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The RELEVANT Christmas Gift Guide

The RELEVANT Christmas Gift Guide

Finding the right Christmas gift can be stressful. Thankfully, we’re here to help. We’ve created a list of ideas that are not only unique—and show you put some thought into it—but also give back to communities, support artisans, fund charities and help the environment. This year, it really is better to give than to receive.

Solo “India” Sunglass Named for the country where the company funds restorative eye care, the bamboo shades are also an eco-friendly sunglass option. $89

Fire Dept. Coffee These beans, sourced from environmentally friendly farms, are roasted when you place an order and their sales support firefighter- and veteran-assistance programs. $11.99

Love 41 Toiletry Bag Carry your toothbrush like an adult with these handcrafted leather bags. One hundred percent of the profit supports education and anti-hunger projects across Africa. $129

1Q Speakers From Vers Audio, these bluetooth speakers emphasize sustainability with their wooden design. Also, they sound as good as they look. $129.95

Out of Print Tote These canvas bags feature classic artwork from great books. And for each one of the bags sold, a book is donated to the education organization Books for Africa. $18

Waterproof Nomad JournalWith waterproof pages, rain won’t spoil your travel adventures. And because it’s from Apolis, each one supports artisans in the developing world. $18

Canada Goose PBI Jacket This durable, handmade jacket will keep you warm and help with conservation efforts. Each jacket helps Polar Bears International save at-risk habitats. $600


Our Spare Change Bangle Each piece from Our Spare Change is made from actual coins and is handcrafted with inspirational messages. $25

Pure Cycles “Yankee” Bike Pure Cycles teamed up with charity: water for these fix-geared, yellow-wheeled (like the group’s trademark clean-water jugs) road bikes that support clean-water projects. $399

City Classic Leather Tote Bring your laptop or worldmap, this gorgeous handcrafted bag is durable enough for everyday and spacious enough for every adventure. Each purchase supports women in Haiti. $149.99


Mercy Ships Anchor Earrings The inspiration for these earrings comes from Mercy Ships, which provides free medical care. $28


TOMS Sweatshirt Just like their footwear, with every shirt purchased, TOMS donates a pair of shoes to a child in need. $44


Hi-Fidelity Ear Plugs Protect your ears without giving up sound quality. Each purchase supports the Hear the World Foundation. $23.99


Handmade Tic-Tac-Toe Game From UNICEF’s Market, this handcrafted game is made from rain tree wood from artisans in Thailand. $19.99



Conscious Step Socks These collections of dress and athletic socks will elevate your foot game while also helping to support organizations dedicated to seven incredible humanitarian and environmental causes. $14.95 a pair


1:Face Watches The company behind these sleek, modern watches was founded as a way to fund six charity initiatives, with each color watch band representing a different cause. $39.95

Sisterhood Candle Each candle is handmade, one at a time, by women in Iraq who were affected by violence. Available from Preemptive Love Coalition, these candles shine a light against the darkness of war. PRICES VARY.

WakaWaka Solar Powered Charger Using only sunlight, the Power+ can juice up your phone via a USB port. And the WakaWaka Foundation gives solar chargers to at-need communities in the developing world. $69.99


Falling Whistles Necklaces Fashioned after the whistles given to child soldiers on the front line of conflicts in the Congo region, each purchase supports local communities in the area. $50


Travel Set Handcrafted with love by women artisans in Haiti, this leather pouch and earbud holder set will keep your travels fashionably organized and untangled. $39.99

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