Microsoft's Redmond campus this weekend will be one of 14 locations across the country for National GiveCamp, where volunteer developers, designers and database admins will donate their time working on a variety of IT projects for charitable groups.
Organizers say the event is open to anyone who wants to volunteer. Anyone in the TechFlash community who feels qualified and wants to help can contact Seattle National GiveCamp organizer Ali Daniali via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (425) 879-0324 or (206) 353-2682.
The Redmond event starts at 6 p.m. tonight and runs through 5 p.m. Sunday.
According to a news release, teams in Redmond will be working on tech projects for the Alliance of Nonprofits Washington State (Seattle); AtWork! (Bellevue); Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (Seattle); Domestic Abuse Women's Network (Tukwila); Faith in Action (Sammamish); Para Los Ninos de Highline (Burien); Rotary First Harvest (Seattle); St. Vincent de Paul Society of Seattle/King County (Seattle); Tessera (Woodinville); The Capitol Hill Alano Club (Seattle); and The Haitian Sustainable Development Foundation (Seattle).
Microsoft tech evangelist Chris Koenig started the GiveCamp program in 2007.