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41 Subscription Boxes That Give Back During The Holidays & Year Long

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The holidays are just around the corner, and this Giving Tuesday, we’re looking to the subscription boxes that give back to great causes and make us feel good about the impact we make as consumers! Whether you’re checking out gift guides to find that perfect gift for your loved ones, or simply seeking ideas on how to treat yourself this season while paying it forward in charitable ways, we sought out to unbox the brands dedicated to giving back to worthwhile causes. With an endless number of ways to pledge our support to the issues and initiatives that we hold most dear, these subscription brands are doing their part to change the world for the better, one box at a time!

Subscription Box Brands That Give Back 

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Subscription Boxes Raising Awareness to Multiple Causes
Subscription Boxes Taking a Stand on Social Issues
Subscription Boxes Aiding Those Less Fortunate
Subscription Boxes Empowering Communities and Artisans
Subscription Boxes on a Humanitarian Mission
Subscription Boxes Aiming to Preserve the Planet
Subscription Boxes Advocating for Animal Welfare

… or scroll down to see the full list!


Subscription Boxes Raising Awareness to Multiple Causes

1. FabFitFun

FabFitFun Winter Box

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The Cost: $49.99 per quarter. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA to save $10 off your first box!

How They Give Back: Each season’s monthly subscription box stocked with full-size premium products invites awareness to a worthy cause at FabFitFun! This winter, FabFitFun will donate $10 for every box sold to Stand Up To Cancer using the code SU2C and KATIEC. Members have the opportunity to donate directly to the season’s featured charity during the Add-Ons and Edit Sales. No stranger to giving back in the name of goodwill, FabFitFun has partnered with organizations like No Kid Hungry, Dress For Success, and the NAACP, in addition to donating specialty curated bundles to healthcare workers at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shipping: Free within the contiguous U.S. Canada, Puerto Rico, Alaska, and Hawaii: $8. UK: $10.

Check out our FabFitFun reviews to learn more

 

2. Crate of Good

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The Cost: $16.99 for the Monthly Kit, $39.99 for the Quarterly Crate. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Each month, Crate of Good packs good vibes in its charitable subscription box as it partners with a different nonprofit that makes the world a better place, whether feeding a child in need, rescuing a puppy, planting a tree, or tackling poverty head-on. On a quarterly basis, subscribers are invited to decide which cause Crate of Good will provide additional support to using a percentage of the net profits from their box. 

Shipping: Free within the contiguous U.S. Shipping fees apply to Alaska and Hawaii. Shipping to Canada is $9 for the Quarterly Crate and $6 for the Monthly Kit.

Check out our Crate of Good reviews to learn more. 

 

3. Succulents Box

Succulents Box with 4 potted succulents

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The Cost: Starting at $5.00 for 1 succulent per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code FIRSTBOX to save 25% off a 2, 3, or 4-plant subscription.

How They Give Back:portion of the proceeds from each Succulents Box shipped is donated to one of the various causes the box supports, most recently the CDC Foundation, which aims to facilitate relief efforts as part of its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Past causes have included One Tree Planted, a nonprofit focused on global reforestation, and Smile Restaurant, a project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam providing thousands of fresh and nutritious meals daily at 1/10th the food cost.

Shipping: U.S. only for $5.00 per box.

Check out our Succulents Box reviews to learn more! 

 

4. Represent

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The Cost: $15.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Each month, Represent delivers a premium t-shirt with a specially-crafted design in support of raising awareness for a new cause. Upcoming tees from this conscious brand will highlight and benefit charities including Toys For Tots, American Heart Association, Autism Speaks, Ronald McDonald House, Make-A-Wish, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, The Animal Welfare Institute, and more!

Shipping: Free within the U.S. Shipping to the U.K. for $25.

Would you like to see a review of Represent? If so, leave a note in the comments! 


Subscription Boxes Taking a Stand on Social Issues

5. Bespoke Post

Image via our August 2020 review.

The Cost: $45 per month for members, $55 if purchased without a membership. Sign up here.

COUPON: Use code ADDICT25 to 25% off your first box.

How They Give Back: For Giving Tuesday, Bespoke Post is donating $25k to the Small Business Relief Fund, which supports those impacted by COVID-19. Check out their Small Brands section of the Bespoke Post Shop!

