Scholar’s Shoppe

Shop with Purpose.

Here are some awesome items — tops, accessories, jewelery and extras — that give back! A percentage of all of these items goes back to the associated charity to help fund charitable endeavors. Get shopping!

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charity : water //
charitywater necklace

These super cool necklaces (shown in the “teardrop” style) benefit charity : water. 50% of the proceeds go back to the organization.

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation //

Pediatric Aids Foundaiton
Pediatric Aids Foundation

Half of the purchase price of this eco-friendly bracelet ($10), made from recycled tires and metals, goes to support the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

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Asia  Society //
Asia Store Jewelry

These gorgeous earrings, Polli design, go to support the Asia Society, which hopes to prepare Asians and Americans for a joint future.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation //

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

$22.50 out of the $36 retail price of this cute tee goes to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Check out their store for other cool items!

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St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital //

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

100% of the profits from this  super cute umbrella ($22) go to support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, which helps children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Perfect for London <3.

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Children’s Defense Fund //

CDF Notecards

CDF Notecards

These darling notecards go to support the Children’s Defense Fund($15 for a 12 pack). The cards symbolize peace, justice, joy, tolerance and love.

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Save the Children //

Save the Children

Save the Children

$60 of the $290 purchase price of this gorgeous ring goes to support the Save the Children foundation which helps children in need all over the world.

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African Wildlife Fund //

African Wildlife Fund Necklace

African Wildlife Fund Necklace

60 – 65% of price of this “Queen Necklace” goes to support the African Wildlife Fund, which aims to conserve wildlife.

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Lupus Research Institute //lupus - bronzer

This pretty bronzing powder is one of many products available at the Body Shop that helps give back (8%) to the Lupus Research Institute. There are many other stores that are helping, too!

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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation  //
PDF - Lionheart

100% of the net proceeds from this LionHeart pendant go to support the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. There are a variety (silver, gold, diamonds and various chains) costing from  $175 to around $7600.

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ACCION //

accion tee

50% of the profits from this cool tee go to help ACCION, an organization fighting poverty through microloans.

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AmeriCares //

smencil

These“smencils ($14 for 10) are scented colored pencils (!) and $1 of every purchase will go to AmeriCares, an organization that’s focuses on emergency response services for those in need.

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International Rescue Committee //

silk scarf

These beyond beautiful silk scarves ($26) are made by Cambodian artisans; 10% of the purchase goes to benefit the International Rescue Committee, a leader in humanitarian emergency crisis work.

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UNICEF //

unicef gucci

Gucci designed this bag especially for UNICEF, and will give 25% of the $1375 purchase price back to the organization which fights for child survival.

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One Mango Tree //

one mango tree headband

These super cute headbands (only $6 each!!) are made from leftover material available to Ugandan artisans who benefit directly from the sale of these fair trade products.

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TOMS Shoes //

TOMS Shoe

These saintly slip-ons ($52) are super light and super cute! Courtesy of TOMS, when you buy a pair of shoes, the organization donates a pair to a child in need.

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Global Exchange //mens cuff - thai

So, this super cute cuff ($15), made in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is “for men” but I would totally sport it! Check out the Global Exchange site for tons of cool fair trade products that benefit artisans worldwide.

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If you have other items that go to benefit a charity that you’re interested in, please contact me so I can add them to the list!

{All of the charities listed above were rated B+ or higher on the American Institute of Philanthropy’s scale, which weighs various criteria including the percentage of funds that go to directly support the charity’s endeavors.}

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