9 Charitable Mother’s Day Gifts That Give Back

As Mother's Day fast approaches, the pressure is on to find the right gift for your parent, guardian, or loved one. But this year's day dedicated to celebrating moms will look a bit different than in the past. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the New Normal has already caused a shift in our day-to-day lives: many are unable to celebrate holidays with loved ones, and others are displaced from their homes waiting out lockdown measures in place throughout the world.

But Mother's Day celebrations can commence even in a pandemic — and can be an unexpected means to give back, too. This year, as you shop for the perfect gift for Mom, consider brands that are giving back, supporting charities, and even supporting other moms, parents, or guardians in need. Ahead, we've rounded up nine items that will make Mother's Day special and still help causes you care most about.

Mama Ring From Olivela

Olivela gives proceeds to a number of charities, including Save the Children — a non-profit that is committed to helping children with the most needs during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes everything from meals to books and other learning resources. A purchase of this ring provides seven essential supplies to families in need.

Zoë Chicco Zoë Chicco Itty Bitty MAMA Ring, $, available at Olivela

Brightland Olive Oil The Artist Capsule

For the mom who is already obsessed with cooking (or maybe just starting to experiment in the kitchen) the collection of California-farmed lemon, chili, and basil-infused bottles is the ideal present. Brightland is also matching each gift with a 50-meal donation to Feeding America.

Brightland The Artist Capsule, $, available at Brightland

Jamie Beck Artwork

Artist Jamie Beck started her #IsolationCreation project during the pandemic, and creates work each day as she stays home in the form of affordable, fine art posters. Beck's work provides 10% of proceeds to the Foundation for Contemporary Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund, for which she's raised over $15,000 so far. For the ultimate art-loving mom, one of Beck's portraits will celebrate the stillness of social distancing and give back to the art community.

Jamie Beck Jamie Beck Day Twenty-five Poster, $, available at Jamie Beck

CASETiFY UV Sanitizer

There's no better way to show your mom some love than helping her stay safe right now. This includes keeping her phone — the thing she likely touches most in the day — clean, too. CASETiFY's destroys 99.9% of germs that live on your phone's surface, and 100% of its proceeds go to GlobalGiving's Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Casetify UV Sanitizer, $, available at Casetify

Little Words Project Mama Bracelets

These cute and affordable bracelets are not only the ideal mom gift, but they give back to other moms. 100% of sale proceeds from these handcrafted bracelets go to Every Mother Counts, an organization committed to helping moms and care providers enduring COVID-19.

Little Words Project Mama Bracelets, $, available at The Natalist

Allbirds Women's Wool Runners

Sustainable sneaker company Allbirds is making an impact during the pandemic in a big way. The company is currently fulfilling $500,000 worth of shoes to healthcare workers on the front lines of fighting COVID-19. If you want to buy a pair as a gift, Allbirds will even split the cost of donating an additional pair of Wool Runners, which is optional.

Allbirds Women's Wool Runners, $, available at Allbirds

Missoma Round Of Applause Necklace

Missoma's Round Of Applause Necklace pays a massive token of gratitude to health care workers. A purchase of the 18-karat gold pendant will provide 100% proceeds to the National Healthcare Service, providing care for all U.K. citizens.

Missoma Missoma NHS Round Of Applause Necklace, $, available at Missoma

Seattle Chocolate You're My Hero Truffle Bar

Sweet gifts from this women-led Seattle brand not only gives back, but celebrates women. This particular dark chocolate truffle bar, which starts at $4.50, specifically celebrates women's right to vote. Any products from Seattle Chocolates' "You're My Hero" collection is also giving 5% of profits to Mary's Place, a local Seattle homeless relief fund.

Seattle Chocolate Dark Chocolate Truffle Bar, $, available at Seattle Chocolate

Clare V. Every Mother Counts Jumbo Tote

On the tenth anniversary of Every Mother Counts — Christy Turlington Burns' organization working to make pregnancy and childbirth safe — Clare V. is collaborating on the perfect Mother's Day treat. Clare V. is donating 100% of net proceeds of this tote to benefit EMC's mission to "raise more awareness, give more grants, change more policies, and mobilize more communities on behalf of women around the world."

Clare V. CV x Every Mother Counts Jumbo Tote, $, available at Clare V

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