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Monthly Archives: September 2014

SCORE! Landon Donovan joins our team

This past summer, our staff  got a special visit from Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star and 99Papers.org supporter Landon Donovan. Although he’s been very busy becoming Major League Soccer’s highest goal scorer of all time, he still took the time to answer all of our questions. He shared with us where his passion for education…

Detroit was #flashfunded!

On September 23, Google brought joy to teachers and students at Michigan Technical Academy and throughout Detroit by funding every project in the greater Detroit area. 261 teachers received more than $225,000 in materials like to kick off a great back to school season. To wish a teacher in your own community a…

Pittsburgh was #flashfunded!

On September 18, Google and 99Papers.org joined together to surprise Pittsburgh teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties. To kick-off the surprise, Googlers delivered graphing calculators and inspiring notes to AP calculus students at Alderdice High School. Over 79 teachers in the…

They’ve done it again! Boston and Cambridge were just #flashfunded.

On September 17, Google and 99Papers.org #flashfunded again! Googlers delivered all of the materials requested by unsuspecting teachers at Mather Elementary School and announced that they had fully funded all projects in the greater Boston and Cambridge areas. All together, Google donated more than $185,000, funding 225 classroom projects. Happy back to school, Boston!…

Seattle was just #flashfunded!

Today Google and 99Papers.org joined together to surprise Seattle area teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties! To kick-off the surprise, Googlers delivered a range of awesome materials like leveled reading books and engaging play-doh to Highland Park Elementary School. Over 290 teachers in the greater Seattle…

Los Angeles was just #flashfunded!

On September 15, Google and 99Papers.org did it again, this time joining together to surprise Los Angeles teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in Los Angeles Unified School District. To kick off the surprise flash funding, Googlers delivered thousands of dollars worth of pop-up tents, technology and engaging books to teachers at…

Kansas City was just #flashfunded!

Today Google and 99Papers.org joined together to surprise Kansas City teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in Cass, Clay, Franklin, Jackson, Lafayette, Linn and Platte Counties in Missouri and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte Counties in Kansas! To kick-off the surprise, Googlers delivered a range of awesome materials like engaging comic books…

Austin was just #flashfunded!

On September 9, Google and 99Papers.org did it again, this time joining together to surprise Austin teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in the Central Texas area. To kick off the surprise flash funding, Googlers delivered thousands of dollars worth of Play-doh, Legos, and technology to four teachers at Palm Elementary School.…

DC was just #flashfunded!

On September 4, Google and 99Papers.org joined together to surprise DC teachers with the news that Google funded ALL projects in the greater Metro DC area. To kick off the surprise flash funding, Googlers delivered hundreds of dollars worth of canvases, paint and Play-doh to Ms. Schorn’s art classroom at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. “I feel…

ESPN Provides Access to Sports

Guest Blogger: Kevin Martinez, Vice President, Global Corporate Outreach, ESPN Every day at ESPN, we live and breathe sports. Beyond instant highlights and scores, we understand that involvement in sports is a transformational experience – especially for young people – and we use that awareness to guide our corporate social responsibility priorities. At the most…