Giving Heroes Fund

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Giving Heroes Fund

Dear Giving Heroes Fund Supporters,

Thank you for your generous contributions to the Giving Heroes Fund! With your support, we have helped thirty youth-focused non-profits provide education, employment, and entrepreneurship opportunities for the youth with whom they work. These organizations were all nominated by Microsoft employees in honor of #GivingTuesday in 2013.  Because of their involvement in #GivingTuesday, each received $1,000 from Microsoft, as well as an equal portion of the Giving Heroes Fund, and each was featured by Microsoft on a variety of websites, including Facebook, twitter, and other social media. The Giving Heroes Fund is part of Microsoft’s larger YouthSpark initiative, working to bridge the opportunity divide between young people who have access, skills, and opportunities to be successful and build a brighter future and those who do not.

Here is the full list of organizations that benefited from the Giving Heroes Fund.  A portion of your contributions have been designated to each of them:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Blind Children's Learning Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Cascades Science Center Foundation
  • College Success Foundation / Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Fund
  • Dream Jamaica
  • Family Giving Tree
  • Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering (FAME)
  • Glide Foundation
  • GSBA Scholarship Fund
  • Hawaii Canines for Independence
  • Hopelink
  • "I Have a Dream" Foundation
  • ICiT / Create Nashville
  • Inspire Youth Project
  • InterAmerican Restoration Corporation
  • Isha Foundation
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Northwest Chapter
  • Knock Foundation
  • Playing@Learning
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati
  • Spreeha Foundation
  • The Healing Circle
  • University of the People
  • Urban Roots
  • Worldreader
  • Xbot Robotics
  • Youth Eastside Services

Thank you again, and please look for more exciting YouthSpark opportunities in 2014!

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