Giving Back


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The Channel@Work program is the charitable component of our XChange Events. Channel@Work is designed to bring channel and end-user communities together to connect and give back to the local communities that host our events throughout the year.


Projects
For XChange Solution Provider, we will be partnering with Century Center for Economic Opportunity Inc.  We are proud to be supporting this fantastic organizations and welcome all sponsors and attendees to participate!

 

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Saturday, March 1, 2014
12:30pm-5pm

For XChange Solution Provider 2014, we will be running a program we are calling YouthBuild From the Ground Up . Microsoft has generously committed to the sole underwriter sponsorship, exclusively funding the project. Everyone has the opportunity to donate technology or professional attire. As a donor, vendors will be able to send 2 representatives to volunteer at the hands-on project..

About CCEO YouthBuild:

Century Center for Economic Opportunity, Inc.
5021 Lennox Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90304

 

CCEO YouthBuild empowers underserved young adults to rebuild their lives and communities through leadership, education, and technical training.  They run various technical training tracks from construction to computers for the students to choose.  These training skills provide them opportunity for a financially independent future.

1.  YouthBuild From the Ground Up

Description: The project will consist of a number of opportunities for everyone to get involved.  We will be sprucing up the facility by painting exteriors and murals, planting, putting up drywall, fixing up the parking lot and more.  They need a lot of help!  The more people we can get to make this re-build happen the better!  Join us March 1 to make a huge difference to these students.


2.  Clothing Donations

Description: CCEO YouthBuild also has a Clothing Closet with professional attire for the young adults to have for interviews and when they start their careers.  We are asking attendees, vendors, and staff to bring professional male and female attire to donate to the clothing closet.

 

3.  Technology Donations

Description:  Their technology wish list consists of specific items to help make the families’ stay as comfortable as possible.  If you cannot fulfill a technology donation, they will happily accept monetary or gift card donations.
•    25 Graphic Calculators
•    25 Basic Calculators
•    25 Full Sized Laptops
•    15 Desktops to replace aging ones
•    25 Ipads
•    5 Network ready color printers, preferably laser
•    5 Cameras
•    5 Video Cameras
•    Phones
•    Walkie Talkies
•    Video Surveillance System
•    Wireless router

 

To get volunteer, please contact Caitlin Wall at cwall@thechannelcompany.com.

 


Thank you to

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who has taken on the sole underwriter sponsorship!



Visit our Channel@Work page for more information about our 2013 projects!