For Mom, For Good: Top 10 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day That Give Back

For Mom, For Good: Top 10 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day That Give Back

This Mother’s Day, why not celebrate mom in a way that gives back to causes close to her heart? From candles that illuminate tales of resilience to seed kits that root eco-friendly practices, the options are as amazing as mom herself. Dive into our curated list of top 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas that not only honor Mom but also contribute to meaningful initiatives, because when you gift with purpose, the sentiment blooms even brighter.

1. To & From Gift Co.: Floriography Seed Packets

Step into a world where flowers and herbs tell tales of triumph, connection, and clarity. To & From, a woman-owned company, offers eco-friendly seed packets that use organic materials. Each bloom sings a song of resilience and growth, from the coastal fortitude of Lupins to the enduring love of Forget-me-nots. Discover a garden of wisdom in vibrant hues of Painted Daisies and the aromatic embrace of Rosemary. Dive in, pluck a bloom, and let nature's resilience inspire your mom’s journey.


2. Plaid Rooster Co: Flower Dough Bowl Soy Candle

Plaid Rooster Co presents a handmade, eco-friendly soy candle in a rustic wood dough bowl. This women-owned business crafts each candle with three cotton wicks, infused with pure essential floral scented fragrance oil, and adorned with real pressed flowers. Illuminate mom's space with the comforting glow and fragrant aroma of this unique candle, perfect for any occasion.


3. Seattle Seed Co: Sprouting Starter Kit

Seattle Seed Co, an LGBTQ+ owned business, brings you the Sprouting Starter Kit—a testament to their commitment to high-quality, heirloom, and non-GMO seeds. This kit includes everything needed to embark on a journey of sprouting, supporting small farms and seed cooperatives dedicated to preserving the integrity of our food supply. Nurture a connection to the earth and help mom savor the joy of growing your own sprouts with this thoughtful gift.


4. The Chocolate Society: Cinnamon Toast Chocolate Bar

Got a mom with a sweet tooth? Treat your mom’s taste buds while supporting social causes with The Chocolate Society's Cinnamon Toast Chocolate Bar. For every kilogram of chocolate sold, they donate $0.25 to initiatives in cocoa-growing regions of Colombia. This bar combines blonde chocolate with crunchy flecks of cinnamon-flavored toast, evoking the comforting warmth of a brunch classic.


5. Werkshoppe: Picnic Citrus Fruit Still Life - 1000 Piece Puzzle

Werkshoppe's Picnic Citrus Fruit Still Life Puzzle is more than just a pastime—it's a work of art with a purpose. Featuring vibrant fruit and veggie paintings by artist Kathryn Gage, this puzzle celebrates the joy of connection. With each piece, mom will be assembling a masterpiece and also supporting art education programs.


6. Savannah Bee Company: Heel Balm-Tangerine Spearmint

Help your mom’s-tired feet with Savannah Bee Company's Beeswax Heel Balm. This refreshing balm combines sunflower, coconut, and castor oils for deep moisturizing, while beeswax, shea butter, and cocoa butter condition and protect rough skin. Infused with tangerine oil and honey for gentle exfoliation, and spearmint oil for muscle relaxation, this balm is a luxurious treat for mom’s tootsies.

7. Tea Drops: Classic Assortment Teas (Wooden Box)

For tea-loving moms, you can count on Tea Drops Classic Assortment as a perfect Mother’s Day gift and introduction to their popular teas – all in a keepsake wooden box. This woman-owned and led company supports fair trade and organic practices, while also providing clean water through the Thirst Project with every box sold. Your mom can enjoy the convenience and deliciousness of pressed-leaf teas in flavors like Citrus Ginger and Rose Earl Grey, all while making a positive impact.


8. West Path: Purple Pastel Aztec Diamond Blanket

Wrap mom in warmth and compassion this Mother’s Day with West Path's Purple Pastel Aztec Diamond Blanket. This ethically sourced blanket features a traditional diamond design and rich colored stripes, handmade with care. Not only does West Path commit to sourcing products ethically, but they also donate at least 10% of net profits to charitable causes, ensuring that your Mother’s Day gift gives back in more ways than one.


9. Amano Studio: Honeybee Necklace

Amano Studio presents the Honeybee Necklace, a timeless piece crafted with sustainability in mind. This small, woman-owned jewelry brand uses zero waste production techniques and partners with workshops to revive vintage designs. Featuring a luminous Mother of Pearl hexagon as a honeycomb with a tiny bee, this necklace is a gift for mom that shines with purpose.


10. Joy Paper Co: You're A Cool Mom

Spread joy and support mental health research with Joy Paper Co's “You're A Cool Mom” card. Each purchase contributes to Johns Hopkins Department of Mental Health, helping to raise awareness and support for mental health initiatives. Made with recycled materials and crafted in the USA, it’s blank inside so you can craft the perfect Mother’s Day message to show mom you care.


Let your Mother’s Day gift reflect the depth of your love and appreciation for mom while also making a positive impact. Each item on this list and much more on our full collection found here carries a story of empowerment and compassion supporting each individual enterprise and our youth here at More Than Words. , As you celebrate the mother-figure in your life, remember that the joy of giving multiplies when it honors both the recipient and missions near and dear. Happy Mother’s Day, to Mom, for good.

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