8 Pride Gifts That Give Back to the LGTBQ+ Community
Whether you're on the lookout for father's day gifts, summer treats, or a splurge for yourself, why not also support some very good causes? To celebrate Pride month in June, many brands have unveiled limited-edition products that benefit organizations supporting the LGBTQ+ community, from The Trevor Project to The Campaign for Southern Equality. Here are some of our favorites.
Spicewalla "Love in Every Flavor" 10 Pack Spice Set
Beloved spice company Spicewalla released a pack of ten of their most popular spices. Through June 30, 25% of proceeds from the sets will be donated to The Campaign for Southern Equality, an organization that works across the South to promote LGBTQ+ equality.
Buy it: Love in Every Flavor, $55
Lord Jones Limited-Edition Pride Hemp-Derived CBD Gumdrops
50% of proceeds from the Pride Bundle, which includes nine CBD gumdrops and a sweatshirt, will go towards the West Hollywood-based org Christopher Street West Association, supporting their new PLATform initiative focused on the trans & non-binary communities.
Baked by Melissa's Pride Collection
The mini cupcake shop unveiled a range of rainbow-colored cupcakes for Pride, with nationwide shipping to anywhere in the US. 10% of net proceeds from any order from the Pride collection will go towards the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.
The Essential Apron by Hedley & Bennet
A portion of sales for this colorful apron will be donated to the Los Angeles LGBT Center and its Culinary Arts program, "supporting the LGBTQ+ community in culinary training, meal production, and job placement."
Buy it: The Essential Apron, Pride, $95
DAVIDsTEA Rainbow Collection
The tea brand unveiled a range of products for Pride, from mugs to a "rainbow lemonade" tea. 10% of proceeds from items in the Rainbow Collection will be donated to the It Gets Better Project.
Buy it: Rainbow Lemonade, $15
2 Queens Coffee Celebration Blend
The gay-owned business is donating 25% of the profits from this blend "to charities improving the lives of LGBTQ people." But hurry; there are only 1,000 bags available.
Buy it: Celebration Blend, $15
Williams Sonoma Mug, Towels, or Candle
50% off profits from three new products from the kitchenware brand will go toward the Trevor Project, which offers lifesaving crisis intervention services for LGBTQ+ youth. The Pride-themed items include a mug, rainbow towels, and a candle.
Buy it: Rainbow Towels (Set of 4), $25
Bake Me a Wish Happy Pride Cake
If you buy this colorful funfetti cake, $10 of the purchase will be donated to the Ali Forney Center, the nation's largest LGBTQ+ teen and young adult homeless shelter and services organization.
Buy it: Happy Pride Cake, $58