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12 Socially Responsible Graduation Gifts

by Emily Waddell

Give your graduate a gift that is meaningful and shares a story! Our socially responsible gift guide has some great ideas! Most of these ethical graduation gifts are under $50 too! 

courage dear heart bracelet

Courage Dear Heart Cuff- $38
This is a great reminder for your grad as they enter the next steps of their life. This cuff is ethically made by survivors of trafficking in the Nashville, TN.

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give a damn shirt

Give a Damn Shirt- $25
Encourage your grad to care about the greater good with this bold tee. The tees are ethically made in Haiti using recycled water bottles, organic cotton, & TENCEL modal.

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ethically made leather journal

Large Leather Journal- $34
This beautiful leather journal is a great gift for writers. This journal helps provide sustainable employment in Haiti & Honduras through Mission Lazarus. 

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leather cord organizer

Cord Traveler- $32
Keep chargers and cords organized with this leather cord traveler. This product helps provide sustainable employment in Haiti & Honduras through Mission Lazarus. 

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change maker coffee mug

World Changer Mug- $15
A great gift for the change-maker. This mug is made in partnership with a B Corp and reads "Rise & Grind, Coffee, Change the World, Repeat Again Tomorrow."

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bath salts made in usa

Bath Soak- $12
A gift for the grad who just needs to relax.  Supports a social enterprise providing healing & employment for survivors of trafficking, prostitution, & addiction.

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ethical graduation gifts

Alejandro Backpack- $220
A great gift for the grad planning to travel. This product helps provide sustainable employment in Haiti & Honduras through Mission Lazarus's vocational program. 

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fair trade coffee

Singing Rooster Coffee- $12
Let your grad know the real world runs on coffee. Our fair trade coffee fights against slavery in the coffee industry by paying farmers double and helping them grow their businesses.

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hot mess coffee mug

Hot Mess Express Mug- $15
Made in partnership with a certified B Corp, this mug encourages people to embrace the messiness life throws their way. Hop on the hot mess express and know you're not alone!

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affordable ethical clothing

Stressed a Mess- $35
Not sure what the world holds? Embrace being "Stressed, a Mess, but Still Ethically Dressed" with this eco-friendly lightweight sweatshirt. 

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fair trade coffee

Leather Dopp Kit- $65
Having a well made dopp kit is a great step towards adulthood . This product helps provide sustainable employment in Haiti & Honduras through Mission Lazarus.  

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ethical jewelry brands

Gemstone Necklace- $48
A beautiful reminder of a sentimental day of graduation. The necklace empowers homeless youth with employment opportunities and loving community. 

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More Ethical Gifts

Jewelry That Gives Back

Cactus Necklace

Sold out$46.00
Social Impact: All Kind Karma jewelry is locally made in the Toronto area and handcrafted by at-risk and transitioning homeless youth. Product Description: This cactus necklace made it into
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star of the shit show shirt

Shit Show T-Shirt

PRE-ORDER- Expected to ship by May 30th Social Impact Our t-shirt supplier produces great quality shirts, while fighting generational poverty in Haiti. LIFE, the Haitian facility where the shirts are
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Social Impact: Haiti Made is united around quality products, dignified jobs, and economic sustainability in an effort to diminish abject poverty and fight against the orphan and child slavery crisis
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