July 9, 2001

Microsoft volunteers for emergency services

Author: JT Smith

PCWorld: "t is also donating $180 million in software, down 9 percent from last
year but still about double that of 1999. But last year Microsoft
asked dozens of charity and aid agencies how technology could
help them carry out their missions.

"We said, wait a second, we can do more than just cash. We can
bring to bear other resources like software or staff," MacCaul said.
"We have this great technology that we are using on all the
business sides but we hadn't really translated into the nonprofit
side."

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