27 Feb '12, 2pm

Drumroll ... 78 Companies and $1.6 Billion in #ProBono commitments for @ABillionPlus Woo hoo!

Drumroll ... 78 Companies and $1.6 Billion in #ProBono commitments for @ABillionPlus Woo hoo!

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - A Billion + Change, a national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono and skills-based volunteer services, will announce today that 78 companies have pledged a total of $1.6 billion in skills-based volunteer service to nonprofit organizations across the nation. U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner, honorary chairman of A Billion + Change, will announce this at an event, sponsored and hosted by Morgan Stanley, in New York City on International Corporate Philanthropy Day. This commitment to national service by the business community comes at a critical time of significant need in America’s communities and of increasing demands on nonprofits, and is an important milestone in the campaign’s goal of inspiring the largest commitment of corporate pro bono service in history. The event will convene leaders from the policy, business and nonprofit ...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/33808-A-Billion-Cha...

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