweaterForBetter campaign will encourage people to rock an ugly sweater and post it to trigger a donation from the retailer. Joann’s is asking crafty peeps to “Make to Give” and create unique ornaments in store to benefit St. Jude. And, Dominos, Best Buy, and several other retailers are making it super simple for consumers to donate to St. Jude at check out.
It’s just too easy to give to not to!
And it’s not just St. Jude who can benefit from the shop to give model.
There are tons of awesome gifts that give out there so add a few of these to your list this holiday season.
Gifts That Give: 15 Charitable Holiday Gift Ideas
Give the gift of comfort with this fluffy, plush St. Jude heart bean bag to benefit St. Jude.
Slide some relaxation to someone you love with these sweater knit slippers that will give to a person in need along with Toms.
Gift a little skincare greatness with this rejuvenating retinol gift pack from Philosophy where 1% of all sales support community based mental health efforts.
Give a fresh roast to your coffee loving friend. Added awesome, a portion of your order goes to support firefighter and military charities
Made by women in India working to remain free from sex slavery, Punjammies lounge pants for men make a great gift for the comfort loving man on your list.
A stylish water bottle perfect for on-the-go, this bottle also allows the work Swell does with UNICEF, Red and many other charities possible.
An adorable owl beanie for the itty bitty in your life. Krochet Kids is a nonprofit that provides income to women in Uganda and Peru.
Give a cool soy, slow burning candle to a friend and a solar light to a family without electricity in one of the African countries they work in.
School of Sock
Each of the featured organizations benefits when you give the gift of cool socks.
The Doll Kind
Give The Doll Kind to a girl you love and a less fortunate girl will get one as well.
The Home T
Give the gift of home with a Home T hoodie. Your gift also gives 10% of the profit to MS research.
This gorgeous cuff bracelet is part of the Purpose Jewelry collection which launches a line of jewelry created by women rescued from sex trafficking. Your gift helps provide them with assistance in the form of employment help, medical and dental care, and more.
Made by at-risk women in Nepal, this gorgeous tote makes a great gift for your favorite shopaholic.
LSTN makes cool headphones for music lovers and also gives the gift of hearing aids to people in need.
A sweet little snail will delight your favorite little one and B.Toys will donate a portion of sales to WE Villages, to improve education and health in developing countries.
Looking for more holiday gift ideas? Check this out: Ultimate Dude Approved Holiday Gift Guide for Boys