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Betsy Mack is the director of corporate social responsibility for the Charlotte Hornets, the NBA team in Charlotte, N.C., and head of the Charlotte Hornets Foundation. It's her job to build strong ties with the Charlotte community, but it's also her passion.
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We all know the standard breakup line: “It’s not you; it’s me.” And we all know what that means: The problem is absolutely, 100% you.
For all the stereotypes surrounding Silicon Valley, there is one that reaches far beyond those companies situated in California’s tech corridor: the tech community is bad at giving back.
uBack just made it easier for corporations and donors to support their favorite nonprofits. Through our partnership with Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, we added hundreds of thousands of new nonprofits across the United States to our mobile giving platform.
Speaking at a Techweek’s Growth Summit, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel aptly summed up the Chicago tech scene saying, “Silicon Valley and New York City have technology industries, in Chicago we have a tech community.” There is no better example of Chicago’s community than the Techweek Gives campaign sponsored by Walker Sands Communications and DLA Piper. Over the course of 90 days, 37 tech companies came together to raise $1.6 million dollars and volunteer over 11,000 hours.