Remembering to Give Back

As Green Business Women, we always want to do well, support our company and our employees and partners, and to grow our business.

 

For the past six years, my business partner and I have implemented a number of ways to give back to the community, including donating 10% of product sales, fundraising drives, charity auctions, and participating on boards and as volunteer committee members.

 I highly encourage you to build in a philanthropic arm to your existing business. The benefits include the ability to help out non-profit and community-based organizations, which are able to effect very great change, as well as greater exposure in your own community, tax deductions, and the feeling of being a valued member of your community.

We have organized our efforts along the following topical areas: 

  

  • entrepreneurship education for women of color
  • women, children, and families
  • music, film, and the arts
  • environmental sustainability
  • green businesses
  • civic and political involvement

 

 Perhaps you and your company have your own topics that you'd like to support. Go for the 1%, 5%, or 10% mark — the more you are able to profit, the more you have an opportunity to give back to your community.

 

Social Networking for Women in BusinessSocial Networking for Women in Business, 136 pages of tips on managing your social media.

Use discount code begreengirl to download the e-version for $5.99: all major credit cards accepted.

Only 250 copies available at this price.

10kWebdesignMonica S. Flores @monicadear is committed to educating, empowering, and connecting women in business. She is available for consulting on web development through 10K Webdesign. She also offers a directory of woman-owned, green businesses GreenBusinessWomen.com and a member community for success-oriented women ASuccessfulWoman.com. She believes in the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profits. 

 

Related posts:

FridayFreebie: #Free National Park Entrance Day - June 9
(Video) DIY Chic Strap Back Top From A Frumpy Dress
(Video) Sexy Vampire DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorial

31 Comments

  • Good day! I just wish to give you a huge thumbs up for the excellent information you have got here on this post.
    I will be returning to your blog for more soon.

  • Hey there! I simply want to give you a huge thumbs up for your great info you’ve
    got right here on this post. I’ll be returning to your site for
    more soon.

  • I could not resist commenting. Perfectly written!

  • I truly love your site.. Very nice colors & theme. Did you
    develop this site yourself? Please reply back
    as I’m hoping to create my own website and would like to learn where you got this from or
    exactly what the theme is called. Many thanks!

  • Does your site have a contact page? I’m having a tough time locating it but, I’d like to shoot you an email.
    I’ve got some ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great website and I look forward to seeing it develop over time.

  • I love what you guys are usually up too. This kind of clever work and coverage!

    Keep up the terrific works guys I’ve included you guys to my own blogroll.

  • It’s great that you are getting ideas from this article as well as from
    our discussion made at this place.

  • After checking out a few of the blog posts on your web page, I seriously like your way of writing a
    blog. I saved as a favorite it to my bookmark webpage list and will be checking back soon. Take a look
    at my website as well and tell me how you feel.

  • Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you
    knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.
    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was
    hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything.
    I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new
    updates.

  • If some one needs expert view regarding blogging after that i suggest
    him/her to visit this web site, Keep up the nice work.

  • Your means of describing the whole thing in this piece of writing is
    actually pleasant, every one be able to simply be
    aware of it, Thanks a lot.

  • Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It really useful
    & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back
    and help others like you helped me.

  • Having read this I believed it was extremely informative.
    I appreciate you spending some time and energy to put this content together.
    I once again find myself spending way too much time both reading and posting comments.
    But so what, it was still worth it!

  • Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with SEO?
    I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but
    I’m not seeing very good gains. If you know of any please share.
    Thank you!

  • Great blog you have here.. It’s difficult to find good quality writing like yours these days.
    I truly appreciate people like you! Take care!!

  • Have you ever thought about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is important and everything. However imagine
    if you added some great pictures or videos to give your posts more,
    “pop”! Your content is excellent but with images and videos, this site could definitely be one of the best in its niche.

    Excellent blog!

  • It is not my first time to pay a quick visit this site, i am browsing this site dailly and get
    good data from here every day.

  • Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your article seem to be running
    off the screen in Internet explorer. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you
    know. The design and style look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Kudos

  • Good post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon on a daily basis.

    It will always be helpful to read articles from other writers and practice something from their websites.

  • In fact no matter if someone doesn’t know afterward its up to other visitors that they will
    assist, so here it takes place.

  • Hi there everyone, it’s my first go to see at this web site, and paragraph is in fact fruitful in favor of
    me, keep up posting such posts.

  • Good article. I am experiencing many of these issues as well..

  • I blog frequently and I seriously appreciate your content. This article has really peaked my interest. I am going to book mark your site and keep checking for new details about once a week. I subscribed to your Feed as well.|

  • It’s nearly impossible to find educated people in this particular subject, but you
    sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

  • Nice post. I learn something new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon on a daily basis.
    It’s always exciting to read through content from other writers and
    practice a little something from other web sites.

  • Cool blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?
    A theme like yours with a few simple tweeks would really make my
    blog stand out. Please let me know where you got your theme.

    With thanks

  • Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my apple ipad and tested to see if it can survive a thirty foot drop, just so she
    can be a youtube sensation. My apple ipad
    is now destroyed and she has 83 views. I know this is entirely off topic but I had to share it with someone!

  • I think this is one of the most vital information for me. And i
    am glad reading your article. But want to remark on few general things, The site
    style is wonderful, the articles is really excellent :
    D. Good job, cheers

  • Hello, I read your blog regularly. Your story-telling style is witty,
    keep up the good work!

  • Excellent article. I’m experiencing a few of these
    issues as well..

  • Wow that was odd. I just wrote an extremely long comment but
    after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just wanted to say wonderful blog!