Brands that Give Back June 17, 2015 10:41

Giving back feels good and you can look good doing it too! Atlantic Beach Surf Shop is proud to carry SEVEN companies that incorporate philanthropic components to their businesses. The win for you is that you achieve spectacular style and get to be a part of the giving process.

Lily & Laura, Toms, Half United, Free Waters, Headbands for Hope, The Giving Keys, and Umano each provide different ways for you as the shopper to be a part. Check out their efforts below and come visit us to see our new Spring inventory arriving daily. Lily and Laura: Handmade in Nepal, these beautiful beaded bracelets are made in the homes of local women where Laura focuses on paying more than fair wages to the artisans to improve their lives in many ways.

Toms: With every purchase you make, Toms helps a person in need through their One for One program. Their assistance includes a new pair of shoes, the gift of glasses for vision, nontoxic drinking water, and safe birth services. Toms is currently working in 70+ countries to Give Back!

Half United: When you purchase this splendid jewelry, you are helping provide nutrition for those in need. Half United delivers a week’s worth of meals to hungry individuals around the world.

Free Waters: Each pair of sandals sold, supports their clean drinking water projects.

Headbands for Hope: These stylish and sassy headbands are not only a fashion statement but also a ray of hope for little girls battling cancer. For every headband sold, a fun floral headband is donated to a girl with cancer. To submit a request for your local hospital to receive these headbands, simply email

The Giving Keys: These necklaces are a pay it forward program designed and created by Caitlin Crosly. Enjoy your purchase, sport it with your favorite outfits, but be willing to give it away to someone else that needs the message that it holds. Each key is in scripted with a message of hope. Submit your story to the company blog and share the story of hope with others. The Giving Keys employs those who are looking to transition out of homelessness. They have a tremendous celebrity following including, Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Kellan Lutz, Zachary Levi and Selena Gomez.

Umano: Owned and operated by Sophia Bush, her passion for art and children led way to a program called Pencils of Promise. This nonprofit donates 100% of their proceeds to creating and sustain schools across the globe through the art work that is designed by children and sold on the clothing.