The purpose-driven business series features a different Business for Good to showcase their unique giving stories. We hope these stories inspire you with interesting, new and joyful ideas on how to integrate giving into your business.
Children are the hope of the future. Today’s featured business wants to ensure that children everywhere have cosy sleeping bags to rest in, a roof over their heads, access to quality medication, and the critical care that all newborns deserve.
Who: Karina Grassy from Slumbersac
Where: Wimborne, UK / Global
What: Baby and Children’s sleeping bags e-commerce retailer
Can you give us a sense of why you decided to start giving?
It is important for me to give back to those that are less fortunate.
What are your favourite project(s) to give to and why?
Give Medication to a Nursery School Child and Shower a Newborn Baby with Care, because children deserve the best start in life as they are our future.
How would you describe the impact B1G1 has had on your company and its culture?
It has been an incredibly positive journey for our team – inspiring a sense of pride in the understanding that giving even smallest amounts can make all the difference to others.
What’s the best experience you’ve had through your giving activities and being a part of B1G1?
The study tour to Cambodia this year gave me a tremendous insight into the good that can be done and B1G1 have put into action the best way of giving back to society through an interactive platform that engages everyone to get involved.
Does anybody in your team have an interesting giving story to share?
Our employee of the week is rewarded with a credit which they may allocate to charities of their choice and we have had tears of joy from members of staff that felt overwhelmed with happiness to support others in the world by selecting projects that resonate with their beliefs. The next step is to communicate our commitment and optimism to all our wonderful customers in the hope that they too will share our vision and connect with B1G1 going forward.
What question would you wish that we’d asked and what would be your answer?
Question: Do you think your giving will improve the quality of life in the future.
Answer: If we all give and spread the wealth there will always be hope.
If you have an interesting Giving Story to share, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the next feature!
Read about the other Purpose-Driven Businesses in this series:
- The Upward Spiral Partnership: Cracking a Closed Heart
- Gardens for Good: What’s In A Name?
- Mind and Body Consultancy: Patients are People
- Sarah McCrum: Defining the Spirit of Giving
- High Street Dental Practice: ‘Ubuntu’ means Kindness
- Lewis Ballard: How Far Would You Go to Give?
- Collins Hume: The Eye-rony of Giving Sight