Globalgiving.org lets you literally give a gift of giving. From microloans to medical care, the crowd-funded non-profit connects would-be-givers with thousands of worthy projects around the world (gift cards start at $10).
Wrap up something ultra decadent from Kiehl’s limited edition Creme de Corps holiday collection. Featuring custom art designed by celebrated fashion duo Costello Tagliapietra, net proceeds up to $100K will help Feeding America provide one million meals to families in need (prices from $30, www.kiehls.com).
Who wouldn’t tumble for Pendleton’s tumbler? Designed for hot and cold beverages, a portion of the stainless steel travel cup’s sales benefit the United State’s National Park Service, in honor of its upcoming centennial ($25, pendelton-usa.com).
This holiday season, TOMS has partnered with Chemex to treat caffeine connoisseurs to the smoothest filtered cup of java possible—and one person in need to a week’s supply safe drinking water—with the purchase of this special edition, 8-cup coffeemaker. Its handsome glass carafe comes come wrapped in a polished wood collar, a blue leather tie and seriously good vibes ($44, Toms.com).
Each quarter, Causebox delivers $150’s worth of ethically made items sourced from socially conscious companies like Krochet Kids, LSTN Sound Co, Noonday and Salt Skill. A portion of proceeds also benefits charities like JoyJars, which brings cheer to kids with cancer (subscriptions from $50, causebox.com).
Welcome to Budget Travel's "12 Days of Giving." Each weekday through November 24, we'll share must-have holiday gifts for globetrotters! Today, presents that pay it forward. Gifts that give back always top our holiday list. We’d travel far and wide for feel good finds this covetable.