We’ve been blown away by the examples of generosity and kindness that are at the heart of so many brands in the community. We asked some of the most giving entrepreneurs and leaders we know to tell us about how they think about the practice of donating a percentage of sales.
I feel that, when it comes to giving percentages of your sales to the right person or right calls it can benefit. And I’m not talking benefit your numbers, benefit your pockets. I’m talking it’ll benefit you, how you are seen, how you see yourself, how you wake up in the morning and feel! A lot of people need what we constantly have, what we are constantly given. So I feel that it is nothing to break off or “bless” another or an cause! With that being said I would love to use right now he is a time to let the world know that G.F.M Records will be giving 15% of each and every sale made to an charity! We haven’t chosen exactly which one ye, but we have been doing research since May! Read more>>
I donate 1% of my annual sales of Nadi Marketing to environmental organizations that are fighting climate change, and this year I’ll be supporting Surfrider Foundation San Diego County, Coral Restoration Foundation, and the National Forest Foundation. Beyond donating, I’ll also be volunteering and collaborating with my partnered nonprofits to further my impact. This idea of donating 1% of annual sales came from Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and in his book, let my people go surfing Chouinard explains that “Patagonia instituted an Earth Tax, pledging 1 percent of sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment. Read more>>
At Brandout Social, giving back to our communities and pouring into missions are extremely important to us. We’re not shy about being a faith-based organization. It’s what drives us. It’s what motivates us. When we started our company, we knew giving back would be at the forefront of what we do. That’s why 5% of all sales go back directly into Colorado Springs-based missions and 5% go to ARC. The Association for the Recovery of Children (ARC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization comprised of former and active intelligence officers (CIA), military special operators, and law enforcement officers who rescue missing, abducted, and trafficked American children being held in the US or overseas. Read more>>