Brands That Give Back

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There are so many companies and organizations that are seeking to better our world through their companies.  They see the need to act responsibly – working on social, environmental, and economic issues on the national and global level. 

Below is a list of some of our favorite companies and organizations that actively seek to do good in our world.  We encourage you to consider researching and investing in these or other companies this holiday season as you purchase gifts. We love these brands that give back.  


BOGO Bowls creates high quality dog food.  Every ingredient they use is highest quality. Even better than their dog food is their mission.”At BOGO Bowl, BOGO means buy one, GIVE one.” When you buy a bag of their premium dog food you are giving local shelters quality food to fill their shelves and ultimately fill the bellies of the animals that come to their care. 

Cuddle + Kind

Cuddle + Kind makes beautiful, soft, cozy dolls that any child in your life will love and adore. Their dolls are made with natural, high-quality cotton and are wonderfully safe and sweet. The best part about these special dolls is that the purchase of just one doll provides 10 meals to children in need. Cuddle + Kind stands on the belief that all children should have enough food to eat and the opportunity to thirve.

Tribe Alive

Tribe Alive produces handmade products designed and made by women. They partner with women from Guatemala, Haiti, India, Honduras, and Fort Worth, Texas to create beautiful, sustainable apparel, accessories and home goods. Their partnerships allow impoverished women access to fair wages, safe work environments, dependable income and the ability to determine their own future.

All the Feels

All the Feels was born out of the desire to give to others. The founders recognized needs in their community and created a brand that would help meet those needs. For each item purchased with the All the Feels logo one blanket will be donated to youth that are in need. These super cozy blankets will warm your heart. Bonus! You can buy them at your local Target!


These all natural wooden watches made from recycled and reclaimed materials are a stunning addition to any accessories collection. They are free of toxic and artificial materials, and made from beautiful exotic hardwoods from around the world. WeWood partners with non-profit organizations to plant one tree for every wooden watch purchased. Since 2011 they have partnered in planting over 500,000 trees and they plan to continue their efforts through 2017 and beyond.

Raw Sugar

Made with pure essential oils, vitamins, enzymes and nutrients Raw Sugar skin care products with help you “love the skin you’re in”. Raw Sugar is a company that oozes kindness and love, and in keeping with their mission to help everyone love their skin Raw Sugar donates one bar soap to people in need for every product that is purchased.

Better World Books

This online bookstore will not only wow you with the variety of books they offer and their customer care, but also with their global impact. Better World Books partners and funds literacy initiatives around the world. They are passionate about books and the people their books touch. “Every book purchased from Better World Books contributes to individual literacy throughout the world and the potential for a better life.”

Lasting Smiles

Children in developing countries that are impacted by cleft pallets often cannot afford the simple surgery to enhance their quality of life. Lasting Smiles recognizes this need and is working to provide for the needs of these children through their lip care products. These lip balms are free of harmful products, ethically made and can be found at your neighborhood Target. 

Thirty One Bits

From accessories to home goods 31 Bits is creating beautiful products and changing lives at the same time. Their mission is to use fashion and design to provide dignified jobs for artisans around the world. Every one of their products are thoughtfully and beautifully designed as well as ethically made. 

Project 7

These sweet treats will “bring great flavor back into your day”. Project 7 is a specialty gum and mint brand with a mission to give back and help those in need. Their products are made here in the USA and are a great way to treat yourself. You can find the Project 7 treats at Target.

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