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Category Archives: Working Together for Good

50 States for Good, and so much more!

Posted on October 17th, 2014

Posted by Renee, Eat. Live. Blog Tom’s of Maine is not only socially conscious in the way they run their day-to-day business, but they are also extremely vigilant in spreading that good around. In 2009, Tom’s introduced their 50 States for Good program (which is actually 51 areas of good since D.C. is given a […]

The True Art of Giving Back

Posted on October 13th, 2014

Posted by Tara Fuller, Greatist The holidays are gearing up which means one big thing is on everybody’s mind: giving. Whether giving thanks over a turkey dinner, loading up on presents galore, or giving back by donating to charity, the holiday season brings out the giver in all of us. But what a lot of […]

Five Thanksgiving Traditions Allowing Your Family to Give Back

Posted on October 2nd, 2014

Posted by Danyelle C. Overbo, guest blogger Volunteering during the holidays can be an incredibly rewarding experience, especially when it’s with your family. But if you’re looking for volunteering activities that can become Thanksgiving traditions, think outside the box. It can be difficult to find opportunities to give back during this time of year, because […]

Grassroots Campaigns: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on September 25th, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Grassroots campaigns come in many shapes and sizes and represent a large variety of different beliefs and causes. Although grassroots movements can be beneficial to communities, there can be confusion as to what “grassroots” means and what organizations fall under the grassroots umbrella. What is Grassroots? Grassroots movements, especially […]

Three Community Service Ideas That Don’t Cost a Dime

Posted on September 18th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Since college, I’ve been an active volunteer in my community. From raising funds for an animal welfare foundation to helping out in weekly therapeutic horseback riding classes, I enjoy giving back—especially when it doesn’t cost anything! “Community is about taking care of our families, coworkers and people in need. […]

Four Volunteer Opportunities at Your Child’s School

Posted on September 11th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Schools are the heart of every community. So why not look to them for volunteer opportunities and ways to give back? Whether it’s your child, grandchild, or neighbor’s child, you can offer to help out in the youngster’s school district to improve the quality of the local education system. […]