12 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

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12 Holiday Gifts That Give Back
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1. Blanket America

1. Blanket America

Slogan: "Buy 1 Give 1"Blanket America sells quality blankets, comforters, sheet sets and other types of bedding, and in turn, the company makes a donation to Americans in need.You can also purchase goods through the "Choose Haiti" line of products, which helps provide disaster relief to people in Haiti.

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Supporting important causes can be easy to forget amid the hustle and bustle of shopping during the holiday season. Luckily, there's an easy way to give back to those in need while you find the gifts you need -- various companies and websites do the legwork for you.

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Companies like TOMS and Warby Parker have become known for one-for-one deals -- donating a pair of shoes or eyeglasses for every pair sold -- but they're not the only ones with gifts that give back. There are several places around the web that benefit others in many ways, whether it's by supporting impoverished artisans, providing clothes to babies who need them or curating the many products that make a difference.

We've compiled a list of 12 websites that can help you make socially conscious purchases without subtracting the joy of shopping. Where do you go to buy gifts for social good? Let us know in the comments.

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