Brands that Give Back 9

The ‘Buy One, Give One’ retail model is going mainstream. Ever since Tom’s started providing shoes to needy children, more and more companies are making giving back part of their brand mission. From eyeglasses to umbrellas to doggie ponchos, nowadays there’s a number of ways to give back while doing a little shopping.

Roma Boots gives poverty the boot by donating a pair of rain boots each time one is bought, plus giving 10% of their proceeds to worldwide educational initiatives.

Mitscoots sells and gives away adorable 100% American made socks by 
partnering with charities around 
the country.

Bogo Bowl is feeding hungry shelter dogs. Every time you buy a bag, Fido eats for free.

Humble Brush provides “the world’s most sold eco friendly bamboo toothbrush” to a child in need every time one is purchased.

Doggie ponchos are all the rage thanks to Baja Poncho who donate a portion of every purchase to dog shelters in Baja California.

Jonas Umbrellas creates limited edition patterned umbrellas to help fund clean water wells at schools in Uganda. Once a pattern sells out, a well is fully funded.

Pacha Soap does more than the buy-one, give-one model – they provide soap and clean water plus entrepreneurship opportunities to those in need.

Love Your Melon’s main mission is to provide a hat to every child battling cancer in America. In 2015, they also reached their goal donating $1 million to pediatric cancer research.

Warby Parker makes ordering glasses as easy as possible with their Home Try-On kit, plus every pair purchased provides a pair to someone in need.

Teadonna hopes women will take some much deserved time for themselves with a cup of their soothing herbal teas. Part of the proceeds goes to Grandma’s House of Hope, a woman empowerment non-profit.