Pro Bono Week 2015

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Pro Bono Week 2015

Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Every year, thousands of people volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits. Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year during the third week of October.

Content from this campaign

Pro Bono Week: Pro Bono Service Builds New Communities Through Knowledge Sharing
When the American Bar Association kicked off its national celebration of pro bono service for the legal community, they likely didn’t anticipate that their celebration would soon stretch beyond the legal field into HR, finance, strategy, marketing, design, IT, and a diversity of other professions and outgrow national borders. As...
Oct 30, 2015 5:00 PM ET
Even Doc Brown Couldn't Predict Taproot+! #BackToTheFuture
Maybe Doc Brown nailed it with his Back to the Future predictions about video chatting, drones, self-driving cars, and the Cubs in the playoffs (albeit briefly) but Taproot+ was far too futuristic. Who could have foreseen a time...
Oct 29, 2015 10:10 AM ET
Pro Bono Week Spurs New Community Service Ideas
This time in October is when volunteer leaders honor the power of pro bono, a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Organized by Taproot, the leading national advocate for pro bono service, and inspired by the ...
Oct 28, 2015 6:30 PM ET
Taproot Foundation Announces That Services Donated by Business Professionals are Valued at $150 Per Hour — a 25% Increase Over 2009 Rates
October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation announces that the 2015 standard for the value of pro bono service has increased 25% to $150 per hour. The $150 valuation defines the average, per hour value of time donated by business professionals to nonprofit organizations through pro bono services including expertise in marketing, strategic planning, HR,...
Oct 26, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Want to Use Your Business Skills to Fight Hunger?
Interested in making a meaningful impact in the fight against hunger without even leaving your desk? Your professional skills—in marketing, web development, business strategy, HR, IT and so many others—could provide a nonprofit organization with just the right expertise to help them better serve thousands of hungry Americans.  Today, nearly 48 million Americans do not know where their...
Oct 15, 2015 3:00 PM ET

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