CommonKindness Wins Gold Stevie Award – Company of the Year 2014


Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

[Sausalito, CA] – November 17, 2014 – COMMONKINDNESS INC. has been named the winner of a GOLD Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year – Business Services category in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2014 awards received entries from 22 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The presentations were broadcast live across the U.S.A., and simulcast around the world, by Biz Talk Radio, and will be featured in a television special on Biz TV in January.

More than 1,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year, among others.

COMMONKINDNESS INC., a woman owned and operated company, won Company of The Year in the Business Services category for providing a promotional platform that not only benefits CPG brand sales but also generates funds for the shoppers’ favorite non-profit organizations. Serving manufacturer and private label brands across the nation, CommonKindness coupon campaigns deliver results and spread kindness with a performance based platform.

“Sarah Schloemers’ and Allyson Foeresters’ leadership skills and dedication continue to grow a company that strongly believes in benefiting the community and providing a cost effective online sales platform for brands. CommonKindness has an online platform that helps companies build brand awareness and recognition, helps consumers save money and generates funds for non-profits. We are all extremely proud of the success Sarah, Allyson and the CommonKindness team have achieved and look forward to their continued growth.” ~ Andrew Martin, founding Chairman of CommonKindness.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“In the 11 years of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, we have never had as many impressive women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives nominated as we did in 2014. Their stories of success and innovation will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference.” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at


CommonKindness is the free grocery coupon website that operates on the principle of kindness and benefits consumers, non-profit organizations, retailers and brands. CommonKindness is revolutionizing the online coupon industry by eliminating coupon loading and change costs, charging brands only for coupons redeemed, and giving 20 percent of revenues to non-profit organizations of the shopper’s choice.

For more information on CommonKindness, please visit the website at: or call Amy at 415.729.9658

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


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