Corporate Social Responsibility, Advocacy and Branding

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An avid reader of the New York Times, I logged on to get my daily morning intake of business, environmental, science, political and world news. The first thing that grabbed my attention was a Patagonia call-to-action ad. It wasn’t imploring me to purchase any of Patagonia’s clothing; instead it was asking me to put my support behind the protection of public lands in Utah, an issue important to … [Read more...]

Service In and Beyond the Office

MP&F staff walking at Centennial Park for the Nashville Children’s Alliance’s annual 5K.

When I first arrived at MP&F in February 2014, it quickly became apparent that an important part of the company culture is the numerous ways we give back, namely providing pro bono services to the nonprofit community. But MP&F’s service to nonprofits ranged far beyond just client work. I began to notice that many of my colleagues also served on boards and committees for some of the … [Read more...]

Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Nashville Launches $15 In ’15 Campaign

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville announced a summer digital fundraising campaign encouraging Middle Tennesseans to “Share a Night” with a family in need by donating $15. The goal of the $15 in ’15 “Share a Night” campaign is $7,500, which can be reached if 500 people donate $15, the cost of a one-night stay in the 32-bedroom Nashville Ronald McDonald House. A stay at RMHC of … [Read more...]

Pro Bono Service Is an Important Part of our Company’s Culture

By Mike Pigott One of my first memories after joining Mark McNeely in this company in 1988 was the fact that he was donating a significant amount of the company’s time to Our Kids, a Junior League-sponsored program that addresses child sexual abuse. Many years later, the dedication to pro bono service initiated by Mark in the late 1980s is still flourishing at McNeely Pigott & Fox. … [Read more...]

True charity

By Diane Hargrove This is the second of three blog posts about MP&F’s recent pro bono work for some of our city’s nonprofit organizations. Emanuel Swedenborg said, “True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense.” When our clients are successful, we are successful. We’re proud to say we had a hand in helping three of our pro bono partners raise more than … [Read more...]