Airstream Blog #3 December 12

Traction on Demand’s Bandit Tour for Good

How do you combine Dreamforce, with a ’73 Airstream mobile office, pro-bono Salesforce.com services, 16 passionate Tractionites, and a love for Smokey and the Bandit? I don’t know about you, but we dreamed up the Bandit Tour for Good, a 5-day road trip from Vancouver to San Francisco en route to Dreamforce 2013. The purpose […]

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Champion Grants, an innovative encouragement program

by Haruka Maruno, Community Program Lead Japan Salesforce.com employees around the world are passionate about giving back to their communities. To reward these community leaders, the foundation have launched Champion Grants. Once an employee has achieved their goal of volunteering 48 hours in a year, they can request $1,000 payment to the charity of his choice. […]

Higher Education Summit February 11

Share Your Story at the Higher Ed Summit

By Kathleen Lueckeman, Senior Director, CRM and Director, Graduate Admissions, Wayne State University Are you working on something innovative for your school? Time-saving for your users? Success-oriented for your students? Share your work, gain some exposure for your institution and showcase your expertise by speaking at the Second Annual Higher Education Summit, on June 5-6, co-hosted with Arizona State […]

Food Shift January 31

Food Shift: Revolutionizing Food Recovery with Salesforce

By Kelly ErnstFriedman, Program Director of Food Shift My organization diverted over 20,000 lbs. of edible food from going into the landfill. We’ve fed hundreds of families in the Bay Area. We have recovered and redistributed over 2,000 lbs. of milk as part of our Food for Kids program in Oakland schools. We have 65 volunteers. We’ve reached over […]

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Come and join the Nonprofit Day!

by Rie Endo, Japan Manager The Nonprofit Day is a fun, exciting day for Salesforce.com Foundation customers to get motivated and inspired, and to connect with other nonprofits. It consists of two events; The Japan Nonprofit User Group and Success Clinic for NPO. Nonprofit DayはSalesforceをお使いの非営利団体のみなさんが多くの気づきを得て、さらにsalesforceを活用していこうと前向きな気持ちになる楽しいイベントです!二つのイベント「SalesforceユーザグループNPO分科会」と「活用クリニックfor NPO」からなります。

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Japan Winter Volunteering Weeks 2013

by Haruka Maruno, Community Program Lead Japan Salesfoforce.com Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya have actively participated to various volunteer activities during autumn and winter. Employees took action on social issues that they were interested individually or as a team. The total volunteer hours has reached to 6,300 hours during February to December 2013. Here are some […]

Star Community House Volunteers December 24

The Salesforce.com Season of Giving

Every season is a season of giving at the Salesforce.com Foundation, but the holidays are an especially important time to give back. And salesforce.com employees have been keeping busy. Take a look at some of our recent volunteer activities: Last week, a team of volunteers served food to those in need at St. Anthony’s in San […]

Join the Salesforce1 World Tour in New York

Kick off the New Year right with the Salesforce Foundation in New York City on Wednesday, January 8th at the first stop of the Salesforce1 World Tour. The full day of exploring the new Salesforce1 platform will include a keynote from Marc Benioff, Chairman & CEO of salesforce.com, sessions with live demos, and hands on […]

06 December 02

How a Team Grant supports NPO Florence in Japan

by Haruka Maruno, Community Program Lead Japan Salesforce.com employees around the world are passionate about giving back to their communities. The Foundation is honored to be able to support these efforts through our Team Grants, which provide funds to help pay for the volunteering event. The activity must run for a minimum of 4 hours […]

jonah November 15

Four Steps to Build Brand Awareness Through Storytelling

Gone are the days when brands could just broadcast their message and reach their audience. They now need a good story to break through. By Jonah Sachs As the media landscape continues to evolve, audiences are gaining more and more control over the information they view and share. To remain relevant, brands need to know […]

Wait… I’m not that kind of engineer!

by Paul Baptist, Software Engineer, Australia Those were the first words I blurted out when our Foundation Manager, Tilly Josephson told me I was going to be leading the building team in Cambodia. You see, when a light bulb needs changing, I get ‘a guy’ to do that! There’s a reason the word software precedes […]

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