AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/austin?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#austinlt;/agt;–With the help of sponsorships from Fairway Technologies and CBRE, Austin
GiveCamp, a weekend-long event where tech and marketing
professionals donate their time to provide solutions for local
nonprofits, is scheduled for March 29-31, 2019.
Austin GiveCamp currently has 10 nonprofits and 40 volunteers set to
participate. However, the organization is looking for more nonprofit
participants and volunteers
with tech and marketing skills, as well as food donations
to keep participants fed over the weekend.
The Austin chapter of GiveCamp has been organized by Fairway
Technologies’ Business Solutions Architect Ben Heebner since 2015.
He said: “Each year I run this event, I learn about amazing new
nonprofits that are helping the community in some unique way I’ve never
heard about before. I am thrilled to continue to give our assistance to
these deserving organizations who provide so much to our community.”
Austin GiveCamp will be held at CBRE’s
downtown Austin office (500 W. 2nd Street, 14th
floor, Austin, TX 78701) over the weekend of March 29-31. Prior to the
weekend, Austin GiveCamp will host a meet and greet on March 26th
for nonprofits and volunteers.
Donohue, Vice President of CBRE, commented, “CBRE is happy to
champion for the success of Austin GiveCamp. We recognize the value of
philanthropic contributions to help the participating technology
companies provide support to the nonprofits. Overall, CBRE serves with
an altruistic purpose and is happy to support technology companies,
especially since our clients, who contribute to our success, are heavily
Heebner said: “GiveCamp is always fun with more people. If you are
on the fence at all about signing up, just do it. It’ll be a weekend you
remember for a long time.”
About Austin GiveCamp:
The coding-for-charity idea was originally hatched by Chris Koenig,
Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, in 2007 as a way to channel the raw
energy of software developers to benefit a local community. Since that
initial spark, local GiveCamp chapters have sprung up across the nation.
Each event is organized by the local chapter. Since 2015, Ben Heebner
has spearheaded the annually hosted Austin GiveCamp to provide much
needed services to local nonprofits.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services
and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than
80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included
in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #207 in 2018. It also has been
voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive
years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for
seven years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real
estate sector in 2019. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities,
transaction and project management; property management; investment
management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic
consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.
About Fairway Technologies:
Fairway Technologies provides strategic consulting services and
end-to-end technology solutions to solve the world’s toughest business
challenges. From Fortune 50 multinational companies to startups, our
innovative engagement model focuses on your company’s needs, helping to
cut costs and freeing your team to innovate. Fairway’s 100% US-based
team has decades of experience crafting elegant and effective technology
solutions to make your business thrive.