Microsoft is proud to host the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 in Washington, D.C. To show your community support, join us for the Microsoft WPC 2010 Day of Giving on Sunday, July 11.  In collaboration with The Red Cross and DC Cares, WPC 2010 has selected three (3) types of projects to help the Washington, D.C. and international communities. See details below, and choose one as part of your conference registration process.

Additional Day of Giving details will be emailed to registered volunteers at the end of June, 2010.

1. On-site Volunteer Activity : Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Sunday, July 11, 1:00-5:00pm EST

Help with a variety of hands-on activities including building disaster relief packs, backpacks for local youth, and mural painting for local schools. These packs will be used to support the local and international community. (Minimum commitment of 1 hour, but please feel free to participate as long as you want).

2. On-site Blood Drive: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Sunday, July 11 and Monday, July 12, 11:00am-5:00pm EST

Make a difference by donating your blood during the WPC 2010 Blood Drive hosted by the Red Cross. All attendees are invited to donate. The Red Cross does have some restrictions around who can donate based on medical, residential, and travel history, please see full eligibility details.  Also, please visit the Red Cross website to learn more about donating blood, and the requirements for the day of your donation. If you register to participate, you will receive an email with more information in mid-April.

3. Off-site Volunteer Activity: Local Washington, DC School, Sunday, July 11, 1:00-5:00pm EST

Help a local school with a variety of classroom improvement activities including re-wiring computer labs, installing a wireless network, outdoor painting landscaping, and other general improvement tasks that may require light manual labor.

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-lesley