Looking for unique gift ideas this holiday season? These nonprofits offer great gifts, plus when you do holiday shopping through charitable organizations your gift brings double the joy! Check out this list for some great options.
The Little Market
A unique 501(c)3 organization which supports causes through it’s store and variety of online products. You can shop by product category or by the causes most important to you, including refugee resettlement, environmental issues, survivors of human sex trafficking, or HIV/AIDS.
World Wildlife Fund
WWF’s store offers cute plushies with adoption certificates and information about the animals.
The Little Exchange
Offers fine gifts and personalized items in support of The Dayton Children’s Hospital.
Offers adorable animal adoption packs including cute animal cookie cutters!
A variety of gifts related to art, natural sciences, STEAM, as well as apparel and accessories benefitting the Smithsonian Museums and missions.
Support social justice work and equal rights for all with gifts from the ACLU featuring T-shirts, masks, bandanas and more.
Featuring stickers, accessories, and apparel in support of important social justice work.
America’s National Parks Store
Offering unique and exciting gifts for young explorers, as well as ornaments, magnets, apparel and more, 100% of proceeds go to supporting national parks.
Support the Metropolitan Museum of Art by shopping in their gift store full of unique and beautiful gifts
Environmental Working Group
The EWG is offering limited quantities of their holiday box that features a cook book, Klean Kanteen, reusable shopping bag and much more, you can also purchase their wallet guides with “Clean 15” and “Dirty Dozen” shopping guides.
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Public Radio Station
Look up your public radio station and give a loved one a tote bag or coffee mug.
Museums have been particularly hard hit during since Covid took over, look at your favorite local museum gift shops
Give the gift of a news subscriptions which can include online access, magazines, or newspapers, check out local organizations or support national nonprofit news organizations like ProPublica, Center for Investigative Reporting, Mother Jones, and Vox
Of course to make your charitable donation go the furthest, consider giving a donation in the name of your recipient and forgoing the gifts altogether!