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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – October 2019: MPZS

By Amanda Thompson | Sep 30, 2019

Miller Park Zoological Society – Conservation. Education. Community. Based in Bloomington, Illinois, the Miller Park Zoological Society (MPZS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Miller Park Zoo through fundraising, education and community outreach. For example, their current focus is on raising funds to purchase a much-needed X-Ray machine for the zoo. With onsite…

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5 Years of Awesome: Slalom’s 48in48 Growth Story

By carolew | Sep 30, 2019

Slalom Consulting’s story isn’t long but it’s powerful. The company first got involved in 2017, when 48in48 first came to Boston. There they provided both volunteers and sponsorship. In 2018, they ramped up their involvement with a global team, as well as local sponsorship and volunteer teams in Boston, Atlanta, and New York. And in…

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5 Years of Awesome: IBM’s 48in48 Growth Story

By carolew | Sep 30, 2019

IBM is another incredible sponsorship growth story for 48in48. They started in 2015 with one city sponsorship and a small team of IBM Watson volunteers. By 2016 the company sent volunteers to two cities. But 2018 was when IBM really skyrocketed its involvement. The company formed a global team of volunteers that participate in Atlanta,…

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5 Years of Awesome: Google Fiber’s 48in48 Growth Story

By carolew | Sep 30, 2019

Google Fiber has been a key 48in48 sponsor since day one, and we thank them for their sponsorship support over the past five years. In 2015, 2016 and 2017 they provided sponsorship in Atlanta, and in 2018 they expanded as we did! They leveled up their commitment with an even bigger sponsorship in two cities.…

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5 Years of Awesome: State Farm Growth Story

By carolew | Sep 30, 2019

In 2015, State Farm had a single enthusiastic volunteer. This volunteer loved his experience so much that he went back to work at State Farm and worked to increase his company’s involvement in the 48in48 cause. Thanks to his efforts, State Farm provided a basic small sponsorship in 2016 to go with this dedicated sole…

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5 Years of Awesome: Delta Air Lines’ 48in48 Growth Story

By carolew | Sep 30, 2019

Delta Air Lines’ 48in48 story is one that shows commitment on the company’s part to provide the level of critical corporate financial backing that allows the organization to continue helping the rapidly growing ranks of nonprofits with updated websites and marketing/technology training. In 2015, Delta provided a single sponsorship in Atlanta, their headquarters and hometown.…

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Doing good work with children and dogs

48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – September 2019

By Amanda Thompson | Sep 3, 2019

Atlanta Rescue Dog Cafe – Bringing an end to Atlanta’s pet overpopulation and animal cruelty problems with a unique approach Atlanta Rescue Dog Cafe  was founded less than two years ago, yet they are well on their way to making tangible progress towards their mission. The organization aims to bring an end to Atlanta’s pet…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – August 2019

By Amanda Thompson | Jul 24, 2019

Homework House of Holyoke, Massachusetts is a place where children growing up in the most economically challenged neighborhoods can experience learning success. It is a safe place whose staff and volunteers cherish and nurture children so they can learn and grow and find renewed joy in learning! Homework House strengthens the surrounding community by promoting…

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Sima Parekh

Spotlight on Sima Parekh, the new 48in48 Executive in Residence

By Amanda Thompson | Jul 18, 2019

48in48 would like to welcome Sima Parekh, who joins us as Executive in Residence to help with strategy and direction for fund raising and project management. Sima has been involved with 48in48 since its inception, volunteering as part of the BKV team in Year One and expanding her efforts in Year Two to lay the…

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