Posts in Category "Charity"

ADC Write & Give update – Q1 2013

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,000 USD to charities in the first quarter of 2013. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by making a charitable contribution to a charity for every author who publishes content on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

To date the ADC has donated over $75,000 to these charities through the program 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 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, 2012 – February 28, 2013 are:

  • Alex Liebert
  • Luke Whittaker
  • Brandon Satrom
  • Sangmin Shim
  • Michael Cavaretta
  • Chris Griffith
  • Karolina Szczur
  • Ryan Morel
  • Bermon Painter

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

ADC Write & Give update

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,000 USD to charities in the fourth quarter of 2012. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by making a charitable contribution to a charity for every author who publishes content on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

To date the ADC has donated over $72,000 to these charities through the program 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 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 September 1, 2012 – November 30, 2012 are:

  • Scott Sheridan
  • Joseph Labrecque
  • Ryan Morel
  • Alex Liebert
  • Keith Gladstien
  • Janine Warner
  • Axel Rauschmayer
  • Michael Walmsley
  • Andy Matthews
  • Oswald Campesato
  • David Hassoun
  • John Crosby

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

ADC Write & Give update – Q3

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $1,000 USD to charities in the third quarter of 2012. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by making a charitable contribution to a charity for every author who publishes content on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

To date the ADC has donated over $69,000 to these charities through the program 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 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 June 1, 2012 – August 31, 2012 are:

  • Joseph Zimmerman
  • Nathan Weber
  • Alex Liebert
  • Sarah Northway
  • Ryan Morel
  • Jens Brynildsen
  • Greg Caldwell
  • Chris Converse
  • Jeff Tapper
  • Burke Holland

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

ADC Write & Give update – Q2

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $1,000 USD to charities in the second quarter of 2012. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by making a charitable contribution to a charity for each author who publishes content on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

To date the ADC has donated over $68,000 to these charities through the program 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 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 March 1, 2012 – May 31, 2012 are:

  • Joseph Zimmerman
  • Chris Georgenes
  • Alex Liebert
  • Sarah Northway
  • Ross Przybylski
  • Romuald Quantin
  • John Bender
  • Chris Converse

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

ADC Write & Give program – Q1 update

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,500 USD to charities in the first quarter of 2012. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by making a charitable contribution to a charity for each author who publishes content on the ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below).

To date the ADC has donated over $67,000 to these charities through the program 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, 2011 – February 29, 2012 are:

  • Tom Green
  • Dan Carr
  • Pete Freitag
  • Tommi West
  • José Carlos Rivera
  • Samir K. Dash
  • Keith Peters
  • Stephanie (Sullivan) Rewis
  • Quentin Thiaucourt
  • David Powers
  • Chris Converse

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

ADC Write & Give program – Q4 update

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,500 USD to charities in the fourth quarter of 2011. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by donating 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).

To date the ADC has donated over $63,000 to these charities through the program 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 September 1, 2011 – November 30, 2011 are:

  • Tom Green
  • Joseph Labrecque
  • Denis Bulichenko
  • Alex Liebert
  • Morten Sandholdt
  • Itai Asseo
  • Laura Arguello
  • Dan Carr
  • Ian Devlin
  • Greg Veen
  • Greg LaFrance
  • Nithiyanandam Dharmadass
  • Jack Freudenheim
  • Ben Lyons
  • Pete Freitag
  • Tommi West
  • John Ulliman
  • Justin Moses

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

ADC Write and Give program

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,500 USD to charities in the third quarter of 2011. The program acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by donating 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).

To date the ADC has donated over $60,000 to these charities through the program 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 June 1, 2011 – August 31, 2011 are:

  • David Powers
  • Jeanette Stallons
  • Chris Converse
  • Matthew David
  • Stephanie Rewis
  • Sunil Nair
  • Adam Tuttle
  • Tigran Najaryan
  • Mansour Raad
  • Justin Moses
  • Nithiyanandam Dharmadass
  • Niall O’Donovan
  • William van Weelden
  • Ross Przybylski
  • Jesse Freeman
  • Lou Barber
  • Dmitriy Yukhanov

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

ADC Write & Give program

The Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) Write and Give Program gave $3,500 USD to charities in the second quarter of 2011. 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).

