These mugs make a difference. We’re 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!
Aid to Artisans Aid to Artisans creates opportunities for low-income artisans around the world. They blend a passion for cultural traditions with a commitment to helping communities grow profitable and environmentally sound businesses.
amfAR amfAR is dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, education, and advocacy. They’ve supported more than 2,000 research teams, and are one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to fighting the AIDs epidemic.
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!)
Heifer International Heifer International‘s mission is to end poverty and hunger on Earth. Established in 1944, Heifer supplies livestock, seeds and trees, and extensive training to help poor and hungry people across the world help themselves.
NRDC With the support of our members and online activists, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) works to solve the most pressing environmental issues we face today: curbing global warming, getting toxic chemicals out of the environment, moving America beyond oil, reviving our oceans, saving wildlife and wild places, and helping China go green.
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.
MORE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS
• Charity Mug Project
• St. Jude Mercury Owls
• Penguin Friends Dessert Plates
• Snow Globes