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Uniting a Divided City With 4 Simple Words

June 07, 2017

Photo Credit: We All Live Here Project 

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

Tired of the negativity that grips the nightly news, Rich Alapack racked his brain for a simple, yet memorable message that would convey the love and unity he longed to see more of. And as it so often does, inspiration struck when he least expected it.


ReviewTrackers Employees Taking Community Impact to the Next Level

June 01, 2017

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3 Ways to Give Back in Support of Physical Fitness and Sports

May 31, 2017

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

In celebration of May being National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and, with summer weather right around the corner, now is a perfect time to promote healthy and active lifestyles. If you’ve been thinking about giving back, but haven’t found the right opportunity then read on -- we’ve put together a list of three simple ways to help you celebrate health and give back to your community.


Global Ambassadors Program Sparks a Change Within Us

May 30, 2017

It’s been over two weeks since uBack co-founder Melissa Bodford returned to normalcy at uBack following a life-changing experience at the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in Charlotte. The partnership between Vital Voices and Bank of America is now in its fifth year, aiming to support female entrepreneurship, leadership and growth. The program paired 12 experienced women leaders from across the globe with 12 women poised to make an impact on their community and who are reaching a tipping point in their professional, business and leadership paths. Five days of intense collaboration, mentorship and empowering conversation has left Melissa a changed person. Read on for a personal note from our co-founder, chairman & CEO on what this experience means for her and for us here at uBack.


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. 


Spring cleaning? Hold a ‘nearly new’ auction

May 09, 2017



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. 



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.


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.


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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