It’s easy to pigeonhole social responsibility into being about nothing more than driving a hybrid and saving old growth forests. The green movements power and celebrity, while valuable, can overshadow the other acts of human kindness that sustain societies as much as clean air, food and water.
On both the supplier and distributor side of the equation, the promotional product industry sets a good example of how companies and individuals take responsibility for causes greater than themselves. Here are just a few of the many ways the industry has given back.
Donated To Battered Women’s Shelter
Helped Raise More Than $1 Million for Missouri Babies
Norwood Promotional Products
Supplier Of Pat Summerall Award benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Major Supporter of Pay It Forward Foundation
Charles River Apparel
Supported The Mountain Fund’s Gear4Good Charitable Program
Launched “Geiger Inspires” Initiative on Giving Back
Donated Awards to The Cardiac Children’s Cup in Minnesota
The Vernon Company
Awarded 11 Scholarships for High School and College Students
Launched a Community Garden
Adventures in Advertising
Organized Local Food Drive in Wisconsin
Partnered with the Greater Midwest Cheer and Dance Expo in support of the Susan G Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer.
Made Major Apparel Donation to Many Charities
Senator Promotional Group USA
Achieved Highest Fair Labor Association Rating Possible
Contributed to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation and the American Heart Association