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Thank you, Lloyd!

By carolew | Jan 21, 2020

Welcome, Lloyd! We are excited to introduce Lloyd George, our new nonprofit recruiter. Lloyd will help us connect with nonprofits who will participate in one of our 48in48 events. The nonprofits will receive brand new websites and digital marketing skills to do even more good in our communities. “I believe that we’re a lot better…

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48in48 is Excited to Partner with NFL’s Huddle for 100!

By carolew | Jan 19, 2020

48in48 is Excited to Partner with NFL’s Huddle for 100!   As part of its 100th season, the NFL is promoting a nationwide volunteer effort called Huddle for 100, a movement that encourages fans to give 100 minutes back to their communities. Across the nation, the entire NFL family is teaming up to make meaningful…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – January 2020: Equity Alliance of Washington

By Amanda Thompson | Jan 13, 2020

Equity Alliance of Washington is building more than homes… Equity Alliance of Washington F.A.M.E. is a Seattle-based non-profit focused on building affordable homes for Black and African-American families. In many cities across the world, there are ethnic communities that are created and maintained over generations. But in America for various reasons such as gentrification and…

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Infirnity Block Party

48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – October 2019: Infirnity Growth Story

By Amanda Thompson | Oct 2, 2019

Infirnity – Dedicated to creating natural opportunities for people to share, love and grow. The New York-based nonprofit Infirnity creates ways to naturally gather community members in spaces that cultivate positive energy and shed light on the opportunity we all have to be a positive impact and inspiration to one another. Five years ago, Lisa…

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48in48 Nonprofit Highlight – October 2019: Waymark

By Amanda Thompson | Sep 30, 2019

Waymark – Skills, support and hope for youth in foster care.   Waymark is a Marietta, Georgia-based nonprofit giving hope to youth in foster care by forming personal connections and an understanding that God has a plan and a purpose for their lives. They focus on camps, skills training and mentoring designed to provide support,…

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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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