Schwab Pro Bono Challenge
“This is seeding connections that will have impact far beyond the five hours that they’re spending together today, but really creating strong relationships in the community going forward.”
In its fifth year, Schwab’s Pro Bono Challenge is a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees apply their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve the community. This year, the initiative reaches new scale, spanning across nine regions and engaging nearly 400 employee volunteers and 68 nonprofits, while delivering $500k+ in value! It’s the one of the largest annual skilled days of service, according to the Stanford Social Innovation Review.* Schwab volunteers will address nonprofit challenges across a variety of functional areas, with the greatest demand in Client Relations, Technology and Marketing. Here are just a few of the nonprofit organizations we’re excited to help this year:
11 Boys & Girls Clubs
3 Junior Achievement chapters
2 Habitat for Humanity chapters
"The strategic input from the Schwab team has given us a valuable resource that will impact our efforts for years to come."
- Nonprofit Participant
"The freedom to be creative was such a gift! It was very gratifying to see the impact of our work."
- Employee Participant
"I was amazed by the skills and talent of the Schwab team. We could never afford this level of expertise."
- Nonprofit Participant
With events happening in cities like Austin, Denver, Indianapolis and San Francisco, it’s a chance for Schwabbies to make a real impact with organizations that matter most to them.
One of those organizations is the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressive Association (IFOPA), which is returning for a second year of support at Denver’s Pro Bono Challenge.
*2017 Stanford Social Innovation Review
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