W&D Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Gifts That Give Back

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Pictured: ABLE’s Andreina Sherpa Jacket

I’ve often heard of the holidays as the season of giving. We give thanks, we give gifts, we give time, we give of ourselves. In my journey to be a more conscious consumer, I’m challenging myself to think about how I can make my holiday purchases matter. Is it possible to give a gift that keeps on giving? Products from these companies think so.

Take, for instance, ABLE, and their mission to employ and empower women as a solution to end poverty. They invest in, train, and educate women so they can earn a living, break the cycle of poverty, and thrive. (Want to learn more about ABLE’s mission? Read about it here.)

Here are a few gift ideas that make both giving and receiving even more meaningful.


Stay tuned for more holiday gift ideas from us in the weeks ahead. If you want more gifting inspiration, be sure to check out our Kate Loves page or our Amazon site.

Scarves are THE hardest working accessory, hands down. Dress up your ponytail, wear it on your wrist. Tie it to a purse or onto your luggage. Scarves are effortlessly chic and can easily add elegance to any look. This is is my go-to gift for someone I know well, but not well enough to give a super personalized present.

ABLE is an ethical fashion brand that employs and empowers women as a solution to end poverty. Your purchase supports this mission. Look good, feel good.

ABLE is offering Wit & Delight readers 20% off on all purchases through Monday, 11/25. Use promo code: WITANDDELIGHT20 

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The scent of Hand in Hand soaps are lovely! Bergamot and eucalyptus with notes of red tea and basil!? DELICIOUS. The soaps are vegan, cruelty-free, and palm oil-free.

For every product purchased, Hand in Hand donates one bar of soap and one month of clean water to a child in need. Clean for living and clean for your conscious (as they like to say)!

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If the blanket isn’t enough to warm you, the mission behind Sackcloth & Ashes will. For every blanket purchased, Sackcloth & Ashes gives a blanket to your local homeless shelter.

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A tote for the super mom in your life. With the purchase of all CV x EMC items, Clare V. donates 100% of net proceeds to Every Mother Counts.

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All the fun of playing the lotto with the warm fuzzy feeling of giving back. Give Lotto Love’s mission? “Make everyday gifting less wasteful and more impactful by creating an interactive and fun way to give back while increasing awareness and support around social injustices in the world.”

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All of Cotopaxi’s backpacks are one of kind because they are made from the scraps from their clothing! A registered B-Corp, Cotopaxi donates 2% of yearly profits to non-profits that alleviate poverty.

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The one thing that unites us is our humanity. For every product sold, $5 of the 100% Human Collection goes to the ACLU.

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I like a good denim jacket, but this one? Two words: butt coverage. Most of my denim jackets are cropped, which is perfectly fine for traipsing around in leaves in picturesque fall, but not for unforgiving winter weather. Sherpa feels of a moment now, goes with everything, and keeps you warm.

ABLE is an ethical fashion brand that employs and empowers women as a solution to end poverty. Your purchase supports this mission. Look good, feel good.

ABLE is offering Wit & Delight readers 20% off on all purchases through Monday, 11/25. Use promo code: WITANDDELIGHT20 

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All Krochet Kids products help break the cycle of poverty by providing job opportunities at fair wages for highly vulnerable women. Every product is hand-signed by the person who made it.

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The purchase of one hand-knitted doll equals 10 meals to children in North America and around the world, provided through the partner WE Charity.

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The Citizenry has been committed to fair wages, happy work environments, and ethically made products from day one. It is my go-to for anyone who loves W&D and wants to gift decor pieces.

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Boasting claim to the world’s first climate-positive outerwear brand, the Askov Finlayson parka is available in men’s and women’s sizes, warrantied for life, and comes with a guarantee for the first winter you wear it. Recipients can send it back if it doesn’t keep you warm all winter long.

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Want even more holiday gift ideas? Be sure to check out our Kate Loves page and our Amazon shop.


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While compensation was received in exchange for coverage, all thoughts and opinions are always my own. Sponsored posts like these allow for the development of additional dynamic content to be produced, unsponsored. Thank you for supporting our partners!

BY Kate Arends - November 12, 2019

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