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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

TechNet in the news

TechNet Leader Calls On Elected Officials to Support Teledentistry | The Hub

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.

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