Many companies provide invaluable knowledge, products or services that help us maximize the idealism of our AmeriCorps members, the efficiency of our staff, and the potential of our organization as a whole. Their support can range from technology to apparel, to transportation, but it ultimately helps us advance our mission and support students on a daily basis. Here are some examples of how our partners are supporting our efforts.
Meet our In-Kind Supporters and learn how they help us. If you have services, products, or expertise that can help us in our mission to help more students graduate high school, please contact our corporate partnerships team.
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help organizations release the power of their information. EMC helps design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. EMC is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. EMC donated equipment and consulting valued at $600,000 to allow City Year to scale and create a more robust and secure infrastructure. EMC’s investment in City Year and donations of storage units and project management is crucial in City Year’s plan to scale and ability to keep more students in school and on track to graduate.
KPMG is an international firm that specializes in audit, tax and advisory services. For KPMG, community involvement is an integral part of its corporate mission. The firm has developed successful global strategies for working with clients and its employees and is now developing a global approach to community activities that builds upon the active local involvement of its member firms. City Year is privileged to have KPMG prepare our financial audits and provide tax review counsel at a discounted rate.
WilmerHale offers unparalleled legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of their clients. Community service and pro bono representation have been long traditions at the heart of WilmerHale and City Year is grateful to be one of their pro bono clients. The firm generously donates its time and expertise, providing critical legal services to City Year on an ongoing basis. In 2006, WilmerHale was officially named City Year’s “National Legal Counsel” and in 2010, WilmerHale received a “20th Anniversary Leadership Award” for its extraordinary, long-standing partnership with City Year.
In addition to their generous investments as National Leadership Sponsors, these companies provide City Year with in-kind donations:
ARAMARK works with its college partners across the country to help increase awareness of City Year through on-campus recruitment marketing campaigns. ARAMARK’s uniform division partners with City Year to provide City Year branded uniform components, including the iconic red jacket, to City Year’s staff and AmeriCorps members.
Cisco generously donated essential equipment to build computer networks across the country to better equip our sites staff and AmeriCorps members.
Comcast NBCUniversal donates significant communication and broadcasting resources to help City Year raise awareness about its mission and focus areas by reaching more young people across the country through cable and internet.
CSX donated Care Force® One and Care Force® Two, co-branded rail containers that transport City Year’s Care Force® equipment to service events across the country.
From helping City Year to design its operating model to assisting the organization in refining its approach for selecting new sites, Deloitte’s pro bono contribution continues to help City Year shape its strategy and build the organization’s capacity to achieve it.
The Microsoft Corporation is committed to serving communities and working responsibly. Through partnerships, Microsoft technology innovations, people and resources help solve societal challenges and create economic opportunities on both a global and a local scale. Microsoft has been a critical partner of City Year since 1999. Their software and technology helps connect the national City Year network through standardized communications tools and interconnected Web-based information systems. Additionally, Microsoft employees volunteer with City Year and provide leadership development and technical trainings to corps members across the country. Thanks to Microsoft’s investment, City Year AmeriCorps members have the technical resources they need to help students learn.