What do you get when you combine good wine, smart gift ideas, a great cause and a snarky ad campaign? One Hope winery, of course. As giving back increasingly becomes a part of good branding, One Hope serves as an interesting example of what’s possible. And since wine goes with Thanksgiving like giblets and gravy, we would like to introduce you to One Hope (plus, they have a Thanksgiving wine sale). Besides selling lots of palette-pleasing vino, to date this Napa Valley winery has made more than $2 million in donations and provided over 2,600 clinical trials for cancer patients, 13,000 homes for shelter animals, 1.1 million meals for children and 33,000 life-saving vaccines.
There are people out there who will tell you technology has ruined the holidays. It stifles communication, truncates conversations and distracts us from meaningful interactions. No more! Here are five ideas for using technology in an effort to boost interaction and extend the conversation with the ones you love. Bonus Black Friday tip included.