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Remind a Survivor That She’s Worthy


Turning a lump of clay into unique, eye-catching jewelry is quite a trick, but how about turning around damaged lives in the process? Meet The Worthy Co, a social enterprise dedicated to dignity for trafficked women. — More.

Shea butter body lotion from Alaffia
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Shea Butter Body Lotion


Body lotion is a great stocking stuffer in the dry winter months, but not all brands offer goodness that goes beyond skin deep.
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Plush Toys


Looking for a great child’s gift in the $20 range? Check our side-by-side comparison of stuffed dolphin toys – and learn which gift can help save marine life.
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Home

Make Your Christmas Tree a Giving Tree


If Christmas is a season for giving, then shouldn’t your tree reflect your values? Here’s how to give something back with your ornaments this year.
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A cardamom & clove scented candle from Bright Endeavors
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Scented Candles


Candles make a great stocking stuffer, but not every candle has the stuff of social impact. Check out the difference your gift could make.
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A blue scarf from RefuSHE
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Scarves


You want to give good gifts this year, but what about gifts that actually do some good? Check out the difference your scarf could make.
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Fashion

A Sandal Helps Give Poverty the Boot


Many fashionistas recognize the distinctive look of African beadwork, but it took a savvy aid worker to recognize the potential for marrying style and impact.
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Tea Towels


You want to give good gifts this year, but what about gifts that actually do some good? Check out the difference your tea towel could make.
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Women holding plates stamped with words like GRATEFUL and BE KIND
Home

Finding Hope in the Mud


In Atlantic City, a nonprofit pottery studio offers gallery-worthy creations for the home – and a path out of poverty for disadvantaged women.
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Sterling earrings from Branded Collective
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Silver Earrings


You want to give good gifts this year, but what about gifts that actually do some good? See the difference your earrings could make.
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A girl at RefuSHE hangs tie-dyed fabric on a clothesline
Fashion

Unaccompanied Minors Become Unstoppable Women


Life is hard for any refugee, but for young girls who’ve lost both parents and country, life would seem to be a dead end … until RefuSHE helps re-write the narrative.
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A jumbled pile of travel size lotions from Thistle Farms, each bearing the slogan "Love Heals"
Wellness

Wellness Sells, While Love Heals


Can a single candle serve as a beacon for women survivors around the world? With a line of top-quality wellness products, Thistle Farms is proving the answer is “Yes.”
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A model holds a messenger bag from Malia Designs in a traditional Asian dragon print
Fashion

Beautiful Ways to “Carry a Cause”


Your accessories should be more than an afterthought. At Malia Designs, every bag, case, and wallet helps to empower vulnerable artisans and prevent human trafficking.
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General

5 Reasons to Take the Spend-Gooder Pledge


Want to see how easy it is to do good with your consumer dollars? Take the Spend-Gooder Pledge and make your spending choices more intentional and impactful.
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Women from Imani Collective standing in front of a chalkboard with motivational words and quotes
Home

Home Goods that Do Good


In Kenya, one social enterprise proves that it takes a “Collective” effort to beautify your home and strengthen a community at the same time.
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A woman carrying a People for Urban Progress backpack stands in front of a BLM mural
Fashion

Urban Progress Meets Fashion Forward


How do you bring together three big values like good design, better cities, and a healthier planet? One social enterprise has it in the bag.
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Lavi Spicy Peanut Butter with assorted peanuts and peppers
Food & Drink

A Spiced-Up Classic Brings Hope to Haiti


If peanut butter is a staple in your household, consider kicking up the heat with a Haitian recipe that’s helping to improve thousands of lives.
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breakfast table with Grain4Grain flour
Food & Drink

Tastes Great, Less (Land)Filling


The brewing industry creates a shocking amount of organic waste — but one company is turning that waste into perhaps the world’s healthiest flour.
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Hanging tee shirts in shades of pink, courtesy of Jason Leung on Unsplash
General

Mission Statements that Fit to a Tee


Ponies and swooshes are fine, but wouldn’t you rather do some good with the real estate on your chest and back? We asked 3 experts for their favorite tees with a cause.
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Inside the R.Riveter flagship store
Fashion

Identity, Independence — and Handbags


Handbags are a fashion statement for the wearer, but at R.Riveter, they’re also an identity statement for a group makers who are frequently overlooked.
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Lindsday Dudeck hiking with her son
General

Why I Buy: Lindsay Dudeck


Meet a Colorado nonprofit professional who tries to think about the social impact of every dollar she spends — and how she models that for her 7-year-old son.
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