Giving gifts from veteran-owned businesses is a great way to support small, mission-based businesses while showing appreciation for those on your gift list. Whether you’re giving a gift for veterans day or looking for a Christmas gift for veterans, here’s our roundup of 8 great, veteran-owned businesses to support:
Small batch veteran-owned coffee, roasted, packaged, and shipped by a team of Chicago veterans. A Veteran Roasters Coffee starter pack makes the perfect veteran owned gift for anyone who loves trying out new roasts. Pair the starter pack with a camp or climbers mug for a gift basket sure to please.
Craving an americano out in the field? The Java Can is a complete coffee kit housed in a military ammunition container. This gift for veterans is sure to be a conversation starter on this year’s camping trip.
Rollors is a yard game designed to get people outside and moving. Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, Matt Butler, started this shuffleboard-bocce-horseshoes hybrid that requires skill and a bit of luck. Rollors is bound to become a new family tradition!
Badger flashlights are sturdy, reliable, and make the perfect gift for veterans, new homeowners, and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Mike Etheridge, a Marine Corps veteran, made sure his flashlights would function in all conditions with rugged protection and a charge that lasts for two years.
Mobell Muscle creates quality barbells and sandbag-based weights that can be stored compactly and carried and used wherever you go. A perfect veteran-owned gift for an on-the-go fitness enthusiast!
It can seem impossible to try and find safe, approved fitness supplements and workout boosters. Army veteran, John Klipstein, decided to take the guesswork out of the industry and design his own effective line of UXO Supplements with a company mission centered around mental-health.
Stubble and ‘Stache began after a Marine Corps veteran grew a beard in honor of a friend who died in Afghanistan and couldn’t find products for his new ‘do. Their skin care and beard care have glowing reviews, and the company also donates a portion of profits to charities supporting depression, PTSD, and other mental health crises impacting the veteran community.
Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Brick Of Soap makes a great stocking stuffer or white elephant gift. Modeled after the rough cut, “brick” style of soap used by GIs during the Korean War, Duke Cannon’s hefty 10 oz Brick of Soap is available in scents like american bourbon, pine, and pumpkin spice.Follow @veteranroasters on Instagram for chances to win prize packs in collaboration with fellow veteran-owned businesses. Happy gifting!