Ten Thousand Villages started 65 years ago with the Mennonite Central Committee to "provide sustainable economic opportunities for artisans in developing countries by creating a viable marketplace for their products in North America." Today they work with thousands of artisans in 38 countries. They sell soft cotton bath robes and socks for men.
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 men's t-shirts, tanks, sweaters, hoodies and hats as well as men's scarves. (To find their products in a retail store near you, click here.)
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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 t-shirts for men, in sizes S - XXL.
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 solid color men's t-shirts, sizes XS - 4X as well as group custom printed t-shirts.
The Mission Lazarus social enterprise "program exists to empower local Hondurans and Haitians, who would otherwise not have the opportunity, to learn artisan skills and sustainable business development training in efforts to advance their overall education." They offer Mission Lazarus men's tees, sizes S - XL, which help support their mission.
Hope Outfitters designs and sells ethically made men's tees, tanks, hoodies and sweatshirts and hats (sizes XS - XXL) 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."
Three Avocados (whose name was inspired by the touching story of a widow the founders met on a mission trip to Uganda), sells "World Changing Coffee". They also offer cool coffee themed tees and hoodies in sizes XS - 2XL. 100% of proceeds are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world.