Do you have a charitable foodie on your holiday shopping list? Are you looking to give a gift that gives back to the community? These gourmet goodies benefitting various causes allow you to give a feel-good gift to everyone on your list.
Help fight hunger by buying a subscription or even just one box of junk-free snacks from Love with Food. For every box sold, Love with Food donates a meal to food banks, such as Feeding America Network and Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry.
Baron Cooper Wines pairs great wines with an even greater cause. Because the wine brand is dedicated helping our furry friends in animal shelters across the country, it donates 5 percent of all its sales Best Friends Animal Society.
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Dancing Deer Baking Co.’s Sweet Home Favorites Gift Basket
Dancing Deer Baking Co.’s Sweet Home Project features gourmet baked gifts that benefit One Family Inc., a non-profit dedicated to ending homelessness in Massachusetts. When you purchase a Sweet Home Gift, Dancing Deer donates 35 percent of the retail price to One Family Inc.’s scholarship programs.
Give an inspiring gift and tasty treat by purchasing a pack of Special Cookies from Cookies for Kids' Cancer. Each box of cookies features a child’s chosen cookie, his or her favorite colored ribbon, and a card telling the child’s story. All of the proceeds support research at the nation’s leading pediatric cancer centers.
The Women's Bean Project strives to employ women with a transitional job in gourmet food manufacturing and handmade jewelry assembly while empowering them with the support, skills, and services required to get and keep a job. By giving a gift made by the Women’s Bean Project, such as Cindy's Sinfully Chocolate Brownies, you’re helping to reduce chronic unemployment and support many women’s future.
Divine Chocolate aims to make the world a place where chocolate is cherished by everyone. The organization is co-owned by farmers of Kuapa Kokoo, the cooperative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for the chocolate. The chocolate lover in your life is sure to love a box of these Milk Chocolate Christmas Shapes made with the finest Fairtrade cocoa, smooth cocoa butter, and real vanilla.
This nonprofit bakery strives to increase economic security for foreign-born and low-income individuals through its culinary workforce and business incubation programs, Project Launch, and HBK Incubates. You can support Hot Bread Kitchen’s cause by gifting its delicious multi-ethnic breads, such as this collection of Flatbreads From Around the World.
If you’re looking to give back to a cause of your choice, check out Baking for Good, an online bakery that donates 15 percent of the net proceeds from a purchase to whatever cause the customer chooses. The bakery’s custom-made Instagraham Cookies allow you to turn precious photographs into delicious cookies.