To date the ADC has donated over $56,000 to these charities through the program 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 March 1, 2011 – May 31, 2011 are:

  • Greg Hamer
  • Liz Myers
  • Tommi West
  • Dan Carr
  • Chris Georgenes
  • Pedro Claudio
  • Elad Elrom
  • Holly Schinsky
  • David Hassoun
  • Fabio Sonnati
  • Jamie Scanlon
  • Denis Bulichenko
  • Ray Blaak
  • David Powers
  • Brian Wood
  • Jeanette Stallons
  • Matthew David
  • Andrew Trice
  • Emily Kim
  • Greg Lafrance
  • Gaurav Pandey
  • Damian Piccolo
  • Esteban Yofre
  • Omar Gonzalez
  • Deke Smith
  • Ken Nelson
  • Kevin Schroeder
  • Nicholas Kwiatkoski
  • Peiter Buick
  • Ben Lyons
  • Chris Gross
  • Mak Pandit
  • Neil Perlin
  • Peter Grainge
  • Ross Przyblyski

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

Flash Platform Community unites to help Japan

Well the Flash community is at it again with their Flash Community Cares site.  This time they are raising money for the relief effort in Japan.  Items available for bid include software and conference tickets and 100% of the auction proceeds will go to the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund – a GlobalGiving Project.

More items to be added for bid over time, so be sure to check the Flash Community Cares site for updates.

A special thanks to all the folks who made this auction possible.  Special thanks to the organizers of 360Flex and FATC events for their donations as well as to Chuck Freedman.

Also, thanks in advance to all the bidders who will make these donations possible.

Happy bidding!

Announcing the ADC Write and Give Program

We are proud to announce the ADC Write and Give Program, which acknowledges the writing efforts of our ADC community authors by giving US$100 to a charity for each author’s published article on ADC. Each author chooses his or her charity from a list of five preselected charities (listed below). In 2008, our goal is to give between $24,000-$32,000 to the following charities in recognition of the ADC authors. To our ADC authors, thank you for sharing your technical expertise with the greater developer community and helping other communities as well!

Read on to find out how much we gave in Q1 2008, and to see the list of authors for this quarter!

In 2008’s first quarter, the ADC gave $8000 to the following charities. When there are less than 80 authors in a given quarter, the ADC splits the remainder of the money between the charities:

  • Benetech: Creates new technology solutions that serve humanity and empower people to improve their lives. Amount given: $1340
  • Nature Conservancy: Works around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. Amount given: $1740
  • Mercy Corp: Alleviates suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Amount given: $1440
  • Care: Fights global poverty by serving individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Amount given: $1640
  • America’s Second Harvest Network: Is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Amount given: $1840

The authors who participated in this program from December 1, 2007 – February 29, 2008 are:

  • Rob Adams
  • Charlie Arehart
  • Bejeck Bill
  • Paul Blakely
  • R Blank
  • Tim Buntel
  • Ray Camden
  • Dan Carr
  • Jeff Chastain
  • Craig Clarke
  • Robert Colvin
  • Samir Dash
  • Mariam Dholkawala
  • DryIcons
  • Peter Elst
  • Jeffrey Freeman
  • Rodger Fuller
  • Tom Green
  • Phillip Kerman
  • Adam Lehman
  • Nicolas Lierman
  • David Locke
  • Joseph Lowery
  • Hodgson Michael
  • Giorgio Natili
  • Alessandro Pace
  • Paul Guerette
  • Mark Piller
  • Todd Prekaski
  • Rob Adams
  • Jared Rypka-Hauer
  • Serge van den Oever
  • Steve Walker
  • Scott Stroz
  • Brian Szoszorek
  • David Tucker
  • Michael Tuminello

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

Amy Wong

Manager, Content Communities and Applications

Adobe Developer Connection