Microsoft wins top national awards for volunteering and community impact
“Microsoft is not just a world leader in technology solutions, but also in citizenship, volunteering and creating opportunities for youth,” said
In 2012, Microsoft and its employees celebrated a major milestone:
Microsoft’s citizenship focus is creating opportunities for youth through Microsoft YouthSpark, a company-wide initiative which aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries during the next three years by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship. Microsoft also supported United Way with an MSN Causes video highlighting United Way and Team NFL’s focus on mentoring; a photo book created by the Microsoft Photography Club which has raised more than
“At Microsoft we really do believe that our strongest asset is our people,” said
United Way presented awards to Microsoft Corporation, 3M, Comcast Corporation, Bank of America, General Motors, Wells Fargo and The Mosaic Company. The Spirit of America and Summit Awards program is United Way’s highest national honor for a corporation, recognizing outstanding United Way Global Corporate Leaders. Join @UnitedWay and congratulate @msftcitizenship, @MSFTnews and @MSFTissues on Twitter.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
About United Way
United Way is a worldwide network in 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. LIVE UNITED® is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change. For more information about United Way, please visit: www.UnitedWay.org.
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