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Hope Outfitters designs and sells ethically made girls and boys tees (sizes 4 - 12) and toddler tees (sizes 2T - 5T) with 100% of the profits being donated to chosen charities. With their "Buy 1 Give 100" plan, they have "healed the sick, sheltered the homeless, rescued girls out of human trafficking, provided clean water, granted money to adopting families, and so much more..." By purchasing their cool T-shirts, you are joining with them in "making a difference that will last for all eternity." (My 3-year-old's "Daughter of the King" t-shirt is her favorite :)
Evan Brooke Ethical Clothing "is proud to bring to you beautiful, quality garments made ethically in an effort to: FIGHT modern-day slavery, protect the Earth, and promote fair trade." She offers kids clothes, including girls dresses, tops and pants, and boys tees with sizes from 12 mos. through 14.
Three Cords Haiti (inspired by Ecclesiastes 4:9-12) vision is "to bring life transformation through an artisan business that focuses on employing Haitians with disabilities, as well as at-risk women." They sell adorable hair accesories for girls, with lots of color choices! (My little girl adores her Three Cords headband :)
The Shoe That Grows was invented to give children in poverty shoes that grow with them, instead of them wearing shoes several sizes too small or none at all! These amazing shoes grow five sizes and are the perfect way to keep your children in shoes that fit. And for every pair you buy, two pairs are donated to kids in need!
Krochet Kids began with the incredible story of three college-age guys who liked to crochet sharing that skill with refugee women in Uganda. "Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell children's hoodies, hats and scarves for sizes 18 mos. to 6. (To find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)
Goex makes t-shirts "in our own state-of-the-art production center in Haiti and decorate in our own print shop in Kansas City, MO. All of our employees earn a local living wage." GOEX is "owned by The Global Orphan Project. We devote all profits to care for orphaned and vulnerable children." They offer plain youth t-shirts, in multiple colors and sizes XS - LG as well as group custom printed t-shirts.
The Mercy House Shop is "a global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They "engage women through maternity homes in Kenya and employment through Fair Trade Friday in more than 15 countries all around the world." They offer Mercy House Global baseball shirts for kids, in sizes 8 - 12.
By purchasing clothes for your kids through the links below, you are helping families in developing countries afford to buy clothing for their own children, not to mention preventing some of those same children from having to skip school and go to work to help feed their families!
(For more ethically made kids' clothing, check out Wildly Co. and Primary. Also go to Still Being Molly's Favorite Ethical Clothing Options for Toddlers & Kids and Freestate's List of Ethical Kids Apparel.)