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Category Archives: Nonprofit Features

Tom’s employees volunteer together at annual Goodness Day

Posted on July 8th, 2013

What better way to demonstrate to the community that Tom’s of Maine employees walk the talk than by getting together to volunteer? Check out this video of our recent Goodness Day: Do you volunteer for a local nonprofit? Nominate the nonprofit where YOU volunteer in our annual 50 States for Good by 5 PM ET [...]

Supporting smiles in need

Posted on March 13th, 2013

The Tom’s of Maine program devoted to increasing access to quality dental care has made 200,000 patient visits possible. The nonprofit Kids Smiles is among 35 groups that have received funding. CEO Cheryl Janssen says the money is changing lives, “Tom’s really helps us care for our most vulnerable children.” Like other Dental Health for [...]

Going local with New Morning Natural Foods

Posted on May 23rd, 2012

For over 40 years Tom’s of Maine has made contributing to positive social and environmental change a core value. And we are incredibly thankful for the efforts of retailers and customers who support us in these efforts, and undertake goodness efforts of their own. This week we’re featuring one of our retailers to thank them [...]

Bringing Back Natural Beauty in Longmont, Colorado

Posted on June 2nd, 2011

Posted by Heather, Health and Specialty Sales Representative As part of our partnership with Sheryl Crow for our Simply White toothpaste, Tom’s of Maine is sponsoring Beautification Events around the country.  I had the opportunity to participate in one on May 14th – a restoration of the St. Vrain Greenway riparian area.  For this event, [...]

Staying Active for your Health

Posted on May 5th, 2011

Brian Callanan, Founder and Executive Director, Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation  There is so much research that clearly demonstrates the health benefits of an active lifestyle. For nearly everyone, being active is a choice. But for some, the choice to be active or not has greater consequences. I started the Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation (CFLF) in 2003, with [...]

Lawn Envy? The Lawn Reform Coalition to the Rescue!

Posted on April 28th, 2011

Posted by Rob, Tom’s of Maine Brand Manager, Citizen Engagement Guilty admission – I’ve got lawn envy.  What’s lawn envy?  It’s that uneasy feeling you get when your neighbors’ lawns would make the groundskeeper at a golf course proud, and yours is a crazy mish mash of clover, dandelions, and other things that aren’t turf [...]