MOTHERS DAY GIFT GUIDE: 17 PHILANTHROPIC GIFTS THAT WILL PUT A SMILE ON HER FACE (AND SOMEONE ELSES)

Image by Peter Lindbergh

Image by Peter Lindbergh

words by LUCY BULLING • Fashion

SURPRISE MOM WITH A GIFT THAT MATTERS. EACH OF THESE UNIQUE AND INSPIRING GIFTS WILL NOT ONLY PUT A SMILE ON HER FACE, BUT MANY OTHERS IN NEED TOO.

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Badass mother plate

Every purchase on Etsy supports small business owners.

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The 9th Muse 18k gold ‘Get Nasty’ necklace - $234

Part of every purchase of The 9th Must ‘Get Nasty’ necklace will be donated to the charity, Planned Parenthood

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The Little Market ‘I Love Mom ‘ Gift Box - $90

The Little Market supports fair trade. Every purchase of one of their gift box supports and empowers local artisans around the world.

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The Little Market Ceramic Teapot - $68

The Little Market supports fair trade. Every purchase of one of their ceramic tea pots goes toward empowering artisans at Chabi Chic in Morocco

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Akola Cheyenne Geometric Horn & Raffia Tassel Earring - $58

Akola Project is a non-profit manufacturing arm that employs at-risk women in the US and East Africa.

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Everlane 100% Human Sweatshirt - $50

For every limited-edition ‘100% Human Product’ sold, Everlane will donate $5 to Equality Now—which has been fighting to promote equal rights for women around the world since 1992. #HumanTogether 

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My Beachy Side Crochet Tote - $120

My Beachy works along side local NGOs to employ hundreds of women, giving both Turkish women and Syrian refugees opportunities to better their lives.

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Gifts For Good Candles For Refugees Gift Set - $60

Each set of Gifts For Goods candles provides 24 minutes of living wage employment for a woman refugee rebuilding her life in the U.S.

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(RED) Alessi Anna G. Corkscrew - $41.95

10% of the retail price from this product purchase will support (RED)’s efforts to fight AIDS through the Global Fund.

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One Hope California Brut Sparkling Wine - $49

The One Hope foundation helps end child hunger and every purchase of this bottle provides meals to those living without food

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Pura Vida Bracelet -

10% of net profits of this Pura Vida Bracelet is donated to Pandas International. Every bracelet supports a different cause.

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Gifts For Good Female Equality Diamond Studs - $450

Each purchase of the Gifts For Good ‘Equality Earrings’ Helps fund a loan for a woman entrepreneur in a developing country through the nonprofit Womentum.

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Global Goods Partner Large Fern Bowl - $36

Global Goods supports fair trade, with every purchase of this ceramic bowl going toward supporting local artisans in Tunisia.

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Tatcha Original Facial Cleansing Brush by Kashoen 1883 - $124

Every purchase of a Tatcha product goes toward helping fund girls’ education, in partnership with Room to Read.

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Feed Project ‘Woman On A Mission’ Tote - $38

For every purchase of the ‘Woman on a Mission’ tote, Feed Project will provide 10 school meals around the world.

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Feed Project ‘Woman on a Mission’ Necklace - $88

For every purchase of the ‘Woman on a Mission’ necklace, Feed Project will provide 50 school meals around the world.

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The Little Market ‘Staycation’ Gift Box Set - $170

The Little Market supports fair trade. Every purchase of one of their gift box supports and empowers local artisans around the world.

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