Ep231: The North Face: 'Walls are Meant for Climbing'

Ep231: The North Face: 'Walls are Meant for Climbing'

Today on CauseTalk Radio Megan and I talk to Ann Krcik, Senior Director of Outdoor Exploration for The North Face, and Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President for The Trust For Public Land (TPL), about Walls Are Meant For Climbing, a campaign that aims to spark conversation about building trust and community around - and beyond - climbing walls. The partnership also includes a one million dollar donation to TPL!

On the show, Megan, Ann and I discuss...

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More or Better Corporate Partnerships? How National Park Foundation Addressed a "Good Problem" [SPONSORED]

More or Better Corporate Partnerships? How National Park Foundation Addressed a "Good Problem"  [SPONSORED]

Heading into the new year, Stefanie Mathew, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at the National Park Foundation (NPF), knew the nonprofit had a strong wind at its back.

As the official charity of America’s national parks, NPF is a top performer in corporate partnerships, and others have taken notice. With outdoor retailer REI, NPF was awarded the 2017 Golden Halo Award in the best environmental campaign category at the Engage for Good Conference in June. And NPF was a finalist for best corporate brand by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association.

But Stefanie knew that NPF could do better...

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Ep230: Lowe's Raises $1.5 Million with In-Store Fundraiser, Will Renovate 50 Boys & Girls Clubs

Ep230: Lowe's Raises $1.5 Million with In-Store Fundraiser, Will Renovate 50 Boys & Girls Clubs

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to James Frison, Director, Community Relations for Lowe's, about Renovation Across the Nation, an annual $2.5 million initiative where Lowe’s gives a $50,000 grant and hands-on support from employee volunteers to one Boys & Girls Club in each of the 50 states to refurbish the facility. This year, customers joined in on the effort by donating at Lowe’s store nationwide.

On the show, Megan, James and Joe discuss...

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How Texas Businesses are Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

How Texas Businesses are Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Harvey was a one-in-a-thousand-year rain event dumping nearly 25 trillion gallons of rainwater on the gulf coast. Most of the affected people were Texans, hearty and independent folk whose pride in their state leads them to take care of their own at a time like this.

It is not surprising then to see how many Texas businesses have jumped at the chance to help support the many hurricane victims and evacuees...

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Ep229: Zappos Sponsors Pet Adoptions with 'Friends on Us Fridays'

Ep229: Zappos Sponsors Pet Adoptions with 'Friends on Us Fridays'

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Steven Bautista, Karma Kommando at Zappos, about Friends on Us Fridays, new initiative furthering the brand's commitment to animal advocacy and pet adoption.

Beginning this month, Zappos for Good in partnership with the North Shore Animal League of America, will sponsor adoptions at select shelters across 15 states and 36 cities every Friday leading up to the launch of the annual Home for the Pawlidayz campaign on Nov. 24th. This means that Zappos will cover all qualifying adoption fees for select shelters each Friday, for both dogs and cats!

On the show, Megan, Steven and I will discuss...

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