There can be little doubt that a certain amount of corporate philanthropy is simply good business and works for the long-term benefit of the investors. --John Mackey

Hire Just One

Hire Just One

Oct 24, 2010-- During hard economic times, most people and businesses focus on earning and saving money, not giving it away. But one Philadelphia philanthropist believes that donating to charity is the key to boosting the economy and getting Americans back to work. In an effort called "Hire Just One," Gene Epstein is promoting a $250,000 effort, which donates $1,000 to charity in the name of businesses that hire an unemployed person and keep the worker on the payroll for at least six months. In turn, these charities can continue to support job retraining programs, homeless shelters, and other social services. Having already set aside money for the first 250 hires, Epstein envisions that thousands more jobs could be created if others took on his idea, too. (3441 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionLearn more about Hire Just One's vision and project [more]



Quote Bulletin


I've got nothing to do today but smile.
Paul Simon

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,965 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Nov 14: A Tribute to Mary Oliver (5,332 reads) Nov 11: How Emotions Change the Shape of Our Hearts (9,061 reads) Nov 17: I Vow Not to Burn Out (3,820 reads) Nov 5: What Focusing on the Breath Does to Your Brain (7,761 reads) Oct 31: 13 Life Lessons From 13 Years of Brain Pickings (8,196 reads)

More ...