ADC Write and Give Program donates $3100 in Q1 of 2009

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,200 USD to charities in the first quarter of 2009. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by giving US$100 to a charity for each author’s published article on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

Last year the ADC donated $26,000 to these charities in recognition of our ADC authors. To our ADC authors, we thank you for sharing your technical expertise with the greater developer community while helping other communities at the same time!

Read on to find out more about the charities that the program supports, and to see the list of authors for this quarter who made these contributions possible!

* Benetech: Creates new technology solutions that serve humanity and empower people to improve their lives.

* Nature Conservancy: Works around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

* Mercy Corp: Alleviates suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities.

* Care: Fights global poverty by serving individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world.

* Feeding America: Is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization.

The authors who participated in this program from December 1, 2008 – February 28, 2009 are:

• Joseph Lowery
• Stephanie Sullivan
• Roman Villareal
• Chris Converse
• Sean Moore
• Raymond Camden
• Davis Hassoun
• Karl Sigiscar
• Alex Cougarman
• Mike Brunt
• Bill Bejeck
• Pamela Fox
• Nick Mihailovski
• Jason Peters
• Paulo Caroli
• Dave Cronin
• Dan Carr
• David Gassner
• Tom Green

Thank you, authors, for your contributions to the ADC!