Shipping: Ships to the lower 48 U.S. states for $3.95, Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada for $10. All orders over $75 qualify for free shipping.

Check out our Bespoke Post reviews to learn more! 

 

6. Little Justice Leaders

The Cost: $44.99 per month for either family or teacher editions. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Little Justice Leaders uses arts and crafts, books, and other fun activities to invite families and school communities to learn about social justice topics that can be hard to talk about. For each box it curates, a donation is made to an organization working in the area the social justice issue addresses in the box that month, spreading education, awareness, and impact to the cause.

Shipping: Free within the U.S.

Would you like to see a review of Little Justice Leaders? If so, leave a note in the comments!

 

7. Vnus Box

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The Cost: $39.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Via Project Vnus, a 501 (c) non-profit organization dedicated to creating transformative, long-lasting change by investing in resources to fight social and racial inequalities, low-income families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are provided with free essentials. Founded in 2020 and born during the public health crisis, 20% of Vnus Box sales go toward empowering youth and strengthening underserved communities. Each box is filled with beauty products, all-natural skincare, jewelry, apparel, and home goods from emerging black-owned businesses, artists, and entrepreneurs.

Shipping: Free within the U.S.

Would you like to see a review of Vnus Box? If so, leave a note in the comments! 

 

8. Kali

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The Cost: $19.95 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Kali is an all-organic subscription service for women that is also socially conscious, and includes tampons and pads that are convenient, chemical-free, and personalized for the recipient. $1 for every box sold is donated to the nonprofit organization Girl Up, which advocates for the empowerment of girls worldwide. In its commitment to donating sanitary products to homeless shelters throughout the USA, Kali is also partnered with i Support the Girls, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girls campaign. 

Shipping: Free within the U.S.

Check out our Kali reviews to learn more! 

 

9. Feminist Book Club

The Cost: $49.00 per month. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: The Feminist Book Club Scholarship Program operates with the notion in mind that feminist literature and intersectional feminist businesses should be accessible to everyone, regardless of location, finance, or circumstance. This scholarship helps to close the divide of inequality not just in sex and financial disparities, but as well in feminist principles and education.

Shipping: Free within the contiguous U.S.

Would you like to see a review of Feminist Book Club? If so, leave a note in the comments! 

10. GQ Best Stuff

Items in the GQ Best Stuff Winter 2020 box.

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The Cost: $50.00 per quarter. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: For the man in your life, the GQ Best Stuff box makes the perfect gift that also celebrates diversity, encourages wellness, and gives back to a worthy cause. In its Winter Box, GQ has partnered up with NBA all-star and powerful advocate for mental health, Kevin Love, with a donation of $100,000 to the Kevin Love Fund. The organization makes its mission to normalize conversations surrounding mental health, giving people the tools they need to live their healthiest lives. Through advocacy, education, research, and support for like-minded organizations, Love’s fund aims to positively impact 1 billion people over the next five years.

Shipping: Free within the contiguous U.S.

Check out our GQ Best Stuff reviews for more!


Subscription Boxes Aiding Those Less Fortunate

11. Society Socks

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The Cost: $16.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA50 to save 50% off your first box!

How They Give Back: Society Socks is on a mission to change lives for the better, one pair at a time. It is for this reason that for every pair purchased, another pair is donated to someone in need currently staying in a homeless shelter. You can take comfort in knowing that as you enjoy two fun and stylish pairs as part of your monthly subscription, two more pairs are keeping another set of toes warm and cozy.

Shipping: Free shipping worldwide.

Check out our Society Socks reviews to learn more!

 

12. kidpik

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The Cost: $0.00 per month- only pay for what you keep! Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Outfitting kids in stylish clothes and accessories from head-to-toe is made more fun and easier than ever with kidpik. Better yet, when members keep the entire shipment, they benefit from 30% off the full box price. For every piece donated to a child in need, kidpik matches the donation item for item, as part of their donation-matching program.

Shipping: Free shipping and exchanges to the U.S.

Check out our kidpik reviews to learn more!

 

13. Kidbox

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The Cost: $0.00 per quarter. 14-day trial – only pay for what you keep! Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code TRY10 to get 10% off your first order + free shipping!

