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    Microsoft Citizenship Blog: Giving through football, karaoke and a 24 hour marathon

    Microsoft's Citizenship Blog recenly provided a great recap of Pete Carroll's visit to the Microsoft Campus:

    We’re into the last week of the Microsoft 2011 employee giving campaign. It has been a very busy month so far, and this week is turning into pure madness, in a good way.

    Earlier today Pete Carroll, the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks came to our Redmond campus to talk about A Better Seattle.

    The initiative, which was launched in September, aims to raise awareness and funds for programs designed to prevent gang violence. It builds on the success of Pete’s A Better LA initiative with the support of the Seattle Seahawks and local community leaders, government, nonprofit and business organizations. In Washington, the YMCA of Greater Seattle is a key community partner and the program was one of the beneficiaries of the recent Microsoft employee 5K run.

    Read the full story.

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