From Made In cookware, with contributions from 17 award-winning chefs, comes the unique cookbook Family Meal Volume 1. Within, one finds 15 original recipes to try at home—imagined by the likes of Tom Colicchio, Eric Ripert, Melissa Perello and more. Additionally, 100% of the proceeds from this cookbook benefit the non-profit Future Chefs, which provides teens opportunities in the culinary world.
All through December, Cartography (a jewelry brand helmed by Mark Armstrong Peddigrew) will be donating 25% of proceeds from sales to Rainbow Railroad, an organization that helps LGBTQ individuals who are facing discrimination and violence in their home countries. With various pieces available for all genders, Cartography’s “grace” necklace is particularly appealing. Featuring a bulbous half-inch brass mushroom pendant on 24-inch silver chain, it’s a sweet ode to nature—and psilocybin.
Bright Endeavors’ candles are proudly made in Chicago by young mothers enrolled in a paid job training program. (They also receive 100% of the proceeds from each sale.) Available in four distinct scents—Amber + Tonka Bean, Cardamom + Clove, Juniper Berry + Fir and Pomegranate + Champagne—each hand-poured soy candle comes in a minimal glass vessel. Available in four-ounce (20-hour burn time) or 16-ounce (55-hour burn time) iterations, each one is made using phthalate-free fragrance.
NOTTE Jewelry’s Make You Smile collection—composed of necklaces, bracelets and earrings—was conjured as a response to the current pandemic, with 50% of the proceeds from all sales donated to Food Bank For New York City. Helmed by Jessica Tse, the brand produces playful accessories that combine costume elements with pearls, semi-precious stones and unexpected materials. These Make You Smile Rainbow earrings come as singles (but are also available in pairs) comprising a gold-plated hoop or stud, rainbow smiley face bead and a freshwater pearl.
Inspired by the Dada art movement, Dada Daily purveys everything from home accessories to guilt-free snacks—always intending to challenge the status quo and revel in a little opulence. The brand’s Vegan Milk Chocolate Elderberry Boob Truffles are also free of gluten, dairy and refined sugars. Creamy, decadent and playful, they come in a beautifully designed box of six. Additionally, each purchase results in a donation to the Carriage House Birth scholarship fund.
With art by Lauren Matrka alongside the powerful “free them all” message, these T-shirts do more than make a statement. All proceeds from the sale of this shirt go to Malcolm’s Freedom Fund in order to raise bail for a young man being held pre-trial in NYC. Available from XS to 4XL, the shirt comes in pink or white and has been crafted from 100% cotton. Of course, you can donate to this and other bail funds all over the country any time without buying a product.
Emblazoned with the straightforward and factual “It’s a plant, you’re an animal,” this long-sleeve T-shirt from Miss Grass highlights the way that something born from nature has been stigmatized, racialized and demonized. With 100% of the profits donated to the National Bail Out Fund—an organization led by black people and focused on black people incarcerated pre-trial because they cannot afford bail—this top is more than a slogan.
100% of the net proceeds from the sale of this shirt—released by iconic rock band Black Sabbath—benefit the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation. Fans of the band will notice that the Black Lives Matter text emblazoned on the front is in the same wavy font as Black Sabbath’s Master Of Reality album cover.
A sculptural fish figure rises at the center of premium pet brand PAIKKA’s Slow Feed Bowl. The delightful centerpiece to the earthenware vessel isn’t only decoration, it also aims to slow down fast eaters and thus aid digestion. This dishwasher-safe item measures 5.9 inches in diameter. Through retailer Olivela, the purchase of this bowl provides support for a child undergoing chemotherapy at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
With a portion of DFA’s proceeds donated to North Brooklyn support networks, this hoodie is part of Carhartt WIP’s Relevant Parties project—seeing the Michigan-based brand team up with independent record labels (including Ninja Tune, Jazzy Sport, Stones Throw and more) for limited edition products. Made for all genders, the boxy cotton/polyester hoodie is intended to have a loose fit in order to rep the iconic NYC label in comfort and style.
Best known for their footwear, ONE432 shares half of their net profits with the women artisans they work with as well as supporting various schools. As well as their handmade, symmetrical shoes based on a 400-year-old craft, they also make gorgeous homeware. One such piece is this handloom woven pillow case, made from 100% recycled 60/40 cotton and embroidered with hand-twisted thread and beading. The resulting design is a lush but tasteful take on camouflage.
Featuring a playful illustration by London-based artist Tess Smith-Roberts, this 1000-piece puzzle is made from 100% recycled paper and features a soft-matte print for no-glare fun. It’s exclusive to Whiled (founded by Alisha Ramos) which is donating $1 from all sales to The Black Schoolhouse. For the artwork, Smith-Roberts was inspired by prolific children’s book author Richard Scarry who conjures up bustling worlds. In her homage, Smith-Roberts creates a neighborhood where sweet characters can be seen enjoying everyday activities—together and solo.
A collaboration between Downtown 4 Democracy (D4D) and the Haas Brothers (aka siblings Simon and Nikolai Haas), this T-shirt features the artistic duo’s kooky flair along with a serious message: “THE FUTURE IS IN OUR HANDS. VOTE.” Proceeds from the sales of the garment help to fund Downtown 4 Democracy, a 17-year-old creative-founded political action committee. The organization raises awareness concerning the importance of voting and places ads in swing states and districts. In the 2018-2019 fiscal calendar, they donated more than $235,000 to Planned Parenthood, Black Votes Matter, RAICES and other important initiatives to help with campaigns encouraging voter turnout. In the months prior to the 2020 election (in states like Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio) D4D plans to raise their budget by $15,000 with the hope of drawing more than 35,000 people to the polls.
Embroidered with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s astute advice on how to look good—”drink water and don’t be racist”—Read Receipts by Chantal’s all-gender T-shirt helps to spread the message. Composed of preshrunk 100% ring-spun cotton, the shirt comes in sizes XS to XXXL. A portion of proceeds will go to AOC’s Courage to Change PAC, which aims to assist working-class candidates and progressive leaders against the systematic disadvantages of our electoral system.
The sale of every one of Mello’s products results in 10% of the proceeds going to the Last Prisoner Project, an important non-profit organization focusing on bringing justice to the cannabis industry by working to free people who are incarcerated for drug offenses—many of which are actually legal now. A user-friendly edible, these sea salted caramels include 15mg of active CBD sourced in Colorado. Not only a tasty sweet treat, they also aim to provide benefit that include pain and anxiety relief, as well as help with sleep. Each box contains 20 caramels.
All profits from the sale of these statement-making earrings go to Space For Giants, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the vast landscapes that elephants depend on for survival. These earrings feature genuine freshwater pearls and gold uneven orbs that appear almost liquid. Each pair is handmade in Leigh Miller’s Los Angeles studio.