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Category Archives: Volunteering

Holiday Giving: Simple Ways to Teach Kids about the Meaning of Giving

Posted on November 28th, 2013

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger During the holidays, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the chaos of shopping without stopping to think about what it all means. Teach your children about the true meaning of holiday giving with these simple tips. Make Gifts Together Involving kids in the gift-creation process is [...]

Volunteering in America: 50 States for Good

Posted on October 15th, 2013

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager Here at Tom’s, volunteering is highly encouraged among employees. One of our benefits allows us to use 5% of our paid time to help out at a local nonprofit of our choice. This picture of me was taken at one of my own volunteer gigs – I help out with [...]

Giving back to the community: 50 States for Good

Posted on October 9th, 2013

Posted by Bridget, Community Manager One thing I like about working for Tom’s of Maine is the strong emphasis the company puts on giving back to the community. This comes in big forms, like our policy of donating 10% of our profits to charitable organizations. It comes in less public forms, like our employee benefit [...]

50 States for Good judges talk about giving back

Posted on September 12th, 2013

Each year, our 50 States for Good program brings new nonprofit organizations to our attention, from all over the country. Their efforts never fail to impress us. This year, from a pool of nearly 1,000 nominations, finalists were chosen by a judging panel of passionate leaders in the nonprofit community. We took some time to [...]