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Category Archives: Nonprofit Features

Missing: Local Recycling Heroes

Posted on March 21st, 2011

Eric Hudson, Preserve The partners behind Preserve® Gimme 5 (a #5 plastics recycling program) are scouring the country to recognize inspiring recycling efforts and we’re looking for a little help. When Preserve® rolled out the Gimme 5 recycling program in 2009 we hoped that individuals would join in and contribute their hard to recycle #5 plastics. What we didn’t […]

2010 Dental Health for All Winner: Family Health Centers

Posted on March 1st, 2011

Posted by Ibrahim Sawaya D.D.S. Dental Director, Family Health Centers of San Diego Family Health Centers of San Diego faced a difficult situation when California’s budget crisis led to severe cuts for Denti-Cal, leaving many of San Diego’s low-income families without access to basic dental care. One of the largest community health centers in California, […]

Families First Health and Support Center

Posted on February 10th, 2011

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 […]

Join Goodwill® and the Donate Movement

Posted on December 21st, 2010

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 […]

Tom’s Partnership with the Preserve® Gimme 5 Recycling Program

Posted on November 4th, 2010

Posted by Fiona, Brand Manager For me and the people I work with at Tom’s of Maine, making great natural deodorant isn’t just about the deodorant! We care about the green space around us and do our best to maximize recycled content and recyclability of our deodorant packaging – helping to reduce our impact on […]

50 States for Good 2009 Winner: Glean for the City

Posted on August 6th, 2010

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 […]