What Our Editors Are Loving This Week: Goods That Give Back

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Of the hundreds of pitches and sites we scroll through each week, there are just a handful of products that really catch our eye. And this week, we’re all about saving money thanks to our favorite Labor Day sales. Whether they’re kid-specific or broader picks that make our lives better (and brighter), these are the goods we’re raving about and putting into our shopping carts. The best news? All of these items give back to a good cause!

Play Maysie's Eco-Friendly Doll House

Adorable mini dollhouses settled in a vintage-inspired lunch box. All the furniture is attached to the lunch box and the accessories are magnetic!

Buy it here, $48. 

Bright Stripes' iHeart Art 24 Gel Pen Multi-Pack

Gel pen lovers will be thrilled over this multi-pack from Bright Stripes. And, each purchase benefits Art Feeds' International, a non-profit that strives to bring art lessons and supplies to kids in five different countries around the world. 

Buy them here, $15.  

Keds' Washable Double-Decker Rainbow Women Slip Ons

In honor of Women's Equality Day, Keds donated shoes to Artists for Humanity, as well as $10,000. The artists then created one-of-a-kind sneakers for purchase. 

Buy them here, $50.

Perfectly Imperfect Stories

Right now the company behind this inspiring collection of stories is doubling their donations to our Better to Give partner, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), to help the IRC support families in Afghanistan and in crisis zones worldwide

Buy it here, $18.

State Bags

State Bags donates fully-packed backpacks to families and students in need.

Buy them here, $75.

Bando's Kindness Necklace

A portion of Bando's proceeds is donated to Girls Inc., a non-profit that seeks to help girls navigate gender, social and economic barriers. 

Buy it here, $38.

Park Projects' Yosemite Pine Candle

Park Projects' goal is to protect and preserve parklands for generations to come.  

Buy it here, $36.

Out of Print's Elephant and Piggie Read Tote Bag

Each purchase from Out of Print helps to fund literary programs and book donations to communities in need.

Buy it here, $20. 

Bureo's Ocean Jenga

This Jenga set is made from 100% recycled fishing nets. Bureo also provides contributions to non-profit organizations via 1% for the Planet.

Buy it here, $50.

Last weeks picks:

Cozy Blanket

This cozy throw from UGG is 40% off and we are pretty sure we’re going to buy two of them because we all know someone is going to steal it while we’re lounging with it on the couch.

Buy it here, $59 (usually $98)

Flower Fleece

Mini fashionistas will love this flower power fleece by Stella McCartney! Money-saving parents will love that it's $50 off thanks to the Saks Labor Day Sale. Here are the details and the chance to save even more money

Buy it here, $155 (usually $205)

Modern Playhouse

This playhouse is 59% off (Wayfair's Labor Day sale is next level with the savings) and while there are too many cute features to list, we can't get enough of that mailbox with flag and attached picnic bench. PS: This would make an adorable present for the holidays. 

Buy it here, $360 (usually $883)

Slip-On Sneakers

Your little T-Rex loves all things dino so give them something to stomp around in with these Jurassic-inspired sneakers. BTW—the whole site (yes, everything) is 50% off until Sep.6

Buy them here, $18 (usually $36

Baby Swaddles

You can never have enough swaddles—even better when they come with adjustable fabric wings like this Delta set, guaranteeing a snug, comfy fit every time.

Buy them here, $30 (usually $42) 

Matte Lipstick

Sephora's sale is off-the-hook with products being marked down up to 50% through Sept. 19. It was hard, but if we had to pick one item, it would be this matte lipstick from Fenty Beauty by Rhianna (in fall-friendly spiced terracotta)—but don't delay, the colors were running out of stock as we typed this.

Buy it here, $7 (usually $18)

Tye Dye Kit

Tye dye is still going strong—if you haven’t tried it yet, grab this kit (42% off!) and get ready for some wearable art to enter your life. Bonus: 10% of this purchase gets donated to Olive Crest—non-profit that serves at-risk children and families.

Buy it here, $55 (usually $96)

Scented Candle 

This candle is filled with soy-wax (better for you!) and 40% off (better for your wallet!). With scents of fresh sea salt, you can just close your eyes and transport yourself back to the beach of your dreams. 

Buy it here, $6 (usually $10)

Statement Earrings

Finding cool, statement earrings that don't weigh you down is like trying to find a lost paci in the middle of the night...until we discovered these pretty color-block earrings from Esh Jewelry Collection on Etsy that are "feather light." Etsy is running special LDW sales starting Sep. 2). Your ears will thank you. 

Buy them here, $23

—Edit Team


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