Moms change the world. The good ones dedicate their lives to making sure we grow up with healthy food, warm places to sleep, good education, happy fun homes, and that we know we’re loved. Volunteering in our local schools, churches, and communities they taught us to give of ourselves and instilled in us the desire and value of leaving the world better than we found it.
Many popular merchants are following suit. They’re on a mission to make the world a better place by donating a portion of our purchases to causes we believe in. Here are some favorite gifts for mom that she will be sure to love. Some are cash back merchants which will allow you to pocket a little for yourself, making it a winning gift for everyone!
Happy Mother’s Day!
Mothers Day Gifts that Give Back from Brands Committed to Building A Better World
TOMS: A kid in need receives a pair of shoes for every pair that you purchase! TOMS also gives one week of clean water to one person for every bag of coffee you purchase, and the gift of sight for someone when you purchase TOMS sunglasses! Check out the TOMS How We Give page for more information.
David’s Cookies: Receive 15% off your purchase and David’s Cookies will donate 10% to Your Favorite Charity through May 11, 2014 when you enter coupon code: GIVE10. (Details)
Macy’s Facebook Thanks a Mom promotion gives you a chance to send e-cards to the special moms in your life! Now through Mother’s Day, Macy’s will donate $2 for each e‑card sent (up to $400,000 total) to your choice of 5 mom‑approved charities.
Kohl’s has Fila Sport athletic wear with 100% net profit donated to the fight against breast cancer through their Kohl’s Cares program. There are also some delicious cookbooks in the Kohl’s Cares program that make great gifts for mom!
Kenneth Cole Awearness helps to inspire social change and supports organizations that create change. You can easily find perfect Mothers Day gifts here!
Nordstrom Cares donates every cent of the selling price of VIVA GLAM (a line of bright bold lipsticks) goes toward helping men, women and children who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS through their MAC Aids Fund.
Fashion Project & Nordstrom will reward you when you donate your new or gently-used designer clothing, shoes and accessories, with a $40 Nordstrom gift card.
Jawbone is on a mission to help Every Mother Counts make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother across the world. Through the end of May, Jawbone will donate $15 from your UP24™ band purchase to Every Mother Counts when you use the coupon code: EMC15 on their website.
Avon will donate $1 for every bottle of bath oil purchased, to the Avon Foundation for Women Breast Cancer Crusade.
Novica: Connects talented artists, many of them women, from around the world to consumers who with a social consciousness. They have a wonderful collection of fair trade gifts your mom is sure to love, especially for Mother’s Day 2014!
Alex and Ani Jewelry: Beautiful jewelry designed to capture the essence of a charity and fund it through your purchase. Your mom would look beautiful with a stack of charm bracelets on her wrist that remind her of how proud she is of you and your choices!
Mother’s Day Deals: Gifts with Cash Back
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