The Gifts That Keep On Giving: 8 Christmas Gift Ideas That Give Back

The Gifts That Keep On Giving: 8 Christmas Gift Ideas That Give Back

Feel good this season for all the right reasons

By Sierra Haigh | 9th December 2019

The countdown to the most wonderful time of the year is on, and this year, it’s time to give back! Hundreds of companies across the world are making it easier than ever to be charitable in your gift-giving, so we’ve rounded up some of the best gifts that keep on giving. Get in quick so they arrive in time for the festive season!

Oxfam - Christmas Cards


Pair your gift with a Christmas card that gives back! Oxfam has a variety of cards that donate to an equal variety of causes, so you can donate necessities like clean water, goats, and education opportunities for people in need. Plus, it’s always nice to receive mail that isn’t a bill reminder, right?

 

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Starkey Hearing Foundation - Rose-Gold Bluetooth Earphones


Music themed gifts are always winners! Who doesn’t love a fresh set of earbuds to listen to their favourite tunes to? This year, give your virtuoso mates the gift of music and help someone else listen to music for the first time by contributing to the Starkey Hearing Foundation. The perfect gift for any music-lover!

 

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Feed Projects - Woman On A Mission Necklace


Give the gift of food when you purchase this necklace for the leading ladies in your life! The gorgeous, gold piece you’ll be buying is also purchasing 25 meals for hungry children. Best of all, it’s made of recycled brass, so it’s cleaning up the planet too! Check-out other great gifts from Feed Projects that will impress and make a difference in the world.

 

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Grounds And Hounds - Rescue Roast

We all have that one friend who loves coffee a liiiiitle too much. Why not give them a bag of whole or ground coffee beans from Grounds and Hounds and support animal shelters this Christmas? Feel free to top it off with any of their stylish mugs for the ultimate coffee-addict gift.

 

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Found My Animal - Dog Leash


Whether you’re shopping for your own pooch or your dog-obsessed mate, Found My Animal has the perfect leash for the stylish pet! Pair it with a matching collar to really tie the look together and let your canine’s true glamour shine through.

 

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Koala Hospital - Adopt a Koala


Everybody’s favourite fuzzy (not) bears can be adopted! This year, rescue a koala on behalf of your animal-crazy friends and gift them the adoption pack this Christmas. The pack includes an adoption certificate, a unique story about your koala, and a copy of the latest Gum Tips publication. Any support for the koalas is crucial following the devastating bush fires!

 

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Tree Project - Carbon Emission Offset


With everyone looking to become more eco-friendly, start them off on an environmentally friendly year in 2020! Tree Project has an online calculator to determine your annual carbon emissions, and then you can fill out a donation form on your friend’s behalf to plant enough trees to offset next year’s emissions.

Gifts For Good


Still can’t find the perfect gift? Head over to GiftsForGood.com for even more charitable gift ideas, where you can shop based on cause, price, category, and even occasion. If you’re still stumped for ideas, snatch up one of their site gift cards so your mate can pick for themselves.

 

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