October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - NPower is celebrating Pro Bono Week by announcing a pilot of a new pro bono resource called Tech Consult. NPower’s volunteer program, The Community Corps, builds the tech capacity of nonprofits and schools by connecting organizations to skilled volunteers from the tech community. Tech Consult is a new service that will allow nonprofits and schools nationwide to schedule free consulting calls with technology professionals. Nonprofits or schools interested in being considered for the pilot should
October 21-22, 2013; Kansas City Convention Center
Kansas City, Mo., October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Nonprofit Solutions Conference is the region’s largest nonprofit industry conference where nearly 400 nonprofit staff and board members, civic leaders, funders and businesses gather to network, learn and grow. The two-day conference (October 21 & 22, 2013) provides opportunities for sharing innovative ideas, understanding issues specific to the sector and exploring new trends in nonprofit leadership, as well as networking and creating professional connections.
Capital One sponsors Pro Bono Week 2013 in partnership with Taproot Foundation
October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation will host its 4th annual OneWeek national community service initiative coinciding with National Pro Bono Week 2013, from October 21-27. Building on the company’s strong tradition of employee volunteerism, Capital One associates will volunteer with hundreds of nonprofit organizations through projects designed to help address economic and social needs of the communities where they live and work.
Mars Petcare brands, Pedigree and Whiskas have been celebrating World Animal Day in Poland for over a decade, and for many of those years they have delivered a string of successful charity campaigns.
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Together with customers and consumers, Pedigree and Whiskas have donated over 7 million meals for pets in 21 shelters across Poland.
The objective of the latest World Animal Day "Buy & Help” campaign, was to raise awareness of how homeless animals living in shelters need help, and to highlight the exceptional relationships that humans and pets can have. In Poland, there are around 100,000 animals in shelters and they are often underfed, so without the help of campaign's like this one it is unlikely they would be able to survive the winter.
On Wednesday, October 23rd at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Godwin Agbara and Andrea Reba Miller and their presentation entitled, “Section 1502: Perspectives from the U.S. GAO”.
October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - During this week, Taproot DC and its partners will host a variety of events to educate Washington, DC area nonprofits about strengthen their organizational infrastructure with pro bono consultations. Mayor Vincent Gray of DC has issued a proclamation officially naming October 20 to 26, 2013 as Pro Bono Week in the District.
My job at NativeEnergy is to vet new projects, particularly forestry and clean water projects. I work closely with NGOs and small businesses trying to make a difference here in the US and in Kenya, Ghana, Honduras, Tanzania, and beyond.
Lately I have spent most of my time on our water projects, and everywhere, the stories are strikingly similar:
“The people are rural and poor. The government had set goals to get them access to clean water but only 20% of the population has access.”
October 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - From October 21-25, a Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Bus will be touring the streets of Chicago. In partnership with a campaign donated pro bono by Out Cold Marketing, the Taproot-branded Volkswagen Bus will be raising awareness around volunteerism during Pro Bono Week.