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23 Ways to Shop & Donate During This Time

We rounded up a few of our favorite brands that are giving back.

By: Jodi Taylor

As we all navigate COVID-19 and the many updates that are thrown at us daily, we find ourselves looking for ways to give back and to lend a hand to the many people and companies in need. We’ve also tuned into what some of our favorite brands are doing during this time. On the luxury house front, you have LVMH producing disinfectant gel out of their French perfume and cosmetics facilities, which they will then donate to French health authorities, and the likes of Prada and Donatella Versace, along with her daughter, Allegra, are donating to hospitals in Milan to help support the fight against the virus—just to name a few.

There are also handfuls of other, smaller companies doing their part by donating a percentage of their profits to various aid organizations. Below are a few of our favorite ways you can purchase and donate from the comfort of your own couch.

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We Wore What Danielle One Piece, $195

With the launch of their first-ever swim collection, We Wore What announced that a portion of the proceeds from the pieces will be donated to the Food Bank for New York City.

Brent Neale After the Rain Deconstructed Rainbow Editorial Earrings, $7,890

Place your order with Brent Neale through their email ([email protected]) to order by 3/20, and they will donate 30 percent of the sale to No Kid Hungry.

Ammara Cady Top, $325

No secret here that we’re big fans of Ammara. Our love for them doubled when we found out that they’re currently donating 20 percent of their profits to the Food Bank for New York City.

Krost Lake Pullover, $128

Krost has always done their part in giving back, and during this time they are donating a portion of their profits to Food Bank for New York City. We can’t think of a better time than now to scoop up this sunny yellow hoodie.

Hill House Home Sankaty Bath Towel (Set of 4), $200

Who doesn’t love a good set of fluffy bath towels? Grab this set from Hill House Home, and they’ll donate 10 percent to God’s Love We Deliver and Room to Grow, as well as give you 10 percent off the set.

Popupflorist This and That Arrangement, $50

What better time to purchase yourself (or a loved one) a fresh bouquet of flowers? Order some through Popupflorist, and they’ll donate 20 percent to Food Bank for New York City. It’s a win-win.

Aritzia Tna Ex Boyfriend Sweatpant, $70

While they’ve closed all of their retail locations, Aritzia’s online site is still up and running, and all their profits will go to the Aritzia Community Relief Fund to pay and support their employees and their families.

Live the Process Orion Bodysuit Short, $158

Live the Process is yet another company donating 20 percent of their profits to Food Bank for New York City, and what better way to work from home than in a comfy one-piece bodysuit?

Saylor Noni Skirt, $242

A silver sequin skirt that gives back? Sign. Us. Up. Saylor is currently donating 10 percent of their e-comm sales to God’s Love We Deliver, a meal-delivery service for those unable to shop or cook for themselves.

Nike Air Max Tailwind IV, $184

While they aren’t donating based on online sales, Nike announced that they are committing $15 million towards the fight against COVID-19.

Viva Aviva Melba Gown, $795

What better time to purchase a dress from Viva Aviva than when they are donating 20% of their proceeds to the Food Bank for New York City?

The Crème Shop Rose Water Face Mask, $3

While supplies last, use code STAYSAFE on any order from The Crème Shop (we’re choosing this soothing rose mask) to receive a free N95 mask with your order. The company is also donating N95 masks to US hospitals in need.

Katkim Wishbone Bracelet, $1,860

Katkim is donating 20% of their online sales to No Kid Hungry, so we’re scooping up this gold wishbone bracelet.

Still Here Hunter + Sage Tate Crop Jeans, $260

We’ve had our eyes on these jeans for quite some time now, so we’re going to add them to our carts now while the brand is donating 20% of proceeds to the Sephardic Food Fund.

Farmacy Cheer Up Brightening Vitamin C Eye Cream, $45

While you can’t shop to donate proceeds through Farmacy, the brand is planning on donating 10,000 meals over the next 30 days to Feeding America. We’re all for supporting brands that are doing their part in one way or another, so we’re planning to scoop up this vitamin C eye cream as a way to support.

Grace Lee Resin Wave Ring with 2 Diamonds, $418

Grace Lee’s resin rings have been taking the internet by storm as of late, so you may as well shop one now while the brand is donating 20% of proceeds to No Kid Hungry.

Gossamer Annual Subscription, $35

Until April 1st, our good friends at Gossamer are donating 15% of their proceeds to The Bail Project and a handful of other organizations “dedicated to posting bond for the hundreds of thousands of people who are incarcerated despite not being convicted of any crime—an injustice at any time, but an especially dangerous one right now.”

Ashley Zhang Diamond Link Ring, $785

With a portion of every sale being donated to No Kid Hungry, what better time than now to purchase a piece from Ashley Zhang? Our eyes are on this diamond link ring.

Bagtazo Jagger Hat, $299

Shop with Bagtazo (how can you not love this hat?) and they will donate 20% of the profits to No Kid Hungry.

Kavant & Sharart Talay South Sea Pearl Silhouette Necklace, $3,080

Grab a piece from Kavant & Sharart before March 30th and they will donate 30% of the sale to No Kid Hungry.

Milo + Nicki The Go-Long Wide Leg Pant, $179

Sustainable resort wear brand Milo + Nicki is donating 20% of sales to Project Hope for the month of March.

Coco Shop Banded Dress in Navy Shell, $560

Coco Shop has chosen to donate 20% of all proceeds right now to Feeding America.

Loup Striped Alma Dress, $172

Fifteen percent of Loup’s sales are being donated to Meals on Wheels, so we’re grabbing this blue striped number.

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