Can a business be about more than the work it does, or even the jobs and income it generates? We certainly think so. That’s why one of the goals we treasure at Tingalls Graphic Design isn’t just to be the best design and marketing company in Wisconsin, but also a catalyst for positive change in the community.
We call it our “Giving Tree,” after the popular book you might have read as a child. If you want to understand how our philosophy affects you – not to mention the greater Madison area – here are some things you have to understand…
Why We Make Giving Back a Priority
For us, trying to be involved with the right charities and nonprofits isn’t just an item to check off on a list or a way to generate positive PR. What we’ve learned, over the years, is that small efforts can add up to really significant improvements in the world around us.
When we help the right groups to raise money, establish an identity, or connect with the community, we broaden their sphere of influence. We don’t just make it easier for them to keep doing good things, but we also help others understand why their mission is so important. That means more people get food and shelter, animals get the loving homes they deserve, and the future looks just a little bit brighter.
Setting an Example
At the same time, we think it’s important to set a good example for our colleagues and clients. We are well aware that it can be difficult to find the time and energy to give when you have so much going on around you. Without that effort, though, important work might not ever be achieved. It’s a sacrifice that’s well worth it.
Sharing Our Gifts
Another way to say this is that all of us have certain gifts. Ours happen to be artistic, but your skills and talents might fall in a different area. No matter what you have to contribute, you should look for ways to share what you have, know, or can do with others. It isn’t just the responsible choice, it’s one that can make you feel happier and more grateful every single day.
Examples of Our Work in Dane County
We are proud to say we’ve been able to create beautiful artistic work for over 70 worthy non-profit groups, including:
- Heartland Farm Sanctuary
- The Road Home
- Community Living Connections see suite >>
- Angel’s Wish
- Wisconsin Lakes
- Drive Clear see suite >>
- Journey Mental Health Services see suite >>
- Urban League see suite >>
- DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)
- Community Action Coalition
- River Alliance
- Safe Communities
- Dane Dances!
- Fund for Lake Michigan
… And so many others. To see examples of our charitable design work, visit: our Non-Profit Graphic Design page.
Giving back to the community is one of the most important things we do at Tingalls Graphic Design, and it’s certainly one of the most gratifying parts of our jobs. We hope you’ll talk with us to learn more about the ways you can partner with your non-profit to broaden its impact.