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Nonprofit Spotlight: FACTS to Thrive

Jul 12, 2021

Diverse aspirations under one roof A few years ago, Tamiko Leverette, a teacher, began to talk with family and friends about their unique volunteer values and aspirations in their communities. One friend wanted to teach CPR to teachers. Another wanted to focus more on adult literacy. Tamiko herself had taught classes at Goodwill in financial…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Rodriguez

Jul 11, 2021

Relentless Dedication to Having Fun Anna Rodriguez is a Senior Solutions Architect at Parsons who came to 48in48 through the recommendation of a good friend who had previously volunteered at a 48in48 build event. They originally planned to volunteer together, but when that plan fell through, Anna decided to approach her company to see whether…

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Social Justice Event Recap

Jun 29, 2021

Vital Stats from the Weekend What: 48in48’s 1st-Ever Social Justice Build Event When: June 11-13, 2021 Where: Virtual Why: Awareness, Education and Action Who: 276 Volunteers + 40 Nonprofits Served! Our event planning committee volunteers and the co-leads, Akila Srinivasan and Arti Badami from IBM, made the event a huge success – we could not…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Adam Binkley

May 19, 2021

Who is Adam? Adam Binkley is a digital marketing strategist at the Swarm Agency in Atlanta where he leads digital and campaign strategy development that is goal driven.  Throughout his career he’s also developed subject matter expertise for email marketing strategy, and we’re thrilled that he brings this knowledge and experience to his work at…

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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: Let’s Be Selfless

May 13, 2021

What is Let’s Be Selfless all about? Layla is not your typical 9-year-old – that was clear right away. With the support of her family, Layla founded the Nonprofit Let’s Be Selfless with a mission to show people that you’re never too young to make a difference, and you can do anything! Layla started with…

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Volunteer Spotlight: The 48in48 Women!

Mar 9, 2021

Powered by Women When determining which volunteer 48in48 should spotlight this month of March, also known as Women’s History Month, we decided it would be fun to choose some (not nearly all!) of our strong female volunteers who dedicate time and energy to 48in48 year-round. And so, we present to you some of The 48in48…

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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: WE:ARE

Mar 8, 2021

Who is WE:ARE? I got the opportunity to speak with Jo Willis recently about WE:ARE Women’s Empowerment And Recovery Educators.  A nonprofit organization based in Birmingham, England, WE:ARE serves women who have experienced domestic violence by giving them the tools and community to work through their experience in order to live a free life. Jo…

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48in48 Nonprofit Spotlight: Noise Abatement Society

Feb 13, 2021

What exactly is the Noise Abatement Society? In 1959 John Connell OBE founded the Noise Abatement Society (NAS) in the United Kingdom to solve noise pollution problems for the public benefit. He led the charge to lobby the Noise Abatement Act through the UK Parliament in 1960, making the UK one of the only countries…

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48in48 Volunteer Spotlight: Phil Robertson

Jan 27, 2021

WHO IS PHIL? Phil is results-driven professional at IBM with extensive project management experience within the web and digital technology environments. Prior to acting as Project Manager on the IBM Customer Marketing team, Phil has also served as Project Management Officer (PMO) performing compliance checks within Credit Suisse, Project Manager with BCBSNC managing Cloud Migration…

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