Appreciating Mom, Helping Wildlife

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, a time to show some love for that special person who helped shape you into who you are today. If your mom is a lover of wildlife, you’re in luck—there are tons of amazing gifts available that will show her how much you care and help support wildlife conservation.

Below you will find a list of thoughtful gift ideas to show your mom, or the motherly figure in your life, some appreciation while also benefiting endangered animals around the world.

Ivory Ella

Give your mom something comfortable to wear, whether she’s cooped up indoors or out on the go. Ivory Ella is a mission-driven apparel company that donates 10% of every single sale to benefit African elephants and other charitable causes. Ivory Ella is one of the largest ethical lifestyle brands, offering high quality everyday wear and tons of accessories, home décor, and other gifts. Shop here.

Endangered Species Chocolate

If your mom has a sweet tooth, then we have the perfect gift. Endangered Species Chocolate offers delicious, sustainably-sourced chocolates while donating 10% of their annual net profits to conservation organizations around the world. Since 2016, they’ve donated over $2.6 million to support conservation efforts that benefit wildlife, habitat, and local communities across the globe. Shop here.

Mad Hippie

Mad Hippie’s natural products are the perfect gift for moms who love to pamper themselves. As one of the world’s leading organic cosmetic brands, Mad Hippie makes natural skin care and beauty products with a social and environmental conscience. They are committed to offering safe and effective skin care without the use of parabens, synthetic fragrance, dyes, and other chemicals, all while taking great care to reduce their carbon footprint for a healthier planet. $1 from every online purchase will go to support elephants and other conservation efforts. Shop here.

New on Earth Photography Book by Suzi Eszterhas

The love and protection of a mother extends across species, and that’s never been clearer than in this stunning book by wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas. For the last twenty years, Suzi Eszterhas has dedicated her life to capturing the family life of wild animals around the world on film. She has photographed many unique moments in the lives of young animals and their mothers, often spending weeks, months, or even years with a single animal family. New on Earth is a collection of her most spectacular photographs—from groundbreaking images of tiger cubs in their den in India, to newborn cheetahs on the African savanna, to brown bear cubs seeing the world for the first time in the Alaskan wilderness. Shop here.

JINS Eyewear

A new, eye-catching pair of sunglasses and a glasses case might be just the thing for your mom. JINS Eyewear helps their customers see the world better, but they also like to make the world a better place to see. When you purchase a case from their Cases for Causes collection, 100% of the sale goes back to local nonprofits. WCN has its own special case listed, and this collection also features cases for other nonprofits that are changing the world. Shop here.

Africa Quest Wine, Black Kite Cellars

No gift guide is complete without something for wine lovers. Africa Quest wines from Black Kite Cellars donates 100% of the profits from their 2016 Africa Quest Pinot Noir to support the Samburu Vet Project. This project benefits the Rhino Recovery Fund and Save the Elephants, Ewaso Lions, and Grevy’s Zebra Trust by providing critical on-the-ground veterinary care to help save wildlife in northern Kenya. Shop here.

Eco-mochilas, Proyecto Tití

Proyecto Tití’s eco-mochilas are crafted using discarded plastic bags, creating a truly unique and thoughtful gift while simultaneously cleaning up Colombian ecosystems. All items are made by local women in Colombia, giving them an opportunity to provide for their families and reduce dependence on forest resources—ultimately conserving habitat for endangered cotton-top tamarins. Shop here.

WCN is proud to partner with these thoughtful companies that are committed to having a positive impact by donating a portion of proceeds to wildlife conservation. We are also delighted to showcase items from rural communities around the world who create products that support conservation and promote sustainable local incomes. Mothers across the globe deserve love for everything they do for us year-round, so we hope these gift ideas will help you show your mom how grateful you are for her. 

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