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Mountain View Voice

- November 2, 2007

Microsoft's month of giving

Company raises more than $2 million at its Mountain View campus alone

by Jennifer Pence

When most people hear "Microsoft" and "philanthropy" in the same sentence, they think of Bill Gates. However, Microsoft works hard to make it easy for all employees to get involved in improving the world through the company's Employee Giving Campaign, a program that builds awareness about and provides tools for philanthropy.

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Jennifer Pence lives in Mountain View. She is founder of the Windmill Giving Circle and founder and owner of Academic Springboard, a tutoring group. She can be reached at japence@hotmail.com.

Comments

Posted by JT, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 2, 2007 at 2:45 pm

That Lisa Marie sounds like an amazing person. It seems that she has done an incredible job of implementing a philanthropy program that really gets employees involved. This is exactly the kind of program that is needed.


Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Nov 2, 2007 at 10:28 pm

Lisa Marie IS amazing, and an underappreciated community asset! Bravo, Microsoft!


Posted by Michelle Thomas, a resident of another community
on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:44 am

Lisa Marie is my Microsoft counterpart, and I agree, she is absolutely WONDERFUL. Her Leadership, Tenacity, and Fortitude regarding Philanthropy and Citizenship is inspiring and her giving results are AMAZING & WONDERFUL. Lisa Marie ROCKS!