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(July 2014) – Cleveland GiveCamp will be helping 21 nonprofit organizations further their mission by offering free technology help during the Fifth Annual Cleveland GiveCamp July 18-20. More than 150 volunteers will be helping these organizations develop new websites, web-based applications, phone apps, databases and other software solutions during the course of a weekend. The event will take place at Burke Lakefront Airport and at Lean Dog Software/AKA, formerly the old Hornblowers restaurant (1151 North Marginal Road – Cleveland, OH 44114), starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 18.
The selected nonprofits are:
- Canalway Partners
- Cleveland Disc Association
- Computers Assisting People Inc.
- Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center
- Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Institute
- Emerald Development & Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN)
- Engage! Cleveland
- Euclid Symphony
- For the Love of Pits
- Galen Foundation
- Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth
- Lakewood Alive
- Lorain County Habitat for Humanity
- Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
- Reaching Heights
- South Street Ministries
- Suicide Prevention Education Alliance
- The Portage Foundation
- University Settlement
- West Side Community House
- Zygote Press Inc
Cleveland GiveCamp is an all-volunteer effort spearheaded by members of the tech and creative community in Northeast Ohio. The event is made possible through the generosity of sponsors, including: Gold Sponsors: Arras Keathley Agency, Asurint, Burke Lakefront Airport, Explorys, IEEE Cleveland Section, KeyBank, LeanDog, Onbase by Hyland, Rosetta Silver Sponsors: Coffee and Code, Fathom, Hathaway Brown, NEOSA, thunder::tech, World Synergy Patron Sponsors: Codeswell, Dave L. Cunix , DXY, JumpStart Inc.
GiveCamp brings together local technology talent to help local nonprofits in need. During the weekend, technology professionals, developers, designers, database administrators, marketing professionals and others donate their time to help area nonprofit organizations with a wide range of projects including developing websites, iPhone apps and more. Last year’s event boasted 175 volunteers and $500,000 of free development work for 18 nonprofits. Since 2010, Cleveland GiveCamp has helped more than 120 nonprofits and provided more than $1.7 million in free services to nonprofits, making the Cleveland event one of the largest GiveCamp events in the United States.