17 Nov '11, 11am

Five Companies that Make Philanthropy Work, and Make Work Philanthropy

Five Companies that Make Philanthropy Work, and Make Work Philanthropy

is a social enterprise that was founded by Neil Goldman after a chance encounter with Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS , and is being acknowledged as a Silver Sponsor at the Special Olympics Texas Fall Classic. In his own words, he “realized that [his] ‘ticket in life’ was to shift [the] for-profit business into a social enterprise.” What evolved was a company that adds social good into the simple act of securing hotel rooms. They book rooms for meeting planners, event organizers, individual travelers and hotels. With every room booked, the hotel makes a $1 charitable contribution that Hotels For Hope matches. Hotels For Hope then donates this money to support one of its five partner organizations . Hotels For Hope proves that you can insert social good into any business model and give back every step of the way.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/five-companies-make-p...

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