The 7 Best Charitable & Fair Trade Subscription Boxes – Voted By Subscribers!
We live and breathe subscription boxes here at MSA, and we know many of our readers do too. This January, we surveyed YOU for your favorite boxes across several categories, and we’re happy to finally be able to share the results!
Read on to see which 5 boxes you voted for topped the charts in the “Best Box That Gives Back” category – and see some of our recommendations for charitable boxes to watch in 2017 at the end of the list, too.
Best Subscription Boxes That Give Back
1. GlobeIn, $40/month
The GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box is a monthly subscription that sends you original crafts by global artisans. Each box contains handcrafted items from around the world and the stories of the artists who made the pieces.
How they give back: From GlobeIn: “We empower remarkable artisans in remote areas with the tools to build sustainable businesses. Providing connection and guidance, we help our partners feel stronger, more confident and in control of their lives through the expansion of their craft. As servant leaders, we improve the lives of our artisans so they can take great care of themselves, their families and their communities.”
COUPON: Save $10 on a 3+ month Artisan Box subscription with coupon code MSAWELCOME
Check out all of our GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
2. CAUSEBOX, $54.95/quarter
CAUSEBOX is a quarterly women’s lifestyle subscription box that features brands and items dedicated to doing good all over the world.
How they give back: From CAUSEBOX: “In each box, you will receive 5-8 of our favorite seasonal lifestyle products from different brands that are focused on ethical and sustainable production, donate a percent of profits to charity, or aim to inspire and empower others.”
Check out all of our CAUSEBOX Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
3. Love With Food, $9.99/month – $24.99/month
The Love With Food Tasting Box ($9.99/month) contains 8+ snacks per month, while the Deluxe Box ($19.95/month) contains 10-16. All products are either organic, gluten-free, GMO-free, all-natural or free of artificial additives. (They also have a 100% Gluten Free Deluxe Box for $24.95/month. )
How they give back: With each purchase, Love With Food donates to organizations like Feeding America and The Global Food Banking Network, to help fight childhood hunger in the US and around the world. They’ve donated over 1 Million meals so far!
COUPON: Save 40% off your first box, no coupon required, just use this link
Use this link to get your first Tasting box for $7.99!
4. Happy Rebel Box, $100/quarter
Happy Rebel Box is an edgy lifestyle quarterly subscription box for women! Each box has a different theme; past themes have included home and desk accessories, kitchen goods, and more.
How they give back: From Happy Rebel: “Happy Rebel partners with nonprofits dedicated to helping the marginalized and impoverished. We donate ten percent of each season’s profits to a different charity that’s helping women and children around the globe. These include nonprofits fighting sex trafficking, violence against women, and extreme poverty, as well as creating opportunities for education and economic self-advancement.”
COUPON: Use coupon code MSA10 to save $10 off your first box!
Check out all of our Happy Rebel Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
5: Pura Vida Bracelets Club, $14.95/month
How they give back: In addition to providing jobs for 100+ artisans in Costa Rica, Pura Vida has a “Charity Collection” which has supported 190 charities and has donated more than $935,358 to date.
Read all of our Pura Vida Bracelets Club Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!
MSA’s Charitable Box to Watch in 2017: Love Goodly, $29.95/month
Love Goodly is a vegan subscription box that sends a mix of beauty, wellness and lifestyle items every other month. They advertise a retail value of $85+ for each box, and we’ve found in our reviews that is usually right on target.
How they give back: In addition to supporting great vegan, eco-friendly, and non-toxic beauty brands, Love Goodly supports different causes each month. More info on their website here.
Check out all of my Love Goodly reviews to learn more about this box!
MSA’s Runner Up: Benevolent Beauty Box, $29.95/month
Benevolent Beauty Box is a cruelty-free beauty subscription that really gained in popularity in 2016, thanks to it’s great value and high-quality products. They send cosmetics, skin care, hair care, and beauty tools each month. When you sign up, you provide some personalization preferences, such as your hair and eye color, and whether you prefer both or neutral colors, etc.
How they give back: In addition to supporting cruelty-free brands, Benevolent Beauty donates $1 from every box sold to the Humane Society International to help with the fight against animal testing and cruelty.
Check out all of our Benevolent Beauty Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Did your favorite charitable box make the list?
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