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Giving Back to Those Who Served

May 15, 2017

Photo Credit: Leave No Veteran Behind

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

In honor of Armed Forces Day and Armed Forces Week, we wanted to take a moment to thank and highlight a few of our local nonprofits that continue to support our brave men and women veterans and the military community. 

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Spring cleaning? Hold a ‘nearly new’ auction

May 09, 2017

 

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Clique Studios: Living Their Values By Bringing Community To The Workplace

May 03, 2017

As the Techweek Gives campaign gains momentum, we continue to be humbled by the meaningful ways that  participating companies are contributing to the city of Chicago through giving. We were particularly excited this week to catch up with campaign partner company Clique Studios, an award-winning design and engineering agency, who has truly been a leading example here in the city from the very beginning of the campaign.

After speaking with Brent Williams, Director of Education, about the company's focus on the Chicago community, it is clear that Clique Studios doesn't just pay lip service to commiting to giving back. It is truly core to who they are as an organization and how they do business. 

 

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3 ways to promote sustainability for Arbor Day

April 25, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

If you haven’t made any plans to celebrate National Volunteer Week, don’t worry — you still have time. Arbor Day, which falls on the last Friday in April every year, is right around the corner.

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Motorola Mobility makes a strong case for corporate volunteerism

April 21, 2017

This week in our Techweek Gives campaign, we caught up with Monica Hauser, foundation manager for Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company.

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Techweek's CEO on transforming the tech talent pipeline

April 19, 2017

You may know Techweek as a series of technology conferences in cities across the country. Really, it's so much more than that. 

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How will you celebrate National Volunteer Week?

April 18, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

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5 fun ways to increase employee engagement in corporate giving

April 17, 2017

We know what you're thinking: Isn't the level of fun in our photo a little extreme? Not necessarily. Your employees are passionate people. If you get them engaged in corporate giving, anything is possible.  

Look beyond the basics with your campaign and determine what you can coordinate to build sustainable involvement in your corporate giving efforts. We've got a few ideas to get you started. 

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Why kCura pulls out all the stops when it comes to giving back

April 12, 2017

One of the things we love about the work we do is we get to meet the most passionate leaders in the community. This week, we caught-up with Colleen Smith, Community Engagement Specialist for kCura, which makes the e-discovery platform Relativity and has become a leader in corporate philanthropy in Chicago. 

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Want to boost employee giving? Try some friendly competition

April 11, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

As we head into the fourth week of Techweek Gives, we thought we’d share some tips to help your organization increase employee giving and move up the leaderboard. One of the most common problems when it comes to workplace giving is employee engagement; if your employees aren’t willing to participate, then your giving efforts will quickly lose steam.

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