It’s National Volunteer Week! How are you going to give back?, 04.25.2013

According to the 2012 Census, about a quarter of Americans volunteer, and those individuals spent a median of 50 hours in selfless service each year. In addition to helping their communities, those that volunteer tend to be healthier and happier than their peers. National Volunteer Week, established in 1974 to celebrate volunteerism of all kinds, is a great time to recognize those around you who donate their time to the community and get involved yourself.

Volunteering

Volunteering: good for others, good for you.

At 20K, we try to give back as often as we can. Our founder and vice president have been lifelong advocates for both local and global communities. Some of the Houston-based organizations they’ve donated their time to are: read more »

Good Impressions, 10.27.2011

CSR - Serial entrepreneur and former CEO of Tweezerman, Dal LaMagna, speaks to Scott James about “finally getting it right” using “responsible capitalism,” which LaMagna believes created happy employees, loyal customers, and satisfied vendors, not to mention capturing the community’s respect. - American companies that give back the most. Kroger was ranked number 1 by The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Forbes for “companies that are most generous in their cash donations as a percentage of pre-tax profits.”   read more »