FORBES | NOVEMBER 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
By: Lois Alter Mark

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Travel Gifts That Give Back

Forbes November 2018
The impact of these gifts goes way beyond your recipient. GETTY

As more people are shopping with their conscience, more companies are supporting causes and giving back to those in need.

This holiday season, it’s easy to use your purchasing power for good.

It’s also easy to rationalize buying more and throwing in a few treats for yourself since all of these items have a charitable component. Just think of if as making a donation - minus the tax deduction.

Forbes November 2018
Peruvian Connection invests in non-profit organizations that support and protect the people and arts of Peru.

Canyon Striped Throw from Peruvian Connection

This stunning throw is likely to become your cozy, take-everywhere security blanket. Handmade from the highest quality alpaca, wool and pima cotton fibers by artisans in Peru, every unique piece from this ecoconscious luxury brand promotes sustainable agriculture and is a work of art in itself. Advocates for both the arts and artists of the Andes, mother and daughter founders Biddy and Annie Hurlbut invest in nonprofits that support and protect them. Price: $89