Giving Back

10 Years of Giving Back: A Look at BetterWorld’s Charity Work

BetterWorld Telecom (BWT) has been dedicated to being America’s leading B2B, full-service, sustainable communications provider since 2003. In fact, as a B Corporation, improving the environment and our communities is one of our top priorities. 

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Doing Well by Doing Good

[As originally in Virginia Business by Nicole Anderson Ellis] In 2002, Matt Bauer’s telecommunications career was at a crossroads.  In the wake of Enron’s collapse and more than a trillion dollars in global write-offs, the industry was slogging through what Bauer calls its “darkest period.”  He’d had enough and faced a choice:  leave the field…

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Goodwill – Making 2012 Count

It’s that time of year again, time to reflect back at the last twelve months and take a big picture view of what lies ahead, in 2013. There were lots of great numbers in 2012: 

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2012 Ella Awards

We were inspired and touched recently at the annual Ella’s awards ceremony put together by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (a BetterWorld customer). 

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Reston Interfaith

BetterWorld  was out this past weekend supporting the 29th anniversary fundraiser for Reston Interfaith,  a leading service provider promoting self-sufficiency for those in need of food, immediate shelter, affordable housing, quality child care, and other human services.  Reston Interfaith offers comprehensive programs for about 20,000 people each year in Reston, Herndon and northwest Fairfax County. 

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BetterWorld Serves Breakfast at Glide

BetterWorld Telecom helped feed breakfast this past week to over 500 people at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco! 

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Van Earthquake Relief Fundraiser

BetterWorld’s Ali Gunertem recently helped out at a fundraiser for earthquake relief for the citizens of Van, Turkey. Generously hosted at the home of the Virginia businessman Terry McAuliffe and coordinated with Turkish Philanthropy Funds, the event raised funds for the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred in eastern Turkey near the city of Van in October,…

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Elf Volunteering & Thank you!

Volunteering BetterWorld’s Salem Kimble was out dressed as an elf volunteer recently, face painting students at a holiday fundraising event for St. Leo the Great School in Oakland, CA. “It’s such a great experience to give back to the local community,” Salem said, “it’s wonderful to work at a company that values giving back too.”…

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Making a Better World

Giving Back BetterWorld Telecom was founded with a vision of giving back and engaging with the communities we serve. We believe in the value of giving both our time and 3 percent of our top of the line revenue back to the areas that are key to our collective future, such as children, our environment,…

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Giving Back – Ashoka Youth Venture, Berkeley Food & Housing Project

Part of what makes us passionate about our work here at BetterWorld Telecom is our company commitment to use business as a lever for good and to give back to our communities through volunteering and donations. One of our donation recipients is Ashoka Youth Venture, an inspiring program that enables young people to learn early…

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Golden Gate Audubon

BetterWorld is honored to support an organization doing so much for conservation and education about our natural environment right here in the Bay Area. Golden Gate Audubon has worked tirelessly since 1917 to preserve and protect local birds and their habitats. Recently, Audubon has been responsible for the agreement by the wind industry at Altamont…

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