How They Give Back: Packed with the fashion brands you know and love, Kidbox goes above and beyond in its charitable cause. When you keep an entire box, Kidbox makes a donation of new clothes to children in need in partnership with not-for-profit K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, with the goal to clothe over one million children. Since the inception of its founding mission, Kidbox has donated over $19 million in new clothing. Its resident Kids Board also awards $10,000 worth of new clothing to each of its members for the children to personally give to their communities. In support of organizations such as Hope 192, Art Programs for Children in Need, and the Tornado and Hurricane Relief, Kidbox is dedicated to changing young lives, pairing dignity and pride with new clothing and love.

Shipping: Free shipping within the contiguous U.S.

Check out our Kidbox reviews to learn more!

 

14. The Box by Fashionsta

The Cost: $24.99 per month in the U.S., $49.99 for international (includes shipping). Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: With every purchase of The Box by Fashionsta, subscribers are giving the 1736 Family Crisis Center the gift of enhanced self-confidence and self-image by assisting those in need with monthly beauty products and self-care goodies. This nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles operates with the mission to help people with direct relief through their crises, including domestic violence and human trafficking.

Shipping: Shipping is included in the box price for the U.S. and international destinations.

Check out our The Box by Fashionsta reviews to learn more!

 

15. Sock Panda

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The Cost: $13.00 per month for one pair, $20.00 per month for two pairs. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA15 to save 15% on any subscription.

How They Give Back: Fun and expressive, the monthly arrival from Sock Panda is certain to summon excitement, but more than just a high-quality organic cotton sock with an original design, it spreads a lot of love too. For every purchase made, the Sock Panda team donates pairs to those in need, with over 136,000 units having been donated to homeless shelters, low-income senior centers, hospitals, and under-privileged classrooms throughout the country.

Shipping: Shipping is included in the subscription price for the U.S. International shipping is available for $3.

Check out our Sock Panda reviews to learn more!

 

16. YogaClub

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The Cost: $79 monthly or bi-monthly. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: YogaClub aims to go beyond empowering people to be active. For every subscription box delivered, this stylish athleisure fashion brand pays it forward by providing yoga and meditation education for elementary school children in at-risk communities.

Shipping: Shipping fees vary by location.

Check out our YogaClub reviews to learn more!

 

17. Starling Box

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The Cost: $54.95 per quarter. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: At Starling Box, 100% of the profits are donated to fight human trafficking with the intent to restore safety and dignity to survivors. An artisan box made up of luxe bath, home goods, and wellness products, each item is made personally by a survivor of human trafficking. And because the person behind the product counts, you can feel pampered while resting easy in knowing you’re ethically providing economic independence to survivors and at-risk individuals.

Shipping: Free in the U.S. $15 shipping to all international destinations.

Would you like to see a review of Starling Box? Let us know in the comments!

 

18. Anchor of Hope

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The Cost: $36 per month. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: The Anchor of Hope Box is filled with handmade items crafted by survivors of human trafficking, refugees, and others in vulnerable situations from developing countries. In its monthly subscription boxes, hope and dignity is restored to those who are working to overcome the poverty and injustice that has marked their lives. Through the World Relief Triad, Anchor of Hope meets, becomes inspired, and hires survivors to spread the joy of their artisan crafts and talents, fostering their freedom and creative expression, in turn unshackling them as victims of circumstance.

Shipping: Free within the continental U.S.

Would you like to see a review of the Anchor of Hope Box? Let us know in the comments!


Subscription Boxes Empowering Communities and Artisans

19. Love Goodly

Love Goodly box with wallet and toothbrush

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The Cost: $34.95 bimonthly for the Essential Box; $48.95 bimonthly for the VIP box. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code LOVEMSA5 to save $5 off your first box!

How They Give Back: Love Goodly offers full-size nontoxic, cruelty-free, and vegan beauty and skincare products as part of its mission with NOVICA, an e-commerce marketplace that supports artisans around the world. Aligning itself with fair trade markets, mindful wages and microloans are at the forefront of the cause. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds taken in from each box purchase is directly applied to nonprofit charities including the Farm Sanctuary, Cure Cervical Cancer, the Beagle Freedom Project, and Paw Works.

Shipping: Free in the U.S. $16 shipping to Canada.

