Homejoy is bringing the “lean startup” approach to philanthropy. The company announced the establishment of the Homejoy Foundation today, which will give financial grants to veterans and military families in need.
Launching this week, the company’s new iPhone app features profiles of kids in developing countries who desperately require surgeries. You can donate directly through the app and receive real-time updates on the patient’s progress.
TripAdvisor and Kiva strike strategic partnership where TripAdvisor will offer $250K in loans on behalf of its community.
Guest Post Large tech companies have a rich tradition of “giving back,” but every company and every individual can find a way to support important social causes.
Apple is not well known for its charitable contributions, but Apple chief executive Tim Cook wants to change that perception. During a company meeting last week, Cook talked about Apple’s contributions to local charities and its participation in global campaigns.
[vimeo 34006873 w=640 h=360] There are a few ways to give back to your community. Have a bake sale, donate clothes to the Goodwill, or call up your good buddy Rainn Wilson and throw a party in Palo Alto for charity.
Hewlett-Packard is reshaping its policies on giving away money to nonprofit causes. Now the company will not just give away money. It will also donate the expertise of its employees to build solutions for nonprofits.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, on Oprah today to discuss his $100 million education foundation, Startup:Education.