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Benetech’s “Social Enterprise Supply Chain” Benefitting People with Autism

Have you ever heard of the term Impact Sourcing? Basically, it’s when a company will outsource certain jobs or tasks in a way that makes a positive impact on society. Impact Sourcing especially benefits people who are disadvantaged, like those who live in an area with severely low employment or people with disabilities. At Benetech, […]

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Meet our 2013 Summer Interns—Part 1

This year we launched Benetech’s first formal Summer Internship Program. From June 17 to July 19, three hard-working and motivated students—Allison Clabaugh, Martin Esquivias and Nestor Frutos—provided support to our Bookshare Marketing, Collection Development and Volunteering teams. They assisted with daily duties at Bookshare and participated in various learning opportunities, including educational brown bag lunches, […]

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Welcome to our New Site! (and…)

On behalf of the Benetech team, including our Board of Directors, I’m delighted to welcome you to our new website and formally introduce our newest program area: Benetech Labs! At Benetech, our goal is to create positive social change through technology. Telling our story is an important way we’re able to accomplish that goal—it allows us to generate the interest and support necessary to develop technology that helps countless people around the world. With this new site, we hope to better share our story and the impact of our work in a clear and consistent way across our four program areas, which encompass a diverse set of initiatives, products and services.

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Introducing a SocialCoding4Good & VMUG Partnership!

Today, we’re excited to introduce an exciting new partnership with the VMware User Group (VMUG), marking our first engagement with a corporate partner’s extended user community. This joint initiative, in support of the VMUG social impact program, will enable VMUG members to offer their skills to our nonprofit Project Partners through pro bono service, or make charitable donations that will be matched by VMUG.

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SocialCoding4Good Announces Exciting New Partnership with VMware User Group

Press Release: SocialCoding4Good has announced an exciting new partnership with the VMware User Group (VMUG), marking its first engagement with a corporate partner’s extended user community. This joint initiative, in support of the VMUG social impact program, will enable VMUG members to offer their skills to SocialCoding4Good Project Partners—nonprofit organizations creating and maintaining open source software addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges.

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