Global Volunteer Month

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Global Volunteer Month

Each year in June, Morgan Stanley holds Global Volunteer Month, an opportunity to come together as a firm and give back in our communities around the world through volunteering. Since the start of this annual program, employees have volunteered more than 1 million hours through Global Volunteer Month activities. Follow the #MSGivesBack hashtag and learn more about the employees and nonprofits who are making a difference in the local communities in which we live and work around the globe.

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10th Annual Global Volunteer Month Breaks Record
The results are in, and Morgan Stanley’s 10th annual Global Volunteer Month is one for the record books. This June, more than 41,000 employees delivered more than 280,000 volunteer hours, exceeding the firm’s 250,000-hour goal, and marking a record number of hours for Global Volunteer Month since the campaign’s launch in 2006. Cumulatively, the program has contributed more than 1.3 million...
Jul 23, 2015 2:00 PM ET
Jeanette Chu on Giving Back, Again and Again
Blame it on Grandma: Jeanette Chu has an irresistible urge to volunteer. “My grandmother instilled in me the value of giving back and helping others in need,” says the Morgan Stanley veteran, who is now Chief Operating Officer for Asia Technology and Data, based in Hong Kong. Luckily, she says, her employer makes it easy: “Morgan Stanley provides plenty of opportunities for...
Jun 30, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Employees and Green Chimneys Connect Kids with Nature
For kids struggling with emotional, social, learning and behavioral challenges, a change in scenery can make a life-altering difference. Green Chimneys’ innovative program in New York is built on that belief, offering greener pastures for special needs kids by connecting them with nature- and animal-based therapies. The organization’s goal is to teach children critical life skills through...
Jun 29, 2015 10:00 AM ET
For Lucas Liu, Volunteering is a Way of Life
Lucas Liu considers himself lucky to have participated in five of Morgan Stanley’s Global Volunteer Months since joining the firm in late 2009. As the philanthropy lead in Morgan Stanley’s Shanghai office, Liu has witnessed increased interest among colleagues in volunteering, and works closely with partner organizations in China to foster more opportunities for employees to give back to their...
Jun 23, 2015 1:00 PM ET
Encouraging Others to Volunteer, Leading by Example
Celso Doria remembers his mother volunteering with her church in Brazil at an early age, but says that he became more interested in volunteering after joining the firm. “The importance senior management gave to the act of volunteering inspired me to get more involved as I have progressed with Morgan Stanley,” says Doria, a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s São Paulo office who serves on...
Jun 15, 2015 11:00 AM ET