9 Mother's Day Gifts For Your Mom That Also Give Back

by Carolyn de Lorenzo
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Mother’s Day is around the corner, and unless you’re the type who’s got gift-giving on lock months in advance — and seriously, who is that person? — you might be scrambling a bit for great Mother's day 2018 gift ideas. And while it’s important to choose a gift that your mom will love, and that shows your appreciation for the fact that she, you know, gave you life, took care of you when you were sick, cleaned up after your dog, and is basically always there for you — your gift can do even more good by giving back in meaningful and important ways, too.

If your mom is passionate about causes and helping to make the world a better, healthier place, these gift ideas might help her feel extra great on her special day. And more good news? Your mom gets cool stuff while your purchase benefits others. The following gift ideas help empower girls, save the bees, employ local artisans, support animal rescue, and help make childbirth safer, while expressing your love, appreciation, and gratitude for your mom. What’s better than that? Here are nine ideas for showing your mom how much you care on Mother’s Day this year.


A Cute Bracelet Or Necklace Charm


A Treat-Yourself Subscription Box


Make A Charitable Donation In Her Name

No matter the cause dearest to your mom's heart — whether that be animal rescue, saving the bees, helping to end domestic violence, or all of the above — socially conscious gift giving has never been easier. And not only can you feel great about lavishing your mom with gifts that give back, she gets the satisfaction of knowing that her gift, while a pleasure to receive, is helping others, too.