5 Socially Responsible Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week
It's teacher appreciation week! We're grateful for all the teachers who give a damn about educating future generations! Check out these ethical gift ideas and give your teacher a meaningful gift that shares a story!
Leather Composition Notebook- $34
A great place to keep notes & lesson plans. This leather composition notebook cover easily detaches from the composition notebook allowing consumers to use the cover with other notebooks as well. And the purchase of this notebook helps educate others in Haiti & Honduras. Lazarus Artisan Goods works in Honduras and Haiti to ignite generational change with employment and vocational training through their non-profit Mission Lazarus. Mission Lazarus' three year program trains and equips young men and women in a trade, increasing their eligibility for employment and heightening their potential development, an impact beyond the individual to that family, community and the country as a whole.Shop Leather Composition Notebook
World Changer Coffee Mug- $5
"Rise & Grind, Coffee, Change the World, & Repeat" is what our world changer coffee mug says. Teachers are some of the best world changers and shape the minds of the future. Let your teacher know they're appreciated this holiday season with the World Changer Mug made in partnership with a certified B Corporation.Shop World Changer Mug
Soy Wax Candle- $30
With relaxing scents such as lavender, citrus wood, and vanilla vetiver, these candles are the perfect gift for anyone looking to unwind after a long day. Each candle is ethically made by women survivors who have overcome trafficking, prostitution, and/or addiction. Thistle Farms provides healing and job training opportunities for survivors in Nashville, TN. The purchase of their products helps support their amazing mission. With a heartfelt mission and a 35 hour burn time, who wouldn't love to receive a Thistle Farms candle?Shop Soy Candles
Give a Damn Tee- $25
If your teacher is extra bold our ethically made Give a Damn tee is the perfect gift! Teachers definitely Give a Damn as they dedicate their lives to educating future generations! Our short sleeve give a damn tees are ethically made in Haiti. LIFE, the Haitian facility where the shirts are produced, is among a number of ventures developed to create dignified work that keeps families together. They pay workers 5x the going rate for similar jobs in the area. 100% of LIFE's profits are dedicated to programs that support orphans.
Each shirt uses 6 recycled poly water bottles and all fabric is spun, knitted, processed and finished in the USA.
Singing Rooster Fair Trade Coffee $12
Let's be honest...caffeine is what keeps teachers going with their hard work, extreme patience, and long days. Fuel the success of the classroom by purchasing your child's teacher some fair trade coffee. Singing Rooster works with Haitian farmers to bring high quality coffee to the U.S. while helping to develop small Haitian farming businesses.Shop Fair Trade Coffee