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Families First Health and Support Center

Families First Health and Support Center

Posted by Margie Wachtel, Communications Director Families First Health & Support Center – Portsmouth, NH Last winter, Families First Health & Support Center, the community health center in Portsmouth, NH, was given the opportunity to compete in an online vote to win a $20,000 Dental Health for All grant from Tom’s of Maine. We hoped […]

Winter Farmer’s Market

Winter Farmer’s Market

Posted by Susan, Earned Media and Goodness Programs Manager Delicious coffee, old friends, inspiring meal ideas, fresh root veggies and, umm … nesting balls?  Yup, these are the things that bring me out to our winter farmers markets every other week. It’s a roaming town square for my little city. With the short growing season […]

Join Goodwill® and the Donate Movement

Join Goodwill® and the Donate Movement

Posted by Michelle Smith, Communications Manager Philanthropy and Public Affairs, Goodwill Industries of Northern New England Many of us accumulate clothing and other household items that at some point we no longer need – what do you do with all this stuff?  Goodwill Industries® has started the Donate Movement to help answer this question. Goodwill’s mission is to enhance the dignity […]

10 Easy Recycling Tips from Tom’s and Our Facebook Friends

10 Easy Recycling Tips from Tom’s and Our Facebook Friends

When it comes to recycling, there are plenty of ways to contribute, and every contribution counts! So at Tom’s we’re always exploring new ways to increase the nearly 300,000 pounds of aluminum tubes, cardboard, folding cartons, mixed paper and shrink wrap that we recycle per year. We’re also big on recycling at home and love […]

Protecting your Teeth from Halloween Treats

Protecting your Teeth from Halloween Treats

Posted by Susanne, Category Leader and resident Registered Dental Hygienist Halloween is not the time for apples from strangers and dental professionals are not anti-chocolate. I say let the kids have some fun, enjoy all of their treats and simply make sure they brush their teeth within 20 minutes of snacking with Tom’s Silly Strawberry […]

A Day Dedicated to Goodness

A Day Dedicated to Goodness

Even though we’re committed to goodness every single day, and we get the great benefit of being able to use 5% of our paid time to volunteer in our community, Tom’s sets aside one day a year for all our employees to spend giving back to the community. We call it Goodness Day! Goodness Day […]

5 Great Ways to Do Good This Autumn

5 Great Ways to Do Good This Autumn

Perfectly breezy bike rides. Holiday cooking. Football! If you ask us, there’s a lot to love about autumn. And to help you make the most of it, we came up with these 5 great ways to enjoy the goodness of the season. From helpful to heart-warming, why not try them all? Use natural decorations. This autumn, […]

50 States for Good Judge Encourages You to Vote Today!

50 States for Good Judge Encourages You to Vote Today!

If you haven’t yet had a chance, please take a moment to cast a vote (or two!) in the final days of Tom’s “50 States for Good” initiative. Click here now and vote for an organization you care about – whether the cause is close to your heart or the organization is located near your hometown. As […]

Green Brands Survey Results

Green Brands Survey Results

In early June the annual Green Brands survey was released and we’re proud to say that Tom’s of Maine was number 3 on the list for the second year in a row! What makes this recognition most meaningful to us is that it’s based solely on input from you, our customer. It means that you […]

50 States for Good 2009 Winner: Glean for the City

50 States for Good 2009 Winner: Glean for the City

Bread for the City’s Glean for the City program collects produce left behind by farmers to distribute to those in need throughout the Washington D.C., allowing residents in need to have meals made with fresh ingredients. Last year the organization was named a winner in our “50 States for Good” program. In their own words […]