Check out our Love Goodly box reviews to learn more!

 

20. GlobeIn

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The Cost: $40.00 per month. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSAWELCOME to save $10 on a 3, 6, or 12-month subscription.

How They Give Back: A purpose-driven company growing in parallel with entrepreneurial artisan partners around the world, GlobeIn aims to enrich individuals and their communities, connecting conscious consumers with talented artisans and farmers as part of their mission to strengthen the bonds of our global community. Via GlobeIn’s Artisan Fund, communities are furthermore supported on a global scale by raising donations that go directly to workshops, training, and health sessions, designed with a holistic approach that critically analyzes needs and delivers optimal impact.

Shipping: U.S.: $10, Canada: $22, everywhere else: $22.

Check out our GlobeIn reviews to learn more!

 

21. SketchBox

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The Cost: $25.00 per month for the basic box, $35 for the premium box. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code SKETCH5 to save $5 off your first box!

How They Give Back: With the intent to empower artists and provide them with easy access to supplies, as well as give them exposure for their work, SketchBox was born, delivering 4-9 units of art supplies to unearth all of one’s creativity. With every sale, a portion of the proceeds benefits art programs via the Dreaming Zebra Foundation, a nonprofit that believes every child should embrace their individuality, express themselves creatively, and explore their artistic dreams. With this goal in mind, SketchBox sees that art supplies are donated to underprivileged children and schools in need.

Shipping: U.S.: $5, Canada: $10.

Check out our SketchBox reviews to learn more!

 

22. The Wordy Traveler

The Cost: $109.99 per quarter for the Full Suitcase Edition (choose between fiction or nonfiction), $49.99 per quarter for the Backpacking Edition (choose between fiction or nonfiction). Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: On a mission to make the world a better place one book at a time, The Wordy Traveler is an ethically-sourced box that takes you on a journey of tea, fine art, and good reads. Where every box contains hope, a portion of the proceeds for each set sold is directed straight to charities that help women and girls across the globe have access to education and quality medical care. 

Shipping: U.S. and Canada: $12.95 shipping for the Full Suitcase Edition, $9.95 for the Backpacking Edition. Everywhere else: $17.95 for the Full Suitcase Edition, $15.95 for the Backpacking Edition.

Would you like to see a review of The Wordy Traveler? Tell us in the comments!

 

23. Pura Vida

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The Cost: $14.95 per month for the Pura Vida Bracelet Club. $19.95 per month for the Pura Vida Jewelry Club. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Giving back has always been the core of Pura Vida‘s ethos and vision, where in excess of $2.8 million has been donated among 175 charities, and more than 800 artisans worldwide supported for their craft. Employing communities from India to Costa Rica, thanks to the box’s loyal following these artisans may rely on a steady income of fair wages and a positive working environment. Lending extra support to a variety of initiatives, the Charity Collection of bracelets has also made a great impact in areas of humanitarian causes, health and cancer awareness, environmental preservation, and wildlife conservation.

Shipping: Free to the U.S. $5 international shipping.

Check out our Pura Vida Bracelet Club reviews and Pura Vida Jewelry Club reviews to learn more!

 

24. Fair Trade Friday

The Cost: $32.99 per month for the Original Box, $14.99 for the Bracelet of the Month Club, and $12.99 for the Earring of the Month Club. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Fair Trade Friday tackles poverty through dignified employment, supporting artisans and their families to the tune of thousands, with the mission for women to empower one another. Unleashing freedom from oppression in excess of 30 countries in collaboration with over 40 faith-based nonprofit artisan groups, when you sign up to subscribe to Fair Trade Friday, you’re not just making an economic impact for a family, you’re sending the clear message that hope can be made contagious.

Shipping: Free to the U.S.

Check out our Fair Trade Friday Bracelet of the Month Club review to learn more!

 

25. CAUSEBOX

All items in Causebox Fall 2020

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The Cost: $54.95 per quarter. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Ethically made, sustainably sourced, and cruelty-free; these are just a few of the things that CAUSEBOX is all about. A box with a heart, CAUSEBOX is committed to supporting small-scale makers and artisans as a way to end poverty and protect the planet. With a robust passion for women’s empowerment and creating opportunities for marginalized and disadvantaged populations, this ardor extends to the quality of the products in every box. As part of its artisan model, CAUSEBOX compensates artisans 3x above the national minimum wage, alleviating poverty among producers. They are additionally invited to prosper into higher leadership roles through education and skills training programs at no cost to them. And because those with disabilities offer just as much value, their workforce of artisan producers is firmly rooted with inclusion, carrying the belief that impairment is no excuse to be denied employment.

