Looking for something special to give for Christmas rather than your traditional last minute thoughtless gift? Check out these gifts that are unique as well as give back to great causes with each purchase:

Soap Hope started with a simple idea: provide healthful, wholesome top-of-the line products to customers - then use all the profits to help women in need around the world.

Roma Boots combines fashion with charity to fight the cycle of poverty afflicting street children and orphans by bringing them hope, love and lasting change in the most sustainable and practical way. For every pair of Roma Boots sold, a brand new pair is donated to a child in need. Moreover, 10% of all sales proceeds go to the Roma For All Foundation.

  • MN Zoo Banner and Billboard Store

The Minnesota Zoo has partnered with Relan to create cool, fun and sustainable products created from the Minnesota Zoo's own banners and billboards. Following each exhibit, the site will offer products from the exhibit's repurposed banners and billboards. The first offering is from the Zoo's summer Dinosaur exhibit... WE'RE LIKE 95% SURE THEY'RE NOT REAL. 10% of your product purchase today will directly support Minnesota Zoo environmental education and conservation programs.

jimisohn jewelry reflects the owners clean minimalist and classic aesthetic. They believe in using quality material like solid gold and precious stones for lasting wear. They love the idea of real "everyday wear", something that is simple and chic that can also be layered for a more dramatic effect.  We are currently impassioned with the Students First movement, which pursues better education for the children of America, who are indeed our future. Proceeds from our sales will go to Students First at StudentsFirst.Org.

  • Elite Revolutionary Solutions

ERS has designed beautifully handcrafted cutting boards and cutting blocks to inspire your delicious cuisine at home. With our Maestro Block Collection, you can prepare food that nurtures the mind, body and soul. We use beautiful hardwoods to provide quality, durability and longevity. ERS, a woman owned, service disabled business will donate to the Purple Heart Service Foundation, 10% of proceeds from the sale of any of our products crafted using purple heart wood.

Warby Parker sells designer eyeglass frames. The company partners with various non-profits, and for every sale, donates a pair of glasses to someone in need.