8 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

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These holiday gifts do double duty: They're not only from some of our favorite brands, but also give back to charity. So why not give a feel-good gift? Below are eight of our top picks for your consideration.

1. West Elm ASPCA® Juniper Foxx Ornament, $12

West Elm's annual tradition is to sell ornaments that give back to the ASPCA, inspired by Instagram-famous pets. Check out your favorite furry friend-turned-inanimate-object @juniperfoxx above! For every ornament purchased, West Elm donates $1 to the ASPCA.

2. Pottery Barn St. Jude Thanks and Giving Buffalo Check Sherpa Back Throw, $55

Pottery Barn donates 50 percent of the purchase price to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from each of these fluffy throws sold.

3. Williams Sonoma No Kid Hungry® Gift Crate, $69.95

This sweet gift includes mugs, a scented candle, a spatula, a kitchen towel, and a reusable wooden crate. Twenty dollars of every purchase supports Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign.

4. WWF Men's Down Sweater by Patagonia, $234

This "sweater" jacket sports the World Wildlife Fund panda logo, and 20 percent of its sales go to the charity.

5. Williams Sonoma Love is Love Candle, $24.95

This salted surf-scented candle benefits The Human Rights Campaign.

6. 1-800 Flowers Bouquet (With Promo Code HOPE), prices vary

If you use the promotional code HOPE at checkout on a purchase of $39.99 or more on 1800flowers.com, the American Cancer Society will receive $10.

7. Williams Sonoma FEED Gift Crate, $129.95

This gift crate includes mugs, bowls, extra-virgin olive oil, and coffee. FEED will provide meals to children in need with the sale of these crates.

8. Alex and Ani Make-A-Wish Foundation True Wish Charm Bangle, $34

Alex and Ani donates 20 percent of the purchase price of each of these True Wish Charm Bangles sold, with a minimum donation of $25,000 between August 2017 and December 2018, to Make-A-Wish.

Still in search of the perfect present? Check out some more of our 2017 holiday gift guides:

13 Boho Holiday Gifts

16 Holiday Gifts Under $50

14 Holiday Gifts for Your Furry Friends

15 White Elephant Gifts You Actually Wouldn't Mind Getting

11 Stocking Stuffers From Amazon

15 Unexpected Holiday Gifts From Ikea

9 Last Minute Holiday Gifts You Can Snatch up at CVS


Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.

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