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3 Lessons from Techweek Gives... and How It Can Help Your Upcoming Giving Campaign

July 18, 2017

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.

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3 Ways uBack's Tri-State Expansion Improves Your Giving Campaign

July 14, 2017

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 more than 100,000 new nonprofits in Florida, Ohio and Michigan to our mobile giving platform. This tri-state roll-out is the first in a series of states we will be rolling out nationwide over the next few weeks.

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The Stories of Techweek Gives's Top 10 Winners

July 11, 2017

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.

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A Lookback on the First Social Impact Think Tank

June 15, 2017

Some days during this journey are special.

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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Summer Giving

June 09, 2017

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

It’s June and that means summer is in full swing! If you’re like us, then you’ve probably got that summer itch and can’t wait to head outside for some fun in the sun. And with so much to do, we thought we’d look at a few popular summer activities that also serve as great opportunities to give back.

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ReviewTrackers Employees Taking Community Impact to the Next Level

June 01, 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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