As of January 1, 2008 we are donating a minimum 5 – 8% of our profit per year to the wonderful organizations listed below. We are very fortunate to run a moderately successful and profitable company and welcome the opportunity to give back. We hope to slowly work up to eventually donating 10% of our profit. We hope that you will research and donate to these or other charities of your choice.
- St. Jude’s Hospital For Children
- Pediatric Aids Foundation
- Oakland Childrens Hospital
- Ronald McDonald House for children
- Shepards Gate Womens Shelter
- Surfrider Foundation
- The Organic Center
- Foundation For Self-Reliance
- Open Heart Kitchen
- Meaningful Life African Water Well Project
- Extollo International Haitian Relief
- Centro Cristiano Colombian Children Relief Project
- Red Window Project – Relief for victims of sex trafficking in Phillipines
- We are recycling all of our toner cartridges from copiers, fax machines and printers.
- We are recycling all bottles, cans, etc at our office and at our events.
- We have implemented a policy of going “paperless”. Whenever possible we are emailing all contracts, estimates and invoices in lieu of faxing and mailing.
- All washing and sanitizing of our party rentals including china and linens are done with Eco friendly detergents.
- On site cleaners including dish soap, general spray cleaners, etc are only Eco Friendly Brands whenever possible.
- Whenever possible we are using paper products with at least 30% post-consumer recycled fiber.
- We are encouraging our staff to car pool and use public transportation to events instead of taking separate vehicles to our events.
- Whenever possible we are using only organic foods for our Catering Department.
- We have embraced on line marketing and reduced our marketing via printed materials.
- We have one very small garbage dumpster and are either recycling or using organics containers.
- We only serve water when requested.
We are doing our best to conserve energy and to be kind to the environment and encourage you to do the same.