It’s nice to give gifts that the recipient loves, but it’s even nicer when those gifts also make a difference to other people’s lives. Here are five beautiful gifts that give back.
The Pink Box
The Pink Box is a Canadian based subscription beauty box and a new initiative from GIRL TALK Empowerment—a social enterprise dedicated to uniting and empowering girls to make their mark on the world. A beauty box with purpose, The Pink Box provides girls and women with high-quality, socially conscious beauty and lifestyle products delivered to their door each month. $1 from each Pink Box sold is donated to the charity Because I Am A Girl to help empower girls in developing countries. ($27-$30 CDN)
Ruby Wow Designs Talk to Me Cuffs and Wraps
Ruby Wow Designs’s “talk to me” campaign is to know there is always one person you can reach out and talk to. The idea is that wearing this Talk to Me wrap or cuff is meant to open a conversation and if I can’t help you I will find someone who can help. Each bracelet has been individually stamped, punched and filed representing each person’s unique qualities they bring into this world. $10 from each purchase (or $5 for discounted student purchases) goes to Skylark Children, a Toronto-based charity dedicated to children, young people and their families struggling with complex mental health and developmental needs. ($25-$35 CDN)
Glam Wishes for Sick Kids Spa Package
The Glam Wishes Spa Package from Glama Gal Tween Spa is a spa package for kids that includes a Be Courageous Birthday Cake Facial, Be Strong Mini Mani and Pedi and a Believe in You Glitter Tattoo. Kids will also create a glitter star with their message of hope that will be sent to a child at the Hospital for Sick Children. $5 from each spa package will be donated to the SickKids Foundation. ($50 CDN)
Me to We #GirlLove Rafiki Bracelet
Lilly Singh (aka IISuperwomanII) and WE have banded together to help support Lilly’s mission to end girl-on-girl hate. With the #GirlLove Rafiki, you can help spread the love and show how awesome women can be when they have equal opportunity. Each Rafiki gives a girl in Kenya the opportunity to go to primary school—giving them a place to share strength, ideas and support. ($10 CDN)
Bird + Stone Dream Builder Cuff
The Dreambuilder Cuff from Bird + Stone is a bracelet for anyone who inspires you in your life. $5 from every purchase goes to support an entrepreneur to start a business in Kenya through their partnership with the Sisi Fund. Wear the cuff as a symbol of the dreams you’re helping to build, and as a daily reminder of your own hopes and dreams. ($38 USD)
A Beautiful Bird + Stone Giveaway
Enter below for your chance to win. Giveaway starts December 19, 2016 and ends January 15, 2017 at 11:00 pm EST.
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Kathy is a blogger and freelance writer and mom of two teens who gave up her career as a financial advisor when her son was diagnosed with autism at age 3. When it comes to parenting, Kathy truly believes there is strength in numbers and knows that sharing stories and strategies with other parents has helped keep her sane (so far!)