Support Racial Equality When You Shop These West Elm Local Makers

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Welcome to the Hunker Holiday Gift Guide. From joyful decor picks to gifts that give back, these items are sure to delight everyone on your list.

If you're looking for a way to give back during the holidays — while crossing off your to-do list — you're going to want to head on over to West Elm. This year, you can support small businesses and racial equality and equity when you shop from West Elm LOCAL, the retailer's platform for local makers and designers, and your one-stop-shop for feel-good gifts this holiday season.

West Elm LOCAL features unique gifts, from colorful ceramics and planters to eye-catching accent pillows and throw blankets, from local and Black-owned businesses, making it easier to directly support those small businesses. But even better — now through December 1, West Elm is donating 50% of proceeds from all LOCAL design purchases to organizations that support racial equality and equity, including the 15 Percent Pledge, NAACP, Jackie Robinson Foundation, and The National Urban League.

Here are some of our West Elm LOCAL favorites:

1. Rochelle Porter Design Face Covering, $18

2. Bolé Road Textiles Shower Curtain, $225

3. UNWRP Pillowcase, $31.50

4. Actually Curious Card Game, starting at $25

5. Leah Singh Luna Mod Rug, $480

6. Rochelle Porter Design Table Runner, $59

7. SIN Duo Candlestick Holder, $58

8. Bolé Road Textiles Pillow, $325


Pauline is a freelance lifestyle writer based in Providence, Rhode Island. When she's not writing, you can find her at her local yoga studio or scoping out hidden gems at flea markets and thrift stores.

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