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Taproot Foundation Unites Skilled Volunteers, Private and Nonprofit Sectors for Pro Bono Week 2020

Rebuilding Communities Together, sponsored by American Express, celebrates skilled volunteering as a tool to solve society’s most pressing challenges October 25 – October 31, 2020.
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2020 / 3BL Media / – Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects organizations with volunteers sharing their professional expertise pro bono, will host a week of virtual events in late October celebrating Pro Bono Week 2020 in partnership with sponsor American Express. 

Join a Global Community of Virtual Volunteers on Taproot Plus

Learn how to partner up with social good causes at Taproot’s latest webinar
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Wednesday, September 30 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Make a difference by teaming up with social good causes…virtually! More people than ever are turning to NGOs and charities for support during this challenging time. By donating your professional skills, you can help these organizations build the capacity they need to do even more amazing work for communities around the globe.

Virtual Support From an Army of Skilled Volunteers

Taproot Foundation’s pro bono services available in the UK, EU, and India!
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Tuesday, September 29 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

If you work at a charity or NGO, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to a lack of budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot Plus volunteers donating their professional marketing, technology, strategy, HR, and finance skills for free, you can make those plans a reality. 

Building Communities That Work: A Taproot Foundation Webinar

A Guide to Pro Bono for Workforce Development Nonprofits
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Thursday, September 24 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

Deloitte: Leveraging Professional Skills to Help Nonprofits Solve Complex Challenges

How this organization’s employee-driven pro bono program promotes talent development and inclusive leadership.
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It’s powerful to see grassroots initiatives out in our communities. They bubble up organically, fueled by passionate, committed people intent on making society a better place for all. But it’s not all that common to see organic initiatives blossom like this in the corporate world. That’s why we are beyond inspired when we see an initiative like Deloitte’s stepup program come along—built from the ground up by a handful of professionals committed to their community.

From the Ground Up

Quick Consult: Empower Your Team With Future-Focused Skills

Pro bono service can be a skill-building solution for companies keeping pace in our rapidly changing world.
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Quick Consult is a series where members of our team share insights into questions and topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners at all stages. Alexandra McArthur, Director, Advisory Services & Central Market Lead, provides tips on how pro bono service can prepare companies with skills appropriate for the changing world of work. Check out Alex’s advice below.

We’re thinking about the future of work at my company, and I’m wondering what relevant skills can be developed through pro bono experiences?

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Taproot Foundation to Launch Online Volunteering Platform

Pro bono service opportunities on Taproot Plus will be open to Louisiana residents and organizations
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BATON ROUGE, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is partnering with Taproot Foundation, a leader in pro bono volunteer service, to launch the state’s first dedicated platform for virtual pro bono volunteering. Through this platform, Louisiana’s nonprofits can connect with individual volunteers who have business expertise in areas where they are seeking assistance.

Prudential Financial: Going Above and Beyond Through Pro Bono Service

How this global financial firm is strengthening bonds—and small businesses—in their hometown of Newark, NJ.
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As Taproot Foundation’s 2020 U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series continues, we’re releasing a series of profiles featuring companies who are on the leading edge of pro bono service as we all work towards rebuilding our communities in the face of a global crisis.

U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series Webinar | Rebuilding Our Communities: Small Businesses

Taproot Foundation brings together panelists on June 25 to explore how pro bono can support small businesses during our current crises.
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Small businesses are often described as the backbone of our communities, employing millions of individuals and providing vital services and contributions. But what does their path forward look like in the wake of our current crises?

Building Capacity During a Crisis: The CODVID-19 Education Partnership Pro Bono Initiative

Genentech is working alongside Taproot Foundation and a collective of Bay Area companies—Blue Shield of California, Cruise, Salesforce, and others—to connect schools with pro bono support
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had major repercussions for communities across the country. Education systems have been hit especially hard through school closures, resulting in disruptions to the health and well-being of students and their families. 

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