- Five percent of your purchase from Organic Bouquet's Flowers for Good program will go to your choice of a variety of nonprofit partners.
- The Global Fund for Women's online store features companies who donate a portion of their sales to the Global Fund for Women like Alima Pure Mineral Makeup and Putumayo's Women of the World: Acoustic CD.
- World of Good by eBay has all kinds of, "organic, sustainable, natural, environmentally responsible, fair trade, socially conscious and sweatshop free gifts for Mom."
- Women for Women International's online store offers products made by women in their programs, or from their sponsoring partners.
- MADRE also has an online store where you can buy a gift that was hand-crafted by women from their sister organizations.
- My Ten Places to Buy Gifts That Support Women Artisans post on the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship blog has links to ten more places to buy do-good gifts.
- If you make a donation to Women for Women International in honor of your mom, they will send her a Mother's Day card, or e-card.
- You can give, "one for mom, one for the earth," when you give a sponsorship gift through the Sierra Club. You can sponsor things like Yosemite National Park and the Arctic National Refuge.
- When you give a refugee a "lifesaving gift" like prenatal care, school supplies, or blankets through a donation to the International Rescue Committee, they will send your mom a card, or e-card. Plus, your gift will be matched to support their maternal health programs in Sierra Leone.
- The Ploughshares Fund will send your mom a card, a necklace, or flowers, depending upon the amount you donate. Your gift will be matched, "by a group of generous philanthropists, all mothers themselves."
- MADRE will also send a card to your mom if you make a donation in her honor.
- Sending a Care2 Mother's Day e-Card will help you earn "butterfly credits" that you can redeem on Care2 as a donation to a variety of causes.
- Women for Women International's Notes from the Field
- Sierra Club's 12 (!) blogs
- Ploughshares Fund blog
- myMADRE: a MADRE Blog
- International Rescue Committee's Voices from the Field
- Global Fund for Women's blog
- Care2's Healthy and Green Living blogs
Image credit: Photo by me of two Palomas Aprons, a project of Border Partners. The aprons are designed and made in Mexico by women who sew to support themselves and their families.
Full disclosure: I have supported, or worked for some of the organizations mentioned.