Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be about showering love on your significant other (or lamenting your lack of partner should you find yourself single). It’s the perfect opportunity to show those in need how much they mean to you as well. Whether you’re buying for your special someone or treating yourself, these gifts are the perfect way to give back while you give the love.
Heifer International Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels
Everyone loves chocolate on Valentine’s Day. Heifer International, a community development and emergency support non-profit, has their own ethically sourced Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels whose sales raise Ecuadorian farmers out of poverty.
Giving Soaps by H2H Global
Each time you purchase soap from from Health 2 Humanity, you’re supporting its in-house charity, H2H Global, which helps entrepreneurs in the suds business set up shop in other countries. Giving Soaps donates 20 percent of its sales to charity:water, Feed My Starving Children, and My Day Counts, among others. You can’t get cleaner than that!
Proceeds from each Keap candle sale helps support SolarAid, a non-profit that distributes solar lamps to developing communities around the globe. Their special Valentine’s Candle Set comes with a limited-edition matchboxes that contain little love notes.
Williams-Sonoma’s “Love Is Love” Mug
Love is good, love is kind, and these days, love is equal. Up to 50 percent of sales of Williams-Sonoma’s “Love Is Love” goes to further LGBTQ equality!