Many companies are making philanthropy part of their core mission. Some have launched programs that couple each consumer purchase with a donation and others are consistently working to identify community needs they can fulfill both locally and globally. Here are five companies that make donations to support individuals and families in need.
Companies That Give Donations to Individuals
- Thrive Market
- Warby Parker
- The Honest Company
5 Companies That Give Donations to Individuals
FIGS designs and sells scrubs and other healthcare apparel. Its Threads for Threads initiative provides clean scrubs for healthcare workers serving in resource-poor countries. To date, FIGS has made donations to medical professionals in 35 countries.
Bombas is a retail company that sells socks, underwear, T-shirts and slippers. For every item a customer purchases, Bombas donates an item to an organization that will give it to someone in need. This is done through partnerships with shelters, rehabilitation centers and other organizations. Bombas’ more than 3,500 giving partners across the United States have distributed 75 million clothing items.
Thrive Market is an online grocery store where members can buy goods ranging from plant-derived cleaning supplies to gluten-free snacks. With every paid membership, a free membership is donated through the company’s Thrive Gives program. Those free memberships provide first responders, nurses, families in need, teachers, students and veterans with one-year access to Thrive’s savings on organic, sustainable grocery items.
Warby Parker is an online marketplace for buying glasses, contacts and other eyewear accessories. The company’s Buy a Pair, Give a Pair program has provided more than 13 million pairs of glasses, making an impact in upwards of 50 countries. Working with its partners, Warby Parker has helped enable basic eye exams, affordable glasses and direct donations of glasses to those in need.
The Honest company is a brand of clean, sustainable products that include hair care, skincare, makeup, baby wipes and supplements. The company’s commitment to social responsibility has resulted in the donation of 25 million essentials, like feminine care products, to individuals and families through Honest’s nonprofit partners. Honest has also donated diapers, personal care products and wipes to children separated from their parents at the border and to people affected by Covid-19 and natural disasters.