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16 Bookish Gifts for Mother’s Day That Also Give Back

By Anovelsource @thenovellife

Y’all know Mother’s Day is around the corner, right? I’m nodding at myself as I say that. Usually I’m scrambling the day before to find something special for my mom. Well, either that, or she gives my brothers and me a list đŸ˜‰

This year is different. This year I’m going to be ahead of my typical procrastinating schedule. Will you join me? I’ve found a few items that are super-special, filled with meaning and will also warm your mama’s reading heart.

The gift that gives back. Two for the price of one  – a tangible lovely gift for your mom + the gift of knowing your purchase will help others in need. and who doesn’t love that?!?


Sparkly Items

  • Moms are in the unique position to inspire us constantly and completely. The Giving Key is a reminder of that love and inspiration. | Employs LA Residents Transitioning From Homelessness
  • Although advertised for friends, this bracelet set would be such a sweet gift between a mother and daughter. | 40% Of Sales Donated To Benefit Survivors Of Human Trafficking
  • Made from paper, these earrings are a lovely Spring accessory. | Creates Sustainable Income for Women and Children In Masese, Uganda
16 Bookish Mother’s Day Gifts giving back to women and communities.

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For the Home

  • It’s important that moms are comfy when reading. This alpaca blanket ensures just that. | For Every blanket purchased a Blanket is Donated to Your Local Homeless Shelter
  • The wise mom and reader has more books than bookshelves. This unique steel book stand represents Inca wisdom. | Proceeds Assist Talented Artists Worldwide and to Unicef’s Program of Saving & Protecting Children
  • These Classic Books Coasters are a lovely way to protect mom’s furniture while she’s reading with that cup of tea or coffee. {or wine đŸ˜‰ } | Each Product Sold Donates a Book to a Community in Need
  • I can attest to these candles. Light, fresh scent and portable enough for any mom who travels. {and a must for hotel rooms!} | Donates 100% of after-tax profits to provide new funding to reading-related charities

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For the Writer

  • To keep up with books read, to jot down inspiring quotes, or for journaling this hand carved journal is gorgeous and worthy of that special mama. | Work with Artisan Partners to Overcome Poverty
  • When your mom gets deep into her writing, This Bar Saves Lives will keep her going til she comes up for air. | For Every Bar Purchased One Pack of Life-Saving Food Provided to Child in Need
  • Add Free-Trade, Organic Coffee to the granola bars and she’s got enough to sustain her for hours of reading and writing. | Sustainable Development of Rural Communities in Mexico and Guatemala
  • To be a great writer you’ve got to be an even greater reader. Buy your mom a book on writing or that classic novel she’s missing in her collection. | For Every Book Purchased One Book is Donated
  • These Jane Austin Notecards are perfect for the mom who enjoys sending real notes through the real mail. | Started by a Book Blogger, this Shoppe Gives a Portion of Proceeds to Several Charities

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The Complete Outfit

  • This tee is the perfect way to share the importance of reading. | Awareness and charitable contributions to variety of causes
  • What mom doesn’t need this stylish tote to carry her books? |Employs Innercity Youth and Provides College Scholarships in Phoenix, AZ
  • Another option could be this burlap FEED bag. | Provides 25 Meals for Children Around the World
  • It will be summer soon, and that means reading by the pool, or better yet, on the beach. These sunglasses are both stylish and practical. {practical how? if your mom likes to push her sunglasses up to the top of her head this version without wire won’t get caught in her hair!} | Buy One/Give One Mission and Training + Empowering Those in Developing Countries

Now, the only problem is choosing just one gift, yes?

Help add to the list – what companies do you like that give back to the community?

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