When Mitchell approached the Manna staff with an offer to provide skills-based volunteer consulting work, his nuanced approach set him apart from the outset.
See how pro bono made an impact on Lakeview Pantry’s volunteer management processes.
Coins for Change envisions a world in which every Maasai child has the freedom to create a better future for themselves. As the Chairperson of the Board, Dr. Ronald McIntire never fails to find inspiration in the life-changing work his organization is doing, but knows that the road to changing the world can be a long one. Pro bono support through Taproot is bringing them a few steps closer.
MMCC was not only provided an updated and innovative communications strategy, but from this support, they were able to develop and grow into a successful branding and marketing department.
Stephanie Willding, Chief Officer of Strategy, Planning & Development at Chicago Family Health Center, will know that her organization has ‘made it’ when health disparity is no longer an issue in the South Side of Chicago. Taproot pro bono is helping them get there.
Through Taproot Ajiri Tea found enthusiastic, engaging, and talented volunteers who have worked—and are still working—to grow their organization.
Chris Bzdon, the Executive Director of Child Care Resource & Referral of Chicago, defines her experience with pro bono service using a single word: exceptional.
Taproot partnered with MetLife Foundation to explore how the principles of lean management could be applied to nonprofit capacity-building challenges while empowering employees to rapidly identify and resolve issues.
When Soek isn’t practicing her communication expertise, she travesl to the ends of the earth to experience a new cuisine. Soek has also donated 500 hours of pro bono services.
Debbye is a Finance and Operations Management Consultant with over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, auditing, and financial reporting. She’s also donated over 5,000 hours of her expertise.
When Clayton was younger he spent his free time imagining the buildings and cities he would later bring to life with drawings or Legos. Now, Clayton is sharing his creative power as a Taproot Plus skilled volunteer.
Regina Brown isn’t just a marketing expert, yoga instructor, and lover of creativity, innovation, world culture, and active wellness. As a Taproot pro bono consultant since 2006, she’s donated 450 hours of service.
At the “grand ole age of 12,” Kristina was a summer camp aide assigned to monitor younger kids and their activities. Now she’s an HR executive who’s donated 500 hours of pro bono service.
Bill Tucker is a traveler and seeker of ultimate gastronomical and entertainment experiences. He’s also got nearly 40 years of business and marketing expertise, which he’s used when delivering over 1,000 hours of pro bono service.
As a kid, Anuja won prizes for handwriting and drawing, and decided to study biology so she could draw organs. Today, Anuja is a graphic designer and globetrotter who has donated 200 hours of pro bono service.
Shalabh is the co-founder and director of iVolunteer, a pro bono provider member organization of the Global Pro Bono Network. We learn a lot when we apply our skills in new environments...