Giving Back

Growing Healthier Communities

Our Community Involvement

Giving back is a key part of what brings us to work every day. From day one we have committed to donating 1 percent of our revenues (yes – that’s revenues, not profits) to directly influence and improve our community, both locally and globally.

We also believe in giving back, not just with money, but with a warm heart. We have volunteered our time and offered our services in kind to help our local nonprofits succeed.

Our Global & Local Contributions

  • She’s the First fights for a world where every girl chooses her own future. We team up with local organizations to make sure girls are educated, respected, and heard.

  • Carve for a Cause is a grass roots organization created to raise funding and awareness for nonprofits that strive to fulfill the basic unmet needs of families and children in Ulster County, NY.

  • People’s Place is a Food Pantry, Thrift Store, and Community Cafe in Kingston, NY that has been responding to the needs of the people in Ulster County with kindness, compassion, and the preservation of human dignity since 1972.

  • empowers girls in the Thar Desert of India to earn the education they deserve. Their holistic approach affords girls the time, respect, nutrition, school supplies, transportation, and support to allow them to attend and excel in school.

  • The Girl Rising Mission: To ensure that girls around the world are educated and empowered. When every girl is free to reach her full potential, our work will be done.

  • Raising HOPE (Help, Opportunity, Passion, Empowerment) is a women’s mentoring program United Way created in response to a community need. Its intent is to help women in need of support develop and achieve educational and career goals in order to become financially stable and self-sufficient.

  • The Washbourne House provides safe shelter and comprehensive trauma informed services to survivors of domestic violence and their children in Ulster County, NY. The Washbourne House is a service provided by Family of Woodstock Inc.

  • For over 80 years, Plan International USA has been part of a global network striving for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

  • Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be “Strong, Smart, and Bold” through direct service and advocacy. The organization equips girls with the skills to navigate through economic, gender, and social barriers and to grow up as independent individuals.

  • Bpeace (the Business Council for Peace) is an international non-profit coalition of courageous, committed, optimistic business leaders with the belief that the best hope for long-term peace in crisis-affected communities is more jobs and the economic empowerment of women.

  • One Billion Rising is a global campaign, founded by Eve Ensler, to end rape and sexual violence against women. It was started in 2012 as part of the V-Day movement. The “billion” refers to the UN statistic that one in three women, or about one billion, will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.

  • WfWI helps women in 8 countries around the world rebuild their lives after war’s devastation through a year-long tiered program that begins with direct financial aid and emotional counseling and includes life skills (e.g., literacy, numeracy) training if necessary, rights awareness education, health education, job skills training, and small business development.