7 Giving Tuesday 2019 Initiatives You Should Totally Get Behind This Season

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While Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come to an end, Giving Tuesday is just getting started, which means you can continue your holiday shopping while also giving back to those in need. Whether you're buying treats for yourself or others, consider shopping one of the many brands and retailers who are supporting charitable causes with their Giving Tuesday 2019 initiatives this year. 

A global movement that promotes charitable giving during the holiday season, Giving Tuesday falls on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. There are so many ways to get involved this year, from making a donation to lending your time or voice to a cause; however, you can also participate by shopping from the brands that have been gathered below. And though this initiative is relatively new by comparison, there are a wide range of categories offered— meaning there's sure to be something for everyone,

Just ahead, you'll find everything from fine jewelry and accessories to pajamas and ready-to-wear, which will not only be great gifts, but purchases that support an even bigger cause. It's the season of giving after all, so continue on to see and shop a selection of brands taking part in Giving Tuesday this year.

Vrai

The sustainable, fine jewelry brand will be donated 15 percent of purchases made on Giving Tuesday to Equality Now, which advocates for the protection and promotion of human rights for women and girls.

The Outnet

The Outnet has expanded its partnership with Women for Women International with a Giving Tuesday initiative. On Dec. 3, the E-tailer will be donating 20 percent of total global sales from its in-house brand, Iris & Ink, to the nonprofit organization, which helps marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict.

Michael Stars

This Giving Tuesday, Michael Stars is continuing its work with the Step Up Women's Foundation, by donating 25 percent of all tee sales (a goal of $10,000) to the organization. This donation would provide 300 teens with the opportunity to participate in Step Up's "Pathways to Professions" program, which opens up career pathways and doors to girls across the nation. Shop the top below and more eligible options here.

Pour Les Femmes

The LA-based luxury sleep and loungewear brand Pour Les Femmes has launched a campaign for Giving Tuesday where it will be donating $25 to a child in need at the Congo Peace School for every item purchased on the brand's website. Pour Les Femmes notes on its website that $25 will feed one child two meals per day for one month.

Lele Sadoughi

Lele Sadoughi will be donating 20 percent of jewelry sales to Dress For Success for Giving Tuesday. For those not familiar with Dress For Success, it's an organization that provides support, professional attire, and development tools to help women succeed in their work and life.

White + Warren

On Giving Tuesday, White + Warren will be donating 10 percent of net proceeds to the American Heart Association. But, if you aren't able to make your purchase on Dec. 3, the brand will also be donating 10 percent each Tuesday moving forward from now through Dec. 24.

Draper James

For Giving Tuesday, 100 percent of proceeds both in-store and online from the "Draper James Sisterhood Collection" will go to Girls Inc. — a nonprofit dedicated to empowering girls to be strong, smart, and bold.