With the Holiday season fast approaching Christmas shopping is a high priority for many of us. I love to buy and give gifts, and make a special effort to find the perfect gift for each family member and my friends. But more importantly I like the gifts I buy to matter, and “shop with a cause.”  With so many amazing social companies out there these days, what better way is there to shop this Christmas season? Consider shopping for your gifts at these amazing companies and let your purchase give back this year.

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1. Sseko

Their handcrafted leather sandals in addition to their beautiful bags and accessories help generate an income for women in Uganda. Through every one of your purchases and their income these women are empowered to pursue a university level education helping to end the cycle of poverty. Feel good about the gifts you are buying this year and be apart of making a change!

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2. Sackcloth & Ashes

These blankets make an awesome Christmas gift! The best part is with every purchase of one of these high quality blankets another will be donated to your local homeless shelter. This is an amazing way to make a difference in your own community.

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3. TOMS

Originally starting out with the one-for-one slip on shoes, TOMS have grown to include eyewear that gives back too! Each purchase helps to give someone back their sight through prescription glasses and other medical treatment. Head over and check out all of their amazing shoes, glasses, and more.

Ellice Vargas

Ellice Vargas

I'm a British gal and mama to one sweet daughter. I love a good DIY project, interior design and photography. When I'm not writing for Life As Mama, I'm traveling as much as I can with my little family and filling up my camera roll with snapshots of our life.

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