Friday Five: 5 Great Companies That Give Back

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. This is a free week. Since it’s Black Friday, I’m going to share 5 great companies that give back. You can buy great gifts and do good. It’s a win-win! Plus there are some great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.

5 Great Companies That Give Back

Sudara – These pajamas for men, women and kids are helping to make a better, safer life for women in India. The Indian-made pajamas are made by women taught to be seamstresses to keep them out of human trafficking, and give them a new, better community to be part of. Plus, they look (and feel) awesome. It’s a win-win! This weekend get 30% off all apparel plus an extra 30% off on all sale items with code FREEDOM30.

Janji  – If you’ve been around here, you know I love Janji. For every piece of globally inspired running gear you buy, 10% of each sale goes to clean water projects in areas in need. The clothes also look great and wear well. For Black Friday, check out their Summit Sale. Get $25 off $100/$50 off $150/$75 off $200.

DSC_4638Bird & Stone – When you buy something from Bird & Stone’s jewelry line, from founder Elana Reinholtz, you directly impact women’s lives in the developing world. Partnering with African microfinance initiative the SiSi Fund, Bird & Stone works with 70 widowed female entrepreneurs in villages outside Kitale, Kenya. 15% of proceeds go toward microloans and financial training. They have great holiday deals right now, too! Get 20% off on Black Friday with code HOLIDAY20. Through 12/2 enter to win an African Sun Necklace and bracelet on my Facebook page.

websiteTAP17Rebel NellRebel Nell was started with the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. They make jewelry from unique local materials, while providing a transitional opportunity for women in Detroit. Their goal is to help these women move from a life of dependence to one of self-reliance, overcoming barriers to employment through the fruits of their own labor. Check out awesome jewelry for her and cufflinks for him! Sign up for their newsletter for 15% off.

Bombas– I found Bombas in 2015. They make athletic leisure socks for men, women, kids and toddlers. For every pair sold, they donate one pair to a person in need. The socks are amazingly comfortable and durable. They now come in a variety of colors and now in Merino Wool, too!  Click this link to get 25% off on your first order. Then, you can then refer friends to get them 25% off and to get two free pairs of socks! Get 20% off additional holiday orders with code HOLIDAY2017 through 11/30. You can enter to win my giveaway for any two pairs HERE through 11/30.

What are your favorite companies that give back?? Did you see any amazing Black Friday deals?

Please note: I have received products from Bombas and Janji in the past. I was not compensated to mention any of these companies or deals. All opinions are my own.




  1. I have never heard of the brand Sudara but I love a good pair of pj’s

  2. Coco says:

    Oh, thanks for this information. I do like to support companies that give back!

  3. I had not heard of some of these companies. Great info; it’s great that these companies all are giving back 😉

  4. ellen beck says:

    I try and buy from companies whoo have a sense of community and who give back. I am especially intrigued by Rebel Nell. I went through Detroit and was amazed what it had turned into. Thats been a number of years ago, bit I had also went through when it was a bustling town.

  5. Amy Lauren says:

    I’ve heard of Janji and Bombas, probably because of your blog and other blogs but haven’t heard of the rest of these. I think it’s good to shop local or small businesses!

  6. I commented on the #giveaway I am a new follower, passionate about the animals and the planet my #1 favorite company that gives back is #DivintyLA

  7. Debbie says:

    Pure Vida Bracelets. LOVE Sudara!

  8. Nikki Nikki Fahey says:

    I’ve heard of Bombas, thanks!

  9. Vickie L Couturier says:

    Toms gives back also

  10. Alyse says:

    I got all the feel goods from Bird & Stone – I’m looking at their line now and just entered to win your giveaway! <3

  11. Nicci Randall says:

    I love this do-good company round up! Definitely looking into some new PJs and gifting some jewelry! Thanks!

  12. Jamie King says:

    Omg, those jammies are too cute, I want some, thanks for sharing such a great collection of do-gooder companies!

  13. Liz says:

    YAS I want those jammies, and what a wonderful cause! Thanks for sharing such great ways to give back and support some amazing companies during the holidays!

  14. Courtney says:

    This is an awesome list, I love your focus on companies that give back! Thank you!! 💗

  15. Erica Friedman says:

    I love Bird & Stone’s Jewelry!

  16. Amber Ludwig says:

    Love love love!! I adore companies that give back!! I am way more willing to give my business to them instead of elsewhere!!

  17. Arlinda says:

    Thank you fore sharing I have never heard of these companies and I would prefer my money goes to a worthy company.

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