Author Archives: James Leigh

CloudRun Singapore 2013 Raises 100,000SGD for a local nonprofit

  by Esther Nai, Foundation Program Executive, Singapore At West Coast Park, Singapore, 152 employees turned up for the afternoon run and managed to raise a truly impressive amount of funds for TOUCH Community Service, bringing the total to 100,000 SGD, with a match coming in from Salesforce.com Foundation. This year, the funds raised will go […]

Singapore BizAcademy Group Presentation July 11

Singapore BizAcademy a Huge Success with Students and Mentors alike

Over five days from the 17th to 21st June, Salesforce.com Foundation, in partnership with Halogen Foundation ran a business and leadership apprenticeship in which 12 students got to learn about running a business and expand their networks in this globally run program. This year we asked our students to document their 5-day journey through a […]

Staff across Europe get involved in some great projects for the Holiday Season

By James Leigh, Int’l Marketing & Communications Coordinator Throughout December salesforce.com staff from our offices across Europe have, with the support of the Salesforce.com Foundation, taken part in a huge range of volunteering and fundraising events bringing support and happiness to where it was needed most in our local communities. Here is a run down […]

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The Salesforce Dublin Golf Classic Raises €37,000 for Children’s Charities

by James Leigh, International Marketing & Communications Coordinator In May this year, Salesforce Dublin held their second annual company Golf Day in aid of Enable Ireland, The Jack and Jill Foundation and The Katie Nugent Foundation. The event gained widespread support throughout the company and across our Partner network, which sponsored the event in all […]

The most valuable hair in Sydney!

by Alethea Josephson, Foundation Manager APAC When people ask about the Salesforce.com Foundation’s Employee Donation Matching program, one of my favorite stories is about my friend and colleague @BrittHoward.  Beautiful, blonde, and one of our most talented sales people, Britt is one of our many employees who regularly gives back to the community using her 6 days/year volunteering […]

Salesforce.com provide Internship opportunities with Trinity College Ireland

by James Leigh, International Marketing & Communications Coordinator On Monday, four new interns started at Salesforce.com’s Dublin office as part of a joint initiative between the Salesforce.com Foundation and Trinity College Ireland’s ‘Trinity Access Programme’ (TAP). The TAP supports students who come from socio-economic groups, under-represented in higher education, to improve access to and participation […]

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