Giving through football, karaoke and a 24 hour marathon

We’re into the last week of the Microsoft 2011 employee giving campaign. It has been a very busy month so far, and this week is turning into pure madness, in a good way. Earlier today Pete Carroll, the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks came to our Redmond campus to talk about A Better Seattle….


Picture Blog: Microsoft employees rally around the 5K to help local causes

Yesterday employees and their families turned out for what’s always the most colorful – well perhaps with the exception of the Flamingos – event of the Microsoft employee giving month. This year participation was up on last year as spouses and domestic partners were allowed to join the fun.  The registration fees will benefit four…


Can charitable donations be kitsch?

October is a month of giving back at Microsoft when employees around the United States host or participate in events to raise money for nonprofits. There are hundreds of events taking place across the company throughout the month, but we’ve found a new favorite. The Plastic Pink Flamingo Flock! During October at Microsoft, for a…