Posts tagged ‘giving back’

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & President John F. Kennedy

Today we celebrate, remember and mark the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His work in non-violence, equality and justice got us where we are today. His voice and actions called for action and change.

Continue Reading January 17, 2011 at 9:20 am Leave a comment

New Study: Consumers Demand Companies Implement CSR Programs

Would you leave your job if your company did things contrary to your values? Do consumers really expect companies to do CSR initiatives? How does an “average” company become considered a “good” company? Moreover, how does a “good” company get to be considered a leader in sustainability?

These are some of the questions answered in my company’s two public opinion surveys that were published today. We created two reports, one that focuses on consumer behavior, attitudes and awareness about cause marketing and another on consumer and employee perspectives on CSR issues. Here are some of the highlights:

Continue Reading December 15, 2010 at 11:53 am Leave a comment


Reading about Haiti relief made me realize today’s response is only the beginning. How will those who have been injured return to a country that may not be able to help support their rehabilitation or provide work for survival?

Continue Reading April 16, 2010 at 9:45 am Leave a comment

Passionate About….

Successful people I know in the nonprofit sector are passionate. Every day at nonprofit organizations staff, volunteers and Board members are changing lives and saving lives. Sometimes it’s hard, thankless work. But we aren’t working or volunteering in the sector for the thanks (or the pay).

Continue Reading March 30, 2010 at 9:45 am 1 comment

Give Back Chicago! – November 4

It is a great opportunity for professionals to donate their skills to specific nonprofit projects. If you are working, under-employed or looking for work, Give Back Chicago is a great way to share your expertise and help your community.

Continue Reading October 27, 2009 at 10:16 am 2 comments

Make a Difference to Friends in Need – Anonymously

A website so friends, family and neighbors can make anonymous contributions to help others. This is different than giving to a non-profit. It is the essence of designated giving. Directly to the person who needs it.

Continue Reading August 25, 2009 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Five Reasons to Engage Volunteers Beyond Skills-Based Assistance

Engaging all volunteers, with skills or not, can create partnerships in challenging economic times.

Continue Reading April 6, 2009 at 9:10 am Leave a comment

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