This is a list of Buy It Forward companies — those permanently committed to giving a significant part of their profits to worthy causes.

Why does Buy It Forward make sense? More success means more money to their causes. And more companies doing this means more money to the worthiest causes. Read the vision.

Why should you support these companies? Because it costs you nothing and it will make the world better. Any questions? The Buy It Forward idea is, in itself, a cause worthy of support. When "BIF" companies succeed, others will follow their lead.

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• Civicom is committed to donating 5-10% of profits to charitable organizations helping the world's neediest.
LesserEvil snacks -- Krinkle Sticks and Kettle Corn -- that are all natural, lower fat, and taste great. They have no trans-fat, no artificial flavors or colors, and no preservatives.
•Donates 10% of profit to organizations that support the search for cures of Autism.
Endangered Species Premium quality chocolate bars, made from responsibly grown cocoa beans. Available through their online store, fundraisers, and retail outlets.
• 10% of profits are donated to protect endangered species.

Vacation packages throughout Europe, in unique and special locations. English speaking staff is available on-site to help you enjoy the true local character and avoid the tourist scene. You can speak, toll-free, with someone who has stayed at their properties to avoid surprises.

• Untours channels all company profits to low-interest loans given to individuals and businesses in disadvantaged communities whose goal is job creation.
Newman's Variety of condiments and beverages through grocery stores.
• 100% of profits are donated to educational and charitable causes.
Keeper Springs Pure, clean water from true, sustainable springs in Vermont, which means that less water is harvested than is naturally replenished. It is available through grocery stores, convenience stores, and Coffee Distributors.
• 100% of profits are donated to the Waterkeeper Alliance, whose mission is to preserve and protect America's waterways, and donates product to other friendly causes.
Humanitas Fine California wines from Monterey County and Edna Valley, via their online store, wine club and retail outlets.
• 100% of profits are donated to three causes -- finding solutions to hunger, housing and illiteracy, with America's Second Harvest, Habitat for Humanity and Reading is Fundamental being the primary charities.
Stonyfield Farm

A variety of great-tasting, healthy yogurt, milk, and ice cream products through grocery and health food stores.


• 10% of profits are donated to efforts that help protect and restore the earth. Recipients include The Sustainability Institute, Children's Health Environmental Coalition, Nesenkeag Cooperative Farm, Northeast Organic Farming Association and The Rainforest Foundation.

Fun, premium ice cream through grocery and convenience stores, and scoop shops.

• Donates $1.1 million per year to charitable causes. Some of this goes to the Ben & Jerry's Foundation, dedicated to changing the underlying conditions that create social problems such as racism, sexism, economic disparity, environmental destruction and injustice. The remainder is given in small grants to community groups within the state of Vermont.

Low cost domain registration, hosting, and server colocation.

• 10% of profits are donated to the charity of the customer's choice.
Eden Crystallized Essences, Essential Oil Blends, Essential Oil Blends, Incense, accessories.
• Eden Botanicals donates a minimum of 5% of its yearly profits to a variety of organizations that are helping to preserve our fragile environment, and that are assisting less fortunate people live with dignity.
Discount merchandise retailer with over 1500 stores around the world.
• Gives 5% of its income to communities.
Give Something Back
GSB has become the largest independent office supply company in the western region, and as a result, has given over 4 million dollars back to impact our local communities.
• Donates over half of their after-tax profits to Community Based Organizations (CBOs). These groups include health, art & culture, environmental, education and human services organizations.
First carbon neutral bottled water.
• All profits go to clean water projects.
Peace Keeper Mineral make-up and cosmetics.
• Peace Keeper Cause-metics is the first cosmetics line to give all of its after-tax, distributable profts to women's health advocacy and urgent human right issues.
Locally brewed beer.
• Gives 100% of profits to local charities.
Good Works Insurance Insurance coverage.
• Local charities get 50% of their annual Operating Profits to fund education, healthcare or safety programs in local communities.
Personal care products.
• Donates 10% of pre-tax profits to charitable organizations supporting the environment, human needs, the arts and education.
Great apparel and accessories for outdoor activities via catalog, online store, and retail outlets.
• Donates 1% of annual net revenues or 10% of profits, whichever is higher, to environmental organizations worldwide. Member of 1% for the planet.

Provides a variety of traditional medicine and alternative therapies to meet the health needs of its customers.
• Pledged 10% of their stock and 5% of profits to charities.
Operates 320 retail grocery stores in Texas and Northern Mexico.
• Donates 5% of annual pretax earnings to causes in the communities it operates in, including education and food banks.
Designed for easy cleaning and drying so that moldy water bottles are a thing of the past.
• 10% of all Clean Bottle™ profits are donated to eco-friendly charities. It’s your money – so we’re letting you decide which causes are the most worthy.
Dairy Products
•Donates 10% of pre-tax profits to organizations that promote healthy kids and a healthy environment.
Premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir & Chardonnay
•10% of revenue is used to provide clean drinking water in parts of the world where it is needed.
Sunglasses & eyewear
•Donates 10% of the profits to help provide glasses and cataract surgeries of the needy.
Supermarkets specializing in natural and organic foods
•Stores hold community giving days (known as "5% Days") where five percent of that day's net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization.
ALC Creations Organic handcrafted jewelries inspired by semi-precious stones.
• For every jewelry purchase, 10% goes to charity. Proceeds will automatically go to the preferred charities (Wind Youth Services, Pets of the Homeless, Room to Read, American Red Cross).
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