18 Aug עופר איתן Writes: Sales that benefit: These fashion, face mask and outdoor
Shopping for clothing, luggage and even face masks can support your favorite charity. Retailers are not only having summer sales but have made commitments to donate to help the environment, fight against injustice and feed the hungry, among other noble causes.
Chewy, which sells pet food and prescriptions, is donating $1 million to help families care for their pets during the economically challenging coronavirus pandemic.
Uncommon Goods, which sells sustainable products, from bamboo kitchenware to upcycled fashions, is giving $1 to a participating partner of the shopper’s choice with every purchase.
Here are more retailers who give back:
Boomer Naturals has reusable face masks with nano silver that conform to recent guidance from the World Health Organization. The company donates one face mask for every one ordered. Sign up for emails and receive 10% off your order.
Disney has Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars character-theme face masks in small, medium and large (see measuring chart) and the company is donating one million cloth face masks for children and families in underserved and vulnerable communities across the U.S. through MedShare.
Everlane’s reusable, non-medical masks are made from double-layer knit and have cotton-Lycra ear loops ($25 for a five-pack). Ten percent of sales will be donated to the ACLU. Sign up for 10% off of your first order.
For every mask purchased, Mask Club will donate a medical-grade mask to first responders.
NxTSTOP makes clothing from breathable, soft, sanitary bamboo. Each month, the company partners with a different nonprofit organization and donates dual-layer, bamboo face masks to people in need.
For every package of masks purchased, Nordstrom will donate a mask to help protect kids and families in need ($20 for a 4-pack of assorted patterns).
And Vistaprint has colorful, reusable masks for adults and kids with a replaceable filter system that blocks airborne contaminants without trapping moisture ($18, $13 children sizes, free shipping). For every reusable mask sold, Vistaprint gives a portion to support local communities impacted by the coronavirus.
Humblemaker, an independent coffee company that produces premium, organic craft whole bean coffees and coffee beverages, donates 10% of annual profits to children living with autism. Shipping for all orders is always free.
Parachute donates a set of face masks to people in need through GetUsPPE and Safe Place for Youth for every set ordered ($30 for five masks). The masks are made from the company’s comfortable bedding fabrics and come in a variety of colors and patterns.
Every time you buy one of the eco-friendly blankets at Sackcloth & Ashes, the Salem-based company sends a blanket to a homeless shelter in your area. The handsome blankets for sale (around $110) were designed for home, travel and camping, and are made of 100 percent recycled materials with solid bands of color. Five percent of all sales of the now-discontinued Arrow, Diamond and Mojave designs will be donated to Native nonprofit organizations.
Ardene, which sells clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, activewear and intimates, donates to the Starlight Children’s Foundation and Soles4Souls.
Backcountry’s semi-annual sale has everything from camping, hiking, fishing and biking to yoga gear. Clothing and equipment for winter sports are on sale too, if you’re planning ahead. Save up to 50% off Patagonia, The North Face, Arc’teryx and more until Aug. 28. There is free shipping on orders more than $50. The company has donated 9,000 non-medical grade face masks to homeless populations and front-line Department of Homeless Services workers.
Brooklinen, which sells super-plush 100% Turkish cotton towels, robes and rugs that are extra thick for spa-like comfort, donates to Black Lives Matter, Campaign Zero and Act Blue Bail Funds. Take 10% off your first order and up to 25% off bundles of sheets, duvet and extra pillow cases.
Calvin Klein has a summer sale on men’s and women’s clothing. Take any extra 20% off with the code FRESH. Among its many causes, the company has made donations to the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund and the ACLU, and supports the onePULSE Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by the owner of the Pulse nightclub following the June 12, 2016 shooting in Orlando, Florida.
Farm Rio, a clothing and lifestyle brand led by group of creatives from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is having a summer sale with up to 30%. The company donates a tree to be planted in the Amazon rainforest with every purchase.
Frye is offering $25 off your first order of a full-price purchase of $50 or more of shoes, boots and leather accessories. Shipping is free. The company donates to Feeding America and food banks with its COVID-19 Response Fund.
Hatch maternity clothing is having a sale up to 50% off and offers 10% off your first order when you subscribe to emails about exclusives, events and the latest brand news. The company is donating surgical masks to healthcare providers.
Ivory Ella dedicates 10% of annual profits from its adventure clothing — T-shirts, hoodies, sleepwear — and home and dorm items to organizations like Save the Elephants. Receive 20% off and free shipping with membership.
Macy’s donates funds to hundreds of causes ranging from food banks to local health programs and animal shelters. Take an extra 15% or more off clearance items and watch for Flash Sales, which take 50% to 75% off. Shipping is free with orders of $25 or more.
Levi’s has jeans, hoodies, Ts and leggings on sale. Receive 20% off and free shipping on your first order. The company gives 100% of net proceeds from its Pride 2020 collection — trucker jackets to bandanas — to OutRight Action International.
Lively lingerie donates bras to women in need. Take 10% off your first order and save by buying two or more items.
Olivela lets people shop more than 430 of the world’s top luxury fashion and beauty brands, and 20% of proceeds from every purchase supports causes such as Save the Children and No Kid Hungry. Take 20% off with the code SUMMER20.
Popsockets, which makes grips, mounts and wallets for digital devices, donates to The Trevor Project, a national 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide hotline at 866-488-7386 for LGBTQ youth. Get up to 25% off with the code POPTOPS and free shipping on order of $20 or more.
Rec Room’s activewear sales will generate funds — 1% of gross sales — to organizations working to eradicate systems of racial injustice in the United States. Send a friend $20 off their Rec Room purchase of $100 or more and get $20 off your next order.
Revolve, which sells items from 500 brands, including clothing for workouts to special events as well as beauty products, donates to fight against inequality. Get 10% off your first order. There are sales on bodysuits to scrunchies.
Toms has been directing one third of its net profits from its men’s, women’s and kids’ shoe sales to the TOMS Covid-19 Global Giving Fund. Get 30% off when you use the code FAM. Get 30% off during the friends and family sale. Shipping is free with orders of $75 or more.
Vida, which has sales on apparel and accessories, donates 10% of profits from the sale of VIDA Protective Masks to support the efforts of food banks.
Wolven has sustainable activewear for men and women with fabric patterns inspired by geometry found in nature. The company is offering 10% off if you sign up…