Mother's day is just around the corner and we know that finding the perfect gift to show that special mama in your life how much she means to you can be tough. So we've put together a quick guide to help you shop for gifts that are just as unique as she is! Why are these gifts so special? Each one of these brands supports women, mothers, and/or the fight against human trafficking - raising awareness and making a difference one purchase at a time!
For the Active Mama
Activewear by Ethona - An innovative athleisure line, Ethona was created to inspire women to strive for more and to fight for those who cannot. With every sale, Ethona donates 10% of profits to partners actively fighting Human Trafficking. Additionally, Ethona employees are encouraged to take paid volunteer days throughout the year.
For the Traditional Mama
Mother's Day Bouquet by Farmgirl - For the month of May, Farmgirl is dedicating their "With Heart Campaign" to Every Mother Counts as part of their Orange Rose Mother’s Day Collection, where 100% of the proceeds benefits Every Mother Counts and their mission to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere. They work to inform, engage and mobilize audiences to take action and raise funds that support maternal health programs around the world. $10 of the price of this bouquet will be donated to Every Mother Counts and their Orange Rose Mother’s Day Collection to help them continue their amazing work.
You are Loved Candle by Purpose Jewelry - This thoughtful candle is a delightful mix of cedar, fig, and vanilla, packaged in a recycled glass tumbler. It's the perfect candle to burn year-round and 100% of proceeds goes to International Sanctuary, an non-profit that works with hundreds of trafficking survivors around the world to provide them with education, health care, counseling, and most importantly, hope.
For the Trendy Mama
Lucia Pink Tassel Earrings by Starfish Project - Each purchase of Starfish Project accessories helps to restore hope to exploited women in Asia. They provide life-changing opportunities through Holistic Care Programs and social enterprise where women create beautiful jewelry and become managers, accountants, graphic designers, and photographers. These care programs not only offer vocational training, they also offer healthcare, shelter, counseling, and education grants.
The Mia Necklace by UNCVRD - This sparkly quartz is a gift favorite and a true statement piece. Each piece of UNCVRD jewelry is handmade with love and with each purchase, you will make a direct impact in the effort to end human trafficking. 40% of the proceeds from each UNCVRD sale goes directly to their local partners which fund street outreach, programming for their survivors, preventative measures and more!
For the Casual Mama
Punjammie® Pants by Sudara - With their flowy fit and beautiful prints, these pajama pants and women's loungewear will become an everyday favorite. Every purchase invests in job creation and skills training for women in India who are working to remain free from sex slavery.
The GRACE Cardigan by Elegantees - Made with extra comfy material, Elegantees apparel line is designed with the purpose of providing meaningful employment for women recovered from sex trafficking. The Grace cardigan in particular, was made in Nepal, one of the least developed countries in the world, which ranks high for trafficking. This design creates a bright future for the overcomer who made it!
The Kindred Tote by Trades of Hope - Whether using as a stylish commuter bag or a cute travel carryall, this zippered fabric tote has you covered for every excursion. With every purchase, women in poverty rampant areas of India receive income, access to healthcare, adult literacy programs, and self-help groups. Not only does this change their lives, but they are also pouring back into their communities and helping others!
For the Artsy Mama
Sanaa Collection Journals by Exodus Road - Your mom will love the healing power of art and creativity expressed through these gorgeous journals created by artisans living in a women's shelter in Kenya. This specific shelter rescues teen mothers from exploitation and abuse by providing pre- and post-natal care, education, and support to help them escape poverty and thrive. Two travel-sized journals come in each package and contain 20 pages each for your own words, art, and notes!