Gifts that Give Back: Men’s edition

Wondering what to get for that hard-to-shop- for man in your life?  While shopping for my husband, father and brother, I stumbled upon some great gifts that also give back. Check out these do-gooder tees, boots, fishing kits, hammocks and more!

Benefit Album by Tiesto $7.99. DJ and producer Tiesto put together a remarkable compilation album including tracks by Diplo, Major Lazer, Bono, Martin Solvieg, Afrojack and more.  Proceeds are donated to the Global Fund!

ONE T-Shirt by EDUN $30.00.These shirts are made from 100% African cotton in Lesotho. EDUN is a socially conscious clothing company.

TOMS Classic Suede Boots $74. The classic suede boot is a fall fundamental for all men. And while Brown Suede Desert Botas feature a classic fall color, they’ve got your back any time of the year.


HEALTH Duffle Bag by FEED
 $128. 
The FEED HEALTH Duffle Bag supports DOC2DOCK, a non-profit organization that collects unused medical supplies before they are thrown out and redistributes them to hospitals in need in the developing world. For every bag purchased, FEED will donate an identical bag, which will then be filled with medical supplies by DOC2DOCK and given to a community health worker to help transport the supplies around the world.

Moleskin Notebook $34.95. This classic notebook is an elegant way to carry your cause around with you on a daily basis.

Beats by Dr. Dre for Product(RED) $199.95. Sound That Matters. Beats by Dr. Dre headphones from Monster were engineered to let music lovers hear their favorite tracks exactly how the artists intended them to be heard. This product BEATS contributes $5 from each prodcut to the Global Fund.

Buy a Goat $50. A hardy goat is the gift of sustainability, which means fertilizer and food for families – especially those living in areas that cannot support less durable critters.

CamelBak Groove bottle $35. With each purchase of a limited edition Water.org CamelBak Groove bottle, you give a life-changing gift. While it keeps great-tasting filtered water always in your reach, it also brings safe drinking water and sanitation to people in developing countries.

A Fishing Kit $40. Give a fishing kit to a family in need.  Your purchase will provide a family with fishing gear such as poles, hooks, lines and nets to help ensure they can feed themselves.

Elegant Tie by Alexandra Taylor $70. This cool and elegant tie is made by open-weave silk mesh and lined with silk print.  $10 of each sale are donated to the UN Nothing But Nets campaign to eradicate malaria.

The Roo: Kammok Lightweight Hammock $99 With every lightweight hammock purchased, Kammok and Malaria No More give a treated mosquito net or health education to a family in Africa.

Running App that Gives back Free! Charity Miles is an iPhone/Android app that empowers you to earn sponsorships for charity by walking, running or biking. You can choose a charity, options include Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and Every Mother Counts. As you walk, run or bike, the app tracks your distance and you earn money for your charity.

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