Shipping: Free to the contiguous U.S. $8 shipping to Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, and outlying U.S. territories.

Check out our CAUSEBOX reviews to learn more!

 

26. The Bookworm Box

The Cost: The It’s All About The Books Box: $49.99, The Swagtastic Box: $39.99, The Author Stalker Box: $29.99, Digital Box: $9.99. All subscriptions are monthly; choose between Romance and Young Adult readers. Save with a longer subscription. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: The Bookworm Box is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit autographed book subscription service promoting rising authors, seeing that every penny of profit is donated to charity. More than 500 authors have been given exposure and over $1 million donated to charitable organizations including Best Friends Animal Society, Compass to Care, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Action for Autism, and Feeding America.

Shipping: Free to the U.S. International shipping is $14.99.

Would you like to see a review of The Bookworm Box? Let us know in the comments! 


Subscription Boxes on a Humanitarian Mission

27. Bonding Bees

bonding bees box

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The Cost: $39.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA10 to save $10 off your first box!

How They Give Back: Giving back is top priority at date-night subscription Bonding Bees, which is why they’ve partnered up with Feeding America to provide meals to those in need. Every month, a new Couple of the Month is selected to be featured, with a donation made to the charity of their choice. The company also works with a program in the Greater Detroit area that assists people with disabilities to obtain employment.

Shipping: Free to the U.S. Canada: $10.

Check out our Bonding Bees reviews to learn more

 

28. Love With Food

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The Cost: $9.99 per month for the Tasting Box, $19.95 per month for the Deluxe Box. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Get your first Tasting box for $5.99 No coupon needed - just use this link.

How They Give Back: Love With Food not only invites discovery to new organic, all-natural, and gluten-free food and healthy snacks, it also donates a portion of its proceeds from every box to hunger relief and food bank nonprofits such as Feeding America and The Global Food Banking Network as part of its mission to fight childhood hunger. For every snack box purchased, at least one meal is donated to a food bank, ensuring tummies are filled with nutrition and – you guessed it – love!

Shipping: Free to the U.S. Currently shipping to select international regions in Europe, Singapore, and Australia for $3.99.

Check out our Love With Food reviews to learn more

 

29. Sweetwine Club

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The Cost: $49.99 per quarter. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Wine and water prove to be a good mix with a Sweetwine Club subscription, where for every box delivered, they donate one whole year of clean water to a person in need. By supporting this small family-owned business and its commitment to doing good, you’ll enjoy three hand-selected limited edition bottles of wine, along with recipes, food pairings, and a free gift with every quarterly shipment.

Shipping: Free shipping to select U.S. states only.

Good To Know: Sweetwine Club currently ships to the following states only: AZ, CA, COO, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MD, MA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WZ, AND WY.

Would you like to see a review for Sweetwine Club? Let us know in the comments? 

 

30. BuddhiBox

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The Cost: $39.95 per month for the Yoga Box, $21.95 per month for the Essential Oil Box, and $49.95 per quarter for the Jewelry Box. Save on longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code buddhiaddiction to save 10% off all subscriptions!

How They Give Back: Offering an anonymous gifting option, everyone can play the part of Secret Santa to express gratitude to essential and medical workers for their brave and heroic efforts in the COVID-19 pandemic. BuddhiBox will cover the shipping on all Self-Care boxes sent to an essential worker or caregiver, and as part of the initiative to infuse good back into society, for every five boxes subscribers choose to gift, BuddhiBox gifts a box to an essential worker off the nominee list.

Shipping: Free to the U.S.

Check out our BuddhiBox reviews to learn more

 

31. Brothers Coffee Company

The Cost: Single (one 12oz bag of coffee per month): $19, Double (two 12oz bags of coffee per month): $37, Triple (three 12oz bags of coffee per month): $48. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Brothers Coffee Company donates $1 to Grounds For Health for every coffee subscription purchased. Grounds For Health is a non-profit that treats women with cervical cancer in high-risk areas. Brothers Coffee is also ethically sourced and globally responsible in its creation, roasted and shipped within days for the best possible coffee experience that also does the world some good.

