Top Gifts from Women-Owned Brands that make an impact

Top Gifts from Women-Owned Brands Making an Impact

In honor of Women's History Month, we're thrilled to share our favorite finds from seven women-owned brands that are not only making a significant impact on the planet, communities, and people but also championing the causes of sustainability and ethical business practices.

Discover sustainable shopping options and eco-friendly gifts from inspiring women entrepreneurs, all committed to making a difference through their high-quality, thoughtfully produced products.

From delicious vegan teas to ethically sourced chocolates, these brands are a testament to the power of purchasing with purpose. So, if you're on the lookout for ways to support women-owned businesses and make your shopping experience better and more meaningful, dive into these seven remarkable brands.

Better Women-Owned Brands to Buy:

  1. Sarilla


Yellow can of tea staged next to a glass with a lemon wedge and a spoon full of tea leaves

Lightly carbonated organic Fair Trade silver tips and black tea with organic lemon juice and raw organic cane sugar in one 12 oz slim can. 0% Alc. 77 mg naturally occurring caffeine. Organic and low-calorie all-natural sparkling beverage made with real, whole tea leaves from Rwanda.

Why Sarilla is better:

Sarilla offers an organic, low-calorie sparkling tea made with real leaves from Rwandan cooperatives. Crafted in Asheville by a woman-owned business, their beverage is free from refined sugar, preservatives, pesticides, alcohol, and stevia. Dedicated to vegan and fair trade practices, Sarilla supports women overcoming trauma with access to mental health resources. Since 2007, they've committed to ethical trade and sustainability in Rwanda, championing health and empowerment.

  1. 700 Rivers
Bar of Lemon Citrus soap wrapped in floral yellow packaging staged next to sliced lemons

Infused with the fresh, clean lemon citrus scent, this luxurious soap bar will rejuvenate and replenish the spirit. The coconut oil base lathers beautifully to gently cleanse, hydrate, and soften skin.

Why 700 Rivers is better:

700 Rivers works with Bangladeshi artisans who have escaped human trafficking. Their fair-trade partnership provides artisans with a fresh start in life through mental health counseling, job training to handcraft 700 Rivers' all-natural soaps, and most importantly, fair wages to enable them to become financially stable and independent for the first time in their lives.

  1. Bella Tunno
Pink bunny plushie attached to a pacifier

The Give Back Buddy collection was designed for gifting – every unique animal has a custom gift tag and celebratory phrase.

Featuring a plush friend to cuddle and a pacifier to soothe them, the Bubbi™ Buddy is the ultimate lovey.

Why Bella Tunno is better:

Bella Tunno is a Certified B Corp on a mission to end childhood hunger. They are committed to giving one meal (and sometimes more!) to a child for every product sold through their partnership with Feeding America. With your help, they reach a new giving milestone each season. To date they have donated more than 12.3 million meals!

  1. 321 Coffee
Blue box advertising 12 compostable coffee pods by 321 coffee - Elevate medium roast

Sustainable direct trade coffee roasted in Raleigh, NC, this medium roast coffee is deliciously silky and sweet.

Why 321 Coffee is better:

321 Coffee is a coffee shop and roaster built on inclusion. Based in Raleigh, NC, 321 currently employs over 50 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). They are the ones roasting the coffee, taking the orders, and making the lattes. Demonstrating the value of an inclusive business model.

  1. Sachai Tea Co.


Sachai Tea Decaf Chai in a glass bottle

The Decaf Masala Chai Concentrate is brewed with naturally caffeine-free rooibos tea. It is lightly sweetened, steeped with whole masala spices that provide robust health benefits, and is handcrafted in Birmingham, Alabama.

Why Sachai Tea Co. is better:

Sachai is a play on the Hindi word "sach" which means truth. Sachai Tea was founded in 2015 with the desire to promote direct trade, specifically tea grown by small tea farmers in India and to handcraft Chai Concentrates that are true to Indian culture. Based out of Birmingham, AL Sachai produces authentic Chai Concentrate with all-natural ingredients that’s shelf stable and brewed in small batches with intentionality.

  1. Sweeter Cards
yellow and orange card reading "maybe chocolate will help?" on the outside and "thinking of you" on the inside. The card is attached to a chocolate bar

Inside each festive Sweeter Card is an additional reason to celebrate–a gourmet chocolate bar waiting to be opened and devoured.

This sea salt caramel dark chocolate bar is fair trade certified and insanely delicious. This card is great for thinking of you, grievance, get well soon, sympathy and more.

Why Sweeter Cards is better:

This woman-owned (and mom-powered!) business pairs fair trade certified chocolate with recyclable card packaging, employing adults with disabilities to realize their unique two-for-one concept. With over 40 years of experience, their chocolatier crafts unbelievably delicious, ethically sourced chocolate. Proudly based and made in St. Louis, Missouri, they're a testament to ethical practices and delicious indulgence.

  1. Elyse Breanne Design


Sticker with black text reading "never forget how wildly capable you are" in a script font

These stickers are perfect for laptops, water bottles, tumblers, notebooks, and even cars!

Why Elyse Breanne Design is better:

In the world of gifting, it's crucial to choose presents that recipients will genuinely enjoy and use. Elyse Breanne Design excels in this, offering eye-catching, unique patterns on a variety of highly practical items you'll find indispensable. Plus, as a local North Carolina business, they hold a special place in our hearts, embodying our commitment to supporting entrepreneurs within our community.


As we wrap up our celebration of these amazing women-owned brands, we hope you’re as excited as we are about the incredible things these businesses are doing. It’s a reminder of the incredible impact our shopping choices can have.

From tasty teas to sweet treats and everything in between, each brand we’ve shared is making a real difference in their own unique way.

And the best part? You can be a part of their story, just by shopping!

Find Your New Favorites!

Ready to discover more awesome products from women who are changing the world? Head over to our women-owned brands collection and find your new favorites. Trust us, it’s a great way to support amazing causes and get some cool stuff at the same time.

Make It Personal with a Custom Gift Box

Want to make someone’s day with a gift that’s as unique as they are? Check out our Build Your Own Box feature. It’s super easy and fun to pick out exactly what they’ll love, and it shows you’ve put real thought into it. Plus, you’re supporting awesome women-owned businesses at the same time!

Not Sure Where to Start? Take Our Quiz!

If you’re not quite sure what to pick, we’ve got you covered with our Better Gifting Quiz. It’s quick, it’s fun, and it’ll help you find the perfect match for your giftee’s taste.

Start the quiz here and get ready to be the best gift-giver ever.

Thanks for joining us on this journey. By choosing to support these women-owned brands, you’re making a difference, and that’s pretty awesome. Let’s keep spreading the love and making the world a little bit better, one great product at a time!

Back to blog