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Philanthropic Gift Guide: The Best Gifts that Give Back

Do you know what’s better than one gift? Two gifts, of course! When you’re giving a gift, why not choose one that gives back to the world? We found eight companies selling products your friends and family will love that also donate proceeds or products to causes around the globe when you buy from them:


Lululemon is a sustainable fashion brand that uses eco-friendly materials and ethical manufacturing practices like less water usage. To further their commitment to the planet, they have partnered with One Tree Planted, so they plant a tree for every activewear purchase, contributing to the fight against deforestation and supporting reforestation initiatives worldwide.


A brand that needs no introduction, Maybelline has promised to give 10 million dollars of its profits to organizations dedicated to supporting mental health initiatives. They have partnered up with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health to help adolescents with their mental health struggles.

On top of that, they are constantly working on making their products more natural, vegan, and cruelty-free!

Healthy Human

The bottle and cup company Healthy Human aims to inspire individuals to embrace a healthy lifestyle and contribute to a healthier planet with their innovative and eco-friendly product line. They specialize in creating reusable water bottles and other sustainable items that facilitate small lifestyle changes, reducing the reliance on single-use plastics. Additionally, they donate one percent of their total U.S. sales revenue to environmental and social impact causes.

Uncommon Goods

Uncommon Goods should be the go-to brand for those who love unique and distinctive home decor that sets your space apart. They collaborate with artisans from all corners of the world, ensuring that their products are truly one-of-a-kind and unlikely to be found elsewhere.

Through their Better to Give program, a portion of every order is donated to charitable organizations. The company has contributed over $2.8 million to organizations such as the IRC, RAINN, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and American Forests.


If you own a computer (chances are, you’re reading this on one), you know about NVIDIA.

Through their Compute the Cure initiative, Nvidia Foundation donates to cancer researchers who utilize innovative computing techniques for research, diagnosis, and treatment. They also support nonprofit organizations dedicated to cancer prevention, screening, survivorship, and end-of-life care. Demonstrating their dedication to philanthropy, Nvidia and its employees have contributed $22.5 million to charitable giving and supported over 5,800 nonprofits across 55 countries.


Lush is more than just a well-known beauty brand. With a commitment to natural and non-toxic products, they go beyond beauty by dedicating a significant portion of their proceeds to rescue operations and various animal welfare organizations. These groups play a vital role in supporting dog rescues and actively fighting against animal testing. 

Choosing gifts from brands that give back brings joy to the recipient and makes a tangible difference in the world. The brands featured in our philanthropic gift guide are committed to social and environmental causes, ensuring that your gift has a positive impact beyond the initial act of giving.

With your purchase, you’ll be contributing to a more sustainable and compassionate future. So, for any holiday season or special occasion, opt for gifts that bring joy and create a ripple effect of positive change.

MyUS has made all efforts to provide our members with the most accurate available shopping options. Still, some items or companies discussed listed may impose purchase restrictions or may not take all forms of international payment. Please check each company’s website for complete terms of sale, shipping guidelines, and terms and conditions for complete details.


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