4 gifts that give back


Not sure what to buy the person who has it all?

Or want to pick something a little more meaningful this year? What better way than to give a gift that keeps giving this holiday season. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite gifts that benefit organizations who are striving to make this world a better place.

1 / MSR impact project

In June 2018, MSR launched a non-profit called the MSR Impact Project which works to accelerate the global health work they are doing across the world. Every dollar you donate to the MSR Impact Project helps change a life through greater access to safe drinking water and hygiene. 

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MSR Impact Project

2 / access fund chalk bag

Metolius is introducing a new Access Fund chalk bag in their popular competition style. A portion of the proceeds go to the Access Fund to help protect American climbing areas. The bag also includes a brush holder, full-length pile lining and a waist belt with side-release buckle.

Access Fund Public Lands Chalk Bag | $19.95

Metolius Yosemite Chalk Bag

3 / balega socks

This October marks the brand’s fifth year supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its limited edition Grit and Grace Enduro Sock. With the mission of prevention, Balega will donate $1 per pair sold to the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP).

Submitted by Balega fans who were inspired by people and experiences in their lives; this year’s Grit & Grace line features three inspirational phrases embroidered into the toe of each bright colored and uniquely designed sock. Available on Balega website Oct. 1. 

Balega Grit & Grace socks | $13.00

Balega Grit and Grace Socks

4 / GU gels in new french toast flavor

The new French Toast flavor was created with the help of NICA’s (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) student-athletes. NICA develops and supports mountain biking programs for middle and high school students across the U.S., and 10% of the French Toast Energy Gel sales supports NICA.

GU NICA French Toast | $36.00 (pack of 24)


For more gift ideas check out our full list of holiday gift guides.