Moving Co Helps People Leave Abusive Situations

business_ethics_highlights_2Some companies, because of what they do, have a special capacity to help in especially tragic situations. This is a good example. Of course, this company is also getting good press because of its offer; does that do anything to reduce the goodness of it? >>>

LINK: MOVING COMPANY WILL HELP YOU LEAVE AN ABUSIVE PARTNER FOR FREE (by Dennis Romero in LA Weekly)

…Central Coast–based Meathead Movers, a company founded in 1997 by student athletes, this week said it has partnered with domestic violence-prevention nonprofit Good Shepherd to help move people out of such [abusive] situations.

“Meathead Movers will work directly with the nonprofit to identify the abusive situations and provide moving services at no cost,” a spokeswoman says. “Not only do these services help the victims of domestic abuse but they directly impact Meathead employees — consisting of predominantly young men who believe that real men don’t hit women, real men help those in need.”….

What do you think?

Note also: the story here doesn’t report on success, just on the offer. It would be interesting to hear some success stories.


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