Our Investment in Others
We believe that building better leaders and business begins at home and in our communities. Teaching others about leadership requires exemplifying responsible citizenship. Jill Hickman Companies provides company resources of time and money for employees to engage in meaningful pursuits of leadership, volunteering with charities, participating in special projects at their churches or schools, and/or engaging in long-term commitments to special causes.
Jill Hickman Companies proudly contributed to these 2014 and 2015 charitable causes and/or non-profit organizations:
Coastal Flow Measurement Companies, Crawin’ for the Cure
Platinum Sponsor benefiting Texas Gulf Coast Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in its goal to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatments, and ensuring access to high quality, specialized care.
Hosted a special educational event and tour to learn about this educational environment of Brookwood that creates meaningful jobs, builds a sense of belonging, and provides meaning and purpose for adults with disabilities.
Ten Thousand Villages
Hosted a holiday shopping event for clients with 15% of proceeds donated to empower and provide economic opportunities to artisans, primarily women, in developing countries.
Financial contributor and volunteer guest interviewer for potential job candidates.
Mothers Against Cancer
Financial contributor benefiting children by raising children’s cancer research funds specifically for the cancer unit at Texas Children’s Cancer Center.
Animal Law Society of Houston College of Law
Financial contributor benefiting the society’s goal to provide a forum for education, advocacy and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system, and raising the profile of the field of animal law.
Grant A Starr Foundation
Financial contributor supporting world-class medical research programs specifically targeted at advancing the field of pediatric diagnostic testing to save children’s lives.
HR Houston Gives Back Committee
Volunteer to benefit local charitable organizations with time and resources to help others needing HR expertise.
Houston Food Bank
Financial contributor to fundraising campaign hosted by the Student Bar Association of Houston College of Law.