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PJ Day at We love Easter Seals!

r December 7, 2012 | B Culture, Charity

We’re getting comfy for a great cause! Today schools and offices across Houston participated in a city-wide pajama day to benefit Easter Seals. We, along with many others, collected pajamas that will go to the disabled children and their families that Easter Seals serve – just in time for Christmas! Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals. We’re honored to get to work with such a long standing and warm hearted organization. If you’re looking…

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Win $1500 in cordless shades – Window Covering Safety Month giveaway!

October is Window Covering Safety Month and we want you to stay informed on the best window covering options to make your home and office a safer place to be. Window coverings with cords are cited as one of the top 5 hidden hazards in the home.  Not all blinds and shades are created equal when it comes to safer for kids window coverings. Learn more about window cord safety and other ways you can make your home safer on our ‘Safer for Kids Blinds and Shades’ page. Enter our $1500 ‘Safer Home’ giveaway! Want a little help making your home safer?  Enter the ‘Safer Home’ Giveaway to win $1500 worth of  Norman brand cordless window treatments. Cordless products mean greater peace…

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Pajamas at Work!

r December 20, 2011 | B Culture, Charity

Earlier this month, participated in a city-wide Pajama Day benefiting the Easter Seals Greater Houston by not only wearing PJs to work, but also by donating dozens of pajamas to families in need. Easter Seals Greater Houston’s clients were…

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Blinds for Clunkers, Everyone’s Doing It

r May 18, 2010 | B Culture, Charity

Last year, in an effort to encourage people to donate blinds or recycle their old blinds, we started Blinds for Clunkers. Blinds for Clunkers was a simple idea borne from a similar, government-approved program you might remember called Cash for…

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r August 17, 2009 | B Charity

**Plus, why SMB’s should encourage employees to participate in community service together.
The YMCA of Greater Houston is a hub for helping children. Its fabulous and well-run community centers and programs make it a great place to get involved. Needless to say, we were delighted to learn about Operation Backpack, an organization that collects backpacks, lunchboxes, and school supplies for children in need.
When employees participate in community causes as a group, it helps them understand that their performances are directly connected to the company’s performance. By encouraging them to work together in the name of charity, camaraderie is established and professional connectedness develops.

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