Struggling with Christmas shopping this year? Debating what to get for your friends and family for the holidays? Score a cool present for your loved ones and support great causes in Cincinnati with these five gift ideas that give back.
Cincy Strong Tee, $25
Pick up this T-shirt featuring the Tyler Davidson Fountain. A portion of the proceeds directly benefit the #CincyStrong campaign, which donates to the families affected by the first responders present at the shooting at Fifth Third Plaza on September 6, 2018.
Cincy Shirts, cincyshirts.com
Dog Treats, $10
These all-natural treats for man’s best friend fund donations to shelters through GivePet. For every bag of treats sold, GivePet donates enough treats for 10 shelter dogs. The program’s goal is to make every dog feel loved—even ones without a home. Pet Wants also supports dozens of charities locally.
Pet Wants, petwantscincy.com
Flying Pig Ornament, $25
Each of these ornaments, a perfect gift for anyone who runs in the annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon (which has been dedicated to supporting local charities since its inception 20 years ago), is handmade by the experts at Rookwood Pottery.
Rookwood Pottery and Tile, rookwood.com
Aires Earrings, $37.99
Empower women locally and globally with these fair trade earrings handmade from vegetable-dyed tagua nuts and fallen wood. Get them at SoHza sister, which donates a portion of its sales to local nonprofits for women while supporting co-ops that employ women in 11 countries.
soHza sister, sohza.com
Cincinnatus Field Watch, $239
A portion of sales of this limited-edition timepiece help feed Cincinnatians in need in partnership with Freestore Foodbank, the largest food bank in the region that distributes 33 million meals annually to children and families in the tristate area.
Cincinnati Watch Company, cincinnatiwatch.com