Jim Frey is a SCORE mentor who spent more than 20 years working in sales and marketing for large companies, including Xerox. He also has owned and sold four businesses of his own.

"When we think of corporate social responsibility, we don’t often think of small businesses.

It’s mostly the big companies that get all the attention for their efforts to improve the world. They’ve got the partnerships, the team members and the media connections to get the most from their corporate social responsibility initiatives, and they’re the ones raising millions for charity and creating foundations for global causes.

But giving back isn’t just for the Facebooks, Googles and Amazons of the world. Small businesses are major drivers of charitable giving in the United States. All it takes is will and a desire to do good."


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