LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ —Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society, announced today the inaugural recipients of the Golden Root Awards. The Golden Root Awards recognizes individuals, nonprofit organizations, and businesses for their pro bono achievements in the Los Angeles area. The awards will be given at a celebration event, which takes place on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Acento Advertising in Santa Monica.
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October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - What would your favorite nonprofit organization look like if it had access to the same services and resources as a for-profit company? Could support in marketing, finance, HR, or strategic planning come in handy? In case you didn’t know, it’s Pro Bono Week 2013! Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions, recognizing the thousands of people who volunteer their expertise. Pro Bono Week highlights the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference.
Taproot honors Evan Hochberg, a critical architect of the pro bono marketplace, for his contributions to the movement
October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To close out it's Pro Bono Week 2013 Campaign, Taproot Foundation is proud to induct seminal leader Evan Hochberg into the Pro Bono Hall of Fame. Thanks, Evan, for your leadership in pioneering the global pro bono marketplace.
Taproot Foundation honors iconic designer Paula Scher for trail blazing the pro bono ethic
October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ -Taproot Foundation continues the Pro Bono Week 2013 campaign with the second Pro Bono Hall of Fame Announcement: Paula Scher.
Paula Scher, iconic graphic designer, professor, lecturer and author, has been inducted into the Pro Bono Hall of Fame for her contributions in the field of design. Paula is one of the world’s top 10 designers, and provides at least 25% of her work each year pro bono. Taproot founder, Aaron Hurst, recently contacted Paula to discuss how she uses pro bono as her lab and how her pro bono projects impact her commercial work.
Taproot Foundation honors leadership and HR powerhouse Jim Collins for trail blazing the pro bono ethic
October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Jim Collins has been inducted into the Pro Bono Hall of Fame for his contributions in leadership and the field of human resources. A world-renowned researcher, teacher, and international bestselling author about how good companies become great companies, Jim has always made pro bono service a part of his portfolio.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to Special Olympics to help expand the organization's Healthy Young Athletes program, which provides healthcare services and support, early childhood intervention, and preventative education to children with intellectual disabilities aged 2-7 years old.
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