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Products That Pay it Forward

At The Downtown Dachshund we love to offer products that give back! Many of our vendors make it a part of their mission to give back to charities, causes and other great commitments that we wanted to make sure you know about.

Musee Bath Bombs- 100% of the proceeds from sales the "SWEET CHILD O' MINE" bath bomb goes towards our support of TABITHA MINISTRIES in South Africa. 




Devocean-The Devocean team firmly believes that we can help save the sea turtles by investing in conservation programs.  Founded in 2015, our first conservation efforts were to help save these Sea Turtles. We currently donate 20 percent of our net profits to the FAU Marine Research Lab at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and the amazing nonprofit organization - Friends of Gumbo Limbo. It is programs such as these that have been instrumental in saving the lives of thousands of vulnerable sea turtles through rescue and medical operations. 



Mud Love-The decision to shop MudLOVE is the decision to change a life. Every product you purchase provides one week of safe, clean water to someone in need. All of this is made possible through Water for Good and its continual work to transform one of the world’s most neglected countries, the Central African Republic.




Lily and Laura Bracelets- Our artisans hand crochet LILY and LAURA® bracelets in the comfort of their homes surrounded by their friends and family.The LILY and LAURA® business model is to pay above fair trade wages greatly enhancing quality of life for our artisans and their families. "Each bracelet is a little piece of artwork."- Laura  Founder and President




Mar Y Sol-We maintain our commitment to this tradition by using organically tanned leathers and responsibly sourced raw materials. The sale of our products enables families to gain economic independence, preserves traditional craft and promotes environmental conservation.



Smile Squared- Smile Squared in hopes of giving children their smiles back. Millions of children in the United States and around the world lack access to basic oral health care — or even a simple toothbrush! Our buy-one, give-one philosophy ensures your purchase has a direct impact. Any time you buy a Smile Squared toothbrush, we’ll send one to a child in need. Together, we can take a small step for big change.

Your purchases are making a difference every day!  So far, our donated toothbrushes have been distributed in communities throughout all 50 states and in 24 other countries throughout the world through our partner organizations.



The Silver Bead Project- A grass roots company raising money for senior dining programs in the United States. One in Six senior citizens faces the issue of hunger. Profits from The Silver Bead Project bracelet go to community senior dining sites in the United States. Proudly Made in the U.S.A.




If you have suggestions of other great products that Pay it Forward let us know!