24 Hours, 650 Non-Profits, Millions of Dollars in Donations: Silicon Valley Gives Day is May 6th!

24 Hours, 650 Non-Profits, Millions of Dollars in Donations: Silicon Valley Gives Day is May 6th!

By Jaime Barclay, Symantec's Corporate Philanthropy Program Manager
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 1:05pm

CAMPAIGN: NortonLifeLock | Community Impact

CONTENT: Blog

Tuesday, May 6th marks a special day for non-profits in Silicon Valley - Silicon Valley Gives Day! For 24 hours, one website will provide a single donation platform to benefit over 650 non-profits working in Silicon Valley.

As part of Silicon Valley Gives Day, Symantec is matching all donations up to $10,000 to one of our non-profit partners - Techbridge.

Techbridge, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented girls in science, technology, and engineering, has worked with over 4,000 girls in grades 5-12 through its after-school and summer programs in the San Francisco Bay area. From tackling the challenge of designing a prosthetic hand for the disabled, building a customized gumball machine or learning the fundamentals of chemical engineering by mixing their own lip balm, Techbridge curriculum brings STEM alive for girls through projects with real-world applications.

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