One of Blinds.com core values is to “continuously improve” and we, as a company feel that improving our community is an essential way to embody that core value every day. Our Cultural Committee chooses charities throughout the year that we feel we can help and we work hard to raise awareness, funds, services or goods – whatever that charity most needs.
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1982 as Texas’ first organization dedicated to HIV prevention education and services. Our mission is to create positive social impact through the innovative management of HIV/AIDS and other chronic diseases.
Easter Seals Greater Houston is committed to being a lifelong partner for individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities, and their families. ESGH offers a full complement of services ranging from infancy to adulthood, including programs for their families.
Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller. A nonprofit organization, seeking to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Inviting people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need. Today, Habitat for Humanity has helped build over 500,000 decent, affordable houses and served more than 2 million people around the world.
Habitat’s ReStore resale outlets sell reusable and surplus building materials to the public. While every ReStore outlet is a little different, most focus on home improvement goods like furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances.
The Helping Others Means Everything, or The H.O.M.E. Foundation, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping our Family of Charities during these tough economic times through added incentives, luxury dream home raffles and high profile celebrity events. Their mission is to help charities reach their fundraising goals and to bring awareness to their praiseworthy causes.
Houston Food Bank’s mission is leading the fight against hunger. A private, nonprofit organization. Seeks food donations, distributes to local charitable programs
The Furniture Bank serves Houston area residents through local agencies and non-profit organizations. Our focus is to be a complement of an existing and organized effort to assist those that have a living condition that lacks the basic furnishings. Making empty houses homes means: Children don’t have to sleep on the floor; families can sit at a table together for their meals; And everyday items can have a place other than in a box.
In local communities across the country, the March of Dimes are helping moms take charge of their health, and supporting families when something goes wrong. The March of Dimes also acts globally: sharing best practices in perinatal health and helping improve birth outcomes where the needs are the most urgent.
The Houston SPCA, founded in 1924, is Houston’s first and largest animal protection organization and shelter. Our Mission is to promote commitment to and respect for all animals and free them from suffering, abuse and exploitation. The Houston SPCA is a private, non-profit charity, funded entirely by donations, which receives no funding from the Government, United Way or national animal groups.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer movement, having invested more than $1.9 billion since inception in 1982. As the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we’re working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.
In 2006, The Center for Hearing and Speech(CHS) introduced Via Colori®, The Street Painting Festival, to the city of Houston. Created to celebrate the Italian Renaissance art of street painting, this annual event raises funds for CHS and increases awareness about hearing loss and services available for deaf children.
The Wounded Warrior Project was created to honor and empower wounded warriors. Their purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
YMCA’s across the Greater Houston area are gearing up to provide school supplies for children in our communities. The children you help through this project will be filled with hope, joy and excitement as they start the school year. Your investment will provide these children the opportunity to start school with the tools to be successful.