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Holiday Gifts That Give Back

We've rounded up more than 10 gifts that give back, whether by supporting traditional artisans in Peru, empowering women in impoverished communities or donating proceeds to improve children's nutrition and wellness.

Owl Beanie by Krochet Kids

Owl Beanie by Krochet Kids

In this time of hectic holiday sales, some intrepid shoppers are searching for ways to match value with their personal values. Whether you’re looking to stretch your gift-giving dollars or hoping to give more meaning to the season, Whole Foods Market® is here to help! We’ve curated this list of gifts that make your money go further — literally! — by giving back to communities and organizations around the world.

Stocking Stuffers

Photo opportunities abound when you give The Hoot owl beanie created by Krochet Kids, a nonprofit that helps empower women in impoverished communities. Available in sizes 0–2 and 2 and up.

Luxurious Alaffia Whipped Body Butter is made with fair trade shea butter and lavender essential oil. Alaffia will donate 1% of sales to Whole Kids Foundation®.

Alaffia Whipped Body Butter

Alaffia Whipped Body Butter

BarkTHINS Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel is a fair trade chocolate treat for sweet-and-salty snack lovers. For each purchase, BARKThins will donate 25¢ to Whole Planet Foundation®.

Host or Hostess Gifts

Spread the holiday cheer with festive Whole Trade® flowers that support farmworker communities, and Whole Foods Market will donate 1% of sales to Whole Planet Foundation®.

Give a gift that can adorn a Christmas tree for years to come! Crafted Peru Handmade Holiday Ornaments support traditional artisans in Peru.

Beauty and Body Care

Acure Lip Plumping Kit

Acure Lip Plumping Kit

What better way to say, “Meet me under the mistletoe?” Acure Lip Plumping Kit contains two great products to smooth, quench and protect the lips you love. Acure will donate 1% of sales to Whole Planet Foundation®.

Make bath time magic with kid-friendly Alaffia Soft and Gentle Bubble Bath. Alaffia will donate 1% of sales to Whole Kids Foundation®.

Nutrient-rich plant oils are nature’s anti-aging formulas. Acure Facial Oils Mega Omega Kit features soothing Marula Oil, Seriously Firming Facial Serum and moisturizing Argan Oil. Acure will donate 1% of sales to Whole Planet Foundation®.

Toys

PBS KIDS toys

Inspire hours of imaginative play! PBS KIDS Classic Wooden Toys are created by PlanToys, a leader in responsibly sourced materials for children’s toys, and PBS KIDS Plush Animals are made by Aurora, a global leader in high-quality plush toys.

100% of the net proceeds PBS KIDS receives from your purchase of these toys support its mission: building knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity to empower children for success. Whole Foods Market will donate 1% of total sales from PlanToys and Aurora plush toys (up to $25,000) to Whole Kids Foundation®.

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