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  • Blog Post: Helping Sick Children Conquer Their Everest

    The staff at A Chacun Son Everest (“Each has their own Everest”) can’t move mountains, but they can give sick children the opportunity to climb and conquer them, and for more than 17 years, they’ve been doing just that. A Chacun Son Everest is a French nonprofit organization (NPO) started by doctor and...
  • Blog Post: Windows Donates PCs to Microsoft YouthSpark Partner Year Up

    By Karen Bergin, Director of Citizenship and Public Affairs Earlier this summer, we partnered with Windows on the Chip In program to create a “buy one, give one” offer. For every PC that a student crowd-funded through Chip In, we planned to donate a new PC to participants in the Chicago...
  • Blog Post: Happy International Mother Language Day!

    By: Lauren Woodman, Microsoft General Manager, Partners in Learning While you still have a few months to send your mom flowers for Mother’s Day, today we take time to appreciate our Mother tongue. As designated by UNESCO , International Mother Language Day reminds us of the need to preserve...
  • Blog Post: How technology is helping German parents and children in need

    Nestwärme e.V. Deutschland was founded in 1999 to help the nearly one million families in Germany caring for children with disabilities or chronic illnesses. Over 1,400 volunteers and more than 80 employees help take care of the children, which gives parents much-needed time for themselves. Whether it...
  • Blog Post: Windows Chip In Campaign Helps YouthSpark Partner Year Up to Bridge Opportunity Divide

    By Karen Bergin, Director of Citizenship and Public Affairs We launched Microsoft YouthSpark last September to address the opportunity divide – the gap between those who have the access, skills and opportunities to be successful and those who do not. As we approach back to school season, the...
  • Blog Post: Technology ties to great futures

    Editor's Note: Our thoughts are with those impacted by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. While it may be some time until the full impact has been assessed, we will continue to work with our nonprofit partners to determine where our support can be of the greatest benefit. More on our efforts...
  • Blog Post: Helping American Veteran Families in Need

    While the holiday season is a time of joy for many people, it is also a time when we are reminded of the many American families who are struggling – not just during the holidays, but all year long. We were glad to be part of an effort to help one such family today. The Meyer family of Newton...

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