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How Tech Supports Local Communities Across The Country
When we think of technology, we often think about an app on our smartphone, an exercise-tracking wearable, or an easy way to make a payment. But, the tech industry is also at work in many other ways, strengthening the local communities in which we operate and where our customers live. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, we show you some ways tech companies are giving back - by combating hunger, supporting housing initiatives, helping those impacted by natural disasters, and more.
What we're reading
TaskRabbit Takes The Pledge 1% Challenge | The Hutch by TaskRabbit
38 degrees – Cold Hands (and Feet), but Warm Heart | Cisco
Homeless Facility in Alexandria Gets $300,000 Boost From Amazon | The Washington Post
AT&T Launches "Believe Milwaukee" Initiative To Fight Hunger | Fox 6 News
Fostering Community Engagement: What You Can Do for Californians Affected by Wildfires | Postmates
Doing More With Feeding America | Uber
What we're watching
Lyft Program Aims to Combat "Food Deserts" | Mashable
Before you start your weekend
Google is partnering with Instrument in support of children who spend around 180 nights each year without their mom or dad when one of their parents is deployed. See how this partnership is helping children stay connected with their deployed parent and maintaining their routine.