Shipping: Subscriptions to the Double and Triple tiers ship free within the U.S. Shipping rates apply for Single tier subscriptions and international destinations.

Would you like to see a review of Brothers Coffee Company? Let us know in the comments! 

32. IPSY

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The Cost: $12 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Each month, IPSY subscribers enjoy a cosmetic bag filled with 4-5 makeup and beauty products to explore and add to their coveted collection of favorites. Now for Giving Tuesday, this not-so-guilty pleasure beauty subscription box is donating $20,000 between three non-profits: The Trevor Project, UNIDOS US, and Gyrl Wonder. But your voice is needed; head to IPSY’s IG stories to learn all about these non-profits and help choose where your donations go! And in the spirit of giving year-round, IPSY was also an early donor to pandemic causes, having sent care packages to 50,000 healthcare workers, and partnered up with the American Nurses Foundation, where every donation made by its customers to the Coronavirus Response Fund was matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000.

Shipping: Free to the U.S., $4.95 shipping applies to Canadian subscribers.

Check out our IPSY reviews to learn more


Subscription Boxes Aiming To Preserve The Planet

33. Earthlove

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The Cost: $59.95 per quarter. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSABUNDLE to get an Earthlove Starter bundle in your first box!

How They Give Back: Partnering up with incredible environmental nonprofits like the Xerces Society, which restores critical habitat and protects ecosystems around the world, Earthlove stands behind its eco-conscious lifestyle mission with every cause it supports. From the first box, you’ll discover an assortment of full-size eco-luxe products made from sustainable resources for optimal self-care and mindfulness.

Shipping: $4.95 shipping within the U.S. on quarterly subscriptions, free for annual subscriptions. Shipping to Canada is $20 per quarter, everywhere else is $35 per quarter.

Check out our Earthlove reviews to learn more

 

34. Planet Post

planet post box with wooden heart bowls and spoons

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The Cost: $27.00 per month for Planet Post Box, $15.00 per month for Planet Post Packet, $38 per month for Teacher Planet Post Box, and $24 per month for Teacher Planet Post Packet. Teacher editions contain extra supplies, enough for a classroom of 30 students. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: The giveback at Planet Post goes beyond spreading good habits that reduce carbon footprints and limit waste. Its efforts at addressing climate change and environmental issues with a campaign to protect Mother Earth highlight an environmental postcard campaign with supplies each month, asking important questions in the process. In light of the pandemic, and recognizing that money is tight right now for many of us, Planet Post is giving back in a way that goes directly into the hands of the consumer. Planet Post will send a mission you can print out at home, completely free of charge, all you have to do is drop them an email!

Shipping: Rates vary by destination.

Would you like to see a review of Planet Post? Let us know in the comments! 

 

35. Kinder Beauty Box

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The Cost: $25.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code MSA5 to get $5 off your subscription!

How They Give Back: A beauty box complete with vegan and cruelty-free makeup, skincare, haircare, and accessories, Kinder Beauty Box is curated with kindness and consideration. Not only is the packaging made from 100% recycled materials, being both biodegradable and compostable, the packing materials inside the box are also wholly made from recycled materials, where even the ink used to print its logo and designs on the box exterior is an eco-friendly soy-based ink. Taking dedication to environmental causes to the next level, a portion of its sales each month goes on to benefit various environment and animal rights organizations.

Shipping: Free within the U.S. International shipments are $5.95 per box.

Check out our Kinder Beauty Box reviews to learn more!

 

36. Merkaela

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The Cost: Soap box: $25.00 per quarter, Herbal Body Butter/Oil box: $28.00 per quarter, Essential box: $40.00 per quarter, Deluxe box: $80 per quarter. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code SOLSTICE to save 10% off your first box!

How They Give Back: Merkaela prides itself in delivering health and wellness products made on-site, using ingredients you know and can pronounce. Formulated to nourish the mind, body, and soul, Merkaela’s quarterly collections are curated to a theme that is inclusive, holistic, and thought-provoking in content. A percentage of its proceeds is donated to water infrastructure and environmental programs, as they seek to reduce their carbon footprint using recyclable packaging as much as possible.

Shipping: Rates vary by location. Shipments to Hawaii and Alaska incur a $10 shipping fee. Shipments to Canada incur a $20 shipping fee.

Check out our Merkaela reviews to learn more!

 

37. greenUP

green up box with wooden spoons

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The Cost: $39.95 bi-monthly. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: Artfully crafted sustainable goods from greenUP invite subscribers to let go of their plastic addictions by raising awareness of bad eco-habits and embracing a life of zero waste. The core of the mission is to reduce the use of plastics and clean up our oceans by introducing products that replace wasteful overconsumption with alternatives you’ll love even more. In addition to empowering individuals to minimize harmful consumption, greenUP gives back 3% to its partner organization that cleans up the plastic that’s already in our oceans.

Shipping: $3 flat rate to the continental U.S. $6 for Alaska, Hawaii, and other U.S. territories.

Check out our greenUP reviews to learn more!


Subscription Boxes Advocating for Animal Welfare

38. BarkBox

barkbox august 2020 box

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The Cost: $35.00 per month. Save with longer subscriptions. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Get a free extra month when you sign up for a 6 or 12 month subscription. No coupon needed - just use this link.

How They Give Back: With over 1,000 partnerships in its network, BARK For Good, a division within the BarkBox family, which delivers a monthly pack of toys, treats, and more, is dedicated to seeing furry friends prosper by aiding animal shelters, rescue groups, and nonprofits around the country, making for happy pups nationwide.

Shipping: Free within the contiguous U.S. Ships to Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada for $8.

Check out our BarkBox reviews to learn more!

 

39. KitNipBox

kitnipbox cat toys

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The Cost: $19.99 per month. Subscribe here!

COUPON: Use code SUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION15 to save 15% off your first box!

How They Give Back: A monthly subscription box tailored for discerning felines, KitNipBox contains the best of high-quality cat toys, natural treats, and more. As it supports over 100 animal welfare organizations nationwide, KitNipBox donates a portion of its proceeds and products each month to shelters, rescues, TNR efforts, and a variety of other feline welfare causes. 

Shipping: Free within the continental U.S. Canada: $6.95. Australia: $7.95.

Check out our KitNipBox reviews to learn more!

 

40. RescueBox

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The Cost: $29.95 per month. Subscribe here!

How They Give Back: A box that aims to spoil pets with fun surprises made up of toys, treats, and chews, every single RescueBox makes an impact by supplying food to shelter animals in need across the United States. Animals that are healthy and well-fed have much better odds of finding a happy forever home, which is why RescueBox has teamed up with Greater Good Charities to provide food to homeless animals all over the country. As part of its Subscribe 2 Good program, each box subscription will provide a minimum of 142 bowls of food to homeless pets.

Shipping: U.S. for free, excluding Guam and Puerto Rico. $5.95 shipping fee applies outside of the contiguous U.S.

Check out our RescueBox reviews to learn more!

 

41. Pet Treater

pet treater box with cat

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The Cost: Cat Pack: $15.00 per month, Multi-Cat Pack: $25.00 per month. Dog Pack: $15.00 per month (treats or toys only: $18.00 per month). Deluxe Dog Pack: $25.00 per month.

COUPON: Use code CATPACK50 to save 50% off your first box!

How They Give Back: Fussy and particular cats and dogs need not look further with this pet subscription box that invites pet owners to tailor it to their needs. As a partner of the Brown Dog Foundation, Pet Treater donates to and supports shelters all over the country. For every subscription box sent out, a toy, bag of treats, and blanket are donated to a shelter in need. Subscribers are invited to suggest a particular shelter (perhaps the starter home of a beloved pet?) for consideration toward future donations.

Shipping: Continental U.S. only.

Check out our Pet treater reviews to learn more!

 

This wraps up our 41 box brands that give back to a great cause! What are your favorite picks for Giving Tuesday?


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Written by Samantha Sendor

Samantha Sendor

Samantha loves discovering new finds, whether through her travels to remote parts of the globe, or diving into the latest subscription box right from home! When she’s not creating content about all the things that make her happy, she can usually be found cooking, crafting, sketching, or goofing around with her daughter Penny.

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