Shop For a Cause Resources

Find the perfect holiday gift or give a gift card to suit everyone on your list and support the communities you care about!

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With over 150 listings, you will find a wide range of products and services on this list of Black-owned businesses. Help provide some much-needed stability to business owners that have been hit hard by the pandemic. In addition, you will be laying a foundation to continue to support Black businesses after the crisis is over.’s recommendations are categorized so you can easily find gifts from Black-owned businesses that will bring joy to everyone you buy for this holiday season.

Looking for books? Check out these Black-owned bookstores that put the spotlight on Black authors.

Plan a night out or purchase a gift card for someone special from one of these Black-owned restaurants in Los Angeles or New York.


Cuties Los Angeles shares their list of Queer- and BIPOC-owned businesses.

Rolling Stone rolled out their own list of the best Queer-owned brands and businesses to support year-round. What better time than now to start shopping?

Los Angelenos, we found your thrill. Support local Queer-owned retailers, on this list for the naughty and nice, curated by


Shop Small by American Express, supports small businesses nationwide and helps them thrive and stay vibrant. Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 27, 2021 for Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, why not shop small but give big?

To make a difference all year, shop or dine at a local small business, find a new spot online, or share on your social networks where you #ShopSmall. Find new small businesses in your community through the American Express Shop Small Map (or Shop Small Online Directory).

Discover the amazing global marketplace at and support the small businesses of artists. If there is a specific group you want to support, just type it into the search bar and in seconds you will have loads of options that link to the kinds of businesses you want to support.

Now, you try. Just type the kinds of businesses you want to support into that search bar and start shopping.

Give the gift that gives back!

At Conscious Step, choose from 17 different causes to help build a brighter future for people and the planet.

This is the perfect way to support issues and causes you are passionate about, or you can make a meaningful match for each person on your holiday list. Shop socks. Shop sweatshirts. Shop gifts. Shop holiday deals. Make a difference.

 updated 11.23.21

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