These mugs make a difference! We are offering 10 new coffee cup designs this holiday season, and each one benefits a different charitable organization. So it’s easy to tailor the perfect gift to your chosen cause. For every mug sold, west elm donates 50% of the purchase price. See the full list of our new mugs and nonprofit partners below!
The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise founded in November, 2012 and hosted by the Aspen Institute, is a collaborative effort of 24 organizations, corporations, and individuals who are working together to promote the full potential of the artisan sector. The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise works to support the power and potential of artisan enterprises to developing economies, communities, and women entrepreneurs all over the world.
Architecture for Humanity Through a global network of building professionals, Architecture for Humanity brings design, construction and development services to communities in need from Mississipi to India.
ASPCA Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide. (We’ve got a cat mug, too!)
Doctors Without Borders Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in nearly 70 countries providing medical aid to those most in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.
It Gets Better The It Gets Better project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.
Oceana Oceana represents a new hope for the world’s oceans. They work to protect marine life and habitats, so that we can bring the oceans back to former levels of abundance, save species, and help to feed the world.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. They are committed to giving sick children and their families the highest levels of care and support regardless of race, religion, or ability to pay. This year they celebrate their 50th anniversary of saving kids’ lives.
Teach for America Teach For America (TFA) aims to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting the nation’s most promising future leaders to teach for two or more years in low-income communities throughout the United States. TFA aspires for these “corps members” to gain the insight and commitment needed tackle the root causes of America’s achievement gap.
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