Tag Archives: charity

Another Conscious Company: Which Wich

Describe the Vibe and how it helps the company operate. The Vibe is the positive energy that’s at the heart of our culture and courses through the veins of the Which Wich system. When I founded Which Wich, I really wanted to build a special company where every member of the team would feel like they were making an impact in ...

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Go Pro Dono

Glen Jeffries, a fellow alumnus from Lancaster Royal Grammar School back in the UK (albeit one 30 years my junior!), has founded a charitable initiative with an aspirational take on fundraising. Pro Dono is a not-for-profit organization arranging one-to-one conversations with famous figures in aid of charity. Ambassadors, as they are called, give a couple of hours of their time ...

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Innovation for the Non-Profit Sector

Non-profit organizations need innovation every bit as much as for-profit firms. Some might argue they need it more because they lack the resources and cash flow of large commercial firms. Non-profits need innovation in: Fund Raising Expanding their reach Mission delivery Resource utilization The need for innovation in the non-profit sector is widely recognized. Awards, grants, and other forms of ...

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Retailers – Naughty or Nice in 2010?

With the holiday season behind us, I wanted to write about some of my observations of retailers and products during this holiday shopping month. Charity giving at the register. When I was making a $50 purchase at the local Pottery Barn, as I was paying the clerk asked if I’d like to donate $1 to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. I ...

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Do Many Things

On the issue of sustainability, I’ve adopted the “Do One Thing” strategy. Pick a practice that makes your life better and helps sustain the planet, and stick to it. This can be something as simple as riding your bicycle to work, watching less television, or purchasing energy-efficient light bulbs. It’s a simple strategy, and, if executed properly, is followed quickly ...

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