The Evolution of Collaborative Corporate Giving & CSR

October 20, 2016By Jarrett OBrienCorporate Giving

We were fortunate to spend a night this summer with experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR), nonprofit partners, and over 100 people who came to our event hosted by Zendesk. The theme was corporate culture and community impact, which focused on the role companies play in partnering with nonprofits to engage in collaborative giving, and the impact … Read More

5 SF Brands Discuss Employee Engagement & Community Integration

June 22, 2016By Jarrett OBrienCorporate Giving, Events

How do companies build their work culture and integrate their employees into the community?Innovative partnerships with nonprofits help companies make a greater impact on the world around them, weaving their employees into the fabric of their community through volunteering their time and skills, while also making significant financial and product donations through their nonprofit partners. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability … Read More

For the Love of Good AND Money

May 26, 2016By Jarrett OBrienCorporate Giving, Volunteering

Last night I watched an older Ted Talk by Chip Conley about what we should measure when it comes to business and our nation’s prosperity. He posed the question of why we have used GDP when it includes things like tobacco sales but doesn’t count the quality of education, and sums the speech up nicely: … Read More

5 Things We’re Incredibly Thankful For

November 22, 2015By Jarrett OBrienEvents, Nonprofits

There are a few things we’re especially thankful for this year, and they all have to do with you San Francisco. We have been in SF for a the past couple of years, but you’ve changed our lives forever. There are not many places that foster the best things life has to offer. We could probably go on for days, … Read More

The Story of ThinkThank

October 20, 2015By Jarrett OBrienUncategorized

One wintery drive up to Tahoe back in 2013 after volunteering at a toy drive, Jarrett and Michelle asked themselves why it was so hard to give. Why don’t people (including themselves) do it more? You have to find the right organization to volunteer with, match your skills with their needs, and perfectly time fluctuating … Read More