Here are some socially conscious Valentine Day gifts for the special woman in your life. Each gift comes with a small gift of impact as well. She will love the product and the idea.

 

TOMS | Pink Love Languages Women’s Classics

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These are the casual TOMS slip-ons we know and love with an adorable multi-language “I love you” print. She is sure to appreciate your meaningful purchase from one of her favorite socially conscious ventures. When you buy these shoes, a child in need gets a pair of their own. This classic style comes in all sizes so they’re the perfect gift for your special someone, like your favorite mommy-daughter duo. Gift these the day before Valentine’s so she can show them off the day of.

 

 

Givida Activewear | Do Good Performance Top

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Your super fit chick will love the fun floral “Do Good Performance Top” by Givida Activewear. With a fitted criss-crossed strap design and bright pink hues, your gift will transform her Valentine’s morning yoga class. Curious about the social impact? The partnership between Action Against Hunger and Givida Activewear is simple: 1 purchase = 6 to 16 “Ready to Use Lifesaving Therapeutic Foods” for malnourished children

 

 

Arm the Animals (ATA) | Women’s Candy Heart Leggings (Black)

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If your Valentine is an animal-lover, your gift search is over! This venture has a plethora of clothing and other gifts that are sure to excite all animal advocates! Even better, they have an entire Valentine’s line featuring those chalking little candy hearts that look a lot better than they taste. If these heart-covered leggings are too bold for her taste, check out their more subtle tees and tanks (ft. a single candy heart). Make her extra happy when you get a matching tee and tell her how ATA has partnered with over 100 different animal charities since their inception in 2010.

 

 

Sseko sandals | White Gold Crossover Sandal

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These gold slip ons hold endless possibilities. Your Valentine might slip them on for a long watch on the beach, to run her errands, or to grab lunch with her gal pals. Visit Sseko for many more styles and this sandal in a brilliant rose gold that’s perfect for spring. Sseko’s are crafted by young women in Uganda who earn fair wages and save 50% of their earnings in a special account for attending university.

 

 

Raven and Lily | Azeb Getaway Tote Black

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Consider gifting this classic black tote to your traveling babe- OR maybe just to that girl who has to take everything along. With this tote, the special woman in your life can celebrate the work of Raven + Lily which operates as a public benefit ‘B corporation.’ Their products come from women employees in 9 different countries who earn fair trade wages, empowering them to break the cycle of poverty. If this tote doesn’t remind you of her, check out their homegoods, jewelry, and clothing, crafted by women and Haiti, Kenya, and other developing countries.

 

 

Local and Lejos | Cazador Serape Blanket

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This vibrant serape throw makes a fun, versatile gift that will light up her living space. Take it along for a Valentine’s picnic in the park or toss it on the couch for a movie night at home. If she’s a music lover, pair this throw with a couple of passes to her dream music festival. Local and Lejos provides artisans across the world with the training and resources to build genuine homegoods that reflect their culture and get sold for fair prices in their store. The artisans are then empowered to build a lasting business.

 

 

Sevenly | Love Needs No Words Flowy V Neck

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Tell her you love her with no words! This v-neck will make the perfect addition to her graphic tee collection and its social impact will make it stand out against the rest. Shop Sevenly by cause and 7% of your purchase will that specific campaign. The soft floral print on this tee will help her to ring in spring in style and you can both feel good about the contribution made to her cause of interest.

 

 

CAUSEBOX | Seasonal Subscription

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This gift will remind her of you every season. When you buy a subscription to  Causebox, she will receive a box full of goodies from every corner of the market! The 2017 “Winter Box” has items like hand cream, nail polish, and a handmade scarf- all from companies making a difference! While this venture supports an array “do good” companies, they ALSO donate a portion of their profits for meals to those in need. When you purchase the Causebox for her, just select the ‘gift’ option at checkout!

 

 

Bombas socks | Women’s Valentine’s Day Eight Pack

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Maybe you need a little something fun to top off your Valentine’s gift this year. If so, check out Bombas for tons of fun socks, and a special Valentine’s package, crafted with you in mind. These ultra high-quality socks come with a 100% happiness guarantee. Named for the latin word for bumblebee, Bombas ensures that with each pair sold, another is donated, generating a multitude of small efforts that make a huge impact, much like bees! Using the “one for one” donation model, Bombas met their 1 million pair goal in a couple of years. Your small purchase will help them achieve their goal of a million more.

 

 

FashionABLE | Mini Tag Necklace

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What could be better than carving your initials in a tree? Try putting them on a delicate “Mini Tag” necklace that she can wear close to her heart every day. This simple gold design will work with any look she fancies so she can wear it day after day. Your conscious purchase from FashionABLE will promote their steadfast efforts to alleviate poverty by empowering developing countries to work and provide for themselves. FashionABLE is challenging the traditional “give a portion of sales” model with their belief that the end to poverty is the opportunity for economic growth through job creation in the communities they seek to empower.

 

Stephen Garten
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