2023 Guide to Gifting + Giving
The countdown to Christmas—and—guaranteed Christmas delivery—is officially on! Check out our 2023 gift collection to make this holiday season the best one yet for you, your recipient, and the lives you’re helping to change. No, we’re not talking about DVTD or our brand partners.
We’re talking about:
- Helping orphans, vulnerable children, homeless men, women escaping sex trafficking or facing an unwanted pregnancy
- Spreading the gospel—even to those who live in places that are closed to the gospel
- Helping to fight bullying and making education available to children in Africa
- Supporting Leukemia + Lymphoma Society events and the Arthritis Foundation to help develop cures for patients with autoimmune diseases
- Offering fair-wage employment to break the cycle of poverty and empower workers within their families and communities.
Ready to shop the best gifts that give back in a positive way? Here are the best gifts sure to delight you, your recipient and your budget!
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Gifts that Shine Against Human Trafficking
1. Starfish Project
A little sparkle, a burst of color, a show-stopping statement… When it comes to jewelry pieces that are just as meaningful as they are stylish, look no further than Starfish Project.
Starfish Project is a social enterprise with a holistic care program that cares for women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia. Learn More →
2. Calyan Wax Co.
Safe for you, safe for your home. When it comes to high quality and amazing smelling candles, Calyan Wax Co. delivers! And, if you haven’t checked out their holiday scents, you’re missing out.
Calyan Wax Co. donates 5% of all revenue to the nonprofit, Traffick911. With your help, Calyan Wax Co. is supporting their work and empowering young survivors of human trafficking to dream again. Learn More →
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3. MISSIO Hair
With affordable-luxury hair products, you can get the premium formulation—safe for you—ingredients all while helping to restore hope and fight human trafficking.
MISSIO Hair uses beauty to support anti-trafficking efforts. Every purchase supports initiatives to EDUCATE salons and communities to identify potential victims, SERVE women at risk and in recovery, and GIVE to non-profit partners aiding in the rescue and rehabilitation of victims worldwide. Learn More →
Through December 15th, get a free MISSIO Dry Shampoo ($30 value) with your order.
Winter Wonderland of Wellness
4. Aprisa Skincare
Don’t let the signs of aging get you down. With Aprisa, you get uniquely-formulated, scientifically-based skincare that targets the appearance of dark circles, puffy eyes, fine lines, wrinkles and scarred skin—all while nourishing and moisturizing the skin.
Aprisa donates a portion of their profits to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society events to remember and give hope to those fighting the battle. They are also committed to giving back to the Arthritis Foundation as a way to support research towards developing further cures for patients with autoimmune diseases. Learn More →
Buy any 3 Aprisa items and get the Energize Serum Free!
Gifts that Promote Ethical Sustainability + Dignified Work
When it comes to unique gifts, you can’t beat FAZL’s handmade socks from the Himalayas. The company is Fair Trade certified, so you can be confident that their artisans are well cared for and their supply chain is held accountable. As for their vegan, no-itch socks, they’re long-lasting, velvety soft, warm, and the designs are Indigenous to the local Himalayan people, and passed down from mother to daughter.
FAZL is committed to supporting orphanages in India that care for vulnerable children, and they give a significant portion of their net profits to this cause. The FAZL company grew out of a deep love for these homes and the sacred work they do. They also provide dignified work opportunities for women in need. Learn More →
Better made tee shirts for you, your recipient and the people who make them. While transparency in manufacturing is hard to come by, GOEX is raising the bar and shining a light on how your clothes should be made. As in high quality fabrications, fair trade, sustainability, fair wages, and dignity in work. Your shopping has the power to strengthen families, create jobs, and change lives!
GOEX specializes in creating and producing fair-trade t-shirts while offering fair-wage employment to break the cycle of poverty and empower workers within their families and communities. Learn More →
Want your order by Christmas? For standard shipping order by December 15th.
7. Iron Bridge Woodshop
Whether you’re looking to update your own kitchen or give a special gift to your favorite host or hostess, Iron Bridge Woodshop’s beautiful handcrafted cutting boards and coasters makes every dish worth savoring.
The Iron Bridge Woodshop creates meaningful work for currently or formerly homeless men. Proceeds from the sale of their products also support Six Treasures Ministries, a nonprofit that serves the homeless and marginalized. Learn More →
8. Alegria Accessories
Alegria creates hand crafted jewelry that offers your recipient every day style and elegance while providing Honduran women liveable wages and working conditions—which is really the most beautiful thing of all.
Alegria creates jobs for Honduran women making hand-crafted artisan jewelry that provide livable wages and safe working environments. Learn More →
SOiL brings the health and balancing benefits of essential oils to homes and families across the globe all while supporting the communities surrounding their farms in South Africa and Mauritius by providing sustainable jobs. Their products are free of parabens, petro-chemicals, synthetic colors, and fragrances—or in other words, all of the things you do not want in your essential oils!
SOiL is a Fair Trade certified company that provides healthy working conditions for their local community while also minimizing environmental impacts in all of their operations. They are also actively involved in the establishment and support of various projects which seek to uplift impoverished communities. Learn More →
The Reason for the Season Gifts
10. Jenessa Wait
Jenessa Wait creates custom, hand-lettered home decor, apparel, and accessories that are special for your home and unforgettable for gifting.
A portion of Jenessa Wait Co. proceeds is given to missionaries around the globe. As a young adult group pastor, Jenessa Wait and her husband have a passion to see the Gospel spread to the ends of the earth, and a percentage of proceeds from every sale is donated to help support that goal. Learn More →
11. Double Edged Notes
Double Edged Notes creates high-quality, beautiful journals to read, record, reflect and remember. Plus, their journals feature all the best features like premium no-bleed paper, table of contents, numbered pages, your choice of page styles, lay-flat binding and more.
Buy a journal. Give a Bible. For every journal sold, Double Edged Notes distributes a Bible to a country closed to the Gospel